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The Banks Foundation secures stake in Skills for Security

The BSIA's wholly owned subsidiary, Skills for Security, has sold part of its share equity to The Banks Foundation (TBF). Read More

Intelligent devices and false fire alarm reduction

The team at Hochiki Europe examine the issue of false alarm incidents and how its ACD Multi[Sensor with CO unit can help combat the problems. Read More

Professional indemnity insurance scheme launched for EWS1 assessors

A professional indemnity insurance scheme for professionals carrying out external wall assessment has been launched by the Government. Read More

Security Minds Matter initiative launched to promote mental health and wellbeing best practice

The new initiative from the private security industry has been launched to promote the importance of good mental health in the sector. Read More

AI video surveillance care home trial produced too many false alarms, say auditors

A federally funded AI CCTV trial in two South Australian care homes produced more than 12,000 false incidents over a 12-month period using. Read More

IPSA shares security sector’s views on the SIA’s Approved Contractor Scheme

IPSA shares an overview of the results from their survey to understand the true value of the SIA's Approved Contractor Scheme. Read More

BSIA expands its membership of Euralarm

The membership provides a direct link to all services associated with installation, maintenance, and monitoring of security and fire systems. Read More

SmartWater Group unveils major rebrand to become DeterTech

Alongside the major rebrand from SmartWater Group to DeterTech, the company has also announced its acquisition of SmartGuard in the Nordics. Read More

Vigilance reminder as London gears up for “massive security operation” ahead of funeral for The Queen

A security response on an “unprecedented scale” is underway as London prepares for the state funeral of The Queen. Read More

FIREX International 2022 eBook – Evolving opportunities, same challenges for the fire industry

Download this exclusive eBook from IFSEC Global, providing a summary of the key debates and discussions that took place at FIREX 2022. Read More

The digital management of fire safety information – An overview of BS 8644-1

An overview of what the new BS 8644-1 Code of Practice for the digital management of fire safety information is all about. Read More

Andrew Thorburn to take over mantle as Head Judge for IFSEC Global Influencer Awards in 2023

New Zealand’s Andrew Thorburn will succeed Grant Lecky as Head Judge for the 2023 IFSEC Global Influencer Awards. Read More

ACRE completes acquisition of SISCO and its visitor management solutions

ACRE has completed its acquisition of Security Identification Systems Corporation (SISCO.) and its visitor management solutions. Read More

NSI Appointed as Regional Independent Audit Body of the Transported Asset Protection Association

The NSI has announced that it has been appointed as a Regional Independent Audit Body of the Transported Asset Protection Association. Read More

Romania equips its prisons with body-worn cameras to help deter confrontations

The National Administration of Penitentiaries in Romania has deployed 2100 VB400 body-worn cameras across its prisons. Read More

Video surveillance installed in Spanish slaughterhouses to “ensure humane treatment”

Video surveillance ensuring animals are treated humanely before being killed in slaughterhouses is now mandatory across Spain. Read More



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