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Bewica and Police Digital Security Centre partner

By Editor | June 15, 2021

The Police Digital Security Centre (Police DSC) and Bewica have joined forces to make it very easy for any business to reduce its risk and prevent cyber attacks. By embedding Police DSC’s Digitally Aware cyber assessment into Bewica’s security platform, small businesses are supported in their journey towards certified cybersecurity. With cyber crime increasing by…

Into the Cloud: Nick Smith, Genetec

By Editor | June 15, 2021

Nick Smith, Regional Manager at Genetec was our latest interview for our Into the Cloud personality interview. What does ‘security’ mean to you?  Security is about protecting the everyday, to ensure the safety of people and protection of assets.    What made you want to work in the industry?  To be honest, I had no plans…

The association on the front line

By Editor | June 15, 2021

SND catches up with Simon Pears, Chair, International Professional Security Association (IPSA) to discuss front line security and the future landscape  The International Professional Security Association (IPSA) is a membership association for individuals and companies working in the security and fire sector.  The Association was formed over 60 years ago to ensure professionalism in the…

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Two approaches to deeper access control integration

By Editor | June 15, 2021

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…

Rewards and tech knowhow with Dahua Partner App

By Editor | June 1, 2021

Installers and integrators are set to benefit from Dahua’s new Partner app, which is available to download free of charge. The app is loaded with information to help installers specify the most appropriate products for their projects. This includes detailed product specifications and comparisons, a range of ‘how to’ videos and documents exploring common technical…

Into the Cloud: Joseph Carson ThycoticCentrify

By Editor | June 1, 2021

Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist at ThycoticCentrify What does ‘security’ mean to you? In the past I used to think security was all about security solutions, best practices and technology. But in recent years I have changed my opinion after many long meetings and discussions with business leaders and executive boards.  Today, security is all…

Fighting invisible enemies

By Editor | June 1, 2021

Surveillance is one of the biggest connected systems contributing to smart cities. How can smart surveillance tackle health risks and dangers in smart cities Ghosts, dark powers and curses: all classic elements of many scary movies, and examples of why it doesn’t take something visible to scare people.  We have a natural fear of dangers…

Big Interview: Interoperability and identity management

By Editor | June 1, 2021

David Bunzel, Executive Director, PSIA, talks exclusively to Security News Desk about the critical nature of interoperability, identity management and standardisation The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance is a global consortium of over 65 physical security manufacturers and systems integrators focused on promoting interoperability of IP-enabled security devices across all segments of the security industry. The…

Hybrid Working and the Threat of Desk Data

By Editor | June 1, 2021

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…

360 Vision Technology PTZ cameras now with integrated AMG media converter

By Editor | May 18, 2021

360 Vision Technology, the UK manufacturer of  HD, radar and thermal PTZ imaging cameras, have announced a technical partnership with the UK manufacturer of Ethernet transmission solutions, AMG Systems; to create a range of integrated PTZ camera/media converter solutions. Available on Predator and Invictus camera ranges, the technical partnership enables 360 Vision to integrate the…