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The Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (PSTI) Act 2022 – What does it cover?

An overview of the PSTI Act 2022, what IoT product manufacturers need to know, and answers to frequently asked questions on the legislation. Read More

Data and collective effort key to UK national security outlines new Resilience Framework

The UK Government Resilience Framework is designed to strengthen how the UK prepares for and responds to emergencies. Read More

UK Government departments ordered to stop installing Chinese video surveillance equipment to “prevent security risks”

Oliver Dowden has ordered UK Government departments to stop installing surveillance cameras made by Chinese firms subject to China’s national security law. Read More

UK Security Minister announces review of counter-terror strategy

The UK Government is set to carry out a “wholesale refresh” of its counter-terrorism strategy, known as CONTEST. Read More

Ciaron Irvine appointed national police lead for security systems

Deputy Chief Constable Ciaron Irvine has been appointed as the National Police lead for security systems. Read More

UK Government opens £200k funding scheme to assess cyber security of office-based enterprise IoT products

A new funding scheme will provide the successful bidder with £200,000 to research potential vulnerabilities in office-based IoT devices. Read More

Calls for creation of a national fire safety strategy which goes “beyond the legislation”

A whitepaper, launched at the Fire Conference 2022, is calling for a wider discussion to create a national fire safety strategy in the UK. Read More

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



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