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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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Mitie names Nedap as strategic partner for access control solutions in UK

Mitie Fire & Security Systems has announced Nedap Security Management as a ‘partner of choice’ for access control solutions here in the UK. This new strategic partnership builds on an already close business relationship developed between the two organisations...
Posted On 31 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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“Security must be integral to Building Information Modelling” urges Evolution

Evolution, the integrated fire and security solutions-focused business, believes the security industry is being too slow to adopt (and adapt to) Building Information Modelling (BIM) and reap the benefits that it can bring when it comes to the design and commissioning of new...
Posted On 09 May 2019
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Kings Secure Technologies joins newly-formed Open Security & Safety Alliance

At a time when the Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly evolving, and with it the aggregation of data, Kings Secure Technologies – the UK’s largest independent fire and security solutions specialist – has become an early member of the newly-formed Open Security &...
Posted On 01 Oct 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
Duncan Cooke
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Peace of Mind for Security Applications

Heightened security awareness has meant that, more than ever, it’s now crucial for security applications such as access control, intruder alarms, perimeter protection, fire safety and video management to be fully-operational around the clock. The possibility of unplanned...
Posted On 11 Oct 2017
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IP CCTV surveillance system end users “must consider network security” warn BSIA member companies

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) CCTV Section have issued a stark warning that end users of IP-connected CCTV systems should be taking cyber security very seriously indeed. In an article published by The Times, Nigel Inkster (former director of...
Posted On 20 Sep 2016
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Organiser UBM EMEA points to “hugely successful year” for IFSEC International

Organiser UBM EMEA has announced its post-show figures for IFSEC International 2016, at the same time heralding “another hugely successful year” for Europe’s largest security event, which ran from 21-23 June at ExCeL in London’s Docklands. This year, IFSEC...
Posted On 19 Jul 2016
Stephen Smith
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Points of Order on Physical Security Information Management

Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) is at the forefront of many end users’ thinking and, indeed, is the subject of a special Intergrated Security Manufacturing-Risk UK survey. A recent article in Risk UK’s sister publication The Paper has encouraged...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016