2020 Vision Systems Limited News

IFSEC Global confirms stellar judging panel for ‘Top influencers in Security and Fire 2018'

IFSEC Global has announced that Microsoft CSO Mike Howard, security consultant Don Randall MBE and Baroness Neville-Jones, chair of the British Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), star on a 30-strong judging panel for its ‘Top influencers in Security and Fire 2018.’ Lead judge Grant Lecky, co-founder of the Security Partners Forum, drew on his extensive contacts network to appoint a diverse line-up of judges. He said: “Many of these judges were appointed based on strong recomm...

Why security systems must be implemented to aid food factories

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) in the UK has begun investigations into meat wholesalers after a raise in concern for food hygiene. This investigation has impacted businesses such as Wetherspoons, as well as schools and care homes up and down the country. Consumers are beginning to lose trust in businesses that are supplied by untrustworthy production companies and it seems to be becoming more common, if we are to look back to the horse meat scandal in 2013. But what are the benefits of havin...

How to prevent autonomous vehicles from being used by terrorists

In recent news, trucks, lorries and vans have been the weapon used in terror attacks around the globe, and other sources suggest that autonomous vehicles, particularly self-driving trucks and lorries, could be a reality sooner than we think. It poses the question: How can we prevent autonomous vehicles from being used as weapons in terror attacks? Accessories for terror attacks We already have ‘self-driving’ technologies in the cars which are on our roads today, from lane-departur...

Five security essentials to protect your business from crime

Crime is preventable and safeguarding your businesses through the use of technology is essential. Whether you want to avoid burglaries or common vandalism, you need to comply with the General Data Protection Regulations to protect your brand’s identity. Security should be one of your main focuses and with the help of 2020 Vision, providers of access control systems, we look at some of the most efficient items that you need in place to protect your property. 1) Deploy CCTV effectively acr...

Checklist to protect empty schools from arson, theft and vandalism

After a lot of studying and getting ready for what seems like an endless stream of exams, teachers and students alike will enjoy having some much-needed time off — whether it’s just for a weekend, a break during the school year or the long summer holidays. Schools that are left empty for a sustained amount of time obviously increases the risk of arson attacks, thefts and vandalism. Staff members at an establishment should therefore work through this checklist before they leave the c...

2020 Vision: Guide to protecting schools from the threat of terrorism

It seems schools still need to be alert when it comes to the risk of terrorism. Following a recent security threat, Bury College has set an example that schools across the UK need to be aware of the threat of terrorism. As reported by the Manchester Evening News, the incident at the Great Manchester college saw the facility being put in lockdown as a precaution before an evacuation took place. Hundreds of staff and students were caught up in the event. Bury College released a statement followin...

Axis Communications hosts annual VIP Partner Event and 2013 awards

The theme for this year's event was "experience smarter video surveillance" Axis Communications, the global leader in network video, continued its annual tradition of recognising the outstanding performance of its partners when it recently held its VIP Partner Event and 2013 awards. Axis invited 40 of its top-performing gold partners from across the Northern European region to the VIP Partner Event held in Copenhagen, Denmark. The theme for the event was "experience smarter v...

UBM Live officially launches IFSEC International and FIREX International’s move to ExCeL London in 2014

UBM relocates IFSEC International from NEC after 16 years UBM Live has officially launched IFSEC International and FIREX International’s move to ExCeL London in 2014. On Wednesday 6th March, over 200 partners and premier exhibitors across UBM’s Protection and Management Series – IFSEC, FIREX, Facilities Show and Safety & Health Expo – were given the opportunity to explore all the benefits ExCeL and the surrounding area has to offer. Relocating IFSEC...

Axis Communications awards its partners for notable achievements during 2012 at the VIP Partner Event

Securitas bagged ‘Northern European partner of the year’ for its role in delivering remote surveillance solution Axis Communications, the global leader in the network video market, celebrated outstanding partner performance at its awards function. The awards are the highlight of its annual VIP Partner Event. Axis invited 50 of its highest performing and most innovative partners from across Northern Europe to the VIP Partner Event held in Dublin, 24th and 25th Octo...

Axis network cameras in the Tyne Tunnels now fully operational

102 fixed Axis P1343 network cameras were deployed in the tunnel The IP surveillance system installed in the Tyne Tunnels which incorporates AXIS P1343 Network Cameras, is now fully operational and helping to alleviate safety and congestion concerns in one of the UK’s worst traffic black spots. The New Tyne Crossing, constructed under the River Tyne, connects North and South Tyneside which makes this a popular route. More than 45,000 motorists use the crossing daily, so...

Axis Communications recognises UK & Ireland Partners for their contribution to its success in IP surveillance market

Axis' partners have continued to educate end-users about the benefits of IP video surveillanceAxis Communications, the global leader in the network video market, has celebrated the success of its partners at its annual UK & Ireland Axis Partner Awards.Axis Communications' Channel Partner Programme is designed to help partners benefit from Axis' market leadership in the fast growing network video market. Axis' Channel Partners are regarded as an extension of its team and each year, the UK off...

Cardax FT / Veracity integration wins 'Integrated Security Solution of the Year' at the Security Excellence Awards 2009

Gallagher Channel Partner won the 'Integrated Security Solution of the Year' award Gallagher Channel Partner, 20-20 Vision, has won the 'Integrated Security Solution of the Year' award for the Cardax FT and Veracity integration at the Security Excellence Awards in the UK.The Security Excellence Awards mark the 11th year of consistently acknowledging and rewarding the very best operators, consultancies and people within the security industry. Over 700 key industry people celebrated...