Angus Darroch-WarrenGary TrotterBack Row (Left to Right): Paul Barnard and David Ward (Ward Security), David Evans (Global Aware) and Adrian Moore (VSG Security). Front Row (Left to Right): Richard Woodford (Corporation of London) and City of London Police Commissioner Ian DysonMerthyr Tydfil Magistrates' Court

Saving Time, Saving Money: A Risk-Based Approach Towards Cyber Security

If you’ve glanced at the opinion columns of security industry publications of late, you’ve probably seen the term

Doctor or Dalek? The Evolving Space of the Security Manager

If you’re familiar with the long-running UK TV sci-fi series Doctor Who, you’ll know that the lead

The Total Retail Loss Model: The Detail Behind Dynamic Loss Prevention

As security and loss prevention specialists, we often discuss ‘retail loss’ or ‘shrinkage’, but what exactly do we

Online CPD presentation on benefits of automatic fire sprinklers created by BSA

A new online Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-certified presentation that looks at the benefits of

IDIS launches AI in the Box deep learning analytics to boost surveillance efficiency

IDIS has launched its AI in the Box (DV-2116), boosting the power of surveillance systems with “the most

InSite solution from Maxxess “set to transform emergency awareness and response”

Transforming the way in which security teams monitor, manage and control multiple systems, Maxxess is launching its

Inaugural Women in Cyber Security Awards scheme introduced by NTT Security

NTT Security, the specialist security company and Centre of Excellence in security for the NTT Group, has launched

BT enhances cyber capabilities in Europe with all-new Security Operations Centre

BT has announced the opening of a new Cyber Security Operations Centre in Paris, as well as upgraded facilities,

Genetec takes top global VMS vendor slot according to latest IHS Market Report

A recent Market Report published by business intelligence provider IHS Markit names Genetec (the technology

Home Office allocates £35 million to police forces for Violence Reduction Units

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has provisionally allocated £35 million to Police and Crime Commissioners in 18 local

Next stage in growth for TDSi signalled as business agrees acquisition by Vitaprotech

After strategic analysis of the best options to accelerate growth at TDSi and augment the launch of the new GARDiS

City Security Council formed to support City of London Police during emergenices

Premier security companies including Axis Security, CIS Security, ICTS, Securitas and VSG Security have formed the

SIA launches #SaferNightsOut campaign to address violence in night-time economy

Private security industry regulator the Security Industry Authority (SIA) is running a national campaign in June

Fraud continues ‘inexorable’ rise in UK plc as new annual figures show 6% increase

Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, has painted an alarming picture of fraud in the UK with the release of

AMG Systems’ new transmission products on display at IFSEC International 2019

AMG Systems – the ISO 9001:2015 approved UK manufacturer and global provider of environmentally robust fibre,

Cortech Developments’ Datalog software integrates with DAVANTIS analytics platform

Cortech Developments has announced the integration of its Datalog integrated security management software with the

Suspended Cardiff door supervisor pleads guilty to working while unlicensed

On Wednesday 12 June, Alan Blake (35) of Cardiff pleaded guilty at Merthyr Tydfil Magistrates’ Court to

NSI endorses inaugural Surveillance Camera Day set for Thursday 20 June

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced its support for the inaugural Surveillance Camera Day which

Threat assessment confirms links between counterfeiting and organised crime in EU

Most criminal activity involving counterfeiting is carried out by increasingly professionalised organised crime

Dedicated app and integration with Milestone Access for Inner Range’s Inception

Inner Range’s award-winning Inception entry-level access control and security alarm system has been upgraded with a

Be Prepared and Plan for the Worst: How to Communicate in a Crisis

Be prepared and plan for the worst. That’s the maxim for managing communications in a crisis, as indeed it is

The Insurance ‘Win-Win’: Assessing The Benefits of Water Leak Detection

The latest figures issued by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) outline that ‘escape of

NFCC calls for sprinkler systems to be fitted in all new and refurbished schools

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has again urged the Government to fit sprinklers in all new schools and

Liberty investigation reveals MI5 “unlawfully” handled bulk surveillance data

According to an investigation by Human Rights campaign group Liberty, MI5 has been “unlawfully” retaining innocent

Cloud-Based Access Control: Improving Security in More Ways Than One

Access control has always been at the forefront of building security. Traditionally, access control systems have

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Genetec takes top global VMS vendor slot according to latest IHS Market Report

A recent Market Report published by business intelligence provider IHS Markit names Genetec (the technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions) the world’s Number One vendor of video management systems (VMS). The...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
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Home Office allocates £35 million to police forces for Violence Reduction Units

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has provisionally allocated £35 million to Police and Crime Commissioners in 18 local areas for the purpose of setting up Violence Reduction Units. These will take a multi-agency approach, bringing together police, local Government, health services,...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019

Opinion

Angus Darroch-Warren
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Doctor or Dalek? The Evolving Space of the Security Manager

If you’re familiar with the long-running UK TV sci-fi series Doctor Who, you’ll know that the lead character (‘The Doctor’) and various adversaries have continually evolved since the show’s debut back in 1963. Our hero’s villains have all adapted, becoming more...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
Gary Trotter
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The Total Retail Loss Model: The Detail Behind Dynamic Loss Prevention

As security and loss prevention specialists, we often discuss ‘retail loss’ or ‘shrinkage’, but what exactly do we mean by these terms? Typically, they refer to theft or loss of merchandise, writes Gary Trotter, but there are many other forms of loss. The Total Retail Loss Report...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019

Features

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Saving Time, Saving Money: A Risk-Based Approach Towards Cyber Security

If you’ve glanced at the opinion columns of security industry publications of late, you’ve probably seen the term ‘risk-based’ floating around, as in ‘the time is now for a comprehensive, risk-based approach’ or ‘a risk-based approach to security is...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
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Be Prepared and Plan for the Worst: How to Communicate in a Crisis

Be prepared and plan for the worst. That’s the maxim for managing communications in a crisis, as indeed it is for all contingency planning. For its part, security communications planning is a strategy designed to help management make better decisions. Only preparation and...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019

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IDIS launches AI in the Box deep learning analytics to boost surveillance efficiency

IDIS has launched its AI in the Box (DV-2116), boosting the power of surveillance systems with “the most accurate deep learning analytics yet developed”. During independent tests, IDIS Deep Learning Analytics (IDLA) has achieved accuracy rates of 97%, a record...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
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InSite solution from Maxxess “set to transform emergency awareness and response”

Transforming the way in which security teams monitor, manage and control multiple systems, Maxxess is launching its new, open-architecture InSite solution. Maxxess InSite is a cyber-secure, cloud-based service that has been developed to give organisations impressive new levels of...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019

Training and Careers

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Online CPD presentation on benefits of automatic fire sprinklers created by BSA

A new online Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-certified presentation that looks at the benefits of automatic fire sprinklers has been created by the Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA). ‘Property Protection and Business Resilience: Automatic Sprinklers – Background and...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
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CTP’s ACT Awareness e-Learning tool scoops top international award from BCI

Counter-Terrorism Policing’s ACT Awareness e-Learning tool has scooped top prize at a prestigious European business resilience awards event. The product, developed in a groundbreaking partnership with retailer Marks and Spencer and learning provider Highfield, is now...
Posted On 29 May 2019

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Inaugural Women in Cyber Security Awards scheme introduced by NTT Security

NTT Security, the specialist security company and Centre of Excellence in security for the NTT Group, has launched its inaugural Women in Cyber Security Awards as part of an initiative to recognise and inspire talented female professionals and newcomers in the cyber security...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
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BT enhances cyber capabilities in Europe with all-new Security Operations Centre

BT has announced the opening of a new Cyber Security Operations Centre in Paris, as well as upgraded facilities, new customer solutions and recruitment at its existing Security Operations Centres in Madrid and Frankfurt. These new investments in BT’s cyber security capabilities...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019