The security week that was: 07/08/11 (Boom times for guard services)

A weekly surveillance of the news shaping your profession


In other news
Proposing metal detectors at hospitals, Fighting copper theft, Drone strike gets Al Qaeda leader

A shooting at a Florida hospital has renewed discussion as to whether metal detectors are needed at emergency department ingress points. … Honeywell named a new CIO. … Georgia-based Southwire is one company using a new technology that could help reduce copper thefts (or at least catch the perpetrators). … A drone strike in Pakistan this past June is said to have killed a top Al Qaeda leader. … London police are taking ownership of completed 2012 Olympic venues and are already conducting anti-terror sweeps to secure those newly built venues. … Xtralis has acquired HeiTel Digital Video, allowing the company to significantly expand into remote video monitoring.