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Electronic access control is the better way

Ever settled another bill for changing your office locks and thought, “there has to be a better way”? In fact, there is. Access control and digital keys are easier and more cost effective than you imagine. While mechanical keys will keep a building secure, they lack the flexibility to adapt to your changing security needs.…

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Vaylia: Designing and building security projects


Vaylia, protector of G8 conferences, nuclear summits and more, is one of the latest companies to join Secured by Design (SBD), the UK’s official police security initiative. Capable of working on projects of all sizes up to the largest in the UK and internationally, Vaylia’s services range from consulting and specification through to installation, testing…

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Meredith Palmer takes on Chief Product Officer role

Meredith Palmer

Gallagher is pleased to announce Meredith Palmer has been appointed Chief Product Officer for Gallagher’s security business. In this role, Palmer will drive the vision, strategy, design, and development roadmap for Gallagher’s security solutions. Palmer joined Gallagher in April 2020 overseeing Gallagher’s new security solution for small businesses. The Chief Product Officer role has now…

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Don’t overlook security as we return to work

back to work

As things start to get back to the “new normal” and we adapt to a different way of living, the importance of not overlooking security becomes much more prominent. Whilst quite rightly prioritising personal health, people shouldn’t forget how important robust security methods are in protecting their homes, belongings and businesses from theft and burglary. …

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Top priority security measures for businesses

Multi-factor Authentication

The truth is, without multi-factor authentication (MFA), businesses are open to attacks if their employees fall for phishing scams or share passwords, which happens much more than you think (yes in your organisation too). Compromised credentials are an extremely dangerous threat to any company. Why is that? Once the attacker was able to compromise a…

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First Amber solutions white paper

White paper

Amber Solutions, creator of modern, hyper-intelligent electrical architecture, today announced the availability of a forward-looking white paper on solid-state electrification, the digital control of electricity and the many groundbreaking market opportunities these breakthroughs create.  The first white paper of its kind is titled The Second Electrical Revolution and is available for immediate download (here). In…

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Paxton COVID-secure tutorials and resources

Responsive design: Laptop tablet and smartphone on white table

Paxton is pleased to announce that their free COVID-secure live webinars are now available on demand – they can be watched anywhere, anytime at your convenience. In June, Paxton took the initiative to create a no-nonsense webinar based on CDC and OSHA guidelines. Paxton’s mission is to continually provide their installers with educational videos that…

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Vimpex delivers at new Amazon fulfilment centre

Amazon centre

A huge new Amazon fulfilment centre on the outskirts of Bristol has installed Vimpex Smart+Guard tough polycarbonate hinged protective covers to protect the building’s alarm callpoints from accidental or malicious activation, which could trigger costly building evacuations resulting in lost production and missed logistical connections.Amazon’s new 500,000 sq ft fulfilment centre at Severn Beach is designed to ensure…

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Three new COVID-19 neutralising UV light devices

Oracle Lighting, an innovator in LED lighting solutions, introducse three new COVID-19-killing Ultraviolet Light sterilisation devices. Now available, the Mini Sterilisation Lamp, Room Sterilisation Lamp, and Telescoping Mobile Room Disinfection Device join Oracle Lighting’s popular A.I.R. Solo™ Personal UV Irradiation Face Mask in the company’s lineup of germ-fighting products. “With over a decade of experience…

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Lochrin Bain renew with Secured by Design

Lochrin Bain

Cumbernauld’s Lochrin Bain is one of the latest companies to renew their membership with Secured by Design (SBD), the official police security initiative. Lochrin Bain has been manufacturing high-quality fencing products for over 160 years and have a proven and established manufacturing facility in Cumbernauld on the outskirts of Glasgow, which continues to provide the…

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