Streamlining the connectivity costs of local government CCTV

Kunal Shukla, Chief Technology Officer at Digital Barriers looks at alternative ways to secure public spaces with new technologies. Read More

Responses to Government’s Fire Reform Whitepaper released

The government has released details from its whitepaper consultation to introduce "system-wide reform" in England for fire safety led by the Home Office. Read More

Have you taken advantage of the National Risk Register yet?

Julie Nel, Founder and CEO of B4 Secure, recently sat down with IFSEC Insider for a detailed conversation on the application and relevance of the latest National Risk Register (NRR) published by the government. Read More

Government launches cyber-resiliency inquiry

The government has opened an inquiry into the UK’s critical national infrastructure to assess its cyber-resiliency. Read More

UK expertise in transport security outlined in Government Defence brochure

In an initiative from UK Defence and Security Exports, part of the Department for Business and Trade, the UK Government has launched a brochure on the UK’s offering to improve the security of transport networks. Read More

Home Office extends application deadline for £28 million Protective Security for Mosques scheme

The UK Security Minister has announced a £28 million funding package for places of worship to protect from hate crime and terror attacks. Read More

Hikvision reaffirms commitment to UK market following ‘extensive engagement’ with Government

Hikvision has reaffirmed its commitment to the UK market after "extensive" engagement with the Government. Read More

DHF calls for ‘clarity’ after government’s CE mark extension

The Door and Hardware Federation (DHF) has said there is a need for "greater clarity" after the indefinite extension of CE markings by the government. Read More

G4S UK wins two UK Government contracts: Data and analytics central to delivery

G4S has won two five-year contracts from the Government Property Agency (GPA) to provide integrated security and technology services. Read More

UK Cabinet Office announces plans to remove Chinese-based surveillance cameras from central government departments

The plans were announced in amendments to the Procurement Bill by the Cabinet Office on 6 June. Read More

Australia cites ‘security fears’ after removal of Chinese video surveillance cameras from defence sites

The Government has taken the decision to remove Chinese-made video surveillance cameras from defence sites, citing ‘national security fears’. Read More

UK Security Minister announces review of counter-terror strategy

The UK Government is set to carry out a “wholesale refresh” of its counter-terrorism strategy, known as CONTEST. Read More

Michael Gove reappointed as UK Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Michael Gove has once again been appointed as the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) in the UK. Read More

French town unifies public building access management with electronic locking solution

Looking for a more efficient operation to improve security, the town’s technical services team have opted for eCLIQ electronic locking. Read More

Government releases guide on the application process for the Building Safety Fund

The government has released a short guide on the Building Safety Fund (BSF) which provides funding to address life safety fire risks in England. Read More

Government publishes frequently asked questions on Approved Document B

Guidance on Approved Document B has been released by the government in the form of answers to frequently asked questions. Read More


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