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

Integrated comms for Essex and Bedfordshire FRS

Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) of Essex and Bedfordshire is opening a new control centre and has awarded Frequentis the contract for providing the latest version of its 3020 Integrated Communications Control System (ICCS) for their new joint control rooms project. As a result,...
Posted On 03 Mar 2014

20% of all malware ever created appeared in 2013

Panda Security has published the results of its 2013 Annual Report, drawn up by PandaLabs. According to the report, malware creation hit a new milestone. In 2013 alone, cyber-criminals created and distributed 20 percent of all malware that has ever existed, with a total of 30...
Posted On 02 Mar 2014

CCTV for all restaurant kitchens?

Restaurant kitchens should be fitted with CCTV cameras amid growing public fears over food safety says installer who believes that customers need to be protected from rogue food outlets with poor food hygiene records, a view backed by up to three-quarters of its...
Posted On 01 Mar 2014

TC Facilities Management appoints Richard Chappell

TC Facilities Management has announced the appointment of Richard Chappell as its new Chief Executive Officer. In a move designed to ensure continuity and facilitate future growth, the company’s shareholders have asked incumbent Chief Executive Officer, Paul Kennedy, to...
Posted On 28 Feb 2014