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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

Unexplained Wealth Orders: Will the trickle ever become a flood?

According to Donald Toon, the National Crime Agency’s (NCA) director of economic and cyber crime, unexplained

Risk Xtra June 2019

News Update. News Special: IFSEC and FIREX International 2019 Preview. Opinion: Fatal Accidents and Criminal

University researchers say changing human behaviour is key to foiling cyber attacks

Technology used in exercise and lifestyle apps may hold the key to answering that most difficult of challenges –

Evolution warns of cyber crime ‘Achilles Heel’ in networked security systems

Poorly procured and designed security systems on a network can significantly increase the threat and likelihood of

HID Global introduces HID goID age verification solution for Government agencies  

Trusted identity solutions developer HID Global has extended the capabilities of its HID goID mobile identity

SmartTag crime-fighting spray developed by SmartWater leaves its mark on criminals

There’s a new weapon in the battle against moped-enabled crime and it’s one which will leave a lasting mark on

SkyBound Rescuer Drone Seminar and Drone Zone announced for The Emergency Services Show

The organisers of The Emergency Services Show have announced two new features at this year’s event: the SkyBound

Cineworld Group plc awards UK security guarding contract to Lodge Security

Lodge Security has been awarded the security guarding contract for Cineworld Group plc and, as a result, will now

‘Be Safe, Be Sound’ campaign launched ahead of UK’s summer music festival season

Counter-Terrorism Policing is reaching out to festival-goers who’ll be attending live events in the coming

Six National Crime Agency officers recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

National Crime Agency (NCA) officers working in the fields of investigations, cyber crime, financial intelligence

NHS Counter Fraud Authority outlines four priority action areas for 2019-2020

Each year, the NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHSCFA) sets a number of priority areas for action based on the

High-level Tech Summit focuses on improvements to disclosure of digital evidence

Government ministers have met with senior police officers and prosecutors at a high-profile summit aimed at

Videx moves to strengthen GSMPRO intercom system for “greater security”

Access control solutions developer Videx has added new features and functionality to its GSMPRO intercom system

Hanwha Techwin set to “lead the way” with upcoming Deep Learning video solutions

In conversation with Risk Xtra, Bob Hwang (managing director of Hanwha Techwin Europe) explains how the company’s

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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 is taking place on Thursday 20 June (#cameraday19) and urges all those with an interest in surveillance cameras to join this nationwide conversation about all...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019
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Threat assessment confirms links between counterfeiting and organised crime in EU

Most criminal activity involving counterfeiting is carried out by increasingly professionalised organised crime networks, which can reap large profits while running relatively few risks. That’s according to the first EU-wide Intellectual Property crime threat assessment...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019

Opinion

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Unexplained Wealth Orders: Will the trickle ever become a flood?

According to Donald Toon, the National Crime Agency’s (NCA) director of economic and cyber crime, unexplained wealth orders (UWOs) are the much-needed weapon for waging war on the flow of dirty money into the UK. With Toon’s organisation having just begun its second...
Posted On 11 Jun 2019
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Brexit: A Time to Export?

Having written about exporting for Risk UK back in 2014, Dave Smith observes that it’s interesting to note how much has stayed the same since that time, but also notably just how much has changed. The single biggest factor is, of course, Brexit. Nearly three years after the...
Posted On 07 Jun 2019

Features

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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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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 water’-focused insurance claims pertaining to commercial and domestic property are costing insurers no less than £2.5 million every day. Across a four-year period, this...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019

Technology

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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, analogue, IP/Ethernet, wireless and hybrid communication transmission solutions – will be showcasing its latest range of leading transmission technologies at...
Posted On 15 Jun 2019
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Cortech Developments’ Datalog software integrates with DAVANTIS analytics platform

Cortech Developments has announced the integration of its Datalog integrated security management software with the DAVANTIS advanced video analytics platform. DAVANTIS is a specialist in the realm of video analytics for perimeter security. The seamless integration between Datalog...
Posted On 15 Jun 2019

Training and Careers

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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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PerpetuityARC Training makes oil and gas sector security management course available worldwide

PerpetuityARC Training, part of the Linx International Group, is making its ‘Managing Security Risks in the Oil and Gas Sector’ IQ Level 4 training course accessible to security managers and consultants operating in the sector anywhere in the world thanks to the...
Posted On 29 May 2019

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University researchers say changing human behaviour is key to foiling cyber attacks

Technology used in exercise and lifestyle apps may hold the key to answering that most difficult of challenges – making sure people change their passwords and better protect their online privacy and data. Taking inspiration from exercise and fitness apps that successfully...
Posted On 11 Jun 2019
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Evolution warns of cyber crime ‘Achilles Heel’ in networked security systems

Poorly procured and designed security systems on a network can significantly increase the threat and likelihood of cyber crime. That’s according to Evolution, the integrated fire and security systems business. Brendan McGarrity, head of risk and design at Evolution,...
Posted On 11 Jun 2019