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

Venture Security locks in contract with Simplyhealth

Healthcare plan provider Simplyhealth has awarded a contract for the protection of its four office buildings in

New COO appointed at Wilson James

Wilson James has announced the appointment of Gemma Quirke as its chief operating officer (COO). Previously the

Kings now on G-Cloud Framework

Kings Secure Technologies has announced that it has been awarded a place on the G-Cloud Framework. G-Cloud 12 is

Gough & Kelly expands use of app-based tool

Gough & Kelly, a provider of security products and services across the north of England, has expanded the use

SmartWater Group launches Intelligence Portal

The SmartWater Group has launched its Intelligence Portal in Shropshire to help track Organised Criminal Gangs

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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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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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Did you evaluate the cloud continuity risks?

Research from Databarracks has revealed just 46% of UK organisations had evaluated their continuity risks for cloud services compared with on-premises IT in the months before widespread remote working – and the accompanying growth in the use of cloud applications – began. The...

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Critical advancement in knife protection

Based on an understanding of today’s most realistic threats faced by homeland and private security professionals, PPSS Group has announced an official replacement for its polycarbonate-based stab resistant body armour. PPSS CEO Robert Kaiser said: “Following years of R&D we...
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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 the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The ecosystem, comprising software and hardware such as cameras, recorders, thermal imagers, people counters, and...

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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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NSI launches online security screening course

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has launched an eLearning course to help NSI approved companies understand and apply the requirements of the revised Code of Practice BS 7858:2019 ‘Screening of Individuals Working in a Secure Environment’. This introductory...

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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...
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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 is leading to greater insecurity and risk exposure for enterprises. According to data released by Cybersecurity Insiders, 72% of organisations experienced an...