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Nation State-Sponsored Hacking: Compounding Cyber Security Risks

Such is the prevalence of cyber attacks that all companies are at risk. There’s a higher than average likelihood of being hit if a company holds digital data on customers and – not surprisingly – in those businesses where senior managers fail to prioritise cyber security. As Paul...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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The Changing Face of Console Design

Defined as the science of fitting workplace conditions and job demands to the capabilities of the working population, ergonomics sounds like a simple match up between the employee and work conditions. However, given all the factors that affect Control Room ergonomics, it has now...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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In the Spotlight: ASIS International UK Chapter

ASIS International’s annual Leadership Meeting allows delegates to share information, participate in leadership training, collaborate on solutions to common problems and network with their peers. The UK Chapter was well-represented at last month’s gathering, with Chapter chairman...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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FIA Technical Briefing

The topic of integrating fire safety and security systems is one that has been around for the last 30 years or more. Convenience for the end user and reduced cost through the sharing of infrastructure are usually the prime drivers for the idea of integrating such systems into one...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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The Security Institute’s View

The development of security staff has always been a challenge. There are many contributing factors to this, such as staff turnover, cost, quality of entry level staff or lack of return on investment. What, then, is the best way forward? Tony O’Brien examines a model wherein...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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BSIA Briefing

Much like everything else, in fact, the private security industry’s response to acid attacks needs to be considered as part of the wider picture of Best Practice and professionalism the BSIA serves to champion at every turn. There’s no room for half-measures when it comes to...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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Life is sweeter at The Chocolate Quarter thanks to Advanced’s bespoke fire protection provision

The Chocolate Quarter, one of the UK’s most stylish retirement complexes, is now protected by fire panels from Advanced. Originally the home of Fry’s chocolate, the iconic collection of 1920s buildings has been developed by KWL Architects and Andrew Wilson Developments for...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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King’s Interventional Facilities Management rolls out Ideagen’s Q-Pulse to drive quality improvements

King’s Interventional Facilities Management (IFM) is working with Ideagen to roll out the latter’s Q-Pulse Quality Management System with the aim of centralising and standardising document control through the provision of a single location for all staff to access policies and...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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Compliant care home access control regime delivered in Devon by Abloy UK

Abloy UK has supplied Crediton Care & Support Homes Ltd (CCSH) with a compliant electric locking solution for Kite House, a new care facility located in Crediton, Devon. CCSH specialises in providing residential care for people with autism, Asperger syndrome, learning...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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National Security Inspectorate announces Gold Sponsors for NSI Summit 2018

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has unveiled the Gold Sponsors for this year’s NSI Summit taking place on Thursday 22 March at the Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham. They are confirmed as BT Redcare, CSL, RISCO Group and Summit Partner IFSEC International, all of whom...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018