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Meet The Security Company: Amberstone Security Limited

This is the 25th 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 on...
Posted On 27 Feb 2020
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Broadstone and TrackTik address staffing needs of private security industry

Technology start-up Broadstone and cloud-based security workforce management solution provider TrackTik have announced a partnership integration deal which will see the latter integrate with Broadstone’s ‘Labour-as-a-Service’ technology. Canada-based TrackTik helps organisations...
Posted On 24 Feb 2020
Vinay Shrivastava
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Institute of Risk Management: Risk Predictions for 2020 (Part 2)

Global conflict, bush fires, flooding and political unrest. These are just some of the key issues unearthed as a result of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) asking its senior members what their risk predictions are for 2020. In Part 2 of Risk Xtra’s comprehensive round-up,...
Posted On 20 Feb 2020
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Arcules partners with Milestone Systems to deliver hybrid VMS solution

Arcules, the specialist in integrated video and access control cloud services, has announced the commercial availability of the Arcules-XProtect Hybrid VMS solution in Europe and North . The solution represents a combination of the Arcules Video Surveillance-as-a-Service (VSaaS)...
Posted On 20 Feb 2020
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Security Convergence: Getting It Together

The convergence of security and other building technologies offers considerable commercial, operational and environmental benefits. Here, Alistair Enser explains how joining previously separate systems together avoids duplication of effort and increases efficiency, while at the...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Business Continuity Planning: Best Practice Guidelines

It’s absolutely no secret that today’s fast-paced world is driving an ever-increasing demand for ‘always-on’ services among businesses and end consumers alike. However, writes Mark Wass, in addition to being ‘always-on’ and keeping things running in the present, businesses of all...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Vanderbilt’s SPC Connect 3.0 focuses on greater visibility for security professionals

Vanderbilt, the provider of state-of-the-art security systems, has just released the latest version of SPC Connect, the remotely managed, cloud-based intrusion detection solution. This latest version, 3.0, includes an entirely reworked user interface and focuses on more intuitive...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
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Campus Fire Safety and Security: Making The Grade

In the wake of recent events at Bolton University, where a student accommodation tower went up in flames, Karen Trigg looks into how campus management teams must improve their fire safety and security strategies in an ongoing bid to keep students safe. University management teams...
Posted On 05 Feb 2020
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“‘Silent’ cyber risk leaving millions of UK businesses underinsured” warns Gallagher

Of the 1,000 businesses recently surveyed by Gallagher (the global insurance broker, risk management services and consulting firm), almost two-fifths (39%) of senior decision-makers in UK companies say cyber attacks are one of their biggest concerns, yet the majority of...
Posted On 05 Feb 2020
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Network Security: Protecting Against Digital Sabotage

Physical security systems have experienced a substantial shift from being a mechanical circuit to become electronically-circuited networks, with the first network-enabled surveillance camera being launched more than 20 years ago (in 1996, to be precise). Now, more and more...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020