Security Management

Digitising the NHS

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Security News Desk UK explores why digitising the NHS and protecting our medical information and data is of top importance, especially post Covid-19   The NHS has been trying to accelerate their digital journey for many years, and go paperless. It was supposed to happen in 2018, but first it was pushed back to 2020 and…

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Two approaches to deeper access control integration

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A Recent study into wireless access control solutions reveals that 90% of respondents value the importance of integration in building management functions   Interoperability is now almost essential for joined-up security management. Customers want systems which work together seamlessly. In a survey of security professionals for the Wireless Access Control Report 2021, over 90% of respondents noted the…

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Hybrid Working and the Threat of Desk Data

The transition to remote working has been a revelation for many traditional office staff, yet concerns over data security risks are rising. Mark Harper of HSM explains why businesses and their remote workers must remain vigilant when it comes to physical document security in homes. Pre-pandemic, home offices were often that neglected room in people’s…

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Northern Ireland undertake crime prevention qualification

Officers from Policing and Community Safety Partnerships (PCSPs) in Northern Ireland recently embarked on an accredited Level 4 Certificate in Crime Prevention qualification with the Police Crime Prevention Academy. PCSPs are local bodies made up of Councillors and independent people from each council area in Northern Ireland. The Academy’s national delivery of the Level 4…

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Designing out Crime qualification to 11 Police Forces

Designing Out Crime Officers (DOCO’s) representing eleven police forces are amongst the latest to undertake the accredited Level 5 Diploma in Crime Prevention – Designing Out Crime, delivered by the Police Crime Prevention Academy. All Fifteen Designing Out Crime Officers who undertook the accredited qualification in March 2021 are newly appointed DOCO’s who will be…

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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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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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