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BAFE unveils “groundbreaking” scheme focused on kitchen fire protection systems

BAFE has unveiled the detail underpinning its latest scheme to be made available for third party certification

Duo sentenced at Wirral Magistrates’ Court for committing offences under Private Security Industry Act 2001

On Thursday 18 October 2018, Wirral brothers’ Kyle James Owen (27) and Ryan Arthur Owen (24) were sentenced

Association of Fencing Industries joins list of official Gate Safe supporters

The Association of Fencing Industries (AFI), the professional Trade Association servicing the needs of the

Appointment of Pete Browitt as md heralds “new phase of growth” at Advanced

Global fire systems specialist Advanced has announced the appointment of Pete Browitt the company’s new

Amulet forms strategic partnership with The Senate Group based on intelligence delivery

Amulet, the security division of Churchill Services Group, has announced a strategic partnership with The Senate

PerpetuityARC Training launches Principles of Security Management course

PerpetuityARC Training has launched its new Principles of Security Management course. The three-day classroom

Digital Evidence Management in the Police Service: Room for Improvement?

British statesman Sir Robert Peel introduced the first-ever police force – the Metropolitan Police Force of

Meet The Security Company: Octaga Security Services

This is the thirteenth instalment in a series of articles for the readers of Risk Xtra where we shine the spotlight

Hate Crime Action Plan “refreshed” to protect victims and promote shared values

The Home Office and the Ministry for Communities, Housing and Local Government has published an update to the

Magenta Security Services urges support for Regulator’s ‘next generation’ licence qualifications

Magenta Security Services believes it’s vital that the industry engages with the Security Industry Authority

BSI Survey: “One-in-six businesses presently unprepared for data breach episodes”

Research conducted by BSI, the business improvement company, has revealed that one-in-six European organisations

Government welcomes Property Guardian firms’ launch of industry Trade Association

Seven of the UK’s leading property guardian firms have joined forces to form the sector’s first Trade Association

Guy Mathias appointed chairman elect for 2019 by The Security Commonwealth

At the September meeting of The Security Commonwealth, Guy Mathias FSyI was confirmed as a vice-chairman and

Leading tech companies support Code of Practice to strengthen security of Internet-connected devices

In what’s described as a “world first”, the Government has published new measures specifically

Final Event Safety and Security Summit (E3S) 2018 agenda unveiled by organiser ILMC

The agenda for the second annual Event Safety and Security Summit (E3S) – which takes place on 30 October at the

Newcastle International Airport and Trident Manor join forces on Security Risk Management Workshops

The North East’s largest airport and a prominent security, risk and crisis management consultancy in the region

‘Manchester Security – Safe and Secure for Business’ returns on 13 November

The popular free event entitled ‘Manchester Security – Safe and Secure for Business’ will return to the

b-next publishes detailed White Paper on ‘Tackling Cryptocurrency Fraud’

b-next, the specialist provider of capital markets compliance solutions, has issued a new White Paper entitled

ECITB gives green light for all-new drone training focused on industrial process sector

Drone pilots working on industrial sites can ‘earn their wings’ by undertaking a programme of

BTP officers decorated by Her Majesty The Queen for bravery during London Bridge terror attack

Two British Transport Police officers have been awarded medals by Her Majesty The Queen for their heroic actions

Alex Hiles promoted to corporate services director’s role at Anchor Group Services

National outsourced services provider Anchor Group Services has announced the promotion of Alex Hiles to the

Cifas data reveals alarming 24% rise in under-21s falling victim to identity fraud

Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has released startling figures showing a marked increase in the

FIA Market Conditions Survey details impact of Grenfell Tower, Brexit and ‘cutting corners’ on fire industry

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has released the results of its Market Conditions Survey Wave 10 that offers a

BSI appoints John Hirst CBE as non-executive director and Chairman Designate

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has announced that John Hirst CBE will be appointed as a non-executive

Embracing lone worker technology “has potential to save millions for public purse”

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) reports that an increase in organisations using accredited lone

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BAFE unveils “groundbreaking” scheme focused on kitchen fire protection systems

BAFE has unveiled the detail underpinning its latest scheme to be made available for third party certification assessment. Over the last couple of years, the independent register of quality fire safety service providers has been developing BAFE SP206, a new third party...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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Duo sentenced at Wirral Magistrates’ Court for committing offences under Private Security Industry Act 2001

On Thursday 18 October 2018, Wirral brothers’ Kyle James Owen (27) and Ryan Arthur Owen (24) were sentenced at Wirral Magistrates’ Court for committing offences under the Private Security Industry Act 2001. Ryan Owen had been the director of Owens Security Solutions...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018

Opinion

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Digital Evidence Management in the Police Service: Room for Improvement?

British statesman Sir Robert Peel introduced the first-ever police force – the Metropolitan Police Force of London – way back in 1829 during his tenure as Home Secretary in the Conservative Government of the day. The Met was tasked with detecting and preventing crime....
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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The Relentless March of the Cybermen

Cyber security is the protection of Internet-connected systems – including hardware, software and data – from cyber attacks. In a computing context, security comprises cyber security and physical security. Both are used by enterprises to protect against unauthorised...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018

Features

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Fire Doors: Are Yours Fit for Purpose?

Fire doors are doors with fire-resistance ratings that are used as part of a passive fire protection system to reduce the spread of fire and smoke between separate compartments of a structure and enable safe egress from a building. In the wake of Fire Door Safety Week, which ran...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018
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Digital Advancements: Helping Front Line Emergency and Security Services

The ability to share timely and accurate data is extremely valuable. It’s even more critical for security operations and the Emergency Services, who need to work closely together to manage often challenging and dangerous situations. Simon Hall examines the importance of data...
Posted On 01 Oct 2018

Technology

Atul Rajput (left) and Guy Ferguson
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Axis Communications gains full membership of Secured by Design initiative

Network video specialist Axis Communications has been awarded full membership of Secured by Design (SBD), part of Police Crime Prevention Initiatives’ (PCPI) group of crime prevention organisations and which operates in support of the police service throughout the UK. Membership...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018
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Zaun adds Palisade fencing solutions to extensive perimeter protection portfolio

Pioneering perimeter systems manufacturer Zaun has entered into a previously untapped market for the Wolverhampton-based business by introducing Palisade fencing to its extensive product portfolio. The company’s production facility in Wolverhampton now boasts the most...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018

Training and Careers

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PerpetuityARC Training launches Principles of Security Management course

PerpetuityARC Training has launched its new Principles of Security Management course. The three-day classroom course uses Case Studies and group work to provide a comprehensive introduction to the essentials of corporate security management. It’s also the first course to be...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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Newcastle International Airport and Trident Manor join forces on Security Risk Management Workshops

The North East’s largest airport and a prominent security, risk and crisis management consultancy in the region have teamed up to provide bespoke security training programmes aimed at local and international clients. Newcastle International Airport and Trident Manor have formed...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018

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Leading tech companies support Code of Practice to strengthen security of Internet-connected devices

In what’s described as a “world first”, the Government has published new measures specifically designed to help manufacturers boost the security of Internet-connected devices such as alarm systems.  There are expected to be more than 420 million such devices in...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018
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“Reckless campaign” of cyber attacks by Russian military intelligence service exposed

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has identified that a number of cyber actors widely known to have been conducting cyber attacks around the world are, in fact, the GRU (the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation). These...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018