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Cloud-Based Access Control: Improving Security in More Ways Than One

Access control has always been at the forefront of building security. Traditionally, access control systems have come in the form of conventional lock and key methods, electronic systems or a combination of the two. Today, cloud-based systems are changing the market landscape,...
Posted On 11 Jun 2019
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IRM brings Institute of Operational Risk into growing global risk management community

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has announced that the Institute of Operational Risk (IOR) will be joining the IRM group. This news follows in the wake of a vote at the IOR’s Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday 22 May in central London. The IRM’s objective is to...
Posted On 24 May 2019
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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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Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report outlines scale of current cyber threat

C-Level executives with access to a company’s most sensitive information are now the major focus for social engineering attacks. According to Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, senior executives are 12 times more likely to be the target of social incidents...
Posted On 09 May 2019
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IDIS introduces DirectIP Super Fisheye 5 MP Compact camera for end users

IDIS has launched the DirectIP Super Fisheye 5 MP Compact camera (DC-Y6513RX), thereby further extending its popular Super Fisheye range. Fisheye cameras are some of IDIS’ best-selling models thanks to their dual-side de-warping and Smart UX Controls, allowing for smooth and...
Posted On 19 Apr 2019
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Alpro squares the access control circle in historic quarter of London’s Finsbury Square

IDF Aluminium has installed transom closers, solenoid locks and hook locks supplied by Alpro Architectural Hardware at a building in an historic section of London’s Finsbury Square.  4 Chiswell Street backs onto the Artillery Ground which has seen archery in Tudor times, some of...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019
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(ISC)² invests in professional development of global cyber security workforce

(ISC)² – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has announced the founding of its Professional Development Institute (PDI) to combat one of the largest challenges facing the cyber security community today, namely the global shortage of...
Posted On 14 Feb 2019
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“Big firms set to feel pain of Levy” warns apprenticeship provider Develop Training

Big firms will feel the pain of the Apprenticeship Levy in the coming months when the first wave of payments will be wiped from their accounts unless they’ve invested the monies in training apprentices. Apprenticeship provider Develop Training Limited, whose customers...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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Business community firmly backs blueprint for next stage of apprenticeship reform

The Government must give the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) the independence and clout it needs to reform and regulate the English skills system. That’s according to the first of a 2019 series of CBI-authored apprenticeship reports entitled ‘Getting Apprenticeships...
Posted On 01 Feb 2019
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In The Spotlight: ASIS International

Christina Duffey CPP is Senior Vice-President at SOS Security, the United States’ fourth largest provider of security personnel and global security services, and recently became ASIS International’s Board President. Here, Duffey chats with Risk Xtra about her career to date and...
Posted On 25 Jan 2019