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BRE Group reports increased revenues of £54.1 million in 2017-2018 at AGM

“The BRE Group of companies delivered increased revenues of £54.1 million in 2017-2018, bringing a net profit of £2.1 million,” said chairman James Wates CBE when introducing the BRE Trust’s 21st Annual General Meeting and announcing the publication of the BRE’s Annual...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
John Apter: chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales
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Legal proceedings lodged in wake of Government’s failure to act on police pay

The Police Federation of England and Wales has stated that formal legal proceedings will now commence following the Government’s failure to act on police pay recommendations. The staff association for police officers in England and Wales has lodged an application for Judicial...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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Crimestoppers reports “significant rise” in information received from members of public

Crimestoppers has just released figures that show a significant escalation in the number of pieces of information passed to police over the past two years, with a near 40% increase. The organisation, which is now in its 30th year, passed on 152,000 reports to law enforcement...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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1,500-plus companies sign up for ACT Awareness e-Learning counter-terrorism training

More than 1,500 companies across the UK have signed up to an innovative training scheme that could help in the prevention of terrorism attacks. In just six months since the product was first made available, representatives from organisations as varied as John Lewis &...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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Industrial Control Systems: Securing The Heartbeat of Critical Infrastructure

Industrial Control Systems (ICS) are a specialised set of physical and cyber systems that drive production for critical infrastructure industries such as power generation and distribution, oil production and refining, chemical manufacturing and more, observes Mark Carrigan. ICS...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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The Value of Certification in the Security and Fire Safety Supply Chain

Security and fire safety are very much at the forefront of the public consciousness in 2018. Questions are now being asked more frequently than ever before as to how people, properties and assets can be best protected. All purchasers, from domestic to commercial and community...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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Digital Barriers forges partnership with Vodafone’s ‘Tomorrow Street’ Innovation Centre

Digital Barriers, the provider of edge-based Internet of Things (IoT) surveillance and security technologies, has formed a partnership with ‘Tomorrow Street’, Vodafone’s Luxembourg-based Innovation Centre. The collaboration will see Digital Barriers’ full suite of...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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Paxton introduces PaxLock Pro wireless access control solution for end users

Paxton, the electronic IP access control and door entry systems specialist, has just launched PaxLock Pro, the latest addition to the company’s range of wireless access control solutions, in conjunction with the new and improved Net2Air bridge, the connector to the Net2...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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(ISC)2 report finds cyber security workforce gap has increased to more than 2.9 million globally

(ISC)² – the world’s largest non-profit association of certified cyber security professionals – has issued the findings of its 2018 Cyber Security Workforce Study. The research shows a widening of the global cyber security workforce gap to nearly three million across North...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018