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Use of automated facial recognition by South Wales Police deemed unlawful, court rules

The debate surrounding the legality of the use of automated facial recognition in the UK continues to come under scrutiny following a ruling from the Court of Appeal on its use by South Wales Police. Read More

Fire 2020 sets theme of ‘Modern Methods of Construction’

Find out all about Fire 2020, the inaugural conference put together by the FPA, IFE and NFCC to help "drive change in fire safety". Read More

Lindy Cameron appointed as new UK cyber security head

After Ciaran Martin announced he would be stepping down as the head of the the NCSC in December 2019, Lindy Cameron has now been officially announced as his successor. Read More

Security product round-up: August 2020

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

Amthal supports BRNS Group maintain compliant fire safety

BRNS Group has partnered with Amthal Fire & Security to deliver on fire maintenance for its extensive London development portfolio. Read More

Travelex: Company cites cyber attack as key factor in administration announcement

Foreign exchange company, Travelex is continuing to be held to ransom by hackers, after a cyber-attack forced the firm to revert back to pen and paper, rather than using its computer systems. Read More

International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) appoints UK Advisory Board

IFPO has appointed a UK Advisory Board to serve existing members, encourage membership and promote its training offerings. Read More

SIA Heroes: Supermarket security operative saves life

After a supermarket shopper collapsed in store, on-duty Door Supervisor Calum Sinclair responded quickly to come to the rescue. Read More

UK Guild of Security Industry Professionals launched

The Guild of Security Industry Professionals, launching 1st August 2020 in the UK, has been described as a dedicated peer support network for frontline security workers. Read More

Poor lighting leads to fire escape death and £80,000 fine for Aberdeen Market

Following the death of Mr Frank Finnie in June 2018, the operator of Aberdeen Market has been fined £80,000 after admitting to safety failures. Read More



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