Announces New Column "Notes from Norstrom" on Latest Security & Surveillance Issues

Fortnightly column by Pauline Norstrom, Chairman of the CCTV section of the BSIA, will offer topical and insightful commentary on the most critical security issues of the times, particularly those related to CCTV surveillance.

London, United Kingdom, April 23, 2009 --( (, the complete security industry guide, has announced the launch of a new column ‘Notes from Norstrom’.

Authored by Pauline Norstrom, the well-respected expert on security and CCTV and Chairman of the CCTV section of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), the fortnightly column will cover a wide range of the latest security and surveillance issues from retail security to overcoming the terror threat. Norstrom also heads-up the BSIA's technical committee - TC/10 - which focuses on CCTV standards and guidance and has looked at critical areas from digital video evidence to privacy masking. Norstrom is also the security industry's sole representative on the Programme Board of the National CCTV Strategy alongside key stakeholders such as UK police forces and the UK government’s Home Office.

She also is a member of the Board of Directors of AD Group and within that role, is responsible for the Worldwide Marketing organisation for the CCTV specialist, which is the parent company of Dedicated Micros.

Commenting on her plans for the column, Pauline says, “I will seek to place each talking point into context, in terms of the specification and application of the latest security technology, outlining the benefits and the pitfalls to be avoided. I intend to provide practical information on the implications of latest advances in surveillance solutions.”

Welcoming the introduction of this column, Tony Saville, Publisher of says, “We are indeed pleased to offer our readers the benefit of Pauline’s wide ranging experience, which she will bring to the fore through this column. It has been our constant endeavour to present insightful commentary from some of the well known experts in the security industry. Notes from Norstrom is indeed a fitting addition to the rich content we offer.”

About ( is the complete security industry guide featuring in-depth product information, a company directory comprising over 3000 security companies, industry news, case studies and a trade show/events' calendar. The site's product database comprises over 15000 products with detailed technical specifications from some of the world's leading security product manufacturers. Coverage includes CCTV Products, Access Control Systems, Intruder Alarms, Integrated Security Systems, Network/IP Security and Biometrics. Besides extensive news and case studies on the latest security and surveillance equipment and systems, offers an advanced parametric search engine to enable buyers identify the right products and suppliers.

Reputed to be Europe's leading medium for the security industry,'s audience comprises security industry product, solution and service purchasers and specifiers from across the UK, Europe and Middle East.

Headquartered in London, Notting Hill Media Limited (NHM) is a publisher of niche, business-to-business (B2B) online portals. The privately-owned company has been publishing its flagship web property, since 2002. Earlier this year, NHM launched a portal for the firefighting equipment / fire protection industry, ( The company has offices in London and Mumbai, India.

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Monica Deza, Senior Account Manager
London, UK
+44 (0)20 8969 9088

Tony Saville, Publisher
London, UK
+44 (0)20 8964 9695

Notting Hill Media Limited
Tony Saville
+44 (0)20 8964 9695