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Northern Ireland undertake crime prevention qualification

By Editor | May 18, 2021

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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Beyond Identity and Distology announce partnership

By Editor | May 18, 2021

Beyond Identity, the Passwordless identity management provider has formed a strategic partnership with Distology to distribute Beyond Identity’s solutions through its extensive network of IT resellers and MSSPs. Beyond Identity’s secure authentication stops credential-based attacks and eliminates the risk and friction of passwords. The company’s innovative approach replaces passwords with asymmetric cryptography, the same proven, secure,…

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COVID-19 surge in digital exposes companies to cyber threats

By Editor | May 18, 2021

COVID-19 surge in digital interactions has exposed organisations to more cyber security threats, say 76% of enterprise IT leaders …protecting against cyber attacks is a bigger IT budget priority than digital transformation over the next 12 months While nearly two thirds (64 per cent) of IT leaders in large UK firms reveal they have made…

Digital security firm rebrands as Zunoma after 75 years

By Editor | May 18, 2021

Zunoma has been revealed as the new name for Smith & Ouzman. The firm, based in Eastbourne, specialises in secure print and digital transformation, merging traditional paper products with the increasing need for cloud-based solutions. Building on the firm’s 75-year history, this re-brand comes as owners Phil and Dinah Ouzman complete the buyout of the…

CyberSolace gain Digital Security Provider accreditation

By Editor | May 18, 2021

CyberSolace is one of the latest organisations to be recognised as a Digital Security Provider by the Police Digital Security Centre (Police DSC). With 65,000 cyber security attacks on UK SMEs daily, and 41% of UK consumers claiming they will never return to a business that has had a security breach, investing in cyber security…

Webinar: Guiding the surveillance industry through innovation

By Editor | May 18, 2021

  Seagate talks to Security Buyer about the most anticipated upcoming webinar in the surveillance industry discussing storage solutions, trends and ecosystems What can we expect to be covered in the webinar? Seagate, Axis and Milestone are participating in the webinar. We’re all leading experts in our respective fields within the surveillance industry. What the listener can expect…

Security & Fire Excellence Awards

By Editor | May 7, 2021

We have everything crossed that we will be able to celebrate face to face again at Hilton on Park Lane this year. If this is not possible to do safely, then we will once again go Virtual. Either way, we guarantee that your entries will be reviewed, judged and scored by our independent panel of…

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…