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Speedy invests £1.6m to support events as industry re-opens

Equipment hire and services provider Speedy, has invested £1.6 million in new fencing and ground protection equipment to support the events industry as it plans to re-open in line with the Governments roadmap out of lockdown. With the investment, Speedy has made 90,000 more units of fencing panels and ground protection mats available for delivery…

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Police DSC supports UK Cyber Security Association

The Police Digital Security Centre is supporting the UK Cyber Security Association (UKCSA), which has officially launched today, Tuesday 4th May 2021, and is open for membership. The UK Cyber Security Association is a membership organisation for individuals, small businesses, SME’s and corporate companies who are involved in or who work in the cyber security…

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Into the Cloud: Don Boxley

Into the Cloud: Don Boxley, CEO and Co-Founder of DH2i What does ‘security’ mean to you?For me, security means helping our customers to build secure connections between any two endpoints without fear that someone is using their systems that shouldn’t be.  What made you want to work in the industry?Working in the security industry was…

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Protecting the reputation of the video surveillance industry

Uri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe, explains why he passionately believes that the password protection elements of the Secure by Default standard should be a fundamental requirement for all video surveillance systems. They may occur for criminal or malicious purposes, or just seen as a challenge by opportunistic hackers. Whatever…

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‘Designing out Crime’ message

British security manufacturer Squire is one of the latest companies to renew their membership with Secured by Design (SBD), the official police security initiative. The Squire name has been at the forefront of lock making since 1780 with a great British history carried down through eight generations. Combining heritage with innovation, Squire is widely recognised…

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Biometrics: Where we are and where we’re going

Christian Fredrikson, CEO at Fingerprints explores how Biometrics is playing a leading role in access control, and discusses the benefits of fingerprint technology It’s heartening to see biometric technology playing a role in helping people, communities and workplaces adapt to the changes triggered by the past year. The value of biometrics is reaching far beyond…

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Revolutionary new security product to protect security officers

Following successful trials with police and security staff in South Yorkshire, SmartTag® is now being made available to Security Industry Accredited (SIA) security officers working in the wider Yorkshire area. The award-winning forensic scientists at SmartWater Group created SmartTag following the increase in attacks on frontline workers during the Covid lockdown.  Each security officer will…

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The Integrated Review

The recent release of the Integrated Review by the UK government has produced controversy in the industry, does the new vision align with government intended aims? The UK government recently released its Integrated Review 2021 which aims to place technology and science at the heart of UK security, with priority areas identified to help tackle…

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Video Surveillance: Intelligent video analytics

Intelligent video surveillance connected systems have become part of the norm, so how can deep learning benefit security systems? IDIS recently launched the latest tech-explainer eBook – The Benefits of Deep Learning Driven Intelligent Video Analytics. The eBook explores how a new generation of AI video solutions is delivering better security, safety, operational efficiency and…

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Best practices for cybersecurity defences in the new normal

The latest cyber data breach headline is the Which? & Red Maple Technologies research. How has cybersecurity threats changed during Covid-19 and how can we mitigate risk? The release of Which? & Red Maple Technologies research found that stolen Tesco Clubcard, Deliveroo & McDonald’s accounts are being advertised cheaply on the dark web. This headline…

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