Forensic codes meet PAS specification

SmartWater has announced that the forensic codes used within its marking solutions have been awarded ‘Grade A External’ classification under the PAS 820:2012 specification. The document is published by the BSI, but was commissioned and sponsored by SmartWater itself....
Posted On 18 Jul 2013

Human error more problematic than other threats

A recent survey conducted by Enlogic has found that human error is reported to be the main cause of downtime in data centres. More than one third of respondents cited human error as the most likely cause of downtime. Equipment failure and external power outages were second and...
Posted On 17 Jul 2013

Samsung Techwin relocates due to expansion

Samsung Techwin’s professional security division has relocated to Weybridge, Surrey. The new offices are in the Heights Brooklands, a riverside commercial office development. Johan Park, Managing Director of Samsung Techwin Europe, stated, ‘We outgrew the offices in...
Posted On 16 Jul 2013

NATO CCDCOE’s suggested Tallinn Manual for ‘Cyber Warfare’ published

Following the NATO Tallinn Conference in Estonia in 2009, a call was made for a manual that outlined the position, with regard to international law, for the use of cyber warfare. The conference brought together, ‘some of the brightest minds in computer, network, and...
Posted On 15 Jul 2013

FIA announces merger with FIRESA

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has announced that it will be merging with FIRESA, the Fire and Rescue Suppliers Association, on 2 April 2013. FIRESA has grown in its standing and influence year-on-year since its formal inception in April 2005. However, it has been seeking...
Posted On 14 Jul 2013

Benchmark April 2013 now available

The April 2013 issue of Benchmark – Risk UK’s sister publication – is now available, both as a traditional hard copy publication and a free-to-read on-line issue. The latest issue considers how additional functionality can be realised from access control...
Posted On 13 Jul 2013

Man protects Robots!

A manned presence has been selected for the protection of advanced robotic machinery. The manufacturers of remote intervention equipment, Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD), has contracted Axis Security to provide manned guarding and electronic security at its base in North Tyneside. An...
Posted On 12 Jul 2013

BCI Comment: Supply Chain Continuity Remains Vital

Often it is the small issues that can derail a project, rather than the larger” and often better understood” risks. With several high-profile example already evident in 2013, Lyndon Bird of the BCI reminded businesses that the devil is often in the detail. He told...
Posted On 11 Jul 2013

Business software higher risk than social media

A report has been released which claims that threats generated by established business-related software are significantly higher than any risks posed by the use of social networking or file-sharing applications. The finding from Palo Alto Networks indicate that whilst social...
Posted On 10 Jul 2013

New MD appointed at Quadrant

Quadrant Security Group (QSG), part of Synectics, has appointed security and IT management expert Phil Doyle as its new MD. Doyle joins the integration company from Axis Communications, where he held the post of Regional Director for Northern Europe, specialising in IP-based...
Posted On 09 Jul 2013