Steven Webb
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Security Convergence: Moving Towards Organisational Collaboration

In last month’s blog about digitalisation and cyber risk, the subject of convergence was touched on to explain a trend towards increasing organisational collaboration and merged management responsibilities to improve security. This is one example of convergence, a term...
Posted On 26 Aug 2019
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Reliance High-Tech unveils apprenticeship scheme for budding security professionals

Reliance High-Tech has just announced a new apprenticeship scheme that will provide several individuals with the chance to carve out a bright new future for themselves. For over 40 years now, the company has worked with leading public and private sector organisations alike to...
Posted On 12 Aug 2019
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Securitas highlights 6% organic sales growth for January-June 2019

Securitas has published its financial results for the period January-June 2019. Total sales stand at MSEK 54 428 (48 822), with an organic sales growth of 6%. Operating income before amortisation is MSEK 2 667 on an operating margin of 4.9%. Earnings per share are SEK 4.25...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019
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Infonomics: Stating The Financial Case for Automated Security

What, exactly, is the value of the data held by your organisation and how does that value justify and inform your security spend? It’s a question that’s increasingly rising to the top of the practising Chief Information Officer’s (CIO) list, not to mention that of the Chief...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019
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Consultants risk being “behind the curve” in keeping pace with new technology

Due to the ever-increasing pace and development of new technology, security consultants run the risk of being “behind the curve” when it comes to the latest developments and how they can be operationally deployed to support end user requirements. The opportunity to...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019
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Aon opts for Evolution in bid to showcase excellence in security systems provision

Aon, the global professional services firm, is benefiting from the expertise and technical know-how of fire and security systems integrator Evolution to protect its buildings and people across the UK and Europe. Evolution is delivering high-end CCTV and access control solutions...
Posted On 15 Jul 2019
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Evolution warns of cyber crime ‘Achilles Heel’ in networked security systems

Poorly procured and designed security systems on a network can significantly increase the threat and likelihood of cyber crime. That’s according to Evolution, the integrated fire and security systems business. Brendan McGarrity, head of risk and design at Evolution,...
Posted On 11 Jun 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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BSIA Briefing

Recently, a story appeared in the national media about how a robbery was thwarted due to the in situ security measures which scared the criminals away. Situations like this make us reflect on the fundamental roots of security and the reasons why it exists in the first place. With...
Posted On 23 Apr 2019
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PAC proves to be tower of strength at London’s mixed use Sutton Point development

Located in South West London on the site of a former office block, Sutton Point is a cutting-edge mixed use development that features contemporary apartments surrounded by a diverse range of amenities. In order to provide residents with the highest level of security, access...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019