Partnership aims to support mobile devices

Webroot and FancyFon have announced a partnership following the release of the cloud-based Security Intelligence for Mobile Suite. This allows the provision of a sophisticated and comprehensive mobile application reputation database, which delivers analysis and categorisation of...
Posted On 05 Jul 2013

ECFRS enhances security and monitoring

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has deployed an integrated log management and security information and event management solution to achieve the regulatory compliance required to access the government’s Public Service Network. The solution, from LogRhythm, provides the...
Posted On 04 Jul 2013

Latest ‘guidance’ standard assists with business continuity management

The importance of business continuity cannot be emphasised enough. Whether disruptions are caused by civil disorder, crime, fire or environmental issues such as bad weather, without credible policies in place, businesses will suffer some form of loss. The publication of ISO 22313...
Posted On 03 Jul 2013

Further certificates withdrawn following SIA training malpractice investigation

The on-going investigation into training malpractice by the SIA (Security Industry Authority) has led to a further 283 certificates being withdrawn. Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance has withdrawn the certificates as the investigation involving AAB Training, Adult Learning...
Posted On 02 Jul 2013

HSE publishes guidance over first aid regulations changes

A recent review, commissioned by the Government, recommended that The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 should be amended to remove the requirement for HSE to approve the training and qualifications of appointed first-aid personnel. Professor Löfstedt, chair of the...
Posted On 01 Jul 2013

NSI announces board appointment

NSI (National Security Inspectorate) has announced that Simon Banks, Group Managing Director of CSL Communications, has been appointed to the Inspectorate’s board of directors. NSI has recently undertaken a significant rebranding exercise and launched a range of new audit...
Posted On 30 Jun 2013

Foreign Secretary outlines goals for tackling terrorism overseas

Foreign Secretary William Hague has outlined goals for tackling terrorism overseas, in a recent speech at the Royal United Services Institute. Hague stated, ‘The United Kingdom has a long experience of confronting terrorism, and we have some of the finest Intelligence...
Posted On 29 Jun 2013

Paramount Group acquires armoured vehicle design firm

Paramount Group, the privately-owned defence and aerospace company, has acquired the specialist design and engineering firm, Industrial and Automotive Design (IAD,) in a move that will increase the company’s land systems capability. Paramount Group has developed advanced...
Posted On 28 Jun 2013

ISM integrated approach selected for control rooms

When a government office in Ireland commissioned two integration projects, the contractors in both instances specified ISM’s Genesys 2 control room management system to integrate video surveillance, access control, intruder detection, fire alarms and intercoms. The core of...
Posted On 27 Jun 2013

New Chair of Banknote Watch appointed

Banknote Watch, the crime reduction partnership aimed at reducing the losses due to cash-in-transit and ATM crime, has appointed a new chair following a lengthy selection process. Richard Childs joined Banknote Watch at the end of 2012, following spells within both public and...
Posted On 26 Jun 2013