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Access Control: Techniques for Tackling The Tailgaters

Security is an extremely important aspect of managing any facility, of course, no matter how big or small the building may be. Whether it’s a commercial office or a hospital, managers and owners must account for the safety of a building’s occupants. As times and technologies have...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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The Unique Challenges of Keeping UK Citizens Safe in 2018 and Beyond

You know you’re facing an area of grave concern when experts at the World Economic Forum signpost ‘cyber attack’  as one of the Top Three most probable global risks of 2018. The threat of such an attack has been put up there with extreme weather events and natural...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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Digital Evidence Management Solutions: The Five Must-Haves

Police forces often face problems when it comes to the collection of digital evidence. As ‘digital’ becomes even more vital in our daily lives, there’s a growing need for police units to invest in a Digital Evidence Management (DEM) solution, asserts Richar...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018
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Summer Events: Mitigating The Security Threat

The UK is home to some of the world’s greatest summer music festivals, including Glastonbury, Download, the V-Festival and Creamfields. Each of these events attracts crowds from across the world, which are drawn in by the creative stage designs, the events’ abilities to capture...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018
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Meeting The Security Challenge of BYOD

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) refers to a policy which oversees employees using company networks and data on their personal devices. IT staff are often wary of such policies, but management seem to like them as they allow for a more streamlined workflow and a reduction in the...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
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CCTV: Avoiding Expensive IT Storage Mistakes

The benefits of HD IP cameras are well known, with such solutions now rapidly replacing older analogue and early IP camera systems. Whether the images are being stored for longer, or the higher resolution of the cameras is generating more data, it’s clear that more storage is...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
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Contact Centres: Adapting Security Methods to Fight Fraud

From banks and insurance providers through to utility companies and major retailers, many of today’s organisations operate Contact Centres (or, at the very least, outsource their customer service to one), writes Ben Taylor. Brands and businesses are placing a heavy emphasis...
Posted On 25 Jun 2018
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Modernising and Digitising CCTV: Challenges for the Police Service

Currently, the UK’s public sector is faced with an economic climate that demands today’s services ‘do more with less’. One of those services is surveillance. Given the recent spate of criminality – and a surge in knife crime in particular since the start of this year –...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018
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When Two Worlds Coalesce

The demands of a modern day security system are changing at pace as different technologies appear on the horizon. These rapid developments very often realise benefits for the procuring organisation by dint of inviting decisions to be taken by security and risk management...
Posted On 11 Jun 2018
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Digital Walls: Protecting Remote Critical National Infrastructure

Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) fuels everyday life, writes Richard Revis. CNI assets – like oil pipelines and reservoirs, for example – need to be protected at all costs from those who intend to steal resources or cause damage. However, the security process is...
Posted On 01 Jun 2018