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Staying Digitally Safe When On The Move

When travelling during the holiday season, we may change the way in which we behave, observes Peter Barker. Hopefully, we’re more relaxed than usual, which of course is a good thing, but it’s important not to let down our guards when it comes to protecting sensitive and...
Posted On 28 Aug 2018
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Smart GDPR Assurance for a Smarter World

Something needs to change when you’re confronted by the present situation whereby devices professing to be ‘Smart’ or part of a ‘Smarter System’ ask for personal data, but are then easily hacked into by criminals such that valuable personal information can be...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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Building Evacuation: Let Your Voice Be Heard

Despite the clear benefits of integrating voice evacuation as part of a life safety infrastructure, there’s no mandatory requirement in the UK to do so. Ian Bridgewater explains the standards that relate to the design, specification and installation of voice evacuation...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
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Security’s Role in Keeping High Street Shops Open for Business

Tough trading conditions in the High Street right now have been well documented but, with theft and violence also on the up, the time has surely come for a radical new approach towards security. With this firmly in mind, Daniel Hardy explains the rationale behind an exciting new...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
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Fire Detectors: Guidance on Testing Procedures for End Users and Technicians

Despite the best efforts of industry bodies such as the Fire Industry Association (FIA) when it comes to shouting loudly about the need for Best Practice, there will always be a few lingering cases of poor practice. When talk turns towards fire detectors, there really is no...
Posted On 27 Jul 2018
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Workforce Management Software for Security Operatives: Selecting the Right Solution

Workforce management software comes in different forms, but all of them claim they will help your security services company run more effectively. Which solution are you going to believe in? Mark Folmer outlines seven key questions you should ask to find the right software for...
Posted On 27 Jul 2018
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Delivering Secure, Safe and Automated Airport Environments

Air travel remains one of the most popular modes of transport. However, in line with the growth in passenger numbers and greater threats to security, there are now increasing demands on airport operators to provide higher levels of protection for people, cargo and vital assets....
Posted On 27 Jul 2018
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The Future of Risk is Informed by its Past

‘Risk’ has been around pretty much from the dawn of time, ever since cavemen first burned their hands in the fire. Since then, we’ve developed a number of different ways in which to measure and manage risk, asserts David Walter. In fact, many of the fundamental principles...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018
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Access Control: Techniques for Tackling The Tailgaters

Security is an extremely important aspect of managing any facility, of course, no matter how big or small the building may be. Whether it’s a commercial office or a hospital, managers and owners must account for the safety of a building’s occupants. As times and technologies have...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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The Unique Challenges of Keeping UK Citizens Safe in 2018 and Beyond

You know you’re facing an area of grave concern when experts at the World Economic Forum signpost ‘cyber attack’  as one of the Top Three most probable global risks of 2018. The threat of such an attack has been put up there with extreme weather events and natural...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018