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SND editor interviewed by BBC: Save our CCTV cameras from council cuts

By Security News Desk | February 1, 2011

Lincoln Council is looking at the possibility of cutting CCTV services to save £483,000 per year. The Conservative-led council says it needs to save £2.35 million by 2013 which could spell the end of the city’s 133 cameras.

Middle East airport security spending to reach AED 212 million by 2015

By Security News Desk | January 21, 2011

Dubai, UAE – With the increase in new airport construction in the Middle East, the need to boost and modernise airport security in the region will increase spending in this sector to AED 212 million (US$ 57.7 mn) by 2015, according to research. The Middle East Airport Security Market Assessment Report states that spending in…

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Thinking Space has secured four prestigious projects in the north east of England

By Thinking Space Systems | January 21, 2011

The team at Thinking Space Systems, which is based on the south coast, has undertaken three security contracts and one transport project in Sunderland, South Tyneside and Newcastle over the last few months. In Tyne and Wear, the firm was selected by Valley Watch to supply a high spec suite of technical furniture and display…


ComNet PoE switch provides peripheral device power for commercial applications

By Security News Desk | January 21, 2011

ComNet expands ComWorx VL product line-cost-effective smaller eight-port PoE Ethernet switch added. Leeds, UK.  December 8, 2010, ComNet Europe Ltd of Leeds in the United Kingdom, a leading manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, has expanded its ComWorx VL line by introducing a cost-effective fiber optic, eight-port Ethernet switch for commercial security applications.…

Making a splash on CCTV: the security pitfalls of YouTube

By Security News Desk | January 20, 2011

A woman in a US shopping centre was caught on CCTV at the moment she learned a harsh lesson: texting while walking is not a good idea.

Meeting the Safety and Security Challenges Surrounding Industrial and Civilian Infrastructure

By Security News Desk | January 13, 2011

Saudi Safety and Security is the most comprehensive event for fire, safety, security and civil defence professionals in the region. Hosted within Saudi Arabia’s booming economy and comprising a three day international exhibition and two day strategic conference, SSS 2011 provides a unique platform for distributors, suppliers, manufacturers and traders to source cutting edge products…