Fire & Security Industry News Round-up 19/08/16


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Featuring supplier news, product launches, events, our own articles, and more, read our Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 19/08/16


Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 19 August 2016



Women in Security Awards 2016

Since 2012, Professional Security Magazine have organised the Women in Security Awards every year, to recognise and celebrate women’s successes in this fast-paced industry dominated by men. The awards are given in 3 categories: “Security Manager”, “Contribution to Industry” & “Frontline Officer”. Deadline for entries is today and the Awards will take place at the Security Institute’s Black Tie Gala Dinner on 22 September.

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(Professional Security Magazine)

The Personal Identification Management market is growing


According to research released by Marketsandmarkets, the personal ID market, that is currently worth $7.37 Billion, is predicted to reach $12.76 Billion by 2021 at a CAGR of 11.61%. The growth is fueled by the increasing technology trend of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and Choose Your Own Device (CYOD) that brings security threats associated with identity thefts.

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(Security World Hotel, 16/08/2016)

Tyco & Johnson Controls merger approved

Mega merger that was first announced in January 2016 has been approved on Wednesday by companies’ shareholders. The deal is expected to be finalized in 2 weeks. “I am pleased our shareholders have voted in favor of this powerful strategic combination, which will unite two world-class companies with complementary capabilities”.

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(Security Sales & Integration, 18/08/2016)

Axis taking over Canon’s security cameras sales in EMEA

Industry rumor has it, that from 1st of September 2016 Canon Europe is planning to stop all sales and marketing of Canon security cameras products in the EMEA. Contribution in the region will be taken over by Axis Communications. It would strengthen Axis position as a supplier  of the security cameras in the EMEA. Corporate Communication Manager at Axis  neither confirms nor denies the information. “We are currently in discussions with Canon Europe and its partners in the EMEA market. Whatever the result of these discussions, we can tell you more about on the 1st of September”.

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(Security World Hotel, 15/08/2016)

10 of the best home security apps

The idea of controlling your house remotely from your smartphone or tablet seams more and more appealing to many of us. Here are 10 home security-apps and home surveillance that will help you keep and eye on your property and valuables. There are all free to download.

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(IFSEC Global, 17/08/2016)

Eligo Recruitment announced as Employer of the Year finalist

Big news from Eligo HQ: Following last year’s success at the Merton Best awards,winning Best Business in SW19 and Best Enterprising Business Eligo is proud to announce that this year we have been selected as finalists for another award: Employer of the year! We’re especially proud with this year’s success following continued efforts here at Eligo to make working here better than ever. Our approach to training, development, support, rewards, and management practices is continually evolving, and reaping benefits amongst the staff here! We are very much looking forward to Merton Best Business Awards this September where we will have all our fingers and toes crossed in hope for Eligo Recruitment to win Employer of the year 2016!