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Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition 2019 to focus on ‘Ethical Use of Surveillance Technologies’

Global MSC Security has announced the theme and agenda for the 21st Edition of its Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition (for which Risk Xtra is serving as Official Media Partner). Running on Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 November 2019 at the Bristol Hotel in central Bristol,...
Posted On 03 Jul 2019
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CCTV traffic system upgrade involving AMG drives better journeys in Belfast

AMG Systems has been commissioned to help digitise the traffic monitoring system for newly-extended hard shoulder bus lanes on Belfast’s main motorways in order to make the system more efficient, secure and reliable. A new IP-based CCTV system was being installed as part of the...
Posted On 30 Jun 2019
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RUSI secures £750,000 donation for establishment of Strategic Investment Fund

Defence and security Think Tank the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has announced the establishment of director general Dr Karin von Hippel’s Strategic Investment Fund. This new initiative will allow the Institute to pursue under-examined or unforeseen critical events. The...
Posted On 28 Jun 2019
Gary Trotter
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The Total Retail Loss Model: The Detail Behind Dynamic Loss Prevention

As security and loss prevention specialists, we often discuss ‘retail loss’ or ‘shrinkage’, but what exactly do we mean by these terms? Typically, they refer to theft or loss of merchandise, writes Gary Trotter, but there are many other forms of loss. The Total Retail Loss Report...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
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Videx moves to strengthen GSMPRO intercom system for “greater security”

Access control solutions developer Videx has added new features and functionality to its GSMPRO intercom system that provide end users with much greater freedom and security. The GSMPRO, which is now expandable to an eight-door access control system, enables individuals to answer...
Posted On 10 Jun 2019
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CNL Software partners with MOBOTIX to showcase enhanced PSIM features at IFSEC

CNL Software, the Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software developer, will be showcasing the latest enhancements to its IPSecurityCenter PSIM solution as an ecosystem partner on the MOBOTIX Stand IF1330 at IFSEC International 2019. MOBOTIX specialises in producing...
Posted On 07 Jun 2019
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Mitie’s financials for year ended 31 March 2019 highlight revenue growth of 9.4%

Mitie Group plc, the facilities management (FM) and professional services company, has announced its financial and operational results for the year ended 31 March 2019. Revenue is up by an impressive 9.4% to £2.2 billion (the corresponding figure for the prior year being £2.0...
Posted On 06 Jun 2019
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Cortech Developments and Hanwha Techwin enter into technology partnership

Hanwha Techwin’s Wisenet NVRs have been successfully integrated with Cortech Developments’ Datalog MV. Datalog MV operates with the latest version of Datalog which provides local and remote site monitoring and control of building, fire, security and energy systems, while...
Posted On 04 Jun 2019
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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
Campbell Murray
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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