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Security Convergence: Getting It Together

The convergence of security and other building technologies offers considerable commercial, operational and environmental benefits. Here, Alistair Enser explains how joining previously separate systems together avoids duplication of effort and increases efficiency, while at the...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Network Security: Protecting Against Digital Sabotage

Physical security systems have experienced a substantial shift from being a mechanical circuit to become electronically-circuited networks, with the first network-enabled surveillance camera being launched more than 20 years ago (in 1996, to be precise). Now, more and more...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020
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Delivering Secure Communications Across Wireless Networks

As the worldwide adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) gathers speed, security of the data retrieved and shared by these applications becomes an increasingly crucial issue, writes Marc Pegulu. There’s a real threat of data passed between parties via the IoT being...
Posted On 17 Dec 2019
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Protecting the Higher Education Sector: A Lecture on University Security

Forty years ago, DEC (latterly acquired by Compaq) said there was no reason why anyone would want a computer in their home. Thirty years ago, the Internet was invented and, ten years ago, we had only just discovered smart phones and social networking. The world of technology and...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
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Joint operation in Northern Ireland nets huge firearms and ammunition haul

No less than 24 firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition have been seized in a joint operation conducted by the National Crime Agency (NCA) and the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI). The investigation commenced following the interception of an AR-15 semi-automatic...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019
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Dedicated Wisenet Pinhole Height Strip camera issued by Hanwha Techwin

The new H.265 Wisenet XNB-H6461H Pinhole Height Strip camera from Hanwha Techwin offers end users the opportunity to covertly capture an image of a person’s face and, when used in conjunction with another camera, establish the approximate height of the individual under...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
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The Rising Drone Threat: What Can Be Done to Mitigate the Risk?

Drone incidents are on the rise. Recent high-profile events have begun to show the potential damage and threat that drones can pose to Governments and commercial organisations as well as by dint of the targeting of individuals. This isn’t unexpected. Security experts have...
Posted On 24 Oct 2019
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OPTEX adds app-based visual verification to outdoor VX Infinity Series

Sensor manufacturer OPTEX has now launched the VXI-CMOD – a new 180° day/night Wi-Fi camera module that can be easily integrated with its outdoor VX Infinity (VXI) sensor to create an app-based visual verification solution – in the UK and other English-speaking countries. The VXI...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019
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BlackBerry advances real-time adaptive security and Artificial Intelligence

BlackBerry has launched BlackBerry Intelligent Security, the first cloud-based solution that leverages the power of adaptive security, continuous authentication and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enhance mobile endpoint security in zero trust environments. BlackBerry Intelligent...
Posted On 06 Aug 2019
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Johnson Controls enters Grade 3 intrusion market with commercial security system

The new EN Grade 3-compliant Tyco DSC PowerSeries Pro intrusion security alarm system from Johnson Controls provides a feature-rich intrusion detection solution for commercial properties of any size, ranging from small shops to large office buildings, factories, healthcare...
Posted On 03 Jun 2019