NPCC chair Martin Hewitt being interviewed
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“Police well prepared for potential no-deal Brexit” insists National Police Chiefs’ Council

The police service has prepared for a range of scenarios in the event of the UK leaving the European Union without a deal, including planning for potential protest, crime and emergencies. The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) is leading on police planning at the national...
Posted On 05 Apr 2019
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Upgraded Invictus ultra low-light HD ruggedised PTZ camera introduced by 360 Vision Technology

360 Vision Technology has announced the release of an upgraded Invictus ultra low-light, high-performance HD ruggedised PTZ camera. Bridging the divide between analogue and IP systems, the upgraded Invictus features a further reduction in power consumption that offers system...
Posted On 27 Mar 2019
Derek Maltby
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CCTV in Austerity: What Price Public Space Surveillance?

Law enforcement regimes across the UK typically involve a mixture of the human presence meshed with the use of technology. This is certainly true at the local authority level, where policing and CCTV have operated in tandem for many years. However, as Derek Maltby suggests, it...
Posted On 28 Feb 2019
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Multiple Invictus PTZ cameras deployed by DSSL Group across Greater London towns

Following the recent successful installation of 360 Vision Technology’s Invictus ruggedised PTZ cameras by a north London Borough, the same Borough has now rolled-out over 100 Invictus cameras across seven Greater London towns. With an early success in prosecuting serious crime...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019
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Carbon Black Threat Report: “88% of UK businesses surveyed suffer cyber breach during last 12 months”

Endpoint security specialist Carbon Black has just released the results of its second UK Threat Report. The research indicates that the UK’s cyber threat environment is intensifying. According to the report, attacks are growing in volume, while the average number of breaches has...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions issues White Paper on key management for void properties

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, has just released its latest White Paper that concentrates specifically on key management and control for void properties in the social housing sector. According to the Department for Communities and Local Government,...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
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Government joins forces with BSI to develop Code of Practice for product safety recalls

The Government’s new Office for Product Safety and Standards has teamed up with BSI, the UK’s national standards body, to launch the first Government-backed Code of Practice – designated PAS 7100 – for product safety recalls in the UK. The Code of Practice includes...
Posted On 12 Mar 2018
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“Local authorities facing 19 million cyber attacks per year” reveals Big Brother Watch

UK councils have been subjected to over 98 million cyber attacks in the past five years, an investigation by privacy campaigner Big Brother Watch has revealed. The report exposes the extraordinary extent of cyber security threats faced by local authorities – amounting to 37 cyber...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
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London Fire Brigade issues stark warning to Government over school fire risks

Just ahead of the Easter holiday, the London Fire Brigade (LFB) has issued a stark warning to Government education chiefs that children’s lives will be put at risk if they remove guidelines stating sprinklers should be installed in new schools. New statistics show that,...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
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ECA/CIBSE/SELECT Survey finds clients “unprepared” for ‘Smart Buildings’ revolution

Four in every ten building clients questioned for a new survey orchestrated by the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and Scottish electrical trade body SELECT claim to be “unfamiliar” with the...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017
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