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37th International East-West Security Conference examines global trends and threats

Attending the 37th Edition of the International East-West Security Conference were delegates representing private and public sector organisations from the Russian Federation and the Ukraine. Organised by Capricorn Conferences and Exhibitions, the event ran on 4 and 5 June at the...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
Leo Craig
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Fault Intolerance: Future Directions for UPS

Uninterruptible Power Supply systems are typically used to protect hardware such as computers, telecoms systems or other electrical equipment where an unexpected power disruption could cause injuries, fatalities, serious business disruption or data loss. Risk UK interviews Leo...
Posted On 02 May 2018
Jason Towse: leader of Mitie's security management business
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Mitie secures security contract with Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust

Mitie has been awarded the security contract at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust following a competitive tender process. The two-year contract – with an option to extend for a further two years – is worth £400,000 per annum. Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals...
Posted On 27 Mar 2018
Simon Chapman
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The Centre of Intelligence

The online world is expanding rapidly, while the Internet of Things (IoT) is already exerting a positive influence upon how people, property and other assets can be protected. Simon Chapman examines in detail the impact of the IoT, the ways in which it’s enhancing the advantages...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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SGW Safety & Security granted prestigious SABRE company licence by BRE Global

SGW Safety & Security Ltd (SGW) has just become one of the first companies to be granted a SABRE company licence by BRE Global Ltd. Both SGW’s UK and United Arab Emirates offices are included in the scope of SGW’s licence number SLC-004. SGW is able to offer SABRE assessment...
Posted On 06 Sep 2017
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Evolve IP study finds “significant disconnect” between C-Suite and disaster recovery professionals

When it comes to assessing an organisation’s ability to recover from a disaster, a significant disconnect appears to exist between C-Suite executives and IT professionals. While nearly seven in every ten CEOs, CFOs or COOs feel their organisation is very prepared to recover from...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016
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Suite of dedicated insurance products for Data Centres introduced by industry alliance

For the first time, a new suite of insurance products and services has been created specifically for the Data Centre sector. Leading insurance broker Ernest R Shaw has teamed up with the Data Centre Alliance (DCA) Trade Association and technical cleaning and Data Centre...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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Honeywell enters into “definitive agreement” to acquire security solutions specialist Xtralis

Honeywell has entered into a “definitive agreement” to acquire Xtralis (the provider of advanced perimeter security and aspirating smoke detection systems) for $480 million from funds advised by Pacific Equity Partners and Blum Capital Partners. Xtralis’ aspirating smoke...
Posted On 09 Feb 2016
John Davies
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State of the Security Nation

Early January is always an opportune point for reflection. It’s a time for assessing the recent and current state of the security business sector both here in the UK and for key territories overseas before enacting plans designed to deal with predicted scenarios. It’s fair to say...
Posted On 15 Jan 2016
Peter Webster
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Rise of the Machines: The Internet of Things

Some of us might not yet know it, but the Internet of Things is most certainly revolutionising the way in which we live our lives. Peter Webster reviews exactly how the Internet of Things is connecting everything and everyone before assessing the security implications this...
Posted On 09 Dec 2015
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