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Redvision previews “fast, accurate, silent” PTZ and customisable camera housing ranges

With Redvision, installers can offer customers something genuinely different in a market lacking variety and obsessed with driving down prices, IFSEC Global heard at a pre-launch party for innovative cameras being unveiled at IFSEC 2017 next month. Read More

HSBC voice recognition security system fooled by twins

A security software programmed that HSBC uses to prevent bank fraud has been fooled by a BBC reporter and his twin brother. Read More

Clock starts ticking on GDPR compliance

The rights of EU citizens over how their personal data is used will be strengthened when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect one year from now. Read More

How to choose the right life safety system: Hochiki Europe reveals FIREX 2017 plans

Hochiki Europe is providing advice on how to choose the right life safety system in a range of environments at FIREX 2017. Read More

Code of practice launched for investigators of fire and explosions in criminal justice system

The code of practice is backed by the Chief Fire Officers Association, the Institution of Fire Engineers and the UK Association of Fire Investigators. Read More

Fire alarm and detection qualifications: FIA reveals more details on pioneering training

The FIA, in conjunction with the new awarding organisation for the fire industry, the FIA AO, is going to be releasing not one, but four new formal qualifications in fire detection and alarm systems later this summer. Read More

Government ID cards are more secure with personalisation, claims HID Global

Greater personalisation and additional levels of security can help tackle ID card forgeries, according to HID Global. Read More

Manchester Arena security searches under scrutiny following suicide bombing

Security screening at the Manchester Arena, which was the scene of a suicide bombing last night, has come in for criticism from visitors. Read More

Vanderbilt creates partner programme for installers and distributors

Global security system Vanderbilt has created a partner programme to help installers and distributors in areas such as training and marketing. Read More

Genetec announces product line-up

Genetec will be exhibiting Security Center 5.6, with new HTML5 web client, as well as previewing access control-as-a-service and new applications for retail and law enforcement. Read More

BSIA expands business awards with three new categories

The BSIA has launched three new awards, expanding its existing awards programme, opening it up to contributions from across its membership. Read More

2000ft drone-busting invisible fence erected by Guernsey prison

Les Nicolles prison on Guernsey in the Channel Islands has become the first in the world to use an invisible shield to foil drones programmed to smuggle in drugs, weapons and mobile phones. Read More

BSIA responds to cash courier shooting in London

The BSIA has issued a statement relating to the recent shooting of a cash-in-transit courier in Walthamstow, north-east London. Read More

More than half of UK business owners unaware of incoming data protection law

Some 84% of small-business owners and 43% of senior executives of large companies in the UK are unaware of the General Data Protection Regulation. Read More

Axis Communications opens new ‘Experience Centre’ as it celebrates 20 years at the top

During a launch event Axis’ partners met with the senior management team and were invited to explore how the new centre in Luton, just outside London, operates. Read More

IFSEC International 2017 introduces exclusive on-site discounts programme

IFSEC is introducing a GroupOn-style programme of exclusive discounts to give security professionals another reason to visit Europe’s largest annual security trade show. Read More

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