The award bestowed by Frost & Sullivan
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Frost & Sullivan honours Siemens with 2014 European Building Technologies Company of the Year Award

Consulting firm Frost & Sullivan has honoured Siemens’ specialist Building Technologies Division by bestowing its 2014 European Building Technologies Company of the Year Award upon the company, in turn recognising that Siemens has gained a substantial market share...
Posted On 13 Feb 2015
Nimbus is a new solution for the monitoring and management of remote fire alarm systems over the Internet
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Fike Safety Technology introduces cloud-based fire alarm management solution designated Nimbus

Fike Safety Technology (FST) has released Nimbus, a new solution designed for the monitoring and management of remote fire alarm systems over the Internet. At the heart of the new solution is a cloud-based database which receives data from fire alarm systems via the GPRS mobile...
Posted On 13 Feb 2015
Showsec is enhancing its festival security operations thanks to the CREST initiative
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Showsec works on development of Crime Reduction Enhanced Search Team with Cheshire Police

Event security and safety specialist Showsec is currently working on a new initiative with Cheshire Police designed to enhance crime reduction operations at festivals throughout 2015. In essence, the Leicester-based company is looking to create a 24-strong Crime Reduction...
Posted On 13 Feb 2015
The SANS SEC562: CyberCity Hands-On Kinetic Cyber Range Exercise will make its European debut in London during April
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SANS Institute course to help protect UK’s CNI against cyber attack set for April launch

April sees the birth of the UK’s first ever hands-on information security course designed specifically for IT professionals charged with securing our Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) and related industries. The new educational vehicle, developed by the SANS Institute,...
Posted On 13 Feb 2015
Large companies are being urged to ensure modern slavery doesn’t have a place in business
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UK Government acts to tackle scourge of modern slavery in business supply chains

Karen Bradley – the Minister for Modern Slavery and Organised Crime – has announced the launch of a consultation with businesses designed to encourage transparency in supply chains. Shoppers may be hunting for a bargain but, unbeknown to them, the cheap products they...
Posted On 13 Feb 2015
Nine out of every ten locations on the London Fire Brigade’s Top Ten list for false alarm call-outs in the capital are hospitals
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Hospitals top London Fire Brigade’s false alarm call-out list for 2014

Nine out of every ten locations on London Fire Brigade’s (LFB) Top Ten list for false fire alarm call-outs in the capital are hospitals. The new figures – which refer to false alarms generated from automatic fire alarm and fire detection systems – highlight the fact...
Posted On 13 Feb 2015
Is the UK's CCTV 'boom' coming to an end?
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CCTV: The end of an era or the dawn of a New Age?

On Thursday 15 January, the online BBC News magazine published an article penned by reporter Rachel Argyle entitled The end of the CCTV era? The piece states that some local authorities are questioning whether further investment in video surveillance can be justified. That being...
Posted On 13 Feb 2015