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Axis launches new range of ‘see in the dark’ IR cameras

Models include pan, tilt and zoom (PTZ), fixed dome, bullet, fisheye and panoramic cameras plus discreet sensors units. Read More

Dame Hackitt urged to introduce ‘duty holder’ role to increase accountability

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has called for a duty holder with responsibility for fire safety to be introduced […] Read More

NHS is “not alone” in its inertia post-WannaCry, says cybersecurity chief

“The Public Account Committee’s report into the NHS WannaCry cyber-attack highlights a lack of preparedness for attacks of this nature, but the NHS is not alone in this,” said Andrew Beckett, managing director of Kroll’s cyber security and investigations division. Read More

Fire Safety must not be disregarded in quest for energy efficiency, says EU

The EU’s decision to urge member states to consider fire safety in new buildings and those being renovated sends a strong signal that energy efficiency must not come at the cost of fire safety. Read More

Genetec launches AutoVu Flexreader for hardware-free ANPR capabilities

The new AutoVu Flexreader from Genetec provides supported IP video surveillance cameras with automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) capabilities and can be added to an existing Genetec security system without the need to buy ANPR hardware. Read More

UK and US on alert for critical infrastructure attacks in wake of “sustained” Russian cyber offensive

The UK and US are concerned that Russia is laying the groundwork for further cyber-assaults on critical infrastructure after Moscow was accused of mounting a “sustained” attack on Western targets. Read More

Hochiki Europe’s false-alarm-rejecting ACD-EN multi-sensor arrives in Europe

Hochiki Europe is introducing what it describes as its most sophisticated multi-sensor yet to the European market. Read More

Wisenet WAVE VMS pre-loaded on BCDVideo servers

System integrators are now able to order Wisenet WAVE video management software (VMS) pre-loaded on selected BCDVideo servers. Read More

Axis Communications is awarded Cyber Essentials accreditation

Network video technology supplier Axis Communications has been awarded Cyber Essentials accreditation, a UK government scheme for mitigating cyber security risks within an organisation. Read More

Ransomware and social attacks are top threats to cybersecurity

Ransomware attacks are the top cybersecurity threat to organisations and are now targeting business-critical systems, according to a new report from Verizon. Read More



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