Posts by Nicola Dale

Hochiki life safety devices play vital role in keeping hospital safe


Based in High Wycombe in the heart of Buckinghamshire, Wycombe Hospital provides urgent treatment and planned (elective) surgery, specialist treatment for patients with heart conditions and strokes, cancer, and urological conditions along with a midwifery led unit. The project, commissioned by Buckinghamshire Health NHS Foundation Trust, was to replace an existing network of obsolete control…

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Ping Identity names Jason Kees Chief Information Security Officer


Ping Identity, the intelligent identity solution for the enterprise, appointed Jason Kees as the company’s new Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). He will spearhead Ping Identity’s security initiatives that support new services and offerings, while ensuring the security, safety and reliability of the company’s vast IT infrastructure. Kees is a information security leader with a…

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Oil and Gas – advanced digital technologies


Security News Desk – UK explores how embracing digitalisation for improved safety and efficiency is imperative for the oil and gas sector The energy industry serves as an ideal example of how advanced digital technologies like automated flare monitoring and intelligent video and audio solutions can transform operational safety, security and efficiency. Meraj Khan, Key Account Manager – End Consumer for Axis Communications, explores the…

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The new landscape of retail


SND-UK takes a look at the new landscape of retail post lockdown and details how body worn cameras may be the solution to violence and harassment of workers  Crimes of violence against shopworkers should never be tolerated, however as the world entered into a series of lockdowns during the largest pandemic we have witnessed in…

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Port security – maritime cyberattacks


Security News Desk – UK looks at the biggest threats facing port security in today’s society and addresses why there is a vulnerability  The maritime industry is the unquestionable driver of the global economy. Through a vast network of vessels, ports, logistical and administrative infrastructure – some 90% of the world’s goods are moved each year. Like most…

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Digital Barriers launches the EdgeVis MiniCam

Digital Barriers

As the market for rapidly deployable surveillance cameras expands, Digital Barriers, a UK-based provider of IoT surveillance and security technologies, announced the immediate availability of the EdgeVis MiniCam. Compact, lightweight and affordable, with secure low bandwidth streaming over cellular or WiFi, the rapidly deployable camera is set to shake up the market for temporary and semi-permanent…

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Tenable announces intent to acquire Accurics


Tenable Holdings announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Accurics. Accurics enables the programmatic detection and mitigation of risks in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) before anything is ever provisioned. Following completion of this acquisition, Tenable’s solutions will include holistic assessment and the automated remediation of policy violations and breach paths, before…

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Adopting Amazon Web Services for success


We’re seeing more new and innovative ways to use Amazon Web Services (AWS) than ever before as businesses and organisations take advantage of the possibilities it offers. Here, we explore some of the most groundbreaking ways UK businesses and organisations are using AWS. 1. Availability and disaster recovery – case study: Bellway Homes Operating in…

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ASSA ABLOY launches new fire doorset guide


To help support this year’s Fire Door Safety Week, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland has launched a new best practice guide on how to specify, install, maintain and inspect fire-certified doorsets in residential and commercial buildings. The ‘Fire Doorsets’ guide has been compiled based on the knowledge and expertise of ASSA ABLOY’s FDIS-trained…

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A third of suspicious emails reported by employees are phishing


33% of emails employees report as phishing are either malicious or highly suspect, according to new research. The finding comes from an analysis of emails reported by employees from organisations across the globe during the first half of 2021, and highlights the efficacy of employee-led efforts in preventing cyber attacks. Approximately one third of people…

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