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Addressable fire panel from Kentec protects Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance hq

Members of staff and the array of air ambulance helicopters housed at the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance headquarters in Chatham are being protected from the risk of fire outbreak by a fire safety solution that centres around the new Taktis addressable fire panel developed...
Posted On 14 May 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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Ava Group unveils latest enhancements to Aura Ai-2 intruder detection system

Risk management services and technologies provider Ava Group has unveiled the detail around enhancements made to its Future Fibre Technologies (FFT) Aura Ai-2 advanced fibre optic detection controller, which offers “superior intrusion detection location accuracy”...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018
Ragnar Schierholz
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Industrial Control System Cyber Incidents: Lessons to be Learned

Despite modern automation, protection and control systems being highly specialised IT systems, many use commercial off-the-shelf components along with standardised IP-based communication protocols. In addition, they can be distributed and highly interconnected systems that use...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018
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Industrial Control Systems: Securing The Heartbeat of Critical Infrastructure

Industrial Control Systems (ICS) are a specialised set of physical and cyber systems that drive production for critical infrastructure industries such as power generation and distribution, oil production and refining, chemical manufacturing and more, observes Mark Carrigan. ICS...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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ASIS International’s Global Security Exchange “leads the way” in security innovation

Buoyed by a 15%-plus growth in paid registrations, ASIS International hosted its 64th Annual Conference from 23-27 September in Las Vegas in partnership with InfraGard, ISSA and the Cyber Security Summit. Cutting-edge technology, over 350 immersive and experiential education...
Posted On 01 Oct 2018
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“Tough new rules” designed to protect UK’s critical infrastructure come into force

New measures put in place by the Government to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure and digital services from cyber attacks and computer network failure have come into force. Bosses of firms in the health, water, energy, transport and digital infrastructure spheres will...
Posted On 11 May 2018
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Abloy UK set to host interactive webinar on key subject of security integration for end users

Security expert Abloy UK is hosting an interactive webinar at 10.00 am on Thursday 24 May with a view to answering the question: “When is a key more than just a key?” Hosted by Pip Courcoux (sales and product manager for CLIQ Systems) and Steve Wintle (head of CNI at the...
Posted On 10 May 2018
Josh Lefkowitz
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Cyber Threats in the Oil and Gas Sector

Few threats expose the true interdependency of cyber and physical security more than those targeting the oil and natural gas (ONG) sector, writes Josh Lefkowitz. After all, oil and natural gas together account for 53% of the world’s energy consumption and remain integral...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
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G4S wins EDF Energy’s facilities management contract for Hinkley Point C project

G4S has been awarded a multi-million pound contract by EDF Energy to provide facilities management services at Hinkley Point C in Somerset: the first new nuclear power station to be built in Britain for a generation. In September last year, the UK Government signed contracts with...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017