S1 and VidSys strategic partnership

S1 Corporation (S1) and VidSys have announced a strategic partnership agreement. S1, an affiliate of the Samsung Group, is adopting VidSys as its exclusive PSIM platform for security integration and critical infrastructure in support of key projects around the world. Under the...
Posted On 13 Mar 2014

New standard can help prevent procurement fraud

BSI has published BS 10501 ‘Guide to implementing procurement fraud controls’ to raise awareness of the critical issue of procurement fraud. The standard was developed by a committee of experts which included CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply). A...
Posted On 12 Mar 2014

Reputational damage directly affects sales

New research commissioned by Semafone has revealed that the overwhelming majority of people would not do business with a company that had failed to protect its customers’ personal data. In the survey, conducted by OnePoll, 86.55 per cent of 2,000 respondents stated that...
Posted On 11 Mar 2014

Fraudsters use BBC news as bait

PandaLabs, the antimalware laboratory of Panda Security, has released a warning of a new malicious spam campaign making use of a story on the BBC News website to add credence to the phishing attempt. Luis Corrons, Director of PandaLabs comments,” For many years we have seen...
Posted On 10 Mar 2014

People and data security come second to assets

Gathering in Rome for the international network of security distributors, Traka distributors participated on a survey to find out about trends and developments in the market and the results show that despite the increase in awareness of data protection, 79 per cent of customers...
Posted On 09 Mar 2014

The Oak stands against terror

Green Gate Access Systems (GGAS) is introducing the O&O K12 anti-terrorism bollard, named ‘The Oak’, following its UK crash testing and approval by MIRA. The revised K12 standard is now the result of an amalgamation of five different previous standards of global...
Posted On 08 Mar 2014

Ineffective BC can cost US$53K per minute

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has published a report to highlight the cost of common threats to organisations. Entitled ‘Counting the cost” a meta-analysis of the cost of ineffective business continuity,’ the study complies key finding from research...
Posted On 07 Mar 2014

Pilgrims appoints former UN security leader

Sir David Veness CBE, QPM, a counter-terrorism expert, has joined Pilgrims Group as a Senior Advisor. Sir David, formerly Under-Secretary General of the United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS), the body responsible for the global security of UN staff and...
Posted On 06 Mar 2014

Argos adopts ‘Secure’ for protection

Argos has invested in the ‘Secure’ solution from Sysrepublic, for preventing losses at the Point Of Sale. Secure monitors all transactions at the point of sale, alerting investigators immediately to employee theft and fraud, business processes that are acting against...
Posted On 05 Mar 2014

Genetec embraces Aperio wireless lock

Genetec is supporting the Assa Abloy Aperio wireless lock technology in its Synergis IP-based access control solution. With an expected general availability in Q2 2014, this integration will allow the Synergis Master Controller (SMC)’
Posted On 04 Mar 2014