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“Electronic signatures valid for executing documents” affirms Law Commission

Electronic signatures can be used to execute documents, including on those occasions where there’s a statutory requirement for a signature, the Law Commission has confirmed. This means that, in most cases, electronic signatures can be used as a viable alternative to...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019
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International standard for effective business continuity updated by ISO

Natural disasters, fires, supply chain issues and cyber attacks are just some of the many unexpected yet possible threats posed to the smooth running of any business. Consistent and robust business continuity planning for what to do when disaster strikes is the best defence. The...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019
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One-day security surgery service launched by Advent IM consultancy

UK security consultancy Advent IM is introducing a convenient one-day security surgery/workshop service for today’s organisations covering a range of cyber, physical and information security-focused issues. Running under the banner ‘MySecuritySurgery’, the focus...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019
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Security solutions provider Wilson James attains coveted ISO 27001 accreditation

Security services provider Wilson James has successfully sought and achieved accreditation to ISO 27001. This latest accreditation demonstrates Wilson James’ overriding commitment to continuous improvement and raising standards of service delivery for those industries served by...
Posted On 01 Aug 2019
Left to Right: Gavin Dunleavy (commercial director, DVS), Clive Mason (managing director, Webeye), David Davies (CTO, DVS), Tim Goodson (managing director, DVS) and Mark Wall (sales director for UK and Europe, Webeye)
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Webeye signs virtual monitoring service partnership with Hikvision distributor DVS

Webeye and DVS have teamed up to supply customers with a virtual monitoring service that reacts quickly to make sure alarms are communicated to the right people within seconds. The ‘webeyeCMS’ platform is a powerful tool which uses intelligent cloud technology to process, manage...
Posted On 10 Jul 2019
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IFSEC and FIREX International hailed “a great success” for National Security Inspectorate

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) shared in the success of this year’s IFSEC and FIREX International exhibitions at London’s ExCeL as the integrated events proved important forums for approved companies and applicants, as well as key industry stakeholders, to engage...
Posted On 30 Jun 2019
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Be Prepared and Plan for the Worst: How to Communicate in a Crisis

Be prepared and plan for the worst. That’s the maxim for managing communications in a crisis, as indeed it is for all contingency planning. For its part, security communications planning is a strategy designed to help management make better decisions. Only preparation and...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019
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New British Standard 67000 introduced by BSI to increase city resilience in UK plc

With an estimated three million people moving to cities each week worldwide, the need to build resilience within urban spaces has never been more important. With this in mind, BSI – the business improvement company – has published a new British Standard. Developed...
Posted On 28 May 2019
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Standards agencies afford fencing systems firm Zaun “resounding” bill of good health

Production and customer processes at steel fencing systems manufacturer Zaun have been through the mill of audits in recent weeks – by customers, the Security Ratings standards body and an international certification agency. At the end of the various checking procedures the...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019
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Q&A with Mike Reddington: CEO at the British Security Industry Association

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has issued the results of a Q&A with Mike Reddington to mark his first month as CEO of the Trade Association. The Q&A focuses on the value that membership of the BSIA offers, the current and changing state of the...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019