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Dyfed Powys Police wins Global MSC Security’s Gordon McLanaghan Award 2019

Global MSC Security has presented Dyfed Powys Police with its Gordon McLanaghan Security Innovation Award for 2019 in recognition of an initiative led by the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Dafydd Llywelyn, to deliver a centralised CCTV surveillance operation across four...
Posted On 25 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
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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
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Defending Against (and Recovering From) Cyber Attacks: Five Key Steps

Given how commonplace cyber attacks have become on a global basis, the topic of cyber security is moving increasingly up the Boardroom agenda, and rightly so. 72% of large businesses here in the UK have said that they’ve identified at least one cyber security breach in the...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
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Body-Worn Cameras: The Smart Technology Response to Retail Crime

Shocking new figures show that attacks on retail workers in the UK are on the rise, with over 42,000 violent incidents recorded in the last year alone. These attacks are costing retailers a staggering £900 million, at the same time placing the mental health of retail workers and...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
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‘The Future of CCTV Intelligence and Fire Integration’ outlined by Cortech Developments and Bosch

Cortech Developments’ key focus as a business is to assist today’s practising professionals in mitigating risk by dint of employing smarter interoperability. The company’s recent Forum – for which Risk Xtra served as the Official Media Partner – brought together end users...
Posted On 30 Oct 2019
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Reliance High-Tech takes security systems university challenge at UCL

As well as offering an unrivalled level of higher education, University College London (UCL) is also committed to keeping its students, staff and visitors as safe as possible. This commitment is achieved thanks to an ongoing partnership and framework agreement with Reliance...
Posted On 21 Oct 2019
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360 Vision Technology and Check Your Security celebrate ten-year partnership

Promoting the company’s ethos of establishing close working partnerships, CCTV design and manufacturing operation 360 Vision Technology is celebrating a long-term technical relationship with IP CCTV and security system specialist Check Your Security. With offices in London and...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019
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Hanwha Techwin expands Wisenet Q Series with 2 MP and 5 MP cameras

Hanwha Techwin has further strengthened its Wisenet Q cameras series with the introduction of 24 new H.265 models. The new additions to the Wisenet Q Series include 2 MP and 5 MP bullet cameras, domes and vandal-resistant domes, with system designers able to choose from models...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019
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Unlicensed brothers prosecuted for illegal security work in West Yorkshire

Two brothers from West Yorkshire have been prosecuted for working in the security industry without the proper licences. Shamir Razak, an unlicensed door supervisor, and Abdul Rehman, his brother and employer, both pleaded guilty at Leeds Magistrates’ Court on 23 September. The...
Posted On 01 Oct 2019