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Electronic Security Association extends free CEU courses offering through April 2020 in view of global COVID19 pandemic

The six free CEU courses that the Electronic Security Association (ESA) offered for free through the month of March 2020 will remain available free of charge through April 2020, ESA has announced. The Electronic Security Association took the price tag off these online CEU courses to support electronic security and life safety companies during the on-going coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak. ESA’s free CEU online courses As the situation has progressed and guidelines for social distancing hav...

NSI announces suspension of all audit and assessment activity in April and May 2020 owing to global COVID19 pandemic

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced suspension of all audit activity commencing 6th April until 31st May 2020 inclusive, in view of the global coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic. All approved companies in the security and fire sector are working hard to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, prioritising the health and well-being of staff and taking necessary steps to support their customers and maintain business continuity. The professional industry is practising social distanci...

National Security Inspectorate announces NCP 119 for the ‘Provision of Labour in the Security and Events Sectors’

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI), the UK’s premier specialist Certification Body within the security and fire safety sectors, announces the introduction of a new Code of Practice (NCP 119) for the ‘Provision of Labour in the Security and Events Sectors’, effective 1st April 2020. NSI is now accepting applications from labour provision and guarding services providers. The new Code of Practice has been developed to enable companies providing labour to security companies...

Suprema marks 20th anniversary celebrations by releasing new emblem

Suprema, globally renowned provider of security and biometrics, has announced that 2020 marks the company’s 20th anniversary. Suprema was founded in 2000 and the company has built a worldwide sales network in over 140 countries and number of users with Suprema technologies surpassed one billion. Access control systems major Suprema’s extensive range of portfolio includes access control systems, time & attendance solutions, mobile access solutions and fingerprint live scanners....

Pulse Secure recognised among top ten network access control vendors by industry research firm

Pulse Secure, a renowned provider of Zero Trust Secure Access solutions, announced that analyst firm Frost & Sullivan recognised Pulse Secure among the top ten NAC vendors by global revenue market share and one of six leading vendors to show market share gain. Frost and Sullivan market report identifies Pulse Secure among top 10 Network Access Control (NAC) vendors by global revenue market share. The 2020 Frost & Sullivan Network Access Control (NAC) Market, Forecast to 2024 report stat...

UNION COMMUNITY Co. Ltd. highlights rapid rise in demand for contactless biometric solutions during COVID19 pandemic

UNION COMMUNITY Co. Ltd., a globally renowned biometrics technology company listed on KOSDAQ, has announced that the contactless biometric products such as the face and iris recognition have increased its export rates since the COVID-19 spreading rapidly around the world. More specifically, UNION COMMUNITY said both inquiries and sales of face and iris recognition products had been rapidly increased significantly in the export area of the Middle East since February. Contactless security system...

Secure Controls Framework added to SureCloud’s Compliance Management Solution

SureCloud, the provider of Gartner-recognised Integrated Risk Management solutions and cybersecurity services, has partnered with Secure Controls Framework (SCF), granting all its customers access to SCF’s control set through its cloud-based Compliance solution.  SCF aims to provide cybersecurity and privacy control guidelines to organisations of any size and across any sector, helping them to implement best-practice controls to protect their data and processes, and respond to evolvi...

Cobham Aerospace Connectivity secures DE&S anti-jam satellite signal contract

Cobham Aerospace Connectivity announces that it has been awarded a contract by the UK MOD’s Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) to research Advanced Anti-Jam techniques for the protection of navigation signals received from the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS).   The contract will see Cobham conduct research to develop means to provide assured and resilient Position Navigation and Timing (PNT) information derived from the GNSS multi-constellation. Cobham was best place...

Ping Identity multi-factor authentication now available in Amazon Web Services marketplace

Ping Identity, the Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise, announced the availability of PingID multi-factor authentication (MFA) in AWS Marketplace. Customers can now quickly procure and deploy PingID to secure work from home while adding an additional layer of security to their AWS infrastructure. Ping’s Intelligent IdentityTM platform provides enterprises a digital identity solution for securely accessing services, applications, and APIs from virtually any device or location....

Linx International announce discounts on Tavcom and PerpetuityARC Training to enable professional development

Linx International Group, a globally renowned provider of security training, has announced that it has reduced the cost of all online courses provided by Tavcom Training and PerpetuityARC Training by 25%, for three months, including BTEC and IQ accredited courses. Last week, the company reported a surge in demand for its online courses from security professionals and employers around the world, as they look at ways to continue to support learners whilst in lockdown. Director of Sales and Market...

NSI supports UK government’s categorisation of essential key workers at this time of crises

With recently introduced social distancing measures, Key Workers essential to the running of public and other services across the UK including the NHS and critical infrastructure, have been categorised by Government. The intent is to ensure health and safety for the public at large during the pandemic and efforts to control COVID-19. NSI’s view is clear: approved companies working in security and fire safety deliver every day essential services ranging from a wide variety of guarding serv...

Hikvision offers free online training courses in using thermal cameras for fever screening application

Hikvision UK & Ireland has announced offering security installers, integrators and end users the opportunity to undertake free online training on its fever screening thermal products and solutions. Hikvision thermal cameras Hikvision’s newly developed thermal cameras can be configured to aid high level screening by detecting elevated skin-surface temperatures, and are suitable for use in rapid preliminary fever screening in office buildings, factories, railway stations, airports and...

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