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Exclusive comment: Cybersecurity in the modern world

Peter Groucutt, Managing Director of Databarracks comments exclusively for Security News Desk UK on cybersecurity in the new normal Cyber security is an arms-race between legitimate businesses and the cyber criminals. As the attacker’s techniques and skills improve, so do defences. In a 2012 TED talk, the FBI futurologist Marc Goodman drew parallels between the…

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Suprema CoreStation offers multi-credential flexibility

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Suprema shared partner testimonials about its security controller CoreStation that helps facilitate building multi-credential access control systems. Suprema CoreStation is a biometric-enabled security controller that provides great system design flexibility with credential options ranging from PIN, RF card reader, mobile access to fingerprint and face recognition. Meyer, a partner in Turkey, was able to construct…

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Biometrics: Where we are and where we’re going

Christian Fredrikson, CEO at Fingerprints explores how Biometrics is playing a leading role in access control, and discusses the benefits of fingerprint technology It’s heartening to see biometric technology playing a role in helping people, communities and workplaces adapt to the changes triggered by the past year. The value of biometrics is reaching far beyond…

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Vemotion report a surge in streaming video surveillance applications

Vemotion Interactive, the UK manufacturer of low-latency, high-performance, live video streaming solutions for systems integrators and OEM solutions providers, reports that over the past 12 months, trends in streaming live video have accelerated, and the company has seen an increase in demand for its mobile and rapid deployment CCTV camera solutions. Delivering ultra-low latency, high-resolution…

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Civil Service strikes deal for ‘hybrid’ offices

Off the back of the news from the Telegraph today that Civil Servants will be allowed to work from home and hybrid office spaces, under new flexible working programmes due to a deal signed with Workplace Group, Zoho Corporation expert, Sridhar Iyengar comments about what this means for private and public sector industry, and why the…

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Onfido collaborates with Microsoft to bring the Future of Reusable Identity

Onfido, the identity verification and authentication company, announced it has been selected by Microsoft to enable fast and secure identity verification and onboarding for its Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)  verifiable credentials. Azure AD verifiable credentials, now in public preview, provide an open standards approach to safely and securely re-using verified information about a business…

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Revolutionary new security product to protect security officers

Following successful trials with police and security staff in South Yorkshire, SmartTag® is now being made available to Security Industry Accredited (SIA) security officers working in the wider Yorkshire area. The award-winning forensic scientists at SmartWater Group created SmartTag following the increase in attacks on frontline workers during the Covid lockdown.  Each security officer will…

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Nominet Cyber Security comments on 2021 survey

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The UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has released the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2021 report. Among the findings were that two in five businesses (39%) and a quarter of charities (26%) report having cybersecurity breaches or attacks in the last 12 months. Steve Forbes, Government Cyber Security Expert at Nominet, comments: “The recent…

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Tyman plc appoints new UK and Ireland President to lead ERA growth

ERA, UK home security and fenestration component providers, has announced the appointment of Helen Downer as the UK and Ireland President of its parent company, Tyman plc. Tyman UK and Ireland encompasses ERA Home Security, Zoo Hardware and Access 360 businesses. Superseding Darren Waters from 1st April 2021, Helen will be responsible for leading ERA’s…

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The Integrated Review

The recent release of the Integrated Review by the UK government has produced controversy in the industry, does the new vision align with government intended aims? The UK government recently released its Integrated Review 2021 which aims to place technology and science at the heart of UK security, with priority areas identified to help tackle…

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