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European businesses signal ‘growing security gap’ amid mass digital transformation

Thales has revealed a growing security gap among European businesses, with almost a third (29%) of surveyed enterprises experiencing a breach last year and only a little more than half (55%) believing their digital transformation deployments to be either very or extremely secure....
Posted On 21 May 2019
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Virtustream outlines Top Three cloud computing predictions for 2019

2018 witnessed the emergence of several important pivot points that changed the trajectory of cloud in a big way, making it an even more important part of enterprises’ core IT strategies for 2019/ Now, Deepark Patil (senior vice-president for product and engineering at...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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Meet The Security Company: Verifile

This is the fourteenth instalment in a series of articles for the readers of Risk Xtra where we shine the spotlight on NSI-approved businesses for the benefit of risk and security managers who purchase security guarding as well as systems-focused solutions. Answering our...
Posted On 30 Nov 2018
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Carillion collapse should act as “wake-up call” for effective risk management approaches

Public sector officials and the heads of major corporations must use the collapse of Carillion as a wake-up call and recognise the value of an effective risk management approach. Speaking at the launch event for the 2018 EURisk Convention, Dr Calie Pistorious (CEO of...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018
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Mitie awarded Front-of-House and security services contract with Royal Academy of Arts

Mitie’s security business and Signature, the company’s bespoke Front-of-House operation, have been awarded two new contracts which, when combined, are worth a total of £7 million. The first win is a three-year contract with the prestigious Royal Academy of Arts which...
Posted On 06 Mar 2018
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Remote Monitoring: Achieving Maximum Benefits for End Users

Here, Jonathan Sturley explains in detail how close working relationships formed with installers can ensure that end users achieve maximum benefit from their investment in a remotely monitored video surveillance system without having to live with the consequences of false alarms...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017
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A Measure of Accountability

If any business sector wants to be taken seriously and not become commoditised, there’s a requirement to provide its customer base with a set of benchmarks by which ongoing effectiveness can be measured. Peter Webster outlines why the lack of independently collated, audited and...
Posted On 17 Aug 2015
Milestone Care is a new support service designed to safeguard smooth operational performance, maintenance, updates and upgrades of a given customer’s video solution
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Milestone Systems announces service offerings for continuous Return on Investment

Milestone Systems, the open platform company specialising in IP video management software (VMS), has unveiled a support service under the name Milestone Care as part of the business’ ongoing commitment to maximise the value of VMS for partners and customers. Milestone Care...
Posted On 17 Jun 2015
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What’s behind your cloud?

Who’s running the data centres for your business? Where are they located and what applications and data are held in situ? When assessing the suitability of Disaster Recovery as a Service provision, Alex Rabbetts examines why security and risk professionals ought to be conducting...
Posted On 10 Sep 2014