The role of video in social distancing

How video can help with social distancing and offer a way out of lockdown by Neil Killick, Leader of Strategic

BSIA moves British Security Awards to online broadcast

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is moving its British Security Awards event to an online broadcast

Securing lower occupancy properties

With the recent increase in flexible working, facilities managers are seeing lower occupancy levels in properties

Event to focus on AI and analytics benefits

Global MSC Security has announced the opening of registrations for the Global MSC Security Conference and

Net2 update aids remote site management

Paxton’s networked access control software Net2.v6.03 is now live meaning that sites can now be managed via an

New Wisenet Q series cameras expand range

Hanwha Techwin has added to its Wisenet Q series with the introduction of 2 and 5 megapixel box cameras. The 2

Are you building a data protection culture?

Data protection regulations are clear and have been for some time now. So why are organisations still tripping up?

Learning security lessons from Manchester

A look at the implementation of a new assessment and planning policy by Peter Jackson, Managing Director, Jacksons

The integrated future of access control

In today’s fast-paced digital age, we’re constantly subject to change – and it’s no different for access

Upgraded video monitoring for Ipswich Town FC

Before the 2019 season Ipswich Town Football Club was faced with an ultimatum: upgrade its CCTV system or risk not

Security is essential for closed businesses

The coronavirus crisis has not only created a landscape of temporarily vacated commercial properties, but has also

Rise in vehicle thefts during lockdown

Radius Telematics has revealed that it has seen an increase in the thefts of commercial vehicles and plant since

How COVID-19 has affected guarding in Europe

PROMOTION: Titan Security Europe is a European security guard provider having expanded across Europe with offices

ECHO suspends launch of alarm service

ECHO has suspended the launch of the automated alarm signalling service until July 2020. In light of the escalating

Security in a pandemic, have you got it covered?

Few planned for a pandemic, but its impact on the world has been extreme. Darren Hyde, MD, VIP Security, offers his

Surge in site crime prompts calls for tighter security

Following a reported 50 per cent surge in construction crime rates since the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown, the

Good governance should be a differentiator

Businesses are at risk of falling behind if they fail to see the advantages of good governance, and the benefits it

Hosted CCTV platform for bus lane enforcement

Lancashire County Council has switched to Videalert systems for the enforcement of bus lanes throughout th

Surge in break-ins indicates need for security

Police forces across the UK are currently carrying out extra night patrols in empty city and town centres in case

BSI releases suite of best practice standards

BSI has made a suite of risk and business continuity standards publicly available to help British businesses

Online security training course prices reduced

Linx International Group has announced that it has reduced the cost of all online courses provided by Tavcom

What does the cloud mean for security?

Rodrigue Zbinden, CEO of Morphean, examines what the shifting physical security landscape as a result of IoT and

Coronavirus impacts global smart home market

Amid the continued fallout of the coronavirus crisis, the global smart home market is expected to fall nearly $20

Local shop crime cost over £211m last year

Britain’s local shops have been the victim of over 50,000 incidents of violence over the last year, according to

Will AI and IoT innovation increase revenues?

The advent of 4G and 5G IoT-based connectivity is spurring the online migration of smart-city applications, helping

Security & Fire Management News

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BSIA moves British Security Awards to online broadcast

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is moving its British Security Awards event to an online broadcast for 2020. Due to the uncertainly of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, the Association’s British Security Awards flagship event, which was due to take place on 1...
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Event to focus on AI and analytics benefits

Global MSC Security has announced the opening of registrations for the Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition 2020.  This year, the event will focus on helping control room operators to realise the potential of Artificial Intelligence and Analytics in Video Surveillance...

Opinion

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Are you building a data protection culture?

Data protection regulations are clear and have been for some time now. So why are organisations still tripping up? Mark Harper of HSM says a lack of company culture may be affecting their approach to data protection. The term ‘organisational culture’ was first coined back in 1951...
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How COVID-19 has affected guarding in Europe

PROMOTION: Titan Security Europe is a European security guard provider having expanded across Europe with offices and staff. Pavel Kowalczyk considers how COVID-19 has changed its market across the region The most recent change in the guarding market, as with many other markets,...

Features

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The role of video in social distancing

How video can help with social distancing and offer a way out of lockdown by Neil Killick, Leader of Strategic Business (EMEA), Milestone Systems Now there is early talk of easing the lockdown, many governments and businesses are still working out how, in practical terms, this...
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Securing lower occupancy properties

With the recent increase in flexible working, facilities managers are seeing lower occupancy levels in properties across the country. Colin Campbell, Managing Director of Codelocks, talks about what this means for security – and how access control technology can help facilities...

Technology

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Net2 update aids remote site management

Paxton’s networked access control software Net2.v6.03 is now live meaning that sites can now be managed via an internet browser or smartphone app – minimising the need for regular installer site visits. Engineers and security managers can now manage a system via web browser...
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New Wisenet Q series cameras expand range

Hanwha Techwin has added to its Wisenet Q series with the introduction of 2 and 5 megapixel box cameras. The 2 megapixel Wisenet QNB-6002 supersedes the Wisenet QNB-6000, whilst the 5 megapixel Wisenet QNB-8002 is a new addition to the camera series. The two H.265 cameras are...

Training and Careers

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“Lack of training will devalue ‘Protect Duty’ proposal” warns Get Licensed

Get Licensed is warning that the Government’s latest proposals designed to protect public spaces from terrorist attacks will be futile unless those involved in front line security receive effective training. The company – which works with training providers throughout the...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020
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Security Industry Authority issues update on licence-linked qualifications

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is continuing to develop new licence-linked qualifications as part of its review of industry skills and qualifications. To allow all parties sufficient time to prepare for the changes, the SIA expects to launch the new qualifications this...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020

Cyber

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Financial Conduct Authority data breach referred to Information Commissioner

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) was recently made aware that, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request published on its website in November last year, certain underlying confidential information may have been accessible. The response related to the number and...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020
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“Hackers believe technology industry is least secure” reveals HackerOne report 

HackerOne, the hacker-powered penetration testing and bug bounty platform, has revealed that hackers believe technology firms are the least secure with 18% saying they have the furthest to go to improve security. Government (16%) and finance (14%) are two other industries that...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020