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BSIA moves British Security Awards to online broadcast

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is moving its British Security Awards event to an online broadcast for 2020. Due to the uncertainly of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, the Association’s British Security Awards flagship event, which was due to take place on 1...
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Securing lower occupancy properties

With the recent increase in flexible working, facilities managers are seeing lower occupancy levels in properties across the country. Colin Campbell, Managing Director of Codelocks, talks about what this means for security – and how access control technology can help facilities...
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Event to focus on AI and analytics benefits

Global MSC Security has announced the opening of registrations for the Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition 2020.  This year, the event will focus on helping control room operators to realise the potential of Artificial Intelligence and Analytics in Video Surveillance...
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Net2 update aids remote site management

Paxton’s networked access control software Net2.v6.03 is now live meaning that sites can now be managed via an internet browser or smartphone app – minimising the need for regular installer site visits. Engineers and security managers can now manage a system via web browser...
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New Wisenet Q series cameras expand range

Hanwha Techwin has added to its Wisenet Q series with the introduction of 2 and 5 megapixel box cameras. The 2 megapixel Wisenet QNB-6002 supersedes the Wisenet QNB-6000, whilst the 5 megapixel Wisenet QNB-8002 is a new addition to the camera series. The two H.265 cameras are...
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Are you building a data protection culture?

Data protection regulations are clear and have been for some time now. So why are organisations still tripping up? Mark Harper of HSM says a lack of company culture may be affecting their approach to data protection. The term ‘organisational culture’ was first coined back in 1951...
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Learning security lessons from Manchester

A look at the implementation of a new assessment and planning policy by Peter Jackson, Managing Director, Jacksons Fencing Recently Manchester City Council took a step in the right direction by implementing ‘Martyn’s Law’. The new policy follows the Manchester Arena bombing in...
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The integrated future of access control

In today’s fast-paced digital age, we’re constantly subject to change – and it’s no different for access control. Trevor Ball of Allegion UK asks whether we truly understand the importance of seamless system integration in today’s shifting access control market. The world...
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Upgraded video monitoring for Ipswich Town FC

Before the 2019 season Ipswich Town Football Club was faced with an ultimatum: upgrade its CCTV system or risk not being able to play at its Portman Road home. Portman Road is a 30,000-capacity venue, but without an upgrade to the stadium’s CCTV system, the club was informed it...
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Security is essential for closed businesses

The coronavirus crisis has not only created a landscape of temporarily vacated commercial properties, but has also hastened the tidal-wave of insolvencies and businesses that had been on the verge of going into administration due to the impact of changing consumer habits. In the...