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Rohde & Schwarz unveils latest airport security scanners and drone detection technology

Rohde & Schwarz has recently been demonstrating its QPS201 security scanners, designed to deliver fast and efficient scanning while improving the customer experience in airports. In addition, the company’s ARDRONIS drone identification system detects and provides...
Posted On 07 Mar 2019
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Crowded places safety app set for launch in wake of £250,000 Home Office funding

A new app specifically designed to keep people safe in crowded places will be used at a major London location after an award of almost £250,000 from the Home Office. The app, which is called The Krowd, is the first project to be launched publicly under a scheme set up in response...
Posted On 01 Mar 2019
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Jailed company director stole identities to supply “fake” security personnel at festivals

Lee Szuchnik, the director of a South Wales company that supplied events with bogus security staff using false identities, has been jailed for two years and three months at Cardiff Crown Court. His fellow director at LS Armour, namely Erica Lloyd, was handed a suspended sentence....
Posted On 24 Jan 2019
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Amulet wins three-year security contract with South Thames Colleges Group

Amulet, the security division of Churchill Contract Services, has won a three-year contract with South Thames Colleges Group (STCG). The contract is worth in the region of £400,000 and will see Amulet provide a suite of security services, including security guarding, event...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018
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Organiser ILMC unveils agenda for Event Safety & Security Summit (E3S) 2018

The conference agenda for the second annual Event Safety & Security Summit (E3S) – for which Risk Xtra is an Official Media Partner – has been announced and more than doubles the number of discussion topics and presentations from the inaugural edition held last...
Posted On 22 Aug 2018
Jon S Jacobsen (left) and David Gill sign the Memorandum of Understanding at IFSEC International 2018
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Linx International Group signs MoU with SOS Academy to deliver security training throughout Scandinavia

Linx International Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Norway-based SOS Academy. The companies will now collaborate on the development and delivery of world-leading academic and vocational security and risk-related training delivered in the classroom, online...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018
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Entries open and new categories added for 2019’s UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards

The entry process for the 2019 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) has opened, with the event organiser calling for nominations. The UK OSPAs are now in their third year and form part of a global awards scheme currently running in eight countries in order to...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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Churchill Security Solutions and AOS Security brought together under Amulet brand

Churchill Services Group has announced the launch of its brand new security division. Dubbed Amulet, the division is badged as a “modern, intelligence-led security company designed for exceptional service in the 21st Century”. In development since October last year,...
Posted On 01 Jun 2018
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Counter-Terrorism Policing launches second annual ‘Summer Security’ campaign

Launched for the first time last year in response to the terror attacks in both London and Manchester, Counter-Terrorism Policing’s ‘Summer Security’ campaign has already delivered advice, Best Practice and training to thousands of festival workers, staff and security...
Posted On 25 May 2018
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Government moves to outlaw ticket tout “bots” with provision in Digital Economy Act

New legislation will ban ticket touts from using automated software such that they can evade security measures and snap up more tickets than allowed by event organisers only to sell them on at hugely inflated prices. A new criminal offence – to be brought forward thanks to...
Posted On 02 Jan 2018