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Open forum Question Time at SiX seeks to tackle key security and fire issues

On the afternoon of the first day of SiX in Manchester (which runs on 5-6th November at Event City), Risk Xtra’s sister title Professional Security Installer (PSI) magazine will be hosting a security industry panel discussion that will be conducted very much in the lively...
Posted On 13 Sep 2019
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Surveillance specialist IDIS launches unique ‘Create A Better World’ campaign

IDIS is highlighting the more caring side of surveillance technology as it launches a new initiative designed to support a deserving charity or community group with the donation of an advanced video system. While security professionals are already aware of all the good that CCTV...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019
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barox releases Siemens Siveillance VMS IP video network plug-in for end users

barox, the manufacturer of IT switches designed specifically for the demands of video networks, has released a DMS SNMP Siemens Siveillance VMS plug-in that allows end users and installers to take full advantage of Siveillance VMS software control. The new plug-in supports the...
Posted On 22 Jul 2019
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‘Secure by Design, Secure by Default’ scheme launched by Surveillance Camera Commissioner

Tony Porter QPM LLB, the Surveillance Camera Commissioner, has launched another ‘global first’, namely ‘Secure by Design, Secure by Default’ minimum requirements for the manufacturers of surveillance camera systems and components. Several high-profile and...
Posted On 03 Jul 2019
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Call for Entries now open for UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2020

The entry process for the 2020 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) has now opened, with the event organisers calling for nominations. Entries are welcomed from now until 1 October 2019. Nominations are invited across a number of categories. This year’s...
Posted On 03 Jul 2019
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Latest update on PD 6662:2017 for intruder and hold-up alarms issued by NSI

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) announced changes published in the latest edition of PD 6662 (effective from 1 June 2019) at its recent Summit for approved companies. PD 6662 is essential for any organisation requiring a police response to intruder alarms and/or...
Posted On 30 May 2019
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Surveillance Camera Day 2019: Join The Conversation…

Two years ago, the Surveillance Camera Commissioner launched the National Surveillance Camera Strategy for England and Wales. It’s broad in reach with no less than 11 work strands drawing in expertise from across the surveillance camera industry from different backgrounds –...
Posted On 29 May 2019
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FLEXIDOME IP Starlight 8000i fixed dome cameras from Bosch “deliver clear advantages” for end users

Bosch continues to apply the latest technology to advance the performance of its security devices and deliver clear advantages for end users and installers. This is typified by the launch of the company’s new FLEXIDOME IP Starlight 8000i fixed dome cameras, which provide...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019
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Analogue Surveillance Cameras: Bucking the IP Network Trend

Uri Guterman addresses the reason why analogue-based CCTV systems are still in favour more than a decade after many industry commentators predicted that IP network-based video surveillance would very quickly become the automatic choice for consultants, system designers,...
Posted On 26 Feb 2019
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IFSEC International and Security & Counter Terror Expo to co-locate at ExCeL London in 2020

Organisers UBM and Clarion have announced the co-location of their ever-popular IFSEC International and Security & Counter Terror Expo events from May 2020. Next year, IFSEC International will move to a new dateline of 19-21 May and welcome three events alongside it at ExCeL...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019