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How COVID-19 has affected guarding in Europe

PROMOTION: Titan Security Europe is a European security guard provider having expanded across Europe with offices and staff. Pavel Kowalczyk considers how COVID-19 has changed its market across the region The most recent change in the guarding market, as with many other markets,...
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ECHO suspends launch of alarm service

ECHO has suspended the launch of the automated alarm signalling service until July 2020. In light of the escalating COVID‐19 pandemic, ECHO has taken the decision following full consultation with the NPCC to delay the launch of its new industry backed service until July 2020. A...
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Security in a pandemic, have you got it covered?

Few planned for a pandemic, but its impact on the world has been extreme. Darren Hyde, MD, VIP Security, offers his advice to Security Managers to keep all assets safe through a lockdown.  At the beginning of the year life was pretty straightforward with business running as...
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Surge in site crime prompts calls for tighter security

Following a reported 50 per cent surge in construction crime rates since the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown, the industry is being urged to tighten security measures to defend sites from opportunistic criminals. The Construction Equipment Association (CEA) announced the...
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Good governance should be a differentiator

Businesses are at risk of falling behind if they fail to see the advantages of good governance, and the benefits it can bring according to Brendan McGarrity, Head of Risk & Design at Evolution. He argues that ‘box ticking’ to meet a legal, regulatory or compliance obligation...
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Hosted CCTV platform for bus lane enforcement

Lancashire County Council has switched to Videalert systems for the enforcement of bus lanes throughout the county.  The decision to standardise on Videalert’s hosted CCTV enforcement platform was taken to provide the council with the ability to manage multiple contravention...
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Surge in break-ins indicates need for security

Police forces across the UK are currently carrying out extra night patrols in empty city and town centres in case burglars target shops, pubs and other commercial premises during the coronavirus lockdown. Collating intelligence data from police reports, news items, and their own...
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BSI releases suite of best practice standards

BSI has made a suite of risk and business continuity standards publicly available to help British businesses navigate the challenges they face as a result of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The standards provide organisations with access to best practice guidance and...
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Online security training course prices reduced

Linx International Group has announced that it has reduced the cost of all online courses provided by Tavcom Training and PerpetuityARC Training by 25%, for three months, including BTEC and IQ accredited courses. Director of Sales and Marketing, Sarah Hayward-Turton APP state...
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What does the cloud mean for security?

Rodrigue Zbinden, CEO of Morphean, examines what the shifting physical security landscape as a result of IoT and cloud computing means for the traditional fire and security industry. The cloud is transforming business in every sector, offering benefits of scalability,...