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14 July 2020

HIGH-PERFORMANCE equipment manufacturer Avon Protection has announced the Venari Group as its new distributor of thermal imaging cameras for the UK fire market.

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10 July 2020

ON THURSDAY 9 July, security solutions developer Ajax Systems held its inaugural Ajax Special Event, duly highlighting the company’s new products and various software updates in a virtual presentation broadcast in no less than nine different languages: English, Ukrainian, Russian, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Dutch and Turkish.

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09 July 2020

GENETEC HAS announced the latest deep integration to result from its enduring partnership with Bosch Security Systems. End users of the widely deployed Bosch MAP 5000 intruder alarm panels can now directly connect to Genetec Security Centre through the Intrusion Manager, in turn combining intrusion, video and access control into one intuitive interface.

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08 July 2020

PAC, THE specialist in access control solutions, has announced the availability of its new contactless and hands-free Request to Exit (RTE) button which will support organisations as the post-lockdown return to work begins in earnest.

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08 July 2020

LONE WORKER protection solutions developer Reliance Protect has announced the availability of ID Ultra, the company’s latest cutting-edge personal safety device. ID Ultra builds on the success achieved by the company’s previous generations of ID badge devices and boasts a number of features that will help maintain the safety of individuals who may be at risk in their working environments.

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09 July 2020

FIRST DEVELOPED back in 2017 by London-based Priavo Security, Locate Global is a specialist risk management platform designed for organisational resilience, critical event and crisis management as well as enhanced and collaborative communication.

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08 July 2020

AS BUSINESSES continue to grapple with the challenges of safely resuming operations post-lockdown, Bureau Veritas has upgraded its ‘Restart Your Business’ service with a new digital platform and app designed to make it easier for firms to become ‘COVID-secure’.

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08 July 2020

SALTO SYSTEMS’ contactless smart card NCoders for next generation access control systems integrate the encoding capabilities of a powerful updated encoder with a built-in desktop reader function.

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03 July 2020

EVERBRIDGE, THE critical event management concern, has announced that Siemens will now adopt its platform to help protect Siemens’ workforce and operations against critical events of all kinds, from the COVID-19 pandemic and political unrest to sudden economic changes.

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03 July 2020

AS REPORTS of fuel theft increase across the UK, fuel management firm Vectec is offering a comprehensive solution to counteract the growing use of powerful pumps capable of lifting hundreds of litres of diesel every minute.

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03 July 2020

ENHANCING THE availability of product supply in the UK, barox Kommunikation AG – the specialist manufacturer of ‘switches made for video networks’ – has announced that its video transmission products are now available in the UK through distributor Oprema.

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03 July 2020

RELIANCE PROTECT is releasing an update to its lone worker online management information reporting tool within the Focus online customer portal. Focus is designed to offer customers a way in which to quickly and easily manage their contracts.

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24 June 2020

ABLOY UK has launched the Incedo access control system for SMEs. This universal access control ecosystem incorporates software and hardware into a single management platform.

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24 June 2020

TDSi HAS confirmed the continuation of its popular programme of ‘Table Talks’ sessions aimed at partners and end users. The integrated security solutions manufacturer began hosting these regular sessions during the lockdown phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in a bid to deliver technical content to interested parties.

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24 June 2020

AS ORGANISATIONS around the world resume operations, new requirements for creating a safe workplace for employees are driving the need to automate approaches towards managing employee social distancing and contact tracing. With this in mind, HID Global has added to its HID Location Services Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem.

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19 June 2020

CHAS, THE Contractors’ Health and Safety Assessment Scheme and supply chain risk management expert, has added a Statement of Best Practice (COVID-19) to its member packages in order to help anyone who engages contractors to immediately identify whether they are COVID-19 secure.

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19 June 2020

AMG SYSTEMS has launched the AMG510 Series of fully-managed Layer 2+ Ethernet switches for commercial network applications. Designed for 19” rack or desktop mounting, the new AMG510 Series range comprises 11 models including 10, 18, 26, 28, 32 and 52-port variants, with 30 W PoE+ and 10 GB options available.

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18 June 2020

AMTHAL FIRE & Security has worked closely with the management team and residents at Kenilworth Court to ensure fire and security upgrades on site occur without any compromise on the aesthetics of the Edwardian mansion blocks situated in Putney.

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18 June 2020

INTEGRATED ACCESS control system manufacturer Inner Range has announced that customers with Concept systems should now migrate swiftly to Integriti as Concept has reached End of Life. The award-winning Integriti is compatible with 95% of Concept hardware so migrating is easy, efficient and extremely cost-effective and can be done at only a fraction of the cost of an entire system replacement.

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18 June 2020

VIDEX HAS launched its latest range of touch-free entry panels and exit buttons as businesses return to work during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. The range offers exit buttons and entrance panels in a touch-free format. Infrared sensor technology allows end user organisations to create a Coronavirus-secure environment for employees, partners and customers.

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FEATURES

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10 July 2020

AS LOCKDOWN rules begin to ease and managers and employees alike begin to return to work, Pete England examines the challenges this presents in terms of security and access control and pinpoints some of the key issues that organisations and building managers need to consider.

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03 July 2020

MANY BUSINESSES have been able to make the transition from on-site to remote working, but the time will come when the focus is back on the office environment. Alistair Enser outlines why security companies need to help their customers address the changes in their risk profiles and assist them to navigate the potential shift from cyber security threats to civil disturbance, for example, and from commercial theft to on-premises abuse or even violence.

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02 July 2020

THE COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruption to supply chains across the world and, indeed, served to reveal the fragility of the modern supply chain, as well as the importance of resilience planning and recovery in supply chain management. David Halford offers his views on planning for disruption and protecting the supply chain.

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02 July 2020

FOCUSING ON minimising the cyber security threat posed to today’s IP network cameras, Uri Guterman and Elaine Moran have produced a jargon-busting explanation of video surveillance cyber security terminology, at the same time issuing a timely reminder that combating the activities of hackers needs to remain a top priority for businesses.

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02 July 2020

THE TERM Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the professional security domain is controversial and views on it are polarised. Some hardware manufacturers dismiss it as a technology for the back office or deny its potential altogether. On the other hand, the cutting-edge developers are creating better and faster ways of helping humans to solve security risk problems using the maximum technology innovations. Pauline Norstrom offers some thought-provoking comment on this hugely topical subject.

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07 July 2020

RESILIENCE AND efficiency became watchwords for public institutions before (and during) the ongoing health crisis and will remain so when it has passed. In delivering services fit for the modern world, these institutions need more than just innovation and accountability, though. As Stephanie Ordan explains, they require flexibility and agility as well, including in terms of how they approach security.

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17 June 2020

JIM PREEN explores the implications of using WhatsApp in the workplace and, in tandem, the importance of data protection and data privacy for any business communication channel, particularly so at times like these when the majority of employees are working away from the office environment.

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16 June 2020

AS THINGS slowly begin to normalise, while we have to keep one eye on the output of the pandemic and the associated changes, we also have a responsibility to ourselves and our organisations to not forget general good business practice and leadership. Here, Alistair Enser looks at some immediate goals for today’s companies operating in the security business sector.

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16 June 2020

PARTICIPATING IN a mentoring relationship can be greatly beneficial for an individual’s professional development, whether that be as a mentor or mentee. There’s a good deal to be gained from having a trusted mentor at all stages of the professional journey. Equally so, mentors can also grow and learn through a mentoring relationship. Here, in this exclusive thought leadership article for Security Matters, Angela Vernon-Lawson examines her own mentoring journey involving The Security Institute.

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10 June 2020

FEW BUSINESSES are prepared for multiple and concurrent crises. Most can survive a single disruption, but dealing with a second while already in a weakened state increases the impact exponentially. When the COVID-19 crisis began and the lockdown was implemented, the first action businesses should have taken (after actioning remote working) was to reassess their risks. Peter Groucutt explains why.

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10 June 2020

WHILE THE Bribery Act didn’t actually come into force until July 2011, it became law (thanks to Royal Assent) on 8 April 2010 in the wake of cross-party support. A decade on, Aziz Rahman considers in some detail the Act’s impact to date and, indeed, its likely future.

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05 June 2020

WITH LOCKDOWN now gradually being eased, organisations across many sectors are seeking ways in which to keep building occupants safe and avoid the spread of COVID-19. Here, Andy Schofield expresses his concern about the “misinformation” surrounding the use of thermal detection cameras as a way of identifying those individuals harbouring the Coronavirus.

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08 June 2020

WHAT IF the CFO of a fire and security business was given the opportunity of turning a potential bad debt write-off into positive cashflow? Andrew Birkwood examines why, of late, businesses have been obliged to look in detail at their most important asset and understand the critical importance of cashflow.

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03 June 2020

THE BRITISH Security Industry Association has been working tirelessly behind the scenes in a determined bid to underpin and embolden the private security industry in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among other things, that work has involved lobbying Government in a bid to see security personnel recognised for what they are (and always have been): key workers. Mike Reddington offers a progress update.

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03 June 2020

THE CORONAVIRUS crisis has done more than any other event in memory to demonstrate the multi-faceted nature of modern security services. As Darren Read explains, members of dedicated security teams are also performing a crucial customer-facing role as greeters or receptionists, often providing those vital first impressions in clients’ buildings.

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03 June 2020

FABLIHA CHOWDHURY presents the key takeaways from a recent panel discussion in which representatives from Starbucks and Uber, as well as a former representative of Barclays, shared their personal take on embracing a cloud-first approach towards security and operations.

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01 June 2020

URI GUTERMAN explains in some detail why he firmly believes that, by harnessing the power of deep learning video analytics, businesses and organisations of all types and sizes will have a powerful tool at their fingertips to help them remain one step ahead of would-be intruders.

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31 May 2020

THE PRIME Minister recently announced the gradual relaxation of lockdown. Under what conditions do we ‘reboot’ the UK and move people back to work, while at the same time maintaining safety? How do we keep the Coronavirus infection rate under control, and what role can technology play in the fight against the virus? Alistair Enser offers his considered opinions.

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29 May 2020

THE COVID-19 outbreak has dramatically altered the entire commercial landscape and changed the face of business as we know it due to action taken by the Government to contain the spread of the virus and safeguard individuals. Kevin Waterhouse examines how surveillance and analytics solutions can be used to nullify potential security issues in the retail space.

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29 May 2020

IT HAS been a long-accepted belief that the true strength of an organisation can only genuinely be determined when it faces a real test. The social and economic challenges presented by COVID-19 make it arguably the sternest test that many individuals, businesses and organisations have ever faced. How has the Financial Conduct Authority dealt with the pandemic? Syedur Rahman offers his views.

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