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TalkTalk and Post Office broadband routers disabled by Mirai malware: what are the lessons?

Thousands of broadband customers have lost internet access after routers were hacked. A selection of cyber security experts deliver their observations. Read More

Engineers of Tomorrow apprentices reflect on their triumph at the Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2016

Watch interviews with the fire and security apprentices who claimed the top three prizes in the Engineers of Tomorrow 2016 competition. Read More

FLIR Systems acquires developer behind world’s smallest drone: Prox Dynamics

FLIR, a world leader in the development of thermal imaging infrared cameras, has paid around $134 million in cash for the Norway-based company. Read More

BAFE CEO highlights fire monitoring deficiencies at CSL Insurers’ Forum

In the video below BAFE CEO Stephen Adams offers his thoughts on the state of UK fire monitoring, expressing concerns about growing fire losses and responses to incidents at HMOs, care homes and empty buildings. Read More

Wired versus wireless fire alarm systems: compare the benefits

If you’re installing a new fire alarm system then it’s worth considering the respective merits of wired versus wireless systems, courtesy of award-winning installation firm Assured Fire & Security. Read More

Home automation: a guide to the smart home market

Everything you need to know about the home automation market, including growth rates, barriers to adoption, key players and the latest smart-home systems. Read More

Retail security eLearning course launched by Perpetuity Academy

Perpetuity Academy has launched a course focused on loss prevention and the management of retail security. Read More

Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2016: winners revealed

Digital Barriers, Mitie Total Security Management and Assured Fire and Security were among the winners at this year's Security & Fire Excellence Awards. Read More

Engineers of Tomorrow 2016 winners announced at Fire & Security Excellence Awards

Apprentice fire and security installers from Banham and Elm West Electrical Company have won first prize in the Engineers of Tomorrow competition. Read More

5 alarming terror trends and what they mean for counter-terror strategies

It’s Counter Terror Awareness Week, so we’ve taken a look at the ever-changing tactics deployed by terrorists – some high tech, others decidedly not – as well as the re-emergence of a threat that last peaked in the 1970s. Read More

LA hospital ransomware payout shows high stakes of cyber war

Awareness of cyber security has soared, and yet complacency remains a problem, says Mike Ahmadi of Synopsys Software Integrity Group. Read More

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