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Consumers reluctant to swap passwords for biometrics for fear of identity fraud

Over half (53%) of consumers in the UK are worried that the shift towards biometrics for authenticating online payments will dramatically increase the amount of identity fraud. That’s according to new research conducted by Paysafe, the global payments provider. The study...
Posted On 03 Jun 2019
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Maintaining a Circle of Trust

As news outlets report on yet another vulnerability impacting a popular application – in this case WhatsApp – it’s time that we ask ourselves: ‘With all the different methods we use to communicate for work, with friends and with family, which messaging apps can...
Posted On 21 May 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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Brits demand smarter anti-terrorism measures to be introduced by Government

Two-thirds of Brits want the Government to invest in Smart City measures designed to improve the safety and security of where they live, new research has found. A study conducted by ATG Access, which looks into the problems that could be solved through the adoption of Smart City...
Posted On 09 May 2019
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Specialist Task Force formed by Government to tackle staff corruption in prisons estate

A dedicated specialist Task Force designed to tackle staff corruption in Britain’s jails has been announced by Justice Secretary David Gauke. The new Counter Corruption Unit will proactively pursue those suspected of corrupt activity in prison and probation services across...
Posted On 07 May 2019
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BIM Level 2 Accreditation: What Does It Mean for the Security Business Sector?

If you work in the construction sector, or have any involvement in building-related products and services, Building Information Modelling (BIM) is likely to have impacted you to a greater or lesser degree. In essence, BIM is a shared knowledge resource, providing all of the...
Posted On 02 May 2019
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Mitie appointed to Crown Commercial Service Framework for security and defence

Facilities management business Mitie has recently been named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Facilities Management Frameworks for security and defence. For security, the framework includes sub-lot 1a Security Services and sub-lot 1b Technical Security. The two...
Posted On 30 Apr 2019
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AMG Systems introduces robust Mini media converter for security and transport applications

AMG Systems has launched a Mini media converter specially designed to be robust enough to withstand the challenging extremes of temperature which can face security and transport camera and device installations. The ruggedised 9HMEC Mini media converters are small enough to be...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019
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National Crime Agency reveals detail underpinning new UK Protected Persons Service

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has announced the creation of the new national UK Protected Persons Service. The move will see protected persons units, which are based in a network of regional organised crime units (ROCUs), come under the leadership of the NCA for the first time....
Posted On 02 Apr 2019
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First cohort pass new Fire, Emergency and Security Systems apprenticeship assessments

The first cohort of candidates undertaking the new Fire, Emergency and Security Systems (FESS) Apprenticeship Trailblazer have successfully passed their endpoint assessment. This marks an important milestone for the rigorous apprenticeship standard designed to replace the...
Posted On 01 Apr 2019