Security Management

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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Robust demand from Law Enforcement agencies

Public safety software is high in demand owing to stringent laws laid down by law enforcement agencies across regions. Despite COVID-19 putting the brakes on manufacturing processes and several end-use sectors such as courts, in 2020, risks from natural disasters and terrorist attacks are creating new challenges for manufacturers. The new edition of the public safety…

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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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Human Security and the Integrated Review

Rethinking Security, a network of peace and security practitioners, today publishes a briefing for parliamentarians, civil society and media to explain how human security should be at the heart of the government’s Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy, due to be launched on Tuesday 11th March. Human Security and the Integrated Review…

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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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