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FIA publishes guidance on fire procedures during COVID-19

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has published new guidance on fire procedures for occupied buildings during the COVID pandemic. Read More

Prosecutions

Fines handed to Bradford security directors for infringement of the Private Security Industry Act

On Tuesday, 22 December 2020 four door supervisors - who were all former company directors – were prosecuted at Bradford Magistrates' Court. Read More

IFSEC Global Influencers

IFSEC Global and the Security Partners’ Forum to launch “Global Security Influencer of the Year” award in 2021

IFSEC Global has announced a new ‘Global Influencer of the Year’ award as part of the annual IFSEC Global Influencers in Security and Fire. Read More

Acquisition news

CAME UK acquires access control system provider Key Management Systems (KMS)

Expanding its presence in the social housing access control sector, CAME UK has completed the acquisition of KMS (Key Management Systems). Read More

Survey

Security Research Initiative launches new survey – What is next for private security?

The Security Research Initiative is asking for responses to understand what’s next for private security following the global pandemic. Read More

IFSEC & FIREX Tech Talks: Registration now live!

IFSEC and FIREX are delighted to announce IFSEC & FIREX Tech Talks is back for 2021, the digital initiative designed for security and fire safety professionals to discover new products and services. Read More

Education

Call for 2021 focus on student wellbeing, safety, and security

Board advisor for ProtectED says preparations needed for post-COVID life, as volunteering teams continue to ensure security and safety of students. Read More

Cyber-physical security

US Capitol attack a wake-up call for the integration of physical & IT security

Seth Rosenblatt discusses how two traditionally disparate security disciplines can be united following the US Capitol attacks. Read More

News

Startup HiveWatch aims to reduce ‘noise’ in security operation centres by 90%

HiveWatch describes itself as using “multisensor fusion to help companies better respond to physical security threats”. Read More

“More sophisticated CCTV systems stimulating collaboration and demand for external expertise”

Are more sophisticated CCTV systems enabling greater collaboration and generating demand for expertise from external integration companies? Read More