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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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Securitas UK shortlisted for duo of prestigious Excellence in Fire and Emergency Awards

Securitas UK has been shortlisted for two Excellence in Fire and Emergency Awards. Both nominations recognise contracts which are innovative in the industry and involve close working partnerships between the customer and the service provider. The company is a finalist in the...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016
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National Crime Agency targets international cyber crime network with 14 arrests

On Thursday 3 November, 14 people were arrested in the UK on suspicion of offences including laundering stolen money for international cyber criminals. The group is suspected to have laundered more than £11 million stolen using the Dridex and Dyre streams of malicious software...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016
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Crimestoppers tackling NHS fraud with launch of dedicated 24-hour reporting line

Crimestoppers has joined forces with NHS Protect – the national agency leading the NHS’ fight against crime – in launching a dedicated 24-hour reporting line designed to tackle fraud, bribery and corruption against the health service in England and Wales. With...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016
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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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New Codes of Practice on correct handling of security dogs published by BSI Group

BSI, the business standards company, has launched BS 8517-1: Code of Practice for the Use of General Security Dogs and BS 8517-2: Code of Practice for the Use of Detection Dogs to provide guidelines for organisations and individuals who use dogs as a security measure. According...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016
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Vista organises successful Voice of Customer gathering in central Manchester

On Thursday 27 October at Gaucho, Vista launched its Voice of Customer (VoC) initiative in Manchester. The aim of the event was to provide an opportunity for Vista representatives to sit and listen to the challenges that customers are facing in their business environments, as...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016
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Junior Doctor Matthew Smith receives City of London Sheriffs’ Award for Bravery

The 2016 City of London Sheriffs’ Award for Bravery was presented to Dr Matthew Smith on Thursday 3 November at Salters’ Hall, London by Sheriff Peter Estlin and Sheriff William Russell, Aldermanic Sheriffs of the City of London based at the Central Criminal Court (‘the Old...
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London Universities Purchasing Consortium selects Corps Security for Security Services framework agreement

Corps Security, the provider of specialist security services for myriad end users, has announced that it has been awarded a place on the prestigious London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) framework agreement for Security Services. Under this new agreement, the company...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016
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Accreditation to ISO 9001:2015 confirmed for National Security Inspectorate by UKAS

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has confirmed its accreditation for ISO 9001:2015 – the latest version of the well-known Quality Management Systems standard – by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). This means that, with immediate effect, the NSI...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016