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National Security Inspectorate moves to strengthen in-house auditing team

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) – the independent certification body specialising in the security, guarding and fire sectors – has appointed Ron Panter as security and fire systems auditor and lead auditor for ISO 9001. Panter will be based in Surrey and...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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When Two Worlds Coalesce

The demands of a modern day security system are changing at pace as different technologies appear on the horizon. These rapid developments very often realise benefits for the procuring organisation by dint of inviting decisions to be taken by security and risk management...
Posted On 11 Jun 2018
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COIE 2018: Risk Mitigation for Workplace Safety, High Security and Building Efficiency

Cortech Developments has confirmed the appointment of Risk Xtra as its Official Media Partner for the 2018 schedule of Cortech Open Innovation Events. Here, Brian Sims previews the content on offer for practising risk and security management professionals in attendance ...
Posted On 08 Jun 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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Focusing on Improved Total Cost of Ownership

Total Cost of Ownership is a hot topic in security circles and frames a dialogue that manufacturers are increasingly having with specifiers, installers and end users alike, writes John Davies. The days of shifting cheap boxes are long gone as the market, very sensibly, has...
Posted On 22 May 2018
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‘Strengthening Partnerships’ proves popular theme for attendees at 2018 NSI Summit

More than 200 representatives from National Security Inspectorate (NSI) approved companies gathered at the NSI’s fifth annual Summit on Thursday 22 March, which was held at The Vox, the state-of-the art Conference Centre in Resorts World, right next door to the NEC i...
Posted On 29 Mar 2018
Duncan Cooke
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IoT: Is the Electronic Security Industry Ready, Willing and Able?

Gartner, one of the world’s leading IT research and advisory companies, estimates that as many as 5.6 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices owned by enterprises and Governments will make use of edge computing for data collection and processing in 2020, while by 2019, as much...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018
Duncan Cooke
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Mission-Critical Security: The ‘Availability’ Jargon Buster

Does it really matter if the software applications supporting your security systems are only available for 99% of the time? Well, it probably doesn’t if you’ve installed a video surveillance system primarily to deter shoplifters, but the loss of what equates to more than 90...
Posted On 03 Jan 2018
Kevin Matthew
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Register of Certified Technical Security Professionals receives over 200 applications

Tavcom Training has announced that the Professional Register of Certified Technical Security Professionals (CTSP) has already received over 200 applications from those looking to join the Register since its launch on Friday 1 September. The CTSP Register has been endorsed in the...
Posted On 24 Nov 2017
Paul Tennent receives the 2017 Peter Greenwood Award from Deborah Ward-Johnstone, Group event director at Revolution Events
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Industry champions Paul Tennent and Tony Maskens win coveted FSA Awards for 2017

Two industry leaders – namely Paul Tennent and Tony Maskens – have been recognised by the Fire & Security Association (FSA) at the IFSEC Security and Fire Excellence Awards 2017 for their outstanding contributions to their respective industry sectors. Paul Tennent...
Posted On 24 Nov 2017