Surveillance Camera Commissioner

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

WATCH: IFSEC Digital Week ‘State of the Nation’ webinar

Explore the state of security in the United Kingdom in this unmissable webinar with industry titans Dr Dave Sloggett and the Surveillance Camera Commissioner for England and Wales, Tony Porter. Read More

CCTV Logbook: Supporting the management and compliance of your CCTV system

We speak with CCTV Logbook, a system designed to support those who use and maintain CCTV assets in management of the system and compliance. Read More

MOBOTIX awarded new certification for surveillance

MOBOTIX, an IP video system manufacturer, has been awarded ‘Secure by Default’ certification in the UK, by the Surveillance Camera Commissioner. Read More

CCTV Commissioner was “Shocked” only 2% of Local Authorities Complied with Standards

The Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter said that when he came into the job he was shocked that out of the […] Read More

Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s Code of Practice Should Apply to Private-Sector CCTV Says BSIA as Tony Porter Publishes Annual Report

The Surveillance Camera Commissioner has promised new guidance for body-worn video and a review of the Protection of Freedoms Act Code. Read More

Surveillance Camera Commissioner to Advise on Installation Best Practice and Other Security Installer News

In other news Sony launches an SNC toolbox mobile app, OPTEX hopes to cut nuisance alarms with free training and support and D Link launches a Smart Installers Programme. Read More

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