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Podcast: Episode 18 – Transforming security: The role of secure IoT connectivity within fire and security applications

Episode 18 of the Security in Focus podcast explores the role of secure IoT connectivity in fire and security applications, and an overview of the security and access control sector in 2024. Read More

fire safety

Fire Safety Enforcement Notices – What do you need to do?

IFSEC Insider hears from Hannah Eales, Partner at legal firm, Kingsley Napley, who provides an overview of fire safety notices, what they are and what happens if not complied with. Read More

Addressing the surge in shoplifting: Strategies for safeguarding retailers in challenging times

Deane Sales, Group Sales Director at Amthal, delves into the latest ONS shoplifting figures and examines how the industry can unite to support retailers during these challenging economic times. Read More

Setting standards for solar CCTV systems: Ensuring safety, cybersecurity and reliability

In this article, Simon Legrand from Sunstone Systems takes a closer look at solar CCTV systems, providing insight on factors such as privacy and data protection, design and resilience, maintenance and environmental considerations. Read More

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Historical Italian building, Palazzo Ducale di Revere, protected by Hochiki’s market leading Latitude system

The project required a new system to upgrade the existing fire detection system, and so Hochiki Europe’s market leading control panel, Latitude was recommended. Read More


Poll statistics steer National Apprenticeship Week towards a more inclusive fire sector

As part of National Apprenticeship Week (5-11 Feb), a recent poll revealed that 57% of responders believe that there isn’t sufficient awareness on diverse opportunities in fire-related apprenticeships. Read More

smart cities

Integrating third generation CPTED in modern smart cities: A holistic approach to safety, inclusivity, and sustainability

Eliana Boldur, Security Consultant at Buro Happold, analyses sustainability in smart cities, moving beyond a narrow environmental focus to integrating safety and security into the core principles of urban planning and development. Read More

Critical infrastructure protection: addressing key pain points in physical security for 2024

In this article, we explore how rapid evolution in the physical security and access control landscape, driven by global trends and customer pain points in critical infrastructure, shapes innovative solutions. Read More


New risk profile and challenges for security teams to manage

Hybrid and remote working have changed the risk profile and challenges for security teams to manage. When staff can’t be seen, you can’t know that they’re safe and well. Read More

physical security

Navigating physical security: Top trends in 2024

The team at Videonetics share their top trends in physical security for 2024, where they say staying ahead means embracing the dynamic shifts and innovations that shape the industry's landscape. Read More