Nortech

UHF Combi Card endusre compatibility and seamless integration with existing access control applications

December 14, 2018

Used for both people and vehicle access, the UHF ISO Combi Card offered by Nortech is a card with a long range UHF tag and proximity or smartcard technology. Designed for use with the uPASS range, the card’s features ensure that only one card is required for both vehicle and building access applications. Based on […]

Lodgic Intelligence Centre

Major criminal threats to retailers at Christmas

December 14, 2018

This Christmas, the risk to retailers’ margins from theft is greater than ever before, according to the Lodgic Intelligence Centre. The escalated threat results from three factors: increased activity by organised criminal gangs; reduced security staffing resulting from the hike in the minimum wage; and a decline in the response to shoplifting by the police […]

Altronix

Altronix receives Lenel Factory Certification under the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Programme

December 14, 2018

Altronix has received Lenel factory certification and joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Programme (OAAP). Altronix’s LINQ technology interfaces with the OnGuard access control system and facilitates the remote monitoring and reporting of power diagnostics. These alerts reportedly minimize system downtime and eliminate unnecessary and costly service calls. “Altronix has completed required factory testing at Lenel […]

Verisure

Verisure’s new partnership with Victim Support seeks to help burglary victims & increase crime prevention awareness

December 14, 2018

Verisure has announced a partnership with Victim Support which aims to raise awareness of burglary risks and educate the public about ways to prevent this type of crime. Horacio Perez, Operations Director at Verisure commented: “At Verisure, we believe that feeling safe and protected is a basic human right. As Victim Support’s goal of supporting […]

digital signage

Visix unveils beta release of AxisTV Alert for CAP-compliant digital signage messaging

December 14, 2018

Visix has released a beta version of their new AxisTV Alert software application for digital signage. The new alerting platform gives customers time-saving workflows to deliver important updates and critical alerts across their digital signage system. “This is a fantastic tool for safety and security managers on a college or corporate campus,” says Sean Matthews, President and CEO of Visix, “We’ve streamlined this platform to make […]

Inner Range

Grade 3 alarm systems ‘standard’ for all Inner Range products

December 14, 2018

Inner Range access control products all include intruder detection systems certified as Grade 3, according to European Standard EN50131-1. The grading system reflects how skilled and prepared intruders might be. Grade 3 (on an ascending risk scale from 1 to 4) assumes intruders will have some knowledge of an alarm system and a comprehensive range […]

OSPAs Thought Leadership Summit

The second OSPAs Thought Leadership Summit returns on 28th February 2019 and includes a line-up of first class speakers

December 14, 2018

On Thursday 28 February, professionals from the UK’s security sector will once again be given the opportunity to listen to the views aired by a line-up of first class speakers and contribute to matters affecting the industry at the Thought Leadership Summit which runs on the afternoon of the 2019 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards […]

WatchGuard

Malware appears on the WatchGuard top ten malware list for first time

December 14, 2018

Mac-based malware has appeared on the list of the top ten most common types of malware for the first time in WatchGuard’s quarterly Internet Security Report. The Mac scareware appeared in sixth place in WatchGuard’s latest Q3 2018 report and is primarily delivered by email to trick victims into installing fake cleaning software. The new […]

Converged Security Centre

Converged Security Centre in Partnership with Vidsys Returns to IFSEC International 2019

December 14, 2018

The Converged Security Centre, developed in partnership with Vidsys, is an expert-led exhibition zone, returning to IFSEC International 2019. It gives IFSEC visitors the unique opportunity to learn from world-leading experts, discuss critical physical and IT security challenges, and experience the latest Converged Security and Information Management (CSIM) platform solutions.  Through the Converged Security Centre, […]

DroneShield

DroneShield’s teaming agreement with Thales

December 14, 2018

DroneShield is pleased to announce that it has entered into a teaming agreement with Thales Programas De Electronica Y Comunicaciones S.A.U. (“Thales”) (a Spanish subsidiary of Thales S.A.). From this, Thales will utilise and promote DroneShield’s products in its defence and security contract bids in Spain involving counterdrone aspects. Thales S.A. is one of the […]

What is a Smart Home & Smart Home Solutions

What is a Smart Home & Smart Home Solutions

December 14, 2018

Smart homes are a concept that has been around for some time, but one that has become much more accessible. Previously reserved only for tech gurus like Bill Gates and sci-fi, smart homes are more common and are a rapidly growing industry. In fact, the smart home market is estimated to reach $53.5B by 2022[1]. […]

Nineteen Group

Nineteen Group’s acquisition of Western Business Exhibitions creates unrivalled exhibition portfolio for the UK security market

December 13, 2018

Western Business Exhibitions, host of the industry’s newest exhibition – The Security Event has been acquired by award-winning Nineteen Group. With an established exhibition portfolio that includes International Security Expo and International Disaster Response Expo, Nineteen Group has over 16 years of security sector knowledge, a community of over 180,000 security professionals and the market […]

Hikvision

Hikvision joins forces with Green River to protect threatened bar-headed goose population

December 13, 2018

Hikvision is partnering with Green River, a China-based NGO that promotes and organizes environmental protection activities, to protect the bar headed goose, one of the highest flying birds in the world. The Yangtze River source and Bender Lake in Western China is a natural high-altitude habitat for the wild bar-headed goose. Although this area is […]

global sales

Peter Biltsted joins Fibrenetix to lead Middle East push

December 13, 2018

Fibrenetix has announced a significant hire with Peter Biltsted joining as Global Sales Director to help grow the manufacturer’s Middle East operations. Biltsted has a significant reputation in the region having helped to grow the Milestone brand in the territory. “I was impressed with the respect Peter Biltsted has in the industry, especially in the […]

Securiscape

Securiscape planters create a safe and Happy Christmas outside Nottingham’s biggest venue

December 13, 2018

Four advanced Securiscape PAS 68 street planters have been installed outside Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena in order to brighten up the area and keep pedestrians using the venue safe. The venue has placed the 1.4 square metre square planters across the top of Bolero Square, with each one containing a Christmas tree, complete with a festive […]

SIA

Security Industry Authority promote safer security at Hartfield’s student haunt

December 13, 2018

The Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) South East Partnerships and Interventions team and Hertfordshire Constabulary are at the Forum, the Student Union bar of the University of Hertfordshire. They are sharing best-practice guidance on safer physical intervention for door supervisors as a reminder of how to keep their clients and themselves safe. The aims of the […]

Senstar

Senstar LM100 recieves fixture seal of approval from the International Dark Skies Association

December 13, 2018

Senstar have announced its Senstar LM100 hybrid perimeter intrusion detection and intelligent lighting system has received the Fixture Seal of Approval (FSA) from the International Dark Skies Association (IDA). IDA is the recognized authority on light pollution. Its mission is to preserve and protect the night time environment and the heritage of dark skies through […]

TDSi

TDSi launches new GARDiS software

December 13, 2018

TDSi have announced the launch of its new GARDiS Access Management software. The solution is available for free download to registered users, directly from the TDSi website. The GARDiS Access Management Software is reportedly a new user-friendly solution which improves secured accessibility. It offers ease of installation and features a user-friendly interface that has been […]

NOFIRNO

Swiss Federal Office for Civil Protection gives approval for NOFIRNO system

December 13, 2018

BEELE Engineering’s NOFIRNO sealing system has been approved by the Switzerland’s FOCP for use in Swiss buildings designed for the purpose of protecting its citizens. During the Second World War, protecting the civilian population was given a great deal of attention. This attention intensified during the Cold War with the construction of facilities designed to […]

British Safety Security

Britain’s high health and safety standards must be protected after Brexit, demands British Safety Council

December 13, 2018

The British Safety Council reiterates its demand that the UK’s withdrawal from the EU must not in any way erode the progress made in the UK over the last four decades on workplace health, safety and welfare standards, together with the protection of worker’s rights and product safety. The adoption of EU directives into the […]

A10 Networks

A10 Networks provides ability for service providers to deliver cloud scrubbing services

December 13, 2018

A10 Networks announced availability of an advanced solution for Service Providers to deliver more profitable DDoS scrubbing services to their enterprise customers with the A10 Thunder Threat Protection System (Thunder TPS). According to the manufacturer, the new solution reduces TCO via advanced intelligent automation capabilities, continuous machine learning, and greater scale than competing solutions. The […]

Cyber Intelligence

Seven Cyber Intelligence insights for a more secure business

December 13, 2018

Cyber threat intelligence (CTI) involves the collection, evaluation, verification and distribution of information about ongoing and emerging cyber threats and attacks against network assets and infrastructure. It is becoming increasingly difficult and costly for organizations to defend against cyberattacks on their own. More companies are reaching out to their peers and to other sources for […]

Ventures ONSITE

GCC’s construction sector to see $140 billion worth in new contractor awards in 2019 – Ventures ONSITE

December 13, 2018

The Gulf region’s construction sector is tipped to see a 12% year-on-year rise in the value of new contractor project awards in 2019, powered by rising oil prices and increased government spending, a recent whitepaper stated. A November 2018 report said construction contractor awards across the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) building, infrastructure and energy markets […]

One Identity

One Identity Partner Circle status of Platinum PLUS recognizes Intragen’s commitment to customer success

December 13, 2018

Intragen has been certified to Platinum PLUS by One Identity, which is reportedly the highest level of certification they offer. This reflects the best practices Intragen consultants follow for the deployment of One Identity products and a continuing commitment to ensuring successful solution delivery for their clients. Best practices for IGA projects are taught by Principal […]

security system installation

DIY Home Security vs. Monitored Security Systems

December 13, 2018

One of the first decisions people face when choosing to invest in a home security system is if they want a traditional professionally installed and monitored system or a DIY home security system. There are pros and cons to both, but ultimately it depends on your security needs. Our security experts explain the differences between […]

The Power of Dual-Sensor Cameras – Dahua North America

The Power of Dual-Sensor Cameras – Dahua North America

December 12, 2018

Efficiently securing hallways, stairwells, or other tight corridors is trickier than it seems, often requiring multi-camera installations. Thanks to Dahua’s dual-sensor technology, you can now capture images in those hard-to-secure spaces all with increased flexibility and simple installations. Whether required for school hallways, bank corridors, delivery vehicles, or any other corridor application, these cameras play […]

Devices That Work with Google Home

Devices That Work with Google Home

December 12, 2018

In today’s connected world, our homes are smarter, and we’re doing more and more with just simple voice controls. In this article, we’re focusing on some of the best types of smart home devices that work with Google Assistant and how they are making our everyday lives more comfortable and more convenient. Before we dive […]

CLIQ

A CLIQ electronic locking system puts an Italian bank in complete control of every entrance

December 10, 2018

Retail banking combines a demand for high security with complex workflows – staff need efficient access. Facility managers need the flexibility to design access permissions around individual needs, so not everyone can access every area whenever they choose – nobody wants to carry or track large numbers of keys. These were requirements managers Creval, a […]

CLIQ

A CLIQ electronic locking system puts an Italian bank in complete control of every entrance

December 10, 2018

Retail banking combines a demand for high security with complex workflows – staff need efficient access. Facility managers need the flexibility to design access permissions around individual needs, so not everyone can access every area whenever they choose – nobody wants to carry or track large numbers of keys. These were requirements managers Creval, a […]

Partner Alliance for Safer Schools

Fourth-Edition guidelines expanded to address growing security challenges facing today’s schools

December 10, 2018

The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) has released the fourth edition of its Safety and Security Guidelines for K-12 Schools, which provides school administrators, school boards and public safety and security professionals with guidelines for implementing a layered and tiered approach to securing and enhancing the safety of school environments. The fourth edition of […]

Partner Alliance for Safer Schools

Fourth-Edition guidelines expanded to address growing security challenges facing today’s schools

December 10, 2018

The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) has released the fourth edition of its Safety and Security Guidelines for K-12 Schools, which provides school administrators, school boards and public safety and security professionals with guidelines for implementing a layered and tiered approach to securing and enhancing the safety of school environments. The fourth edition of […]

CyberArk named a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Privileged Access Management

CyberArk named a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Privileged Access Management

December 10, 2018

CyberArk has been named a leader in the first-ever Gartner Magic Quadrant for Privileged Access Management, positioned highest for ability to execute and furthest for completeness of vision. According to the report, “privileged access management is one of the most critical security controls, particularly in today’s increasingly complex IT environment. Security and risk management leaders must use […]

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