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German Police and citizen privacy

German law has been deemed German police inadequate at protecting the constitutional right of German citizens to privacy with data. The federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe ruled that the extent to which the German police can access people’s internet and cell phone data was unconstitutional and that the country’s privacy laws need to be revised. Currently, German…

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OPTEX launches QXI series sensors

OPTEX has launched a range of general application outdoor intrusion sensors. The QXI series includes compact, outdoor sensors that provide a 12 metre detection area, up to 120 degrees in width. The sensors are specifically designed to be mounted at heights of up to 2.7 metres, making them less obvious to intruders and out of…

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Twitter reveals true extent of hack

Twitter has revealed the true extent of this week’s large-scale cyber-attack that saw the accounts of multiple celebrities compromised.  The social media giant said a total of 130 accounts were targeted as part of a major cybersecurity incident that took place two days ago. Following the attack, what appeared to be a Bitcoin scam was tweeted from the hijacked…

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To mask or not to mask?

Will Broome, CEO of leading retail tech company Ubamarket, discusses the implications of the mask debate and what this means for the future of retail Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced earlier this week that it would be mandatory for consumers to wear face coverings when visiting shops and supermarkets, effective from 24th July. This legislation…

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Korean Access Control Market report for 2020

2020 access control market in Korea Report: The 4th Industrial Revolution and the security market are evolving hand in hand.  It is not just about physical security but about security using software as its main source and biometrics is one of them. The system uses physical and behavioral characteristics such as the face, iris, voice, fingerprint,…

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Covert ‘No glow’ long range infrared technology

Covert ‘No glow’ long range infrared technology from 360 Vision – the industry’s best kept secret 360 Vision Technology, the UK manufacturer of rugged PTZ and thermal imaging cameras, is experiencing a marked increase in customer requirements for its industry leading, ‘No glow’ long range infrared technology. “In recent months we have been approached by…

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Safetyflex secures Norway contract

Safetyflex, British designer and manufacturer of anti-terrorist bollards based in Coventry has won a contract for a major government project to protect key infrastructure in Norway from vehicle attacks. Safetyflex Barriers has secured a deal for its innovative Truckstopper bollards to be installed at various locations to help secure the public and buildings from potential…

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The COVID-19 Challenge

The COVID-19 challenge: How best to tackle delivering international health and medical services during a global pandemic Despite air travel being at a historic all-time low and practically the whole world in lockdown, over the last four months global travel risk management and international medical and security assistance provider, Healix International, has provided a crucial…

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Non-contact alternative to push-button switches

Robust radar technology addresses the increased demand for contactless, non-contact, control options in everyday life, particularly for button switches InnoSenT GmbH introduces a new product for automation applications: the company has developed the IMD-3000 radar system as a reliable and modern alternative to push-button switches. The new product enables ticket machines, doors, dispensers, lights, and…

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Achieving secure remote access

NetMotion Unveils Software Defined Perimeter to Help Organisations Achieve Secure Remote Access Solutions to provide both SDP and VPN in a single platform  NetMotion, a provider of security solutions for the world’s growing mobile and remote workforce, today announced the public availability of its new security platform, unifying its mobile-focused VPN products with a powerful…

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