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

The BBC chooses First Security

First Security, part of Interserve, has been awarded a manned guarding and security services contract with the BBC. The three year contract has an option to extend for an additional two years. This is reportedly the first time the broadcaster has chosen one national security...
Posted On 27 Feb 2014

Steering group gets perimeter security expert

Peter Jackson, Sales Director for Jacksons Fencing has been appointed Group Vice Chairman of the Site Security & Access Control Group for the Data Centre Alliance, which is the International Association for the Data Centre Industry. Jackson will work alongside Group...
Posted On 26 Feb 2014

ONVIF adds ‘Observer’ membership level

ONVIF (Open Network Video Interface Forum) is introducing a new membership level, to its membership structure. The new ‘Observer’ level will encompass consultants, systems architects and engineers and members of the media. The addition of the Observer level membership...
Posted On 25 Feb 2014

Security conscious sectors named

According to new research, the healthcare sector is in pole position when it comes to being ‘security conscious’ with the utilities sector coming last on a study on the top ten security aware sectors. The new research, carried out by Versapak, polled, 2,882 employees...
Posted On 24 Feb 2014

BAFE elects new Chairman

The Council of BAFE, the independent, third party certification registration body for the UK fire protection industry, has elected Douglas Barnett, Head of Customer Risk Management, AXA Insurance (UK) as their new Chairman, following the retirement of Phil Toase CBE, QFSM, DL....
Posted On 23 Feb 2014

New HSE poster must be up soon!

From this April, all UK workplaces need to renew their Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Law posters. Since 1999, all organisations have been requested to display the poster in a prominent position and part of as part of the Health and Safety Information for Employees Regulations...
Posted On 22 Feb 2014

NSI announces Interim Chief Executive

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced the appointment of Richard Jenkins as the company’s interim Chief Executive. Richard succeeds Jeff Little OBE, who resigned from the post of Chief Executive, which he had held for three years. Richard is a change...
Posted On 21 Feb 2014