LPCB grows capabilities with new accreditation

LPCB is now able to carry out testing to EN 1627 (Pedestrian doorsets, windows, curtain walling, grilles and shutters ‘
Posted On 21 Jul 2013

Ward Security wins DRE contract

Ward Security has secured the contract to manage the entire security provision for Deloitte Real Estate’s Asset Property Management Unit’s multi-client property portfolios in London, the South East and the Midlands. Ward Security entered a competitive tender, along...
Posted On 20 Jul 2013

BSIA offers end-user advice over regulatory reform

The BSIA (British Security Industry Association) has produced a guide for end-users and security buyers, to help them understand the proposed changes to the licensing and regulatory regime of the UK’s private security industry. There will be a gradual change in the way...
Posted On 19 Jul 2013

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