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Webinar on emergency lighting updates announced by Hochiki Europe

Life safety manufacturer Hochiki Europe is hosting a webinar about updates to British Standard (BS) 5266-1: 2016 Emergency Lighting. Certified […] Read More

Pictured: Prototypes for Donald Trump’s border wall erected in San Diego

“A fence that is impenetrable, it’s unscalable,” is how Roy Villareal, acting chief patrol agent of the San Diego border sector, described the wall that was required. Read More

UK SMEs are negligent – and complacent – when it comes to cybersecurity

UK SMEs are neglecting their cybersecurity practices – ultimately, placing themselves, their data and their business at risk of cyber-crime, a study by Xperience Group has found. Read More

BT Redcare gives installers chance to win tickets to shows at iconic venues

Installers registering Classic and GSM installations between now and 31 March 2018 can be entered into a monthly draw, from which two winners will be chosen. Read More

Soaring recorded crime rates put police cuts under the spotlight – but reported crime drops

Recorded crime has surged to a 10-year high, according to figures published today by the Office of National Statistics (ONS). Read More

Watch: The funding crisis hampering fire safety upgrades in UK tower blocks

In this 56-second video we outline facts and figures that reveal how financial constraints are a serious impediment to remedying myriad shortcomings exposed by the worst UK fire in living memory. Read More

E-learning and counter-terror training are increasingly popular, survey reveals

More than half of security professionals cited counter terror as an area they'd like to train up in, according to a survey about training needs in the industry. Read More

UK’s first fire door installation qualification is piloted

The UK’s first fire door installation qualification has been piloted with a view to delivering the full course in December 2017. Read More

The most innovative security products of 2017 [Video]

Avigilon and Vanderbilt are among the winners of the Benchmark Innovation Awards 2017, which reward excellence in nine categories of physical security technology. Read More

Security to be tightened at Christmas markets amid fears of Berlin-style attack

Security will be bolstered at forthcoming Christmas markets around the UK as councils aim to prevent a repeat of the Berlin attack that left 12 dead and 56 injured last year. Read More



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VESDA protects thousands of tourists at the largest timber-framed church in Europe

Download: A Technical Guide to Fire Detection and Alarm Systems

The video surveillance report 2017

IndigoVision CCTV case study: Thorpe Park resort

IndigoVision CCTV case study: Birmingham Airport

Securing UK borders: An examination of the implications of leaving the EU for UK border management

Case study: England’s oldest school installs HD surveillance solution from IDIS

The security drones report 2017