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Designing out Crime qualification to 11 Police Forces

By Editor | May 4, 2021

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…

Speedy invests £1.6m to support events as industry re-opens

By Editor | May 4, 2021

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…

World “Password” Day

By Editor | May 4, 2021

It is World Password Day on Thursday 6 May. Corey Nachreiner, CTO at WatchGuard Technologies offers expert advice on passwords in the modern age.   “World Password Day has served as an annual reminder that we all need to practice better password security for nearly a decade. And yet, 80% of breaches began with brute…

Mayflex offer Tripp Lite configuration services

By Editor | May 4, 2021

Mayflex, the distributor of Converged IP Solutions, has added a new UPS configuration service through its Specialist Support Services team, for any customers purchasing Tripp Lite UPS systems through Mayflex. Mayflex started distributing Tripp Lite UPS systems in the UK at the beginning of March 2021.   Tripp Lite provide an extensive range of quality UPS…

Police DSC supports UK Cyber Security Association

By Editor | May 4, 2021

The Police Digital Security Centre is supporting the UK Cyber Security Association (UKCSA), which has officially launched today, Tuesday 4th May 2021, and is open for membership. The UK Cyber Security Association is a membership organisation for individuals, small businesses, SME’s and corporate companies who are involved in or who work in the cyber security…

Securitas UK appoints experienced Sales Director

By Editor | May 4, 2021

Tom Clarke will head up Sales and Marketing for the specialist electronic security division of Securitas UK. With over 15 years’ industry experience under his belt, and having occupied senior roles at companies including Mitie, Contract Fire and Security and Reliance High Tech, this appointment brings a wealth of electronic sales expertise to Securitas. In…

Into the Cloud: Don Boxley

By Editor | April 20, 2021

Into the Cloud: Don Boxley, CEO and Co-Founder of DH2i What does ‘security’ mean to you?For me, security means helping our customers to build secure connections between any two endpoints without fear that someone is using their systems that shouldn’t be.  What made you want to work in the industry?Working in the security industry was…

Protecting the reputation of the video surveillance industry

By Editor | April 20, 2021

Uri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe, explains why he passionately believes that the password protection elements of the Secure by Default standard should be a fundamental requirement for all video surveillance systems. They may occur for criminal or malicious purposes, or just seen as a challenge by opportunistic hackers. Whatever…

Exploring Radar and Thermal camera deployment

By Editor | April 20, 2021

360 Vision Technology, the UK manufacturer of rugged PTZ and thermal imaging cameras, will be promoting the application and deployment of radar and thermal imaging at Security Summit 2021, one of the largest virtual security industry events in Europe. Scheduled for 11.30-12.00 (GMT), Wednesday May 5th, the free-to-attend live virtual keynote presentation will be given…

Product Spotlight: Unifying access control software

By Editor | April 20, 2021

Developed by Prysm Software AppControl is an open and scalable access control management software able to manage multiple and diverse systems in one interface Access control is an essential asset in a global security installation. However, we may legitimately raise the following questions. What is happening when multiple proprietary access control systems are deployed in…