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Euralarm urges use of holistic approach towards fire safety for building renovations

Following on from the new Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), many renovations of existing buildings are to be expected in the coming years. These renovations must lead to buildings that are more energy efficient than they are today. This will require the...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
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New police powers to tackle illegal use of drones unveiled by Department for Transport

The Government is moving forward with plans to give police new powers to tackle drones misuse and abuse with the publication of its considered response to the drones consultation exercise. New legislation will give police officers the power to land drones, search premises and...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
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Lone Worker Technology: Towards Ensuring Increased Productivity

Ensuring staff safety is a crucial requirement for all businesses, and particularly so for those who require a cohort of their employees to work alone, writes Klaus Allion. With an estimated 6.8 million people working alone in the UK and over 600,000 injuries to employees at work...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
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Data Centre Security: Constructing Facilities That Can Handle Seismic Activity

Data Centre construction is a complex business and, as Ian Dixon asserts, presents a unique collection of challenges compared to other buildings of a comparable size. A Data Centre provider’s reputation depends entirely on its ability to keep information safe and secure for as...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
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Delta Scientific introduces DSC1500 portable beam barricade to block vehicle intrusions

Delta Scientific, the specialist manufacturer of vehicle control systems for countering terrorism, has unveiled its new DSC1500 portable beam barricade that sets up quickly and temporarily to block vehicles. The portable barricade secures locations during short-term events and...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
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Bosch start-up SAST presents innovative use cases for security cameras based on open IoT ecosystem

Security and Safety Things (SAST) is presenting innovative use cases for security cameras at CES 2019 which runs from 8-11 January. These are the first to be developed on the basis of SAST’s open Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem for the security industry. The use cases show the...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
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Data hack at NASA leads to potential exposure of space agency staff’s personal details

The BBC has reported that NASA has sent an e-mail to members of staff containing a warning that hackers may have stolen their personal data. The hacking episode is said to have occurred last October. NASA waited almost two months to notify employees. The organisation has stated...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
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Cyber criminals “using fake fonts” to evade detection and steal banking details

Proofpoint’s cyber security researchers have discovered cyber criminals using fake fonts in phishing web pages, allowing these pages to evade detection by unsuspecting victims, security vendors and affected organisations. This unique technique, observed for the first time,...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019