Corps Security teams up with ACP Solutions

Corps Security has formed an exclusive strategic partnership with ACP Solutions. The agreement will see the two companies combine their respective areas of expertise to deploy security solutions for some UK events. ACP Solutions configures temporary Wi-Fi network connectivity...
Posted On 01 Feb 2014

Cyber attackers trying to influence stock trading

Prolexic Technologies has said that cyber attackers are using DDoS attacks in an attempt to influence market values and interfere with exchange platforms. The Prolexic Security and Engineering Team (PLXsert) details the findings in a white paper, DDoS Attacks Against Global...
Posted On 31 Jan 2014

Mitie bags

Mitie has been awarded a seven-year contract in excess of
Posted On 30 Jan 2014

Security event cancelled for 2014

Security Technology Live, the event that was created to fill the space in the calendar (and the slot at the NEC) following the decision by UBM Live to move IFSEC to London ExCeL, has been cancelled according to organisers Clarion. After consultation with industry stakeholders the...
Posted On 29 Jan 2014

Big changes forecast for video data storage

According to Sam Grinter, IHS Technology market analyst, changes to legislation are significantly impacting the market for enterprise data storage in video surveillance globally. For example, in Germany the maximum retention time for video surveillance has been increased from 24...
Posted On 28 Jan 2014

ASIS International appoints new president

Former military investigator Richard Widup Jr, has assumed as the new ASIS International (ASIS) president in the USA. He is the 59th president of ASIS, an organisation for security management professionals worldwide. Widup, who currently serves as senior director, corporate...
Posted On 27 Jan 2014

IT security training for staff needed

A survey conducted by One Poll for PhisMe in December 2013 revealed that UK office workers do not understand basic security threats and organisations are failing to provide adequate training to help identify them. A quarter of UK office workers do not know what phishing is and...
Posted On 26 Jan 2014

Bank centralises security with PSIM

Bank Aljazira (BAJ), a Shari’ah compliant financial institution in Saudi Arabia, has deployed VidSys Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, in order to reduce risk and enforce standards across its security operations. With the financial industry...
Posted On 25 Jan 2014

Putting the spotlight on hospitality

Allegion has announced the appointment of Stefan Kobewka as Area Sales Manager for its CISA Hotel Locking Solutions brand, in a move which highlights the growing importance of the hospitality sector to the company, formerly known as Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies. With more...
Posted On 24 Jan 2014

Compulsive clickers are a security risk

The UK has ranked high for the ‘compulsive clickers’ category. A new research commissioned by Sourcefire, a leader in intelligent cyber security solutions and now part of Cisco, has revealed that 90 per cent of UK workers surveyed have clicked on a web link embedded...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014