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Stafford Mahfouz Named to Smart Card Alliance’s Access Control Council Steering Committee

Tyco Security Products announced that Stafford Mahfouz, Manager of the Government and Department of Defense Vertical for Tyco Security Products, has been elected to the Smart Card Alliance’s Access Control Council steering committee for 2015-2016 as a representative of physical access control product and services providers.

Seeking Alpha: Anixter International Can’t Find a Suitor

Seeking Alpha is a platform for investment research, with broad coverage of stocks, asset classes, ETFs and investment strategy. They recently posted a summary on Anixter International. The company with its largest shareholder, Sam Zell, attempted to find a suitor earlier this year but was unable to find any takers.

Samsung Electronics and Affiliates Agree to Sell Shares of Samsung Techwin to Hanwha Group

As published previously on SecurityHive, Samsung Electronics announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its shares of Samsung Techwin to Hanwha Group. With the stock purchase, Hanwha Group will become Samsung Techwin’s largest shareholder. Samsung Techwin has achieved incredible growth globally in the professional security industry over the past several years.

iOmniscient’s Automated Response System Wins Australian Innovation Challenge

iOmniscient, the leader in providing intelligent analytics solutions has just won ‘The Australian Innovation Challenge 2014’ for the most innovative Information and Communication Technology. The Award was for iOmniscient’s latest product which uses artificial intelligence to significantly reduce the response time for emergency services during accidents.

TRI-ED Announces New Logo and Management Changes

Following its recent acquisition by Anixter, TRI-ED Distribution is proud to announce its new logo as well as key management changes. Pat Comunale will now serve as President of Global Security Solutions. James Rothstein will serve as Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Dirk Foreman will be responsible for Global/National Integrator Sales, both reporting directly to Pat Comunale.

Security Industry Must Meet Growing Demand for Integration

In the run up to Intersec 2015 we’ll be assessing key issues affecting a variety of sectors of the security industry with the show’s exhibitors, starting with a look at the growing importance of integration. The security industry is changing. There are increasing calls for the way we are using technology in our daily lives to be reflected in our security solutions, and it’s obvious that expectations are changing.

DVTEL Appoints Jack Meltzer to Senior Director, Global A&E Program

DVTEL, INC., the video surveillance solutions provider, announced that it has named Jack Meltzer as Senior Director, Global A&E Program. The program helps network architects, engineers and consultants to develop expertise with DVTEL’s intelligent, open video surveillance technologies and to specify projects that incorporate DVTEL solutions.