Angus Darroch-Warren
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Looking Ahead: The Security Challenges of the 2020s

As we enter a new decade, the security landscape never ceases to change and evolve, both on a macro and micro level. This is compounded by the fact that the remit of the security professional not only continues to expand to meet new threats, but also requires the exploitation of...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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360 Vision’s popular Predator cameras now feature High Secure cyber protection

UK CCTV camera manufacturer 360 Vision Technology has announced that its Predator ‘all-in-one’ PTZ camera range is now an accredited Vision High Secure (HS) camera solution, certified to have completed the CAPSS approval process by the Centre for the Protection of National...
Posted On 17 Dec 2019
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‘Secure by Design, Secure by Default’ scheme launched by Surveillance Camera Commissioner

Tony Porter QPM LLB, the Surveillance Camera Commissioner, has launched another ‘global first’, namely ‘Secure by Design, Secure by Default’ minimum requirements for the manufacturers of surveillance camera systems and components. Several high-profile and...
Posted On 03 Jul 2019
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CCTV Code of Practice for surveillance systems updated by National Security Inspectorate

The latest edition of the National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) CCTV Code of Practice for the design, installation and maintenance of CCTV surveillance systems, NCP 104 Issue 3, supersedes the previous issue and applies to all new installations from 1 May 2019. The NSI’s recent...
Posted On 30 Apr 2019
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Video Surveillance Systems: What is Wide Dynamic Range?

For the benefit of those Risk Xtra readers focused on CCTV as part of their risk and security management remit, Uri Guterman shines a light on Wide Dynamic Range and what benefits it brings to video surveillance systems. The latest generation of HD cameras has raised end users’...
Posted On 19 Nov 2018
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Education Security Advisory Programme launched to tackle crime and enhance compliance in schools and FE

NW Systems, a specialist in surveillance systems and managed security services, has announced the launch of a dedicated Education Security Advisory Programme designed to ensure the effectiveness of security systems, help institutions comply with the latest regulations an...
Posted On 26 May 2017
John Davies
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Tackling the Power and Data ‘Capacity Crunch’: “Security sector must play its part”

Physical security has become firmly intertwined with logical security, sharing considerable benefits but also the potential drawbacks of IT integration. One of the key obstacles facing the IT sector has been dubbed the ‘Capacity Crunch’, referencing the concept that...
Posted On 31 Jul 2015