Simon Cook
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Collaboration and Communication: Increasing Resilience

Physical security is about more than securing doors and monitoring facilities, writes Simon Cook. From assisting in the prevention of incidents through to gathering business information, Physical Security Departments and the systems they deploy can play many roles in an...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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Action Fraud, City of London Police, Cifas and Equifax launch #AreYouOneofThem identity fraud awareness campaign

Action Fraud, the City of London Police, Cifas and Equifax have launched an identity fraud awareness campaign asking members of the public to consider how careful they are with their personal and financial details. A recent YouGov Survey commissioned by Equifax found that the...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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Mitie Total Security Management introduces bespoke City Class protection service

Mitie’s Total Security Management (TSM) business division has launched City Class, a tailored security service for City-based clients. The new offer was introduced at The Kurtzman Club, one of the company’s thought leadership gatherings which took place at the...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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Protective security advice for crowded places issued by National Counter-Terrorism Security Office

New and updated guidance intended to offer protective security advice to those responsible for managing the security of crowded places has been issued by the National Counter-Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO). This new guidance is primarily aimed at those with a direct...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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Lodge Service uses IFSEC International as platform to launch Remote Conflict Management System

Lodge Service’s new Remote Conflict Management System enables employees in retail, public services and other workplace settings to engage immediate help and intervention from a central Control Room’s operators if they’re faced with a dangerous event, such as an...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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Jacksons Fencing and Harper Chalice tighten up perimeter security in new working partnership

Jacksons Fencing has joined forces with Harper Chalice, a specialist manufacturer of Perimeter Intruder Detection Systems (PIDS), to deliver greater levels of security for discerning clients in the UK and abroad. The two companies working together “represents the strength...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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Gate Safe calls for automated gate Best Practice to be observed in wake of Grenfell Tower tragedy

In the immediate aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the campaigners at Gate Safe – the organisation established to improve the understanding of existing legislation and standards affecting safe gates – were “horrified” to read in the national media...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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‘NotPetya’ ransomware attack spreading rapidly to organisations across the globe

On the same day the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) launched its latest Cyber Resilience Report, the importance of ensuring that organisations are prepared for a cyber security incident has once again been demonstrated as a new ransomware attack is causing turmoil across the...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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Abloy UK publishes White Paper on security of telecoms networks for end users

The Abloy UK White Paper, entitled ‘Securing Telecom Networks of the Future’, describes the threats and challenges faced by the industry specifically in relation to tower and site security, as well as introducing new locking solutions that help to minimise the risks...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
Nick Fisher: CEO at Facewatch
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Facewatch appoints Nick Fisher as CEO to lead UK’s facial recognition roll-out

Facial recognition technology and a ‘self-help’ approach towards crime prevention can save businesses millions of pounds and help to protect the public in commercially-operated spaces. That’s according to Nick Fisher, the newly-appointed CEO of Facewatch. With new...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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