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SIA and HMRC join forces to crack down on exploitation of security workers

Last week, from 10-12 July, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and HMRC carried out joint operations in London, Cardiff and Newcastle to identify illegal working practices and tax fraud in the private security industry. Teams attended 65 venues and spoke to over 100 security...
Posted On 17 Jul 2019
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Two-thirds of UK companies admit to never testing physical security measures

Almost two-thirds (63%) of UK companies who took part in a recent survey have admitted to never testing their physical security. That’s according to ‘Setting the Standard for Security’, a report produced by physical security solutions expert Jacksons Fencing....
Posted On 17 Jul 2019
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Three individuals acquitted as Serious Fraud Office confirms DPA with Sarclad Ltd

Michael Sorby, Adrian Leek and David Justice have been acquitted of conspiracy to corrupt and conspiracy to bribe. The presiding Jury found the three men not guilty of conspiring with various agents to agree bribes in relation to 27 separate overseas contracts for their company,...
Posted On 17 Jul 2019
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IDIS DC-C4212RX micro dome camera “ideal” for high-end security projects

The DC-C4212RX 2 MP micro dome camera is the latest addition to the DirectIP line-up from surveillance specialist IDIS. The compact design of the camera makes it the “best choice” for understated and less noticeable installation. Indeed, the neat aesthetics are said...
Posted On 17 Jul 2019
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H.265 support on offer for end users with Wavestore’s latest VMS release

Wavestore continues to make incremental improvements to its Video Management Software (VMS) with the introduction of v6.16. The latest version of the company’s open platform and highly secure Linux-based VMS includes support for H.265 compression. As a result, customers are now...
Posted On 17 Jul 2019
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Cyber strategy update from NCSC details how UK intelligence thwarts attacks

A scam designed to defraud thousands of UK citizens using a fake e-mail address spoofing a UK airport was one of a wide range of cyber attacks successfully prevented by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a new report has revealed. That criminal campaign is just one Case...
Posted On 17 Jul 2019
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Security2Live digital safety skills initiative launched in bid to impact cyber crime

An international initiative orchestrated to provide digital safety skills has been launched by founder Sarb Sembhi CISM (CTO and CISO at Virtually Informed, the provider of online security information and courses) with the backing of founding partners Layer8, OutThink and Urban...
Posted On 17 Jul 2019