The risks of long-term lockdown

The risks associated with working from home have been well-documented this year, from a decline in productivity and

The ten most common cyber mistakes

Here, IT experts WFH IT Support share the most common cybersecurity mistakes made by businesses of all sizes. 2020

Alarm alert system for hard of hearing

Geofire has launched the Deaf Alert, a digital vibrating pillow alarm that uses ‘listening’ technology to activate

Tracing reports help create safe environments

Access control manufacturer Inner Range is offering customers the ability to identify close contacts of anyone

Steve Hall joins CIS as Director Corporate Strategy

CIS, a leading security company in the UK, today announces the appointment of Steve Hall as Director Corporate

ECHO completes successful first testing

ECHO (Electronic Call Handling Operations), the industry backed alarms handling operator, has completed the fir

UK councils operating without BC managers

A freedom of information (FOI) request conducted by Databarracks has revealed that over half (54%) of councils do

New casino installs end-to-end security

Axis Communications has developed a security solution to protect a new casino site in Manchester, UK. The complete

KIS Global in partnership with Security Foiling

ID card printing manufacturer KIS Global has announced a new business alliance with Security Foiling to develop

Tavcom Training celebrates 25th year

Accredited security systems training provider Tavcom Training, part of the Linx International Group, is celebrating

Critical advancement in knife protection

Based on an understanding of today’s most realistic threats faced by homeland and private security professionals,

Now is not the time to sacrifice site security

Biosite Systems is urging the construction industry to maintain security safeguards ahead of the Christmas shutdown

Burton Safes celebrates 30-year Anniversary

Burton Safes is celebrating 30 years in business. The Yorkshire-based security group was formed in 1990 by Norman

Are security officers underestimated by the public?

The current public perception of security officers seen as playing an ‘essential role’ in the United Kingdom, both

Relocation and a new look for Skills for Security

Skills for Security, the wholly owned subsidiary of the British Security Industry Association, has relocated to

Will smartphone credentials become mainstream?

2N is forecasting that COVID-19 and security concerns will lead to smartphone credentials becoming the mainstream

New suite of video solutions is launched

3xLOGIC, the provider of server and cloud-based technology, is launching its VIGIL suite of video solutions across

Passive fire market to see downturn?

According to AMA Research, the Passive Fire market is expected to suffer a downturn in 2020 due to Covid-19 and the

Jodie Stevens joins Venture Security

Venture Security has bolstered its senior team with the appointment of Jodie Stevens as compliance manager. In her

SmartWater used to tackle equipment theft

The SmartWater Group is working with The Survey Association (TSA) and survey equipment manufacturers to help tackle

RISCO launches new wireless security system

RISCO Group has released WiComm Pro, a wireless professional security solution designed to deliver an enhanced

First higher-level apprentice for TDSi

TDSi has announced its first higher-level apprentice, trainee Product Engineer Oscar Johnson. Oscar is currently

Wilson James acquires The Security Group

Wilson James has announced the acquisition of The Security Group (TSG) as part of a long-term strategy to provide

NSI launches online security screening course

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has launched an eLearning course to help NSI approved companies understand

72% experiencing cyber security incidents

The ongoing global pandemic that has led to massive levels of remote work and an increased use of hybrid IT systems

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ECHO completes successful first testing

ECHO (Electronic Call Handling Operations), the industry backed alarms handling operator, has completed the first ‘end-to-end’ testing of its new automated alarm signalling...

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The risks of long-term lockdown

The risks associated with working from home have been well-documented this year, from a decline in productivity and feelings of isolation through to difficulties in accessing stable broadband. But according to Dave Waterson, CEO at SentryBay perhaps the greatest risk of all has...
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Are security officers underestimated by the public?

The current public perception of security officers seen as playing an ‘essential role’ in the United Kingdom, both prior and during the COVID-19 pandemic, is ranked only ‘slightly ahead of traffic wardens’, according to a recent survey. Perceptions of the security officer,...

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Alarm alert system for hard of hearing

Geofire has launched the Deaf Alert, a digital vibrating pillow alarm that uses ‘listening’ technology to activate on the specific sound of a home smoke alarm. Acoustic technology used in the company’s Agrippa’s wire-free products allows the unit to learn the specific sound of...
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Tracing reports help create safe environments

Access control manufacturer Inner Range is offering customers the ability to identify close contacts of anyone displaying symptoms of COVID-19, or other infectious diseases, by generating detailed reports of where the infected person has been and who else has been near them. The...

Training and Careers

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Steve Hall joins CIS as Director Corporate Strategy

CIS, a leading security company in the UK, today announces the appointment of Steve Hall as Director Corporate Strategy. Steve previously served as Chief Executive at Ultimate Security, growing that company to £85m turnover under his leadership.  Steve’s new role will lead the...
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Relocation and a new look for Skills for Security

Skills for Security, the wholly owned subsidiary of the British Security Industry Association, has relocated to Warrington to a new larger training centre and launched a new website and brand identity. As well as offering advice and courses designed for anyone wishing to become...

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The ten most common cyber mistakes

Here, IT experts WFH IT Support share the most common cybersecurity mistakes made by businesses of all sizes. 2020 has presented challenges across the board to businesses big and small and to make things worse, cybercriminal tactics have become more sophisticated than ever. The...
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UK councils operating without BC managers

A freedom of information (FOI) request conducted by Databarracks has revealed that over half (54%) of councils do not have a designated Business Continuity Manager. However, 91% review their Business Continuity Plans at least annually and every council has reviewed its Business...