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5G: The Need for Next Generation Security to Combat Cyber Threats

Rest assured that 5G is coming. It promises to be faster with less latency and better support for applications such as the Internet of Things (IoT) than any of its predecessors, asserts Gunter Reiss. It will be strikingly faster than 4G, and this will be particularly obvious when...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019
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New variant of award-winning router for security applications unveiled by CSL

CSL has announced the arrival of a new variant of its award-winning CSL Router. This new variant is supplied with two network diverse 4G WorldSIMs: one active and one on standby for total resilience. The CSL Router has been used in over 4,000 installations since its launch in...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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Combating ‘The Hack Attacks’: Why Public Wi-Fi Isn’t Secure Enough

People often search for Wi-Fi whenever they’re outwith the comfort of their homes and offices, or when they’re travelling for any particular reason. The trouble is that public Wi-Fi is often insecure, and this could allow someone to hack into their laptops, their...
Posted On 17 May 2019
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Cost of Government’s new Emergency Services Network set to escalate by £3.1 billion

The all-new communications system being put in place for the Emergency Services will now cost just shy of 50% more than originally expected and is “unlikely” to be ready to be delivered by the target date of 2022. According to the National Audit Office’s (NAO)...
Posted On 10 May 2019
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Remote Monitoring: Achieving Maximum Benefits for End Users

Here, Jonathan Sturley explains in detail how close working relationships formed with installers can ensure that end users achieve maximum benefit from their investment in a remotely monitored video surveillance system without having to live with the consequences of false alarms...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017
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Police forces’ use of body-worn video achieves Surveillance Camera Code of Practice standards

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) – the security, fire and telecare certification body for the UK and Ireland – has announced that two police forces have pioneered the introduction of body-worn video technology in accordance with the...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
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CSL’s tenth annual Insurers’ Forum at UBM plays host to record attendance figures

The tenth edition of CSL’s annual Insurers’ Forum, organised and run in association with Vodafone, witnessed a record attendance of over 60 senior insurers and fire and security sector consultants from leading companies at UBM EMEA’s headquarters in London’s Blackfriars. Expert...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
Mitie TSM is providing security at three of NuGen's sites across the UK
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Mitie Total Security Management wins three-year contract with NuGen for UK sites

Following on from a competitive tendering process, Mitie Total Security Management (TSM) has been awarded a three-year security contract with NuGen that involves providing security personnel at three of the UK nuclear energy company’s foremost sites. Mitie TSM has already...
Posted On 11 Jan 2016
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Motorola Solutions chosen to provide UK’s next generation public safety communications system

The Home Office has signed the Lot 2 contract with Motorola Solutions for user services on its new Emergency Services Network (ESN), a next generation public safety communications system. Motorola Solutions will also provide system integration and critical functionality for the...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015
The British Security Industry Association has published its Annual Review for 2014-2015
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BSIA Annual Review highlights growing influence of Trade Association in standards development

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published its Annual Review for 2014-2015, a document revealing that the Trade Association continues to expand its influence when it comes to the development of both British and European Standards. In the past 12 months alone,...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015