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KBC Thrulink

ThruLink allows you to send secure video, voice and data over public networks such as the Internet and 3G/4G/LTE. With AES, Blowfish or Camellia encryption up to 256 bit, it’s straightforward to install and manage.
Posted On 29 Apr 2016

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“Compulsory sprinkler systems needed for warehouses” asserts Association of British Insurers

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is calling for sprinklers to be made a legal requirement in all new warehouses over 2000 m2 as average pay outs for commercial fires break the £25,000 barrier for the first time. Guidance from the Department for Communities and Local...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016
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“Financial services sector needs to radically rethink crime protection and prevention” urges PwC

Despite significantly increasing its level of investment in compliance and being continuously under the scrutiny of regulators, economic crime in the financial services sector has increased, in turn highlighting the truism that new thinking is needed to make investment in...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016
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Call for Nominations issued by FSA for prestigious Peter Greenwood and Ian Marsh Awards

Practising professionals operating within the security and fire safety business sectors are being urged by the Fire and Security Association (FSA) to nominate individuals for this year’s FSA Awards. To be presented for the first time at the 2016 IFSEC Security and Fire...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016
Richard Branson and Tammy Moreton
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Virgin Trains launches toolkit designed to help businesses employ ex-offenders

Virgin Trains has introduced a toolkit for businesses offering them practical advice on hiring ex-offenders. At the same time the train company, which is part-owned by Richard Branson, is calling for more businesses to follow its own example and employ people with previous...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016
The new polymer £5 note soon to be issued by the Bank of England
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IHMA heralds introduction of security-centric polymer £5 note by Bank of England

The advent of the new plastic £5 bank note heralds “an exciting opportunity” that showcases leading-edge developments in security devices for currency applications. That’s the considered view of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), the...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016
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UKTI’s Defence and Security Organisation publishes detailed set of export figures for 2015

UK defence export performance data is based on information provided by hundreds of UK companies to the UK Trade and Investment Defence and Security Organisation (UKTI DSO) via a voluntary survey. This is complemented by open source reporting of defence export contracts of other...
Posted On 26 Jul 2016
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Women in Security Awards 2016: Security Industry Authority issues Call for Nominations

The Women in Security Awards were initiated back in 2013 to celebrate and recognise the accomplishments and contributions realised by females working within the private security business sector and, indeed, the wider security community. The Security Industry Authority (SIA)...
Posted On 26 Jul 2016
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“Control Room Technologies and Services market to reach $7.6 billion by 2020” states IHS Markit

The Command and Control Room and public safety answering point (PSAP) market is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 7.1% from $5.4 billion in 2015 to reach $7.6 billion in 2020. That’s according to IHS Markit, the specialist in critical information,...
Posted On 26 Jul 2016
Vera Baird QC
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Vera Baird QC appointed chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners

Vera Baird QC, the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Northumbria, has been elected as the first female chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC). First elected as PCC in 2012 and with an increased majority in 2016, Labour PCC Baird takes over from...
Posted On 26 Jul 2016
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Ever-rising use of drones underpins new feature at the 2016 Emergency Services Show

There will be a real buzz in the air at this year’s Emergency Services Show thanks to a new feature dedicated to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (otherwise known as UAVs or drones). Broden Media (organiser of the event, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from 21-22 September)...
Posted On 26 Jul 2016