Government & public services security applications - Case studies

VIVOTEK IP surveillance cameras deployed at New Borovaya Residential Project, Belarus

VIVOTEK, the global IP surveillance provider, has deployed its IP surveillance cameras in the residential project “New Borovaya,” constructed by A-100 Development, one of the largest developers of residential and commercial real estate in Belarus. This deployment has been carried out by long-standing distributor DataStream DEP, and has successfully put into action the high-quality products and brand value of VIVOTEK.   On land with a total area of more than 100 hectares, a whol...

Intelligent Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) sensors from Optex protect endangered elephants in Mount Kenya National Park

Intelligent Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) sensors from OPTEX, global sensor manufacturer and supplier, are at the heart of a new security access control solution that is helping to protect endangered elephants at the Mount Kenya National Park in Kenya, Africa. Countering the threat of poaching Mount Kenya is the second largest mountain in Africa, and the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) listed National Park was established to protect the mountain,...

HENSOLDT state-of-the-art technologies protecting rhinos in South Africa

While HENSOLDT is a global pioneer of technologies that are designed for protecting armed forces, civilians, assets and borders, the company is also actively making a difference as a protector of endangered species.  South Africa is known for its iconic wildlife and is also home to one of HENSOLDT’s largest industrial sites. As a result, it came as a natural progression to protect the country’s wildlife using state-of-the-art defence and security technologies. &n...

BCD announces BCD Illinois Build Centers to operate to support and provide for critical infrastructure and essential services

The State of Illinois has enacted a ‘stay at home’ order effective as of Saturday, March 21, at 5pm to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. This means all residents are mandated to ‘remain at home’ and only essential businesses may remain open to provide critical services. Everybody fully supports this measure as it will hopefully slow the spread of the virus. Securing critical infrastructure Under the order, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has mandated that all Ill...

Athena Security rolls out line of high-tech AI thermal cameras to accurately spot Coronavirus carriers during US primary polls in three States

AI technology solutions firm, Athena Security is rolling out a line of artificial intelligent thermal cameras, which will be critical in the coming weeks. Containing Covid-19 spread With voters congregating at the primary polls in three US states, exponential spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) is inevitable. The infected voters, many of whom will be ignorant that they have the contracted the virus, will spread it to countless others. In the coming weeks, those infected with the virus will n...

Link11 offers its Cloud-based DDoS protection solution to public sector organisations free of cost during COVID-19

Link11, renowned European firm in the field of cyber-resilience and cyber security, is offering its DDoS protection solutions free of charge to public sector health, government and public education organisations during the highly contagious phase of COVID-19. Public sector organisations are particularly vulnerable to cyber-attacks, and the availability of critical public infrastructures is more important than ever as people look for genuine sources of information related to the virus outbreak....

ASSA ABLOY High Security & Safety Group named as the preferred supplier for Hitachi’s IEP and ECOA rail projects

ASSA ABLOY High Security and Safety Group has been named as the preferred supplier of security solutions for the Intercity Express Project (IEP) and East Coast Open Access (ECOA). The new IEP trains from Hitachi, which had their first roll out in 2017, have been introduced to replace older fleets with new high-speed trains and improve the current network. Further projects featuring the Hitachi engineering are now also planned across the UK. Locking systems, emergency access and egress devices...

Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary choose Sepura’s SC20 TETRA radios

Three more UK police forces have jointly upgraded to Sepura SC20 TETRA radios, significantly improving their front line officers’ ability to communicate with colleagues. Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary made use of their joint purchasing power to equip officers from across all three forces with the new SC20 TETRA radios. In all over 1,900 radios were purchased across the three forces, to work alongside their existing fleet of Sepura radios....

Warrington Borough Council chooses Pulse Secure to deliver Secure Network Access

Pulse Secure, globally renowned provider of software-defined Secure Access solutions, has announced the delivery of a successful project at Warrington Borough Council (WBC), designed to help deliver taxpayer value and workforce flexibility through Secure Network Access. Warrington Borough Council is a unitary authority in the north west of England serving approximately 200,000 citizens across 22 wards. WBC provides a full range of local government services including council tax billing, librari...

United Kingdom Supreme Court gets equipped with Panasonic PTZ cameras for transparency and live streaming

The Supreme Court is the highest and final court of appeal for all United Kingdom civil cases, and criminal cases from England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Formed in October 2009, it replaced the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords as the highest court in the UK. At the time of writing, it has heard over 835 appeals and hears cases of the greatest public or constitutional importance. The building is located on Parliament Square, just opposite Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. The judg...

Air Partner’s Redline Assured Security delivers integrated solution for UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, worked alongside the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to deliver a unique, fully-integrated and holistic solution for the evacuation and repatriation of UK and Irish nationals onboard the cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Yokohama in Japan. The project was complex, challenging and time sensitive, made more demanding by the requirement for the FCO to carry out the security screening of all passengers and their baggage in Tokyo befo...

Government of Jersey partners with SureCloud to manage its cyber security transformation programme

The Government of Jersey has appointed SureCloud to manage its government-wide cyber security transformation programme, which aims to maintain the reputation of Jersey as a safe place to work and live. The new two-year deal forms part of the government’s Cyber Security Strategy, announced in 2017, to enhance its cyber resilience during its period of modernisation. Cyber Security Strategy The Government of Jersey provides key operational services to more than 106,000 citizens and 7,000 b...