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Biometric Automation for Airports: Travelling Bliss or Privacy Nightmare?

Checkpoints at airports have always been an object of passenger discontent with both document and immigration

“Strong organic growth” for first nine months of 2019 signalled by ISS Group

ISS, the workplace experience and facilities management company, has published a trading update for the first nine

Amulet named Security Guarding Company of the Year at IFSEC Security and Fire Excellence Awards

Amulet, the specialist security solutions provider that’s part of the wider Churchill Group, has won the

Latest Cifas research unearths sharp rise in employment application fraud

Research conducted by Cifas has revealed a sharp rise in employment application fraud by middle-age

IFSEC International strengthens four-decade partnership with NSI

IFSEC International has announced the renewal and strengthening of its partnership with the National Security

Wearable Technology: Making Improvements to Workplace Health and Safety

There have been many arguments made about how the use of robots and Artificial Intelligence (AI) could replace the

Mitie Group unveils half-year financials for six months ended 30 September 2019

Mitie Group plc, the facilities management and professional services company, has announced its financial and

Laying the Groundwork for Combating AI-Powered Cyber Crime

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already being applied to diverse use cases, from consumer-oriented devices such as

Protecting the Higher Education Sector: A Lecture on University Security

Forty years ago, DEC (latterly acquired by Compaq) said there was no reason why anyone would want a computer in

Working Together to Fight Cheque Fraud

In terms of recent history, cheque fraud losses peaked in 2008 and, during the following decade, they reduced by

Honeywell expands access reader offer with introduction of OmniAssure Touch

Honeywell is expanding its OmniAssure access control reader product line with the launch of the OmniAssure Touch

Jacksons Fencing launches LPCB Issue 8-certified security mesh perimeter protection system

Perimeter security solutions manufacturer Jacksons Fencing has expanded its range of certified products with

IOSH urges next Government to provide Health and Safety assurance for 2020s

The global Chartered body for safety and health-focused professionals has urged the UK Government to provide

“IT industry must balance innovation with risk to succeed in 2020” states CompTIA

The global information technology (IT) industry heads into 2020 balancing its drive to produce new products and

Securitas and Allcooper support inaugural girls-only cyber security event in UK

In support of the Cyber Schools Hub, Securitas and Allcooper are sponsoring the launch of a landmark cyber security

British Red Cross calls for change in law to improve response when UK emergencies strike

The British Red Cross is calling for the law to be updated to give individuals and communities alike more say in

ECHO service officially launched at CSL Industry Forum in central London

The Electronic Call Handling Operations (ECHO) digital service was launched at the CSL Industry Forum held at the

CPD-accredited webinar set to highlight Best Practice in water leak detection

Life safety solutions manufacturer Hochiki Europe will be hosting a Continuing Professional Development

Tom Ford appointed membership development manager at BSIA

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has appointed Tom Ford as the Trade Association’s new

The Serious Fraud Office and LIBOR: The End of the Line

Here, Neil Williams explains why nobody should be surprised that, seemingly out of the blue, the Serious Fraud

Joint operation in Northern Ireland nets huge firearms and ammunition haul

No less than 24 firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition have been seized in a joint operation conducted by

Security guidance issued to assist candidates on General Election campaign trail

All General Election 2019 candidates are being issued with guidance to help them respond if they experience

National Health Service joins global initiative in bid to raise awareness of fraud

International Fraud Awareness Week (IFAW) 2019 runs from 17 to 23 November, with hundreds of organisations around

Deloitte European CFO Survey: “Pessimism rises as risk appetite tumbles further”

Over a third (36%) of Europe’s CFOs feel more pessimistic about their companies’ financial prospects than they did

Hanwha Techwin introduces affordable Wisenet QVGA thermal cameras

Hanwha Techwin is now able to offer an even greater choice of cameras following on from the announcement that the

Security & Fire Management News

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“Strong organic growth” for first nine months of 2019 signalled by ISS Group

ISS, the workplace experience and facilities management company, has published a trading update for the first nine months of 2019. Revenue increased by 6.3% and by 8.9% in Q3. Organic growth stands at 6.8% in the first nine months of 2019 and at 8.4% for Q3 driven in the main by...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019
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Latest Cifas research unearths sharp rise in employment application fraud

Research conducted by Cifas has revealed a sharp rise in employment application fraud by middle-aged jobseekers. The research, released as part of the organisation’s ‘Faces of Fraud’ campaign, shows that there was an overall increase in application fraud across...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019

Opinion

Tom Knierim
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Biometric Automation for Airports: Travelling Bliss or Privacy Nightmare?

Checkpoints at airports have always been an object of passenger discontent with both document and immigration checks consistently receiving the lowest scores in passenger satisfaction surveys. Biometric technology has long been hailed as the ‘silver bullet’ to solve...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019
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Laying the Groundwork for Combating AI-Powered Cyber Crime

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already being applied to diverse use cases, from consumer-oriented devices such as voice-controlled personal assistants and self-directed vacuum cleaners, through to groundbreaking business applications that optimise everything from drug discovery...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019

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Wearable Technology: Making Improvements to Workplace Health and Safety

There have been many arguments made about how the use of robots and Artificial Intelligence (AI) could replace the role of workers across numerous industries, writes Axel Schmidt. However, the reality of the situation is that full automation isn’t a pragmatic approach and...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019
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Protecting the Higher Education Sector: A Lecture on University Security

Forty years ago, DEC (latterly acquired by Compaq) said there was no reason why anyone would want a computer in their home. Thirty years ago, the Internet was invented and, ten years ago, we had only just discovered smart phones and social networking. The world of technology and...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019

Technology

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Honeywell expands access reader offer with introduction of OmniAssure Touch

Honeywell is expanding its OmniAssure access control reader product line with the launch of the OmniAssure Touch access control solution. OmniAssure Touch provides advanced security against credential cloning and reader tampering, increases operator productivity when deploying...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
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Jacksons Fencing launches LPCB Issue 8-certified security mesh perimeter protection system

Perimeter security solutions manufacturer Jacksons Fencing has expanded its range of certified products with Securi-Mesh A1. The new product is a 358 mesh, commonly referred to as prison mesh, and designed for applications that specifically demand robust and reliable security....
Posted On 20 Nov 2019

Training and Careers

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CPD-accredited webinar set to highlight Best Practice in water leak detection

Life safety solutions manufacturer Hochiki Europe will be hosting a Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-accredited webinar at 2.00 pm on Monday 2 December around the importance of water leak detection in modern buildings. The content in the CPD session will outline five key...
Posted On 19 Nov 2019
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Supply Chain Risk Management Certificate launched by Institute of Risk Management

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has announced the addition of a new Supply Chain Risk Management Certificate to its existing portfolio of qualifications. This qualification introduces the concepts behind supply chain risk management and equips risk practitioners and others...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019

Cyber

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“IT industry must balance innovation with risk to succeed in 2020” states CompTIA

The global information technology (IT) industry heads into 2020 balancing its drive to produce new products and services with the need to address issues that are often by-products of innovation. That’s according to the ‘IT Industry Outlook 2020’ report produced...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
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Securitas and Allcooper support inaugural girls-only cyber security event in UK

In support of the Cyber Schools Hub, Securitas and Allcooper are sponsoring the launch of a landmark cyber security event exclusively for girls. Taking place on Friday 22 November, the National Cyber Security Centre Cyber Schools Hub: EmPowerCyber is the first cyber security...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019