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Is a rise in litigation cases on its way?

Litigation arises out of disputes. And disputes arise out of wrongdoing or differences of opinion; both of which can flourish in trying circumstances. With Covid-19 arguably presenting the most trying set of circumstances for decades, it would be a huge surprise if we were not to...
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Time to change your attitude to technology

“Change” is not a word that comes easily to the security sector, and why should it? Physical security has always been part of human history, and the principles of hiring guards haven’t really needed to change that much. Mike Elliott, CEO of Over-C looks explains why a change is...
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Are you dependent on your cloud provider?

A spate of recent outages and IT failures have highlighted the risk of being dependent on a small number of cloud technology providers. This has been exacerbated with the majority of people now working remotely, relying on cloud services, more than ever before. Gmail and Google...
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Ian Todd announces departure from the SIA

As a result of significant changes in personal circumstances, SIA Chief Executive Ian Todd has announced his decision to leave the role on 16 October 2020. Speaking about his departure Ian said: “It has been an honour and a privilege to lead the SIA over the past 18 months...
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Did you evaluate the cloud continuity risks?

Research from Databarracks has revealed just 46% of UK organisations had evaluated their continuity risks for cloud services compared with on-premises IT in the months before widespread remote working – and the accompanying growth in the use of cloud applications – began. The...
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Pyronix launches out-of-sight wireless contact

Pyronix has launched its latest security peripheral, the MCNANO-WE wireless magnetic contact. The Nano-sized contact delivers security that’s designed to disappear with out-of-sight installation. “We’re really pleased to introduce such a convenient and flexible solution, that...
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EU’s tallest building has new visitor system

The tallest building in the European Union, Varso Place in Warsaw, Poland, is now live with Forge Bluepoint visitor management and Inner Range intelligent access control. Forge Bluepoint, Forge’s cloud-based visitor management solution was chosen by Varso Place’s developer HB...
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PTZ captures dramatic scenes at volcano

IDIS video technology is being usedin one of the toughest and most dramatic applications: 24/7 monitoring of volcanic activity at Guatemala’s Volcan de Fuego. This volcano, one of the world’s most active and dangerous, is now watched day and night in order to give early warning...
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Wisenet systems help protect E-BikePort stations

e-BikePort has chosen Hanwha Techwin as the single source provider of the video surveillance systems to be integrated with its autonomous, sustainable charging stations for electric-assisted bicycles and scooters. e-BikePorts provide a convenient way to re-charge light...
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DDoS attacks increased by 542% amid pandemic

The recently released Dark Web Price Index 2020 reveals the current average prices for a selection of cybercrime products and services available “on demand.” A basic targeted malware attack in Europe or the US costs $300, while a targeted distributed denial-of-service...