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Big Brother Watch investigation unearths “facial recognition epidemic” in UK

An investigation by Big Brother Watch has uncovered a facial recognition “epidemic” across privately owned sites in the UK. The civil liberties campaign group has found major property developers, Shopping Centres, museums, conference centres and casinos using the...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019
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Tavcom Training’s BTEC Level 3 course assists police in gathering video evidence

Linx International Group company Tavcom Training is actively supporting police force transformation programmes as the latter work towards the Policing Vision 2025 and adapt to the rise in digital evidence thanks to the development of its specialist training course on Gathering...
Posted On 13 Aug 2019
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Illustra Pro Mini Domes from Johnson Controls feature Smart Wide Dynamic Range

Johnson Controls has updated its popular Illustra Pro camera family with a new generation of Mini Domes featuring Smart Wide Dynamic Range (WDR). Offering a choice of 2, 3, 5 and 8 megapixel models and a variety of lens options, the new cameras are ideal for a wide range of...
Posted On 06 Aug 2019
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From Firewalls to Fine Grain Permissions: Cyber Security Best Practice

Cyber crime is now so prevalent that guarding against it should be part of standard ‘business as usual’ company procedures, but many organisations have been – and continue to be – caught out. In parallel, the risk of physical attacks remains the same, which means that the risk...
Posted On 26 Jul 2019
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BSIA Briefing

To most people in the street, ‘security’ as an issue generally means protecting individuals and property from harm or serious criminal activity, with terrorism obviously being a big focus. However, as Gideon Reichental explains, seemingly lesser or petty criminal offences still...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019
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Body-Worn Video: The Way Forward for Protecting Lone Workers?

Is body-worn video the way forward when it comes to protecting lone workers? Certainly, the police service has recognised its positive impact for some time. Here, Chris Allcard (lone worker services director at Reliance High-Tech) outlines precisely why he believes body-worn...
Posted On 19 Jul 2019
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Aon opts for Evolution in bid to showcase excellence in security systems provision

Aon, the global professional services firm, is benefiting from the expertise and technical know-how of fire and security systems integrator Evolution to protect its buildings and people across the UK and Europe. Evolution is delivering high-end CCTV and access control solutions...
Posted On 15 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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Entries open for Fifth Annual Gordon McLanaghan Award for Security Innovation

Global MSC Security has announced that entries are now being accepted for the 2019 Gordon McLanaghan Award, which recognises an individual, project team or organisation that has gone above and beyond the call of duty to achieve a technical security solution. The fifth annual...
Posted On 08 Jul 2019
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Report raises concerns over Met Police trials of live facial recognition technology

A new report produced by researchers from the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project based at the University of Essex’s Human Rights Centre identifies “significant flaws” with the way in which live facial recognition technology was trialled in London by...
Posted On 04 Jul 2019