Tom Knierim
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Biometric Automation for Airports: Travelling Bliss or Privacy Nightmare?

Checkpoints at airports have always been an object of passenger discontent with both document and immigration checks consistently receiving the lowest scores in passenger satisfaction surveys. Biometric technology has long been hailed as the ‘silver bullet’ to solve...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019
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Mitie takes off with two-year security contract extension at London City Airport

Facilities management and professional services company Mitie has been awarded a two-year contract extension at London City Airport. The business has provided bespoke security solutions at the airport since 2016. Mitie will continue to provide behind the scenes security services...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019
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CNL Software and Cepton Technologies agree terms on strategic partnership

Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) solutions developer CNL Software has announced a technology partnership with Cepton Technologies, the orchestrator of industry-leading 3D sensing solutions. The partnership will drive the automation of threat detection, tracking and...
Posted On 11 Sep 2019
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£1 million funding announced for academic innovations in aviation security

UK universities seeking to carry out cutting-edge research into the next generation of aviation security solutions are set to benefit from Government funding worth £1 million thanks to a joint initiative between the Department for Transport and the Home Office. The Future...
Posted On 26 Aug 2019
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Hanwha Techwin introduces compact Wisenet NVRs for transport sector applications

The new vibration-proof Wisenet TRM-410S and Wisenet TRM-810S NVRs manufactured by Hanwha Techwin are designed to be at the heart of video surveillance solutions for transport applications.  With a footprint of just 250 mm x 210 mm and offering two-way audio communication, the...
Posted On 30 May 2019
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Mitie flying high with £17 million FM contract extension for London Gatwick Airport

Mitie has expanded its relationship with London Gatwick Airport’s management team by winning a five-year extension to its contract worth £17 million, which includes a new agreement to maintain electrical services. The facilities management (FM) and professional services...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
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Secure Stations Scheme sets standard for crime reduction on Britain’s rail network

Hundreds of Britain’s railway stations are setting the standard in reducing crime, safeguarding vulnerable people and ensuring safer journeys for passengers, rail minister Andrew Jones has announced. On a visit to East Croydon Station, recently accredited as a Secure Station by...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
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Public consultation process launched for new international privacy information management standard

The public consultation process for the draft international privacy information management standard ISO/IEC 27552 is now open until 25 February. As the UK’s national standards body, the British Standards Institution (BSI) is seeking to consult with interested parties from the...
Posted On 18 Jan 2019
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Securitas acquires New York-based aviation security company Global Elite Group

Securitas Transport Aviation Services USA has acquired Global Elite Group, a leading security services provider to the aviation industry in the US. The purchase price is approximately US$22 million contingent upon reaching certain targets. Global Elite Group is based in Garden...
Posted On 11 Jan 2019
Dr Sandra Bell
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Resilient Organisations Make Hay When The Sun Shines

Supply chain risk is often thought of only in terms of how the failure of such chains could disrupt a given organisation’s day-to-day operations. In the modern and interconnected world, localised operational disruptions, often caused by relatively mundane incidents such as...
Posted On 12 Dec 2018