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360 Vision launches series of Technology Learning Webinars

360 Vision Technology, the UK manufacturer of rugged PTZ and thermal imaging cameras, has announced the launch of an exciting new range of Technology Learning Webinars, aimed mainly at Security Consultants and System Designers. The webinars, which are free of charge to attend, are designed to be interesting educational pieces covering a range of relevant…

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Users will revolt over smart device privacy in 2021 says WatchGuard

2021 will mark a tipping point when consumers will begin to fully-understand and revolt against the privacy concerns associated with smart and connected devices, says WatchGuard Technologies. Security analysts at WatchGuard believe that users will start to push back against vendors of IoT devices that collect personal data and will pressure governments to regulate the…

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Virtual Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2020

The 2020 Security & Fire Excellence Awards looked a little different this year, taking place virtually for the first time due to the ongoing pandemic. The awards continue to be supported by IFSEC International and FIREX International as well as headline sponsors First Response Group and Aico. Other VIP event sponsors included Amulet, CircleFM, HID…

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Vectra expands cloud services to see attacks moving between the cloud, hybrid and on-premise

Vectra, network threat detection and response (NDR), announced broader and deeper cloud capabilities to track and link accounts and data in hybrid environments. Current security approaches lose visibility when environments expand to the cloud where users leverage multiple different accounts and may access resources from shadow IT devices. Historically users and hosts were on-premises and…

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UK security law targeting telecoms

Jimmy Jones, Cyber Security Telecoms expert at Positive Technologies comments, “While this legislation crystalizes the penalties and locks the government’s advice in a legal framework, if it is aimed at Huawei then I think the damage had already been done. The uncertainty has meant mobile operators have already had to plan for the foreseeable future…

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Smart doorbell security

Tomáš Vystavěl, Chief Product Officer at 2N, said: “Installing a smart doorbell offers users convenience, flexibility and home security. But as Which? has identified, consumers must look for excellent security standards, not just a good user experience. The 2N Indoor View uses 2N’s own operating system to provide users with the highest levels of security…

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Frontier Pitts achieve world first

Secured by Design (SBD) member company Frontier Pitts has become the first company to achieve the LPCB certification for an HVM Bi-folding Gate to both the international standard for vehicle resistance (IWA14) and forced entry protection (LPS1175). The Terra Bi-folding Gate is the first and only HVM product to be listed in the Red Book…

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AXIS Companion compatible with whole Axis product portfolio

Axis Communications release functionality that will allow AXIS Companion video management software, together with AXIS S3008 Recorder, to run all Axis products with firmware 5,50 and later. This means it is now easier than ever for customers running AXIS Companion to have a tailor made solution from out their needs, also for more demanding systems.…

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Bewildered by the choice?

With system designers having so many options when it comes to specifying the most appropriate cameras to monitor large areas, Uri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe, provides an overview of the merits of some of the most suitable camera formats. PTZ cameras PTZ cameras have traditionally been used for city…

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Gallagher delivers latest technology to market

Security manufacturer, Gallagher, is excited to release Command Centre v8.40, the latest version of their world-class security and site management software. Command Centre v8.40 introduces the future of photo ID – the Mobile Connect Digital ID – along with a number of improvements that offer sites even greater flexibility for managing their security. Gallagher’s Digital…

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