ENTRIES ARE now open for the Fire and Security Matters Awards 2023 organised by Fire Safety Matters and Security Matters – both of which are published by Western Business Media – in conjunction with the Fire Industry Association (FIA).
SOLOPROTECT IS updating its lone worker offer and launching a range of new, tiered solutions later on this month. Revamped solution packages will afford deploying organisations an enhanced toolkit for consistent safety behaviour, simplified purchase options and a data-driven approach towards personal safety management for lone workers.
BUSINESS RESTRUCTURING, recovery and turnaround specialist the SFP Group has just published a free ‘Guide to Business Survival’ that contains easy-to-follow practical steps outlining a number of remedies designed to assist fire and security sector businesses to successfully navigate their way through the current COVID-19 crisis.
ECHO (ELECTRONIC Call Handling Operations Ltd) – the not-for-profit, industry-backed alarms handling operator – has completed the first ‘end-to-end’ testing of its new automated alarm signalling transmissions between an Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) and the pioneering Essex Police Control Room.
£245.3 million worth of fines have been imposed for a wide range of infringements of Europe’s data protection laws. That’s according to international law firm DLA Piper. The figure is taken from the firm’s latest annual General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) fines and data breaches report covering the 27 European Union Member States plus the UK, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.
THE GOVERNMENT has committed “millions of pounds” to bolster the protection of the public against terrorism by announcing substantial funding for an all-new national Counter-Terrorism Operations Centre as part of its latest Spending Review.
OVER THE next six months, experts from GCHQ (the intelligence, cyber and security agency) will support five academics from UK universities who’ll be conducting research into areas including counter-terrorism and cyber security. The research will add to the intelligence community’s existing knowledge, improve understandings and better equip that community to tackle some of the biggest national security challenges facing the UK.
International Security Expo is free-to-attend and unites the entire security community allowing shared learning and collaboration from Government, CNI, Law Enforcement, Military, Major Events, Transport & Borders, Cyber Security, Facilities, Public and Private sectors.
ISE features a major-scale exhibition including a series of CPD certified conferences, workshops and interactive features exploring considerations of security from initial design through to technologies to secure and in the event of an attack the capabilities to respond.