Security Management

Johnson Controls announces WorkForce Notifier for C•CURE 9000

Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings and architect of the OpenBlue digital platforms, introduces the WorkForce Notifier plug-in solution, which adds significant real-life practical benefits to the Tyco Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management platform. Developed by Encode Labs, a Johnson Controls’ technology partner, the WorkForce Notifier plug-in…

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Safer Streets Fund 2021-22 launched

Police Crime Prevention Initiatives (Police CPI) will be providing another round of support to the Government’s latest crime-busting Safer Streets Fund initiative, which was launched at the end of last week. This second, £20m round of the Safer Streets Fund aims to build upon the momentum instilled by the first round of funding, offering Police…

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S-Bahn sets the smart transport standard

The first phase in a pioneering smart transport project to transform security, passenger service, and operational management across Berlin’s S-Bahn rail network has officially gone live. Teams based at S-Bahn’s ‘4S’ operational headquarters are now — via the latest developments in Synectics’ Synergy hybrid cloud software platform — able to connect, respond, and collaborate with…

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SmartWater Group launches National Intelligence Portal

The SmartWater Group are to operate a National Intelligence Portal for the police and critical infrastructure companies, tracking Organised Crime Gangs (OCG’s) across the UK.  In particular, the new shared national database and crime mapping system will tackle metal crime and national infrastructure crime. Transport, power and telecommunications, are some of the sectors severely affected…

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Tamper evident security for air cargo, keeping the world moving!

How does a tamper evident label or tape, increase the multi-layered, integrated security approach demanded by today’s air cargo services?  Easily, instantly and flexibly. These tamper-evident security solutions can fit in with existing integrated information technologies and comply with stringent air cargo security programs, increasing global competitiveness. They are being used worldwide sealing boxes and…

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Merger sees ‘Synectics Security’ become major independent force in UK security integration

SMS company merger

Synectics Mobile Systems (SMS) and Quadrant Security Group (QSG) have merged to form one of the largest independent security integrators operating in the UK today – Synectics Security. Combining the on-vehicle expertise of SMS and QSG’s experience in providing electronic security solutions for complex, critical and heavily regulated environments, Synectics Security works with “best-of-breed” technology…

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NSI supports calls for security, guarding and fire safety personnel to be designated as ‘Key Workers’

key workers

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI), the UK’s leading UKAS-accredited Certification Body in the security and fire safety sector, is supporting calls for security and fire safety employees to be classified as “key workers” to ensure their critical role in protecting society can continue uninterrupted during the COVID-19 crisis. Whilst recent government measures advise the public…

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Fotech launches DAS-based security management platform for smarter border surveillance and perimeter intrusion monitoring


In response to increased security threats to private and public assets, critical infrastructure, borders and perimeters increase, Fotech has launched a security management platform that allows for comprehensive monitoring of physical perimeters. Whether protecting against breaches or intrusions, illegal border crossings, terrorist or criminal activity, the platform simplifies the process of identifying and locating threats…

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Vanderbilt and ComNet to highlight customer journey “value adds” at IFSEC

Vanderbilt and ComNet

Vanderbilt announced that they will jointly attend this year’s IFSEC International with sister-company ComNet. The 2019 tradeshow takes place between June 18-20, at ExCeL London. In addition to their flagship products and prominence in open platforms and integrations, both companies, under the ACRE banner, will also highlight their ability to aid customers in every step…

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US Homeland Security Chief resigns

Homeland Security

The US Secretary of Homeland Security, Kirstjen Nielsen, who enforced some of President Donald Trump’s controversial border policies, has resigned. President Trump stated that Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan will replace her temporarily. Ms Nielsen was responsible for the proposed border wall with Mexico and the separation of migrant families. Her resignation came…

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