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Remote Risk Monitoring: Managing Water Leaks in the Cloud

From 2012 up until 2017, approximately 10% of water leak detection systems were equipped with the ability to send external notifications, using GSM technology to deliver this service. Since that time, cloud technology has become increasingly reliable for the delivery of data that...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019
Klaus Allion
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Is an ARC the Best Way to Manage Critical Alarms?

External Alarm Receiving Centres (ARC) are employed by a number of organisations to monitor their alarms around the clock, or after hours when few or no staff are physically on site. With robust procedures in place, ARCs can be used effectively and provide reassurance to...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019
Left to Right: Gavin Dunleavy (commercial director, DVS), Clive Mason (managing director, Webeye), David Davies (CTO, DVS), Tim Goodson (managing director, DVS) and Mark Wall (sales director for UK and Europe, Webeye)
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Webeye signs virtual monitoring service partnership with Hikvision distributor DVS

Webeye and DVS have teamed up to supply customers with a virtual monitoring service that reacts quickly to make sure alarms are communicated to the right people within seconds. The ‘webeyeCMS’ platform is a powerful tool which uses intelligent cloud technology to process, manage...
Posted On 10 Jul 2019
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IFSEC and FIREX International hailed “a great success” for National Security Inspectorate

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) shared in the success of this year’s IFSEC and FIREX International exhibitions at London’s ExCeL as the integrated events proved important forums for approved companies and applicants, as well as key industry stakeholders, to engage...
Posted On 30 Jun 2019
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Hidden Figures: Is Critical Alarm Management Fuelling a Productivity Gap in UK Manufacturing?

‘Industry 4.0’ – characterised by new technologies that enable automation, data exchange and machine-to-machine communication – is billed as being the answer to manufacturing’s productivity challenge. The potential opportunities are great, but as industry moguls ponder headline...
Posted On 08 May 2019
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BSIA Briefing

Recently, a story appeared in the national media about how a robbery was thwarted due to the in situ security measures which scared the criminals away. Situations like this make us reflect on the fundamental roots of security and the reasons why it exists in the first place. With...
Posted On 23 Apr 2019
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How To Prevent Fire Extinguisher and Exit Door Misuse

Are your business premises suffering from fire extinguisher and exit door misuse? It’s not unheard of to see fire extinguishers being used as temporary doorstops, especially in conjunction with exit door misuse – but they’re also prone to theft and, when discharged...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019
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Meet The Security Company: Wilson James

This is the fifteenth instalment in a series of articles for the readers of Risk Xtra where we shine the spotlight on NSI-approved businesses for the benefit of risk and security managers who purchase security guarding as well as systems-focused solutions. Answering our questions...
Posted On 31 Dec 2018
Simon Chapman
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Brooknight Security appoints Simon Chapman in commercial director’s role

Brooknight Security – the independently owned and operated business providing a range of security services to corporate and retail sector customers alike – has announced the appointment of Simon Chapman to the role of commercial director. Chapman joins the business...
Posted On 19 Dec 2018
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The Value of Certification in the Security and Fire Safety Supply Chain

Security and fire safety are very much at the forefront of the public consciousness in 2018. Questions are now being asked more frequently than ever before as to how people, properties and assets can be best protected. All purchasers, from domestic to commercial and community...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018