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British Standard BS 8572 for procurement of facilities services revised by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has published BS 8572:2018 Procurement of Facility-Related Services Code of Practice. The revised British Standard guides those responsible for the management of facilities through a roadmap for successful procurement. BS 8572 was developed to...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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Project Servator counter-terrorism policing tactic goes live across whole of London

Project Servator – a policing tactic used to deter, detect and disrupt terrorism and a range of other criminality – is now operating across the entirety of London. The tactic is already active in various parts of the capital, including in the Square Mile since 2014, with the...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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Director Jeremy Fleming unveils plans for all-new GCHQ site in Manchester

GCHQ director Jeremy Fleming has announced the organisation’s plans to open a new site in Manchester. The all-new secure location in the North West of England will be at the heart of the nation’s security, using “cutting-edge technology and technical ingenuity”...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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AI-powered ‘Robo-Lawyer’ helps step up SFO’s fight against economic crime

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has announced a significant upgrade to its document analysis capability as Artificial Intelligence (AI) is made available to all of its new casework from this month. By automating document analysis, AI technology allows the SFO to investigate more...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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Downtime: Do You Know How Much It’s Costing Your Business?

At the risk of stating the obvious, downtime can be a nightmare for security personnel who are tasked with ensuring the protection of a company or an organisation’s assets, people and property, writes Duncan Cooke. Access control and video surveillance solutions, as well as fire...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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Axis Communications awarded Government-backed Cyber Essentials accreditation in UK

Axis Communications, the network video technology pioneer, has recently received Cyber Essentials accreditation in the UK. The scheme, which was launched by the Government back in 2014, encourages businesses of all sizes in any industry to adhere to Best Practice in the field of...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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Critical Communications World to celebrate 20 years of advancing mission-critical communications

Critical Communications World (CCW), the leading conference and exhibition dedicated to connecting critical communications professionals, is marking its 20th Anniversary by delivering what promises to be the most informative event for the brand run to date. To be held at the...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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Ward Security strengthens client-facing team with appointment of Julian Roche

Ward Security has appointed Julian Roche to the role of director in a move designed to reflect the company’s ambitious plans to become the security supplier of choice in London as well as its overriding commitment to strengthen the business’ client-facing team as it...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018