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4 cyber security threats retailers should be aware of on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

With e-commerce sales set to increase by between 25-35% compared to last year this Black Friday and Cyber Monday, retailers need to be on alert for potential cyber security threats. Read More

FIA online portal for EWS-1 forms goes live

Designed to overcome some of the challenges in creating a consistent process for the uploading and retrieval of EWS-1 forms, the FIA has developed a portal to provide a reliable location for the forms. Read More

Security products round-up – November 2020

IFSEC Global takes readers through the latest product launches and updates to hit the security market in November. Read More

Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2020: Winners revealed

The winners' of this year's Security and Fire Excellence Awards have been revealed. Find out who made the list, here! Read More

Fire false alarms account for 42% of FRS incidents in 2020

Fire and rescue incident statistics: England, have been released by the Home Office for the year ending June 2020, containing statistics about incidents attended by the services (FRS). Read More

Tavcom Training celebrates 25-year anniversary

Tavcom Training is celebrating its 25-year anniversary, having trained and certified in excess of 50,000 learners since its inception. Read More

Extended 5-year warranty announced by Hikvision

Hikvision has launched a new five-year warranty on premium project products in the UK & Ireland to further support its customers. Read More

ECHO completes successful testing of its automated alarm signalling service

ECHO, the not-for-profit industry backed alarms handling operator, has completed the first ‘end-to-end’ testing of its new automated alarm signalling transmissions between an ARC and the Essex Police. Read More

Poole security boss prosecuted for deception and providing unlicensed security guards

John Westwood, a Poole security boss was prosecuted at Poole Magistrates' Court for supplying an unlicensed door supervisor to a ‘pop-up bar' at an event at Bournemouth's The Square on 05 August 2019. Read More

Crowded places guidance released by National Counter Terrorism Security Office

The National Counter Terrorism Security Office has released updated guidance for protecting and securing crowded places. Read More

Video upgrade projects from IDIS shortlisted for the Security & Fire Excellence Awards

Two major video upgrade projects, utilising IDIS surveillance technology, are on the shortlist for the upcoming virtual Security & Fire Excellence Awards Read More

Next Security Institute Chair announced as Peter Lavery

The Security Institute has announced that Peter Lavery FSyI will become its new Chair from January 2021, taking over from Professor Alison Wakefield Read More

Upgraded fire system installed at Imperial College London

A network of fire panels from UK manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed as part of a campus-wide system replacement at Imperial College London (ICL), Hammersmith. Read More

Norbain welcomes IDIS as new video supplier

Norbain, a leading UK distributor, has announced that it will now be supplying customers with the full range of video-based security solutions from South Korean manufacturer, IDIS. Read More

Paxton pivots with Net2 updates and installer app to support professionals in 2020

Paxton has launched several COVID-secure updates for Net2, alongside launching its new installer app to support systems installers. Read More

40 schools a month hit by fires in the past year

A new study from Zurich Municipal reveals 480 primary and secondary schools endured fires in 2019, a staggering 40 incidents every month. Read More



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