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BSIA shows support of ‘International Security Officers Day’ and celebrates the work of its members

BSIA has been celebrating the work of security officers as part of the ‘International Security Officers’ Day with its campaign #IAmAKeyWorker. Read More

£16.5m of successful applications for fire alarms under £30m waking watch fund alternative scheme

The Government has released figures on the number of successful applications for funding of fire systems under its Waking Watch Relief Fund. Read More

ASFP refreshes branding to “broaden reach and influence”

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has announced a branding refresh. Read More

Buildings under 18m no longer require EWS1 forms after independent research finds “no systemic risk of fire in blocks”

The Government has set out that EWS1 (External Wall System) Forms should no longer be requested for buildings below 18m. Read More

Revealed: The IFSEC Global influencers in security and fire 2021

This year's IFSEC Global Influencers in Security & Fire have been revealed! Check out the list, here. Read More

dormakaba acquires India-based integrated electronic access and data provider Solus Security Systems

dormakaba has completed the acquisition of Solus Security Systems, an integrated electronic access and data solutions provider in India. Read More

ONVIF releases Profile M for metadata and events for video analytics

Profile M is designed to address the video analytics market, and expand the pathway for the increased use of metadata and event handling. Read More

FPA expands collaboration with UL to support fire testing

The Fire Protection Association (FPA) and UL are further developing their relationship, as the FPA seeks to support fire testing in the UK. Read More

IDEMIA and Bosch announce global partnership to unlock potential of biometrics access control market

IDEMIA has announced a global partnership with Bosch to "tap the fast-growing biometric access control market". Read More

BSIA and Crimestoppers partner up to launch National Shred Day

National Shred Day is set to take place on Saturday 2nd October, launched by the BSIA and national charity, Crimestoppers. Read More

Motorola Solutions to acquire cloud-based Openpath

Motorola Solutions has acquired cloud-based mobile access control provider, Openpath Security Inc. Read More

New research on CCTV camera prevalence in cities uses Google street view

New research revealing city CCTV camera locations suggests London isn't quite the 'CCTV capital of the world'. So, which cities are ahead? Read More

Calls for building safety professionals to test new regulatory compliance tools

UL is calling for housing providers, facilities managers and social landlord ‘early adopters’ to test two new compliance products in the UK. Read More

Mortgage lenders to cover the cost of making EWS-1 cladding forms public

UK Finance has announced that seven mortgage lenders will cover the cost of making existing EWS1 forms publicly available. Read More

Reminder on the need for rigorous security personnel hiring practices and door supervisor guidance as lockdown measures ease

Warnings about fake IDs, hiring processes and guidance for door supervisors. Read More

Five-star UAE Radisson Blu selects GFE for fire detection tech and system design

Global Fire Equipment’s (GFE) fire detection technology was specified for the facility’s protection, alongside providing the system design. Read the full case study. Read More



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