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Benchmark Magazine Innovation Awards 2019: winners announced

Benchmark Magazine has revealed the winners of the 2019 edition of its Innovation Awards. The publication rigorously tests hardware and […] Read More

FiRa Consortium launched with mission to expand ultra-wideband ecosystem

Some of the biggest names in access control, secure connectivity and mobile/CE device solutions have launched a consortium tasked with […] Read More

Global Cyber Alliance unveils development platform to tackle IoT security threats

The Automated IoT Defence Ecosystem (AIDE) will help small businesses, manufacturers, service providers and individuals identify vulnerabilities, mitigate risks and secure IoT devices against proliferating, mutating threats to the interconnected environment. Read More

Axis Communications launches PTZ camera with emphasis on analytics and cybersecurity

The AXIS P5655-E PTZ, says the video surveillance pioneer, offers high performance around imaging, security features, analytics and video compression. Read More

FSA Awards wins backing of four influential industry bodies

The Fire & Security Association (FSA) Awards have four new partners: BAFE, the Fire Protection Association (FPA), National Security Inspectorate (NSI) and Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB). Read More

GDPR breaches rife among CCTV deployments, investigation finds

In one instance a court case was dismissed due to lack of evidence after it emerged that two systems on which an intruder was filmed were set to times 17 seconds apart. Read More

Aico wins Workplace Culture and Sustainability awards

Fire safety systems manufacturer Aico has won two Lotus Awards in the Workplace Culture and Sustainability categories. Read More

Paxton gains Secured by Design police accreditation

Paxton’s Net2Entry system has gained the coveted Secured by Design (SBD) accreditation, which verifies that products have been built with security in mind throughout the design process. Read More

Public consent for facial recognition needs “multi-modal biometric strategy”

This could include “digital fingerprinting, which ensures a higher level of public consent due to the maturity of fingerprints as an identity verification technique,” said Jason Tooley, board member of techUK and chief revenue officer at Veridium. Read More

Joint Competent Authority heralds “era of stronger enforcement”

“Dame Judith Hackitt’s proposed Joint Competent Authority will bring in an era of stronger enforcement and a new package of sanctions,” according to the Chairman of the Fire and Security Association. Read More



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