Nominet joins new Government Cyber initiative

Nominet has been invited to join the Government’s cyber crime reduction partnership, an initiative which aims to bring together leading representatives from industry, academia, government and law enforcement to tackle cyber crime in the UK. Jointly chaired by Security...
Posted On 25 Jul 2013

Virtual serial port connectivity enhanced

Opengear has upgraded its virtual serial port software through a new partnership with Eltima Software. Customers can benefit from evolution with Eltima’s virtualised serial port software. This delivers the ability to open remote serial ports and communicate with connected...
Posted On 24 Jul 2013

Risk UK Comment: Terror hoaxes present significant continuity issues

Threats to business continuity come in many forms, and whilst not all terror hoaxes are intentional, the disruption they can cause still affects the supply chain for a large number of businesses and organisations. In the 1970s, the terror campaign by the Provisional IRA against...
Posted On 23 Jul 2013

G4S wins BA aviation contract

G4S Aviation Services has announced a new three year contract to be the provider of security solutions to British Airways at Heathrow and Gatwick Airports. Duties will include screening of staff, passengers, baggage and cargo, along with document and biometric verification,...
Posted On 22 Jul 2013

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