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Kentec develops integration-friendly gas suppression system for fire safety

Kentec, the manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched the Elite XT+, a new multi-addressable extinguishant control panel designed to be easily integrated as part of a wider fire safety solution. It features intelligent functionality to make it easier to install...
Posted On 10 Sep 2019
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ASIS issues revised standard for private security company conformity assessment

ASIS International, the association for security management professionals, has released its new standard ‘Conformity, Assessment and Auditing Management Systems for the Quality of Private Security Company Operations’ (ANSI/ASIS PSC.2-2019). This standard, which is a...
Posted On 03 Sep 2019
Mike Hurst CPP
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The Nash Equilibrium: Applications in the Security World

In Game Theory, the Nash Equilibrium, itself named after the mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr, is a proposed solution of a non-co-operative game involving two or more players in which each player is assumed to know the equilibrium strategies of the other players and no player...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019
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Most businesses “ignoring security” when investing in new technology

As businesses strive towards digital transformation, a new report by UK software company Advanced has revealed that only 24% of organisations are prioritising security when it comes to technology investment. These findings come as a blow as separate reports (the Hiscox Cyber...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019
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£100 million crackdown on criminality in prisons outlined by Ministry of Justice

Prison security will be boosted by a £100 million investment as part of a crackdown on crime behind bars, the Government has announced. The investment will target all types of crime in prison – from drug smugglers fuelling a rise in violence and self-harm through to gang...
Posted On 13 Aug 2019
Abbey Petkar
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Protection for Politicians: The Route to Maintaining a True Democracy

According to official figures, 342 crimes towards MPs and their staff were committed in 2018 and, just four months into 2019, that number was already at 152. Here, Abbey Petkar considers the security challenges faced by our political representatives and goes in search of some...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019
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Year-on-year revenue growth at FM specialist Mitie Group plc hits 14% mark

Mitie Group plc, the facilities management and professional services company, has provided a trading update for the three-month period ended 30 June 2019. Trading in Q1 19/20 was in line with the company’s expectations. Total revenue growth year-on-year was circa 14% which...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019
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G&M International introduces Intellectual Property insurance cover for client base

Lloyd’s-accredited insurance broker G&M International has just announced the addition of Intellectual Property (IP) insurance to its growing product portfolio. The new IP-focused cover has been designed to protect clients’ intangible assets (ie ideas, designs, logos,...
Posted On 30 Jul 2019
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Mitie launches new initiatives designed to support Armed Forces community

Facilities management specialist Mitie is furthering its commitment to veterans, reservists and families of those working in the Armed Forces by launching a series of new initiatives focused on supporting these employees and pledging to recruit more individuals from the Armed...
Posted On 29 Jul 2019
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‘Manchester Security – Safe and Secure for Business 2019’ all set for October

The 2019 edition of ‘Manchester Security – Safe and Secure for Business’ is set to run at St Ann’s Church in the city on Tuesday 8 October. This popular event is free to attend and organised by the Manchester City Centre Crime Prevention Panel with the support of...
Posted On 29 Jul 2019