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Data-driven surveillance and the privacy-security balance: ‘Question Time’ insights from Tony Porter, Lord Paddick and more

The “Orwellian” deployment of video surveillance systems in Abu Dhabi was among the topics discussed by a panel including Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter and Lord Brian Paddick on Wednesday. Read More

Oncam launches panoramic product range

Provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology Oncam has expanded its portfolio with Evolution 180. Read More

Arecont Vision launches MegaDome UltraHD network camera

The camera, which is suitable for day or night, indoor or outdoor use, includes a motorized remote focus/zoom P-iris lens mounted in a 3-axis gimbal, among other features. Read More

Advent IM launches MyDataProtectionOfficer with GDPR looming

MyDataProtectionOfficer aims to help businesses and organisations that lack the resources to have a dedicated data protection officer (DPO), or are simply looking for a cost-effective, flexible alternative route to compliance. Read More

High-rise residents denying access for fire-safety improvements might be taken to court

Also in our fire news roundup, how faulty white goods cause 60 fires a week, Labour pledges overhaul of school fire safety and more problems discovered in high rise flats. Read More

Fire-safety judging panel confirmed for ‘Top influencers in security and fire 2018’ – submit your nominations now

We can reveal the judges appointed to preside over the fire safety category for IFSEC Global’s ‘Top influencers in security and fire 2018’. Submit your nominations now. Read More

Ransomware attacks cost businesses £71m in downtime between 2017-2018

Datto Inc’s State of the Channel Ransomware Report says that in 2016/2017 ransomware cost European SMBs (small and medium-sized businesses) £71 million in downtime-related costs, with the average ransom demand being between £350 and £1,407. Read More

Jemez Technology joins Arecont’s partner programme

Arecont Vision, which supplies IP-based megapixel camera technology, has expanded its partner programme to include Jemez Technology, a provider of video surveillance technology for critical asset protection. Read More

Inner Range’s Integriti V18 update adds licence plate credentials and application-layer high availability

Checking security credentials on mobile devices, scalable vector graphics, application layer high availability for mission-critical environments and Licence-plate recognition are among the new features included in Integriti V18. Read More

CSL appoints commercial director to manage IQIP team and Benelux region

Pascal Zeegers is charged with managing the existing team at IQIP – the European provider of IP-based security and telecom services that CSL acquired in December 2017 – as it works with CSL customers and partners across the region. Read More



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