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Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches strategy for civil liberties and human rights

The national surveillance camera strategy for England and Wales has been updated with the addition of a strategy plan for ‘human rights, data and technology’. Read More

Nedap Security Management gains ISO data security certification

Nedap Security Management has been certified to ISO 27001 – making its entire range of products and services compliant with an internationally renowned benchmark for information security. Read More

Climate change dominates biggest global threats in 2019

The effects of manmade global warming account for more than half of the top 10 threats identified by The Global Risks Report 2019, published by the World Economic Forum. Read More

OPTEX partners with visual-verification developer CHeKT

CHeKT’s first and flagship product, CHeKT Bridge, pairs cameras with sensors, on new or existing security panels. Managed locally, cameras give the operator instant access to video, unimpeded by firewalls and login credentials. Read More

Aico names Macmillan its Charity of the Year 2019

Macmillan, which provides specialist health care, information and financial support to people affected by cancer, has been named Aico’s Charity of the Year for 2019. Read More

ASSA ABLOY acquires US key management specialist KEYper Systems

ASSA ABLOY is in the process of acquiring KEYper Systems, a US-based supplier of electronic and mechanical key management systems. Read More

Are escape rooms safe?

Following the tragic deaths of five teenagers in an ‘escape room’ fire in Poland, our sister site SHP Online investigates what the UK escape room industry is doing to keep players safe. Read More

CES 2019: Guest at a dodgy hotel? Turn your smartphone into a smoke detector

An app that turns your smartphone into a smoke detector has been showcased at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. It’s […] Read More

CES 2019: IoT version of fire-safety device LifeDoor in development

An IoT version of LifeDoor, an automatic door closer created by firefighters, is in development. Communicating with your Wifi router via Zigbee or Z-Wave, it's expected to launch in Summer 2019. Read More

BSIA appoints Mike Reddington as new chief executive

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has appointed former videocon MD Mike Reddington as its new chief executive. Read More



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