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“Physical security is key to keeping online data safe from breaches” asserts Abloy UK

Security expert Abloy UK has highlighted the importance of physical security to protect against digital data breaches following the recent approval of a new standard that offers the ability for end users to add tangible authentication to secure online accounts. WebAuthn, which...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019
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BlackBerry Cylance delivers first proactive behavioural analytics solution with CylancePERSONA

BlackBerry Cylance, a business unit of BlackBerry Limited, has announced the introduction of CylancePERSONA, the first proactive, native Artificial Intelligence (AI) behavioural and biometrics analysis solution for the security industry. CylancePERSONA adds user monitoring to the...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019
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Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group to oversee use of large data sets by Home Office

The Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group (BFEG), a non-departmental public body, will now be asked to consider ethical issues relating to the use of large and complex data sets by the Home Office. The BFEG will provide independent oversight of the Data Ethics Governance...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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CEM Systems’ AC2000 v10.1 release for risk managers “goes beyond security”

Johnson Controls has announced the release of CEM Systems’ AC2000 v10.1, which contains a number of new features designed to improve functionality and the end user experience, as well as generally helping to mitigate Health and Safety risks for today’s organisations. Support for...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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HMRC’s controversial data capture scheme facing backlash as thousands delete Voice IDs

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) controversial collection of millions of Voice IDs is facing a backlash as thousands of taxpayers are opting out and deleting their Voice IDs. Since a Big Brother Watch investigation last June revealed that HMRC had scooped up five...
Posted On 25 Jan 2019
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Cyber security decisions “must focus on deploying emerging technologies to benefit society”

The world is at a ‘technology crossroads’ whereby society needs to move beyond trusting emerging technologies and focus on deploying them in ways that benefit society. That’s the message espoused this week by Unisys Corporation’s chief trust officer Tom...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
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BQT Solutions launches fully-integrated Orca lock for “seamless” access control integration

BQT Solutions, the specialist in high security card and biometric readers and locks, has launched its Orca weatherproof lock which provides “industry-leading” strength, “unparalleled” environmental durability and “seamless” access control...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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Security for the Education Sector: Creating a Safe Environment in Schools

Schools are continuing to upgrade security measures for pupil safety. However, on top of all the fundamental challenges school management teams face, implementing well-rounded and effective security solutions can be deemed a difficult task. Andrew Shaw discusses the advantages of...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018
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Ava Group to demonstrate latest innovations at International Security Expo 2018

Ava Group, the security risk management services and technology specialist, will be presenting its portfolio of security solutions on Stand E74 at the International Security Expo. The Expo also hosts a range of certified conferences and workshops covering every major sector of...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
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iProov supports Home Office with liveness detection technology to assure genuine presence

iProov, the provider of biometric facial verification technology, will play a key role in a multi-year contract with the Home Office for the provision of smart phone-based digital identity verification. This new capability will assist the Home Office in delivering secure,...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018