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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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Building electrical resilience in the UK defence industry

Peter Selway, Marketing Manager at Schneider Electric explores the UK defence infrastructure and how electrical resilience can impact the industry The UK’s defence infrastructure is truly unique, made up of large disparate estates with everything from ports to factories. This creates several management challenges that are compounded by an ever increasing need to reduce costs…

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Ensuring quality in British security

Mike Reddington, Chief Executive, British Security Industry Association (BSIA) talks exclusively to SND-UK about guiding the security industry through uncertainty The organisation’s members are responsible for more than 70% of privately provided UK security products and services (by turnover) including the manufacture, distribution and installation of electronic and physical security equipment and the provision of…

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Amber Solutions’ Energy Traffic Controller

Amber Solutions, the company that is making the digital control of electricity in solid-state architecture a commercial reality, announced the latest innovative design to leverage its technology — a solid-state based Energy Traffic Controller™ with embedded intelligence that enables on-the-fly switching of building electricity sources. The new capability relies on the company’s breakthrough digital control…

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Academy support Home Office with specialist training

The Police Crime Prevention Academy are currently working with the Home Office, providing training with a focus on crime prevention and designing out crime. Head of Academy Guy Collyer said, “We value the opportunity to assist Home Office staff in gaining a more detailed understanding of this critical work within policing.” The Home Office is…

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Is vacant land or vacant property a safer investment?

Traditionally, investing in bricks and mortar was a sure-fire bet. Probably something to do, in part, with the security that investing your money into something tangible brings. The reality though is that property values suffer peaks and troughs, just like any other type of asset, particularly during times of economic hardship. Many property investors will…

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Maypole renew membership with SBD

Maypole is one of the latest companies to renew their membership with Secured by Design (SBD), the official police security initiative. Created in 1987 Stronghold security products are owned and distributed by Maypole Ltd. Designed in the UK and manufactured to the highest standards, Stronghold is a leading name in vehicle security solutions. The range…

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