Specialist crime prevention qualifications


West Midlands Police Design Out Crime manager Mark Silvester has paid tribute to a number of the force’s staff who have successfully completed specialist accredited crime prevention qualifications through the Police Crime Prevention Academy. The police officers and police staff have all achieved their Crime Prevention for Practitioners Level 4 qualification and Level 5 Diploma…

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Sophos adds cloud visibility features


Sophos, a specialist in next-generation cybersecurity, announced, that Intercept X for Server Advanced with EDR has been enhanced with powerful cloud visibility features from Cloud Optix. This integration gives customers critical insights into their wider cloud environments, including security groups, hosts, shared storage, databases, serverless, containers, and more in addition to the details on AWS,…

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Intelligent Key Cabinet from Medeco

ASSA ABLOY announced the introduction of Medeco’s Intelligent Key Cabinet (IKC), a complete key access control and storage solution. Ideal for keys and other assets that require a high level of security and accountability, the IKC is an electronically controlled steel cabinet that requires Biometric Fingerprint, PIN, or Prox Card authentication (optional) for access. Authorized…

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Mimecast earns 2020 Top Rated Award

Heather Bentley, senior vice president of customer success and support, Mimecast

Mimecast, an email security and cyber resilience company, announced that the company was presented with a TrustRadius 2020 Top Rated Award. Based entirely on customer feedback, the Mimecast Secure Email Gateway was named a valuable player in the category, receiving a trScore of 8.7 out of 10. According to Mimecast’s State of Email Security 2020…

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Ignition Technology launches first “Cyber-Security-as-a-Service”


Catalyst Insights helps channel partners to integrate disparate security products and services to capitalise on growing MSSP and SoC opportunity Ignition Technology today announced the launch of Catalyst Insights, the UK’s first “Cyber-Security-as-a-Service” aggregation platform designed exclusively for the channel. Catalyst Insights currently supports 15 vendors spanning endpoint assessment, breach data reporting, MFA, EDR, IT…

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Elastic introduces one-click, open endpoint protection

end point protection

Elastic is making endpoint security free and open for everyone, whether their endpoints are on-premises or in the cloud.  Free and open Elastic endpoint security is the same machine learning-powered malware prevention for known and unknown malware with a 99%+ block rate and zero false positives that the company is known for. Users gain business-certified…

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SALTO adds antimicrobial technology

SALTO adds antimicrobial technology to SALTO Neo Cylinder range - Image

SALTO and BioCote offer buildings the ability to provide enhanced protection against microbes to support a cleaner and more hygienic environment. The compact new SALTO Neo Cylinder is a compact smart door lock cylinder equipped with state of the art wireless access control design technology. It is designed to provide smarter building management and can…

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Watchtower Security Solutions achieves gold

construction security

International mobile CCTV tower specialists, Watchtower Security Solutions, has achieved Gold Membership status with Constructionline, the UK’s leading procurement and supply chain management service. Constructionline, which only allows companies to become certified members once they meet a set of rigorous assessment criteria, awarded Watchtower Security Solutions with the accreditation at the start of 2020. Achieving…

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Academy & Met collaborate

New Scotland Yard

The Police Crime Prevention Academy and the Met Police are working together on an initiative which will enable officers to convert existing College of Policing or Home Office Crime Reduction Centre courses into an accredited qualification. The Academy will be facilitating access for Met Designing Out Crime Officers (DOCOs) to the accredited Level 5 Diploma…

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Gallagher recognised for innovation

Gallagher’s innovative Proximity and Contact Tracing Report took home the Outstanding New Product award at the New Zealand Security Awards on 7 August. Developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the report gives Gallagher customers critical information to manage exposure and protect the health and safety of people on site.  Understanding just how critical this…

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