Thermal Imaging: The right temperature?

Hand-held thermal imagers can enhance the efficiency of manned guarding patrols on certain sites, and can also increase health and safety for those carrying out on-site checks. Many large campus-style applications or businesses with distributed sites make use of manned patrols,...
Posted On 29 Sep 2013

Ex-BRC crime manager joins NBCS

Catherine Bowen has been appointed as Policy and Stakeholder Director for the retail strand of the National Business Crime Solution (NBCS). She will be responsible for raising the profile of the NBCS with key retail stakeholders across the law enforcement community, as well as...
Posted On 28 Sep 2013

ISM appoints Pye as general manager

PSIM and intercom systems manufacturer ISM has appointed Geoffrey Pye as General Manager. Pye will head up the ISM team, reporting to the Board, with a remit to achieve bold but attainable growth targets in the next five years. Underpinning the targeted 100 per cent growth is an...
Posted On 27 Sep 2013

Spam traffic reported at over 70 per cent

Kaspersky Lab has reported that the percentage of spam in email traffic in June 2013 was up 1.4 per cent and averaged at 71.1 per cent. Malicious attachments were found in 1.8 per cent of all emails, a drop of 1 per cent compared to the previous month. Last month, spammers...
Posted On 26 Sep 2013

A Delivered Threat: Postroom protection for modern businesses

For many businesses and organisations, the perceived threat of malicious or injurious mail may seem a distant threat. However, the risk is higher than anticipated, and failure to protect property and staff could be very costly. Mention malicious or injurious mail, and most...
Posted On 25 Sep 2013

Panasonic acquires Cameramanager

Panasonic has announced the acquisition of, a provider of Video Surveillance as-a-Service (VSaaS) in Europe. The acquisition of the cloud-based company sees Panasonic looking to extend its cloud-based solutions to the business and consumer markets. As part of...
Posted On 24 Sep 2013

Cyber attacks can have lengthy recovery period

Advanced cyber attacks being made by state-sponsored cyber terrorists can take months to control, even after being detected. Following the Annual Report 2012-2013 from the Intelligence and Security Committee, which indicated that cyber espionage had resulted in Ministry of...
Posted On 23 Sep 2013

Lancope joins ONF

Lancope has joined the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) to help secure and promote the adoption of Software-Defined Networking (SDN). ONF is dedicated to the commercialisation and development of open standards for SDN to achieve dynamic, manageable and adaptable network...
Posted On 22 Sep 2013

The Blame Game: Dealing with the UK’s growing compensation culture

In recent years, so-called ‘compensation culture’ has become a part of the risk landscape for UK businesses and organisations. Genuine claims against businesses and organisation by staff and contractors do arise, and deserve to be correctly settled. However, an...
Posted On 21 Sep 2013

Siemens claims widespread support for surveillance

Pan-European research commissioned by Siemens has found that a majority of consumers do not believe that the widespread use of video surveillance infringes on people’s civil liberties. In addition, the survey revealed overwhelming support for the use of surveillance in...
Posted On 20 Sep 2013