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Retail fraud study

14-Nov-2018

Most, 60pc of retailers in Europe saw an increase in fraud in the past year. With online fraud o..


Canon to increase its ownership in Axis

22-Oct-2018

Axis majority owner Canon today announced a share purchase agreement that will result in Canon h..


Annual Dinner 2018

11-Oct-2018

By kind permission of the The Rt Hon the Lord Mayor, Alderman Charles Bowman, The Worshipful Com..


Cyber threat to weapons

11-Oct-2018

As weapons become more software dependent and more networked than ever, the United States ..


Axis awarded full SBD membership

09-Oct-2018

Axis Communications has been awarded full membership of Secured By Design (SBD), part of the Pol..


Heathrow Airport Limited fined £120,000 by ICO for “serious failings” in data protection

08-Oct-2018

Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) has been fined £120,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office ..


Bupa fined £175,000 by Information Commissioner’s Office for “systemic data protection failures”

01-Oct-2018

Bupa Insurance Services Limited (Bupa) has been fined £175,000 by the Information Commissioner’s..


Police chiefs looking to establish “safety net” if access to EU security tools is lost

26-Sep-2018

A new national unit will assist police forces to use alternatives if the UK loses access to curr..


New high-end bullet cameras show exceptional detail at any distance

19-Sep-2018

More and more industries are demanding surveillance cameras with high zoom levels in order to id..


New 4-in-1 camera offers a 360-degree view in all lighting conditions

05-Sep-2018

Axis Communications has announced AXIS P3717-PLE Network Camera. The multidirectional high image..


Smart Buildings and Access Control

03-Sep-2018

A TV that turns on when you enter the room. Blinds that close when you go to bed. A front door t..


HikCentral – A Central Management platform

13-Aug-2018

At Hikvision, they always strive to develop and deliver the absolute best products and complete ..


Heathrow's tech trial puts an end to you taking liquids out your bag

04-Aug-2018

Computed tomography (CT) scanners are being trialled at Heathrow airport. The result? You won't ..


GDPR compliance

01-Aug-2018

The role of your employees in remaining GDPR compliant is crucial, writes Joe Hellerstein (https..


SSAIB’s auditors admitted onto the Register for Certified Technical Security Professionals

26-Jul-2018

Tavcom Training, operator of the Register for Certified Technical Security Professionals (h..


Crime latest

19-Jul-2018

Thefts are on the rise, according to the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS (https://www..


National professional body for cyber sec established - combines 17 orgs - just as gov criticised for

19-Jul-2018

A grand Alliance of 17 leading UK organisations impacting cyber-security has been formed in resp..


ADI Global Awarded UK Distributor of the Year

10-Jul-2018

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi (https://www.tdsi.co.uk/index.html) has awarded ADI Glob..


See you next year IFSEC! Another successful show for DVS

26-Jun-2018

IFSEC 2018 We would like to thank all our customers who made the journey to IFSEC and ..


DVS Proves the Sky is No Limit in Fighting Blood Cancer

25-Jun-2018

A Cardiff based company will prove the sky is no limit when it comes to supporting their chosen ..


Axis launches cloud-based managed services platform to extend security service providers’ and alarm

19-Jun-2018

In a further development of its cloud-based services, Axis Communications has today launched AXIS Gu..


Terrorism arrests rise by 17% in past year according to latest Government statistics

15-Jun-2018

The number of arrests being made by counter-terrorism officers in the UK has risen by 17% in the..


Axis expands access control portfolio with launch of network door controller for large-scale install

14-Jun-2018

Those organizations requiring large-scale access control installations, whether in terms of advanced..


GDPR: time running out?

13-Jun-2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will overhaul how organisations store, secur..


Wavestore and Salto Integrate

13-Jun-2018

A technology partnership formed between SALTO and Wavestore is enabling operators to instan..


GDPR day

25-May-2018

Friday, May 25 marks the biggest change to UK data protection law in a generation, says the..


Grey space discussion at IFSEC 2018

24-May-2018

“Grey space” is the term used to label the undefended areas between security protected zones. In..


Wavestore and Facit aid GDPR compliance

21-May-2018

Wavestore and analytics experts Facit Data Systems have formed a technology partnership to help ..


NSI appoints new Head of Standards

18-May-2018

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has appointed Robert Conlon as Head of Standards. I..


Liveryman Lunch

04-May-2018

As the name suggests, the Liveryman Lunch is the only function in the Company’s events calendar ..


Axis awarded Cyber Essentials accreditation

09-Apr-2018

Compliance with UK government backed scheme highlights Axis Communications’ dedication to mitigate c..


IFSEC reveals taster of Keynote Arena line-up

04-Apr-2018

IFSEC International (http://www.ifsec.events/international/) organisers have announced the first..


“Halfway house” National Security Capability Review “a cause for concern” states Joint Select Commit

30-Mar-2018

The importance of a robust and coherent process in setting the National Security Strategy (NSS) ..


The Linx International Group to Deliver Security Management Programmes at New SIRA Training Centre i

29-Mar-2018

The Linx International Group to Deliver Security Management Programmes at Ne..


Manchester suicide bomb review

28-Mar-2018

What went well – and what didn’t – has been set out in an independent report into the emergency ..


Company’s Spring Dance

19-Mar-2018

Some 140 members and guests of the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals ( WCoSP (https:/..


UK consumers at risk of fraud because British bank security 'seriously lagging behind international

12-Mar-2018

UK consumers are being put at risk of fraud (https://www.independent.co.uk/topic/fraud) because..


Tavcom provide a Northern Training-Hub

27-Feb-2018

Tavcom are delighted to announce that we have introduced a Northern training-hub, b..


ST18 Midlands raises charity cash

22-Feb-2018

A bumper £3600 was raised during the first Security TWENTY event of 2018, ST18 Midlands (ht..


Motorola announces intent to acquire Avigilon

02-Feb-2018

Motorola has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Avigilon. “This acqu..


Distributor DVS announces new sales starters

29-Jan-2018

DVS has announced the appointment of three new starters to its sales team with two new External ..


Security predictions for the New Year

13-Dec-2017

As the end of the year approaches, what have we learned in 2017 and what can we expect of 2..


WCoSP Carol Service

07-Dec-2017

Once again we were very privileged to be able to hold our Company Carol Service in The Cha..


Terror attacks review

05-Dec-2017

The public response, like that of the police who reacted promptly to each 2017 UK terror at..


Hanwha Techwin and TDSi technology partnership enhances the value of Access Control and Video Survei

29-Nov-2017

Video surveillance specialists Hanwha Techwin and access control experts TDSi, have successfully..


WCoSP Masters Report

14-Nov-2017

Master's Report - November 2017 Lord Imbert. It is with great regret and sadness that I r..


Harper Morgan to deliver security status service

13-Nov-2017

Security consultancy Harper Morgan has signed an exclusive partnership with Highlight to i..


Cyber Security – “The bad guys are really, really good at what they do”

09-Nov-2017

This year’s IoD Digital Strategy Summit was held in central London. One particularly thoug..


Network service

18-Oct-2017

Harper Morgan (http://www.HarperMorgan.com), the security management consultancy, has signe..


Too many bosses still in the dark about new data protection rules

17-Oct-2017

With only months to go until the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into ..


Harper Morgan secures exclusive partnership to deliver Highlight to the Security Sector

16-Oct-2017

Harper Morgan secures exclusive partnership to deliver Highlight to the Security Sector Har..


PC Wayne Marques receives prestigious City of London Sheriffs’ Award for Bravery 2017

10-Oct-2017

British Transport Police (BTP) officer PC Wayne Marques – who confronted three knife-wielding te..


WCoSP Annual Dinner 2017

09-Oct-2017

The Master, Wardens, Liverymen, Freemen, Members, Apprentices and guests gathered for the C..


Regulation review is welcomed by safety bodies

21-Sep-2017

Safety experts have welcomed the publication of terms of reference for the review of building re..


Data Protection Bill

14-Sep-2017

As featured in the September 2017 print issue of Professional Security magazine, the Westmi..


GDPR and CCTV

12-Jul-2017

The GDPR will require a wholesale reassessment of data protection for the UK’s millions of CCTV ..


ST17 raises charity cash

05-Jul-2017

Diners at the Monday night networking dinner before the Security TWENTY conference and exhibitio..


IFSEC 2017 REVIEW – Axis

30-Jun-2017

Dominic Jones, Marketing Manager Axis Northern Europe reveals how IFSEC 2017 was a success ..


IFSEC 2017

19-Jun-2017

IFSEC International (http://www.ifsecglobal.com) returns to London’s ExCeL this week, over the T..


Organised crime report

19-Jun-2017

Organised crime is a term that has leverage: once a problem has been labelled as ‘organised crim..


WannaCry Was the Work of Lazarus Say UK Spies

08-Jun-2017

British officials appear to have come to the same conclusions as several IT security vendors: th..


One year to GDPR

25-May-2017

The new European Union general data protection regulation (GDPR) is due to come into force..


UK threat level critical

24-May-2017

The threat level from international terrorism in the UK was raised, from ‘severe’ to the highest..


Why Physical Security Should Be as Important as Cybersecurity

23-May-2017

Many businesses spend vast amounts of time and money — and rightly so —focused on fi..


UK’s largest and most advanced experience centre opens to showcase best-in-class intelligent surveil

19-May-2017

Demonstrating the latest applications for IP camera and access control technologies, global le..


Security & Counter Terror Expo

20-Apr-2017

3-4 May 2017 At Olympia, London The UK's leading national security event Security & ..


ST17 Ireland

30-Mar-2017

Professional Security Magazine is pleased to bring you Security TWENTY 17 Ireland Conference an..


Access control mitigation

29-Mar-2017

The physical security and locking product manufacturer Abloy UK is advising companies to secure ..


Reality of GDPR

27-Mar-2017

For the past few years a regulation has been plaguing the minds of businesses everywhere – EU GD..


Duty of care and Westminster terror

24-Mar-2017

Companies are now paying more attention to the safety of their staff and their operations in suc..


Private health firm fined £200,000 after patients’ confidential conversations revealed online

23-Feb-2017

Private health firm fined £200,000 after patients’ confidential conversations revealed online ..


84% of small businesses call for intelligent video surveillance as existing systems fail to protect

30-Jan-2017

Research shows owners of retail, office and hospitality businesses seek smarter technolog..


Security TWENTY 17 Confrerence & Exhibition

12-Jan-2017

It's Four Weeks Until Security TWENTY 17 Midlands ..


6 trends in video surveillance to watch out for in 2017

03-Jan-2017

In 2017 we see video surveillance continuing its growth trend for security, as well as for retai..


Top trends in security tech to expect in 2017

30-Dec-2016

The shops are super busy and, depending on which hemisphere you live in, it’s either time to tur..


UK Security Outlook Report 2016

15-Dec-2016

The UK’s security industry plays a vital role in supporting Britain’s national security and pros..


Investigatory Powers Act

05-Dec-2016

The Investigatory Powers Act, which has been given royal assent, has got short shrift from priva..


Sheriffs’ Award for Bravery

04-Nov-2016

The City of London Sheriffs’ 2016 Award for Bravery was presented to Dr Matthew Smith on Novembe..


IFSEC new venture

20-Oct-2016

What IFSEC organisers hailed as a ‘new chapter’ in the exhibition’s 42-year history was announce..


What works to protect retail

19-Sep-2016

The most effective form of loss prevention is to use customer service, advises RAC (Retailers Ag..



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