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Vanderbilt’s SPC Connect 3.0 focuses on greater visibility for security professionals

Vanderbilt, the provider of state-of-the-art security systems, has just released the latest version of SPC Connect, the remotely managed, cloud-based intrusion detection solution. This latest version, 3.0, includes an entirely reworked user interface and focuses on more intuitive...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
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Comelit Group looks after fire detection regime at Kingfisher House

Comelit Group has worked with local fire safety and security specialist KJ Fire Safety to upgrade the fire detection systems at the newly-refurbished Kingfisher House care home in North Shields. Part of the Amicura Limited portfolio, Kingfisher House is a new dementia specialist...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
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Bollard system launched to protect bridges from risk of vehicle attacks

Heald Ltd, the UK designer and manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation security products, has announced the launch of its Bridge Bollard System in response to recent vehicle attacks on several iconic bridges. A vital transport route, bridges are notoriously difficult to secure...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
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Chief Information Security Officers: The Key Skills for 2020 and Beyond

Since the creation of the first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) role about 25 years ago, the job has changed dramatically. What was once an uncommon position has quickly become standard, writes Jake Olcott, with the majority of companies including a cyber...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
Klaus Allion
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A Smarter Approach to Critical Alerts and Communication

In an increasingly interconnected world, businesses from all industries must ensure that cross-team communication is flawless. Not only is it important in order for specific job roles to function effectively, but also from a safety perspective as well, asserts Klaus Allion. From...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
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“Noticeable differences between police and service they provide” states HMICFRS

The public receives inconsistent service from its local police forces, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has said in a new report. Following the completion of HMICFRS’ Integrated PEEL Assessments (IPA) for 2018-2019, the...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
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Court of Appeal dismisses Unexplained Wealth Order appeal by Zamira Hajiyeva

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Zamira Hajiyeva – the wife of jailed Azerbaijani banker Jahangir Hajiyev – to discharge the Unexplained Wealth Order made against her by the National Crime Agency (NCA). On Wednesday 5 February, the Court of Appeal upheld the earlier...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
Sir David Liddington
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Sir David Lidington nominated as next chair of Royal United Services Institute

The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has announced the nomination of the Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE as the next chair of the organisation from July 2020 when Lord Hague of Richmond steps down after completing his five-year term in office. The Council of Trustees...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
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Cifas points to sharp increase in cases involving attempts to hide adverse credit

The latest research conducted by Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has revealed that the number of people failing to disclose a previous address in an attempt to hide their adverse credit rose by just over a quarter (26%) in 2019. Adverse credit refers to a poor...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
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NFCC expresses shock at evidence presented during Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 2

Evidence that emerged during the opening days of the second phase of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry has been met with shock and anger by the chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC). The NFCC believes that the evidence presented during the first three days of Phase 2 shows a...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
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