Tony Porter QPM LLB: Surveillance Camera Commissioner
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Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches National Surveillance Camera Strategy for England and Wales

Following on from a detailed consultation process that began last October, Tony Porter QPM LLB – the Surveillance Camera Commissioner at the Home Office – has launched a National Surveillance Camera Strategy for England and Wales with the specific aim of helpin...
Posted On 17 Mar 2017
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Police forces’ use of body-worn video achieves Surveillance Camera Code of Practice standards

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) – the security, fire and telecare certification body for the UK and Ireland – has announced that two police forces have pioneered the introduction of body-worn video technology in accordance with the...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
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Send For Help awarded certification to BS 8484:2016 for lone worker device services

Lone worker protection specialist Send For Help is one of the first companies to be successfully audited against the latest version of BS 8484:2016, the dedicated British Standard for the provision of lone worker device services. Bestowed following a rigorous audit, the award...
Posted On 24 Feb 2017
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Benchmark Smart Solutions website launched by Pro-Activ Publications

The technology-based security sector is evolving to deliver an ever-wider range of value-added benefits for customers. By leveraging the latest developments from both the security industry and wider technological sectors, installers and integrators are increasingly able to...
Posted On 24 Feb 2017
CityPoint in central London
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SharpView heralds decade of helping to secure City of London with state-of-the-art surveillance

A software security expert is celebrating a decade of protecting the City of London ten years after its iconic video recording and video management software (VMS) was first installed to secure the area. Jay Patel, founder of the SharpView system, first installed the...
Posted On 24 Jan 2017
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HID Global “first to enable end-to-end ID and access management for physical and IT security”

HID Global, the secure identity solutions specialist, has announced “the industry’s first end-to-end identity and access management solution” that enables Government agencies and other organisations requiring higher security to use a single credential for accessing...
Posted On 13 Jan 2017
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Bosch boosts software integration with Milestone to embrace all XProtect versions

Building on the already strong base of the complete video integration between Bosch Security Systems and Milestone Systems, the partnership between the two has been deepened to cover all Milestone XProtect video management software (VMS) editions within the Bosch software...
Posted On 12 Jan 2017
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ONVIF hosts annual membership meeting and announces 2016 award winners

ONVIF, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its annual membership meeting on Tuesday 25 October, duly updating members on accomplishments made across 2016 and the outlook for the year ahead. ONVIF member companies heard...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016
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Innovative technologies sought by Government for deployment in aviation security sector

A £2 million competition orchestrated to help unearth new ways of safeguarding air passengers has been announced by the Government’s Future Aviation Security Solutions (FASS) team. The joint Home Office and Department for Transport team has launched a competition through the...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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ONVIF chairman Per Björkdahl to speak at Euro Security Conferences on role of standards and IoT

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced that chairman Per Björkdahl will be speaking on behalf of the organisation at both the Amsterdam Security Conference (which takes place on Thursday 1 November) and at SKYDD...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016