The security week that was: 05/14/10

A weekly surveillance of the news shaping your profession

We sadly report the passing of Steve Welsh, the vice president of corporate services at Stanley Convergent Security Solutions (he formerly had worked with Tyco/ADT and HSM Electronic Protection. ... Want to be blown away by technology? Then check out some details on a cutting-edge, real-time wireless video surveillance project for Mumbai's metro which is designed to seamlessly transmit live video to a command center even as the trains speed by at up to 50 mph. ... Want another snap-shot of hot technology in action? Point yourself over to FLIR's website where you can see images FLIR cameras have taken of the Gulf Coast oil spill. ... Plan for these events: 1) PSA-Tec, 2) ESX, and 3) SIW's webinar on airport security contracting best practices.