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Security breach numbers rise during 2019 despite increased protection spend

ServiceNow has released the results of its second sponsored study on cyber security vulnerability and patch management which was conducted alongside The Ponemon Institute. The study, entitled ‘Costs and Consequences of Gaps in Vulnerability Response’, found that,...
Posted On 14 Jan 2020
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Finance firms warned on rise of ransomware gangs in wake of Travelex attack

The recent cyber attack on foreign exchange provider Travelex demonstrates the growing threat of ransomware and serves as a stark warning that financial services firms need to step up their security. That’s according to a leading cyber expert.  Tim Thurlings of bluedog...
Posted On 14 Jan 2020
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Videx introduces web server access control system for security professionals

Videx, the specialist manufacturer and supplier of access control and door entry systems, has strengthened its presence in the access market by launching a new web server access control system. The WS4 can manage up to 20 entrances locally or remotely from anywhere via a mobile...
Posted On 14 Jan 2020
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ONVIF hails collaboration success of 21st Developers’ Plugfest in Rome

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its 21st Developers’ Plugfest late last year in Rome. It was an event that highlighted the continued demand for interoperable solutions. More than 30 developers and engineers from 18...
Posted On 14 Jan 2020
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OCS wins security contract with Her Majesty’s Courts & Tribunals Service

OCS, the international facilities management services company, has been appointed by Her Majesty’s Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) to provide security services encompassing security guarding and alarm monitoring. HMCTS has invested in new contracts to deliver more...
Posted On 13 Jan 2020
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Figures issued by CPS reveal “violent reality” for Emergency Services workers

Magistrates, Judges and prosecutors alike need to pay attention to new guidelines which should see harsher sentences handed down to those who attack Emergency Services workers. That’s the view of the Police Federation following the release of new prosecution data from the...
Posted On 10 Jan 2020
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Detailed Fortinet study provides telling insight on role of cyber security in OT

A Fortinet-commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting has found that, due to increased digitalisation, industrial firms are more exposed to cyber threats than ever before. In addition, the lack of collaboration between Information Technology (IT) and Operational...
Posted On 10 Jan 2020
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Security Technology: Developments in 2020 and Beyond

Recognised as something of a technology visionary who, across the years, has positively disrupted the status quo and helped to revolutionise the way in which security software is used, Keith Bloodworth forecasts the general direction of the security industry and notes new trends...
Posted On 10 Jan 2020
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IHMA unveils new-look Executive Board to take organisation forward in 2020

The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) has announced a new-look Executive Board for 2020. The move comes as the global trade body forecasts that the continued integration of holograms alongside other authentication and track and trace technologies will drive...
Posted On 10 Jan 2020
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Kroll expands Cyber Risk practice in Asia Pacific with acquisition of RP Digital Security

Kroll, the specialist in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security and incident response solutions, has expanded its cyber security offer with the acquisition of RP Digital Security, a Singapore-based specialist in computer forensic investigations,...
Posted On 10 Jan 2020