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Into the Cloud: Joseph Carson ThycoticCentrify

Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist at ThycoticCentrify What does ‘security’ mean to you? In the past I used to think security was all about security solutions, best practices and technology. But in recent years I have changed my opinion after many long meetings and discussions with business leaders and executive boards.  Today, security is all…

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Fighting invisible enemies

Surveillance is one of the biggest connected systems contributing to smart cities. How can smart surveillance tackle health risks and dangers in smart cities Ghosts, dark powers and curses: all classic elements of many scary movies, and examples of why it doesn’t take something visible to scare people.  We have a natural fear of dangers…

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Big Interview: Interoperability and identity management

David Bunzel, Executive Director, PSIA, talks exclusively to Security News Desk about the critical nature of interoperability, identity management and standardisation The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance is a global consortium of over 65 physical security manufacturers and systems integrators focused on promoting interoperability of IP-enabled security devices across all segments of the security industry. The…

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Hybrid Working and the Threat of Desk Data

The transition to remote working has been a revelation for many traditional office staff, yet concerns over data security risks are rising. Mark Harper of HSM explains why businesses and their remote workers must remain vigilant when it comes to physical document security in homes. Pre-pandemic, home offices were often that neglected room in people’s…

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360 Vision Technology PTZ cameras now with integrated AMG media converter

360 Vision Technology, the UK manufacturer of  HD, radar and thermal PTZ imaging cameras, have announced a technical partnership with the UK manufacturer of Ethernet transmission solutions, AMG Systems; to create a range of integrated PTZ camera/media converter solutions. Available on Predator and Invictus camera ranges, the technical partnership enables 360 Vision to integrate the…

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Northern Ireland undertake crime prevention qualification

Officers from Policing and Community Safety Partnerships (PCSPs) in Northern Ireland recently embarked on an accredited Level 4 Certificate in Crime Prevention qualification with the Police Crime Prevention Academy. PCSPs are local bodies made up of Councillors and independent people from each council area in Northern Ireland. The Academy’s national delivery of the Level 4…

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Beyond Identity and Distology announce partnership

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Beyond Identity, the Passwordless identity management provider has formed a strategic partnership with Distology to distribute Beyond Identity’s solutions through its extensive network of IT resellers and MSSPs. Beyond Identity’s secure authentication stops credential-based attacks and eliminates the risk and friction of passwords. The company’s innovative approach replaces passwords with asymmetric cryptography, the same proven, secure,…

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COVID-19 surge in digital exposes companies to cyber threats

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COVID-19 surge in digital interactions has exposed organisations to more cyber security threats, say 76% of enterprise IT leaders …protecting against cyber attacks is a bigger IT budget priority than digital transformation over the next 12 months While nearly two thirds (64 per cent) of IT leaders in large UK firms reveal they have made…

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Digital security firm rebrands as Zunoma after 75 years

Zunoma has been revealed as the new name for Smith & Ouzman. The firm, based in Eastbourne, specialises in secure print and digital transformation, merging traditional paper products with the increasing need for cloud-based solutions. Building on the firm’s 75-year history, this re-brand comes as owners Phil and Dinah Ouzman complete the buyout of the…

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CyberSolace gain Digital Security Provider accreditation

CyberSolace is one of the latest organisations to be recognised as a Digital Security Provider by the Police Digital Security Centre (Police DSC). With 65,000 cyber security attacks on UK SMEs daily, and 41% of UK consumers claiming they will never return to a business that has had a security breach, investing in cyber security…

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