UK


Vigilance reminder as London gears up for “massive security operation” ahead of funeral for The Queen

A security response on an “unprecedented scale” is underway as London prepares for the state funeral of The Queen. Read More

Protecting the 2022 Commonwealth Games with hostile vehicle mitigation

We explore the preparation required from the NVTMU when protecting the 2022 Commonwealth Games from hostile vehicle attacks. Read More

Preventing the next cyber attack incident at your local school

Highlighting growing cyber challenges faced by schools and exploring what security teams can do to prepare for and combat the threats. Read More

New UK Levelling Up, Housing & Communities Secretary reaffirms commitment to protect leaseholders

Greg Clark has been appointed the new Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities, taking over from Michael Gove. Read More

Banham expands into the West Country as it acquires Tops Security

London-based security provider, Banham, has continued its expansion as it has acquired Swindon-based Tops Security. Read More

Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches survey on UK police camera use

The Biometrics & Surveillance Camera Commissioner has started gathering information from all police forces on their use of surveillance camera systems. Read More

Paxton begins fundraising for mental health charity Mind

Sussex-based Paxton has partnered with the charity Mind in Brighton & Hove, to raise funds for those suffering from mental health issues. Read More

Scotland highlights £900m funding gap for cladding remediation

The Scottish Government has identified a £900million shortfall to carry out cladding remediation work on high-risk buildings. Read More

UK Government scraps plans to move Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner functions to ICO

The Government has scrapped plans to move several key functions of the Commissioner’s role into the hands of the ICO data regulator. Read More

Could the ECHO intruder alarm system be coming to UK fire and rescue services?

The ECHO automated alarm signalling system could be graduating to fire and rescue services, delegates at FIREX International 2022 heard. Read More

BSIA unveils security equipment manufacturer’s cybersecurity registration scheme

The BSIA has launched a security equipment manufacturer’s cybersecurity registration scheme through its special interest group. Read More

Leicester nightclub security operatives undergo counter terror training exercises as part of operation SENTRY

Security operatives underwent simulated emergency exercises to ensure preparedness in the event of a mass casualty scenario. Read More

Emirates Stadium housing development invests in new fire detection system

The Ashburton Triangle has recently installed Nittan’s addressable fire detection system installed to protect against false alarms. Read More

39% of businesses experienced a cyberattack in 2021, as UK Government releases its Cyber Security Breaches report

The UK Government Cyber Security Breaches Survey found that 39% of UK businesses had experienced a cyberattack in the past 12 months. Read More

Pass rates on the rise for FESS assessments

Pass rates for FESS (Fire, Emergency and Security Systems) assessments have seen improvements in recent months. Read More

Distribution agreement signed between Quanika and CIE UK

CIE Group has signed a partnership deal with Quanika to support the delivery of a range of silo-free security and site management solutions. Read More



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