Surveillance & Security News for May 2019

Zaun secures Thames Water Utilities with installation of ArmaWeave fencing systems

The UK's largest water and waste company has awarded two multi-million-pound perimeter protection contracts to security fencing systems manufacturer Zaun. Thames Water Utilities extended its Security and Emergency Measures Direction (SEMD) framework agreement with Zaun for the supply and installation of security fencing and gates for a further two years as part of the current Asset Management Programme, AMP6, to enable the award of the latest contracts. Perimeter security and intruder detectio...

The Safer Solution offers effective training method to deal with active shooter situations at workplace

Workplaces, schools, hotels, sporting events, entertainment venues and other large –and sometimes not so large – facilities have become headlines in the news for all the wrong reasons: violent attacks. The Safer Solution is an effective training method that addresses public/workplace violence and active shooter incidents – by both alleviating a situation before it ever occurs, and by preparing civilians with appropriate response skills in the case of a crisis developing. The S...

Crossword Cybersecurity launches virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) in partnership with Reliance

Crossword Cybersecurity plc, the cyber security technology commercialisation company, is pleased to announce that its Consulting division has launched a new product, virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) in partnership with Reliance acsn Ltd, the IT security experts. One of the key cybersecurity challenges organisations are currently facing, is understanding and implementing the most appropriate levels of cyber maturity for their company, and therefore allocating their cyber securi...

Aqua Security announces its Aqua Cloud Native Security Platform has achieved VMware PKS partner application program validation

Aqua Security, global platform provider for securing container-based and cloud native applications, has announced that Aqua Cloud Native Security Platform (CSP) has attained VMware Partner Ready status for PKS. The validation of Aqua’s CSP validates that the solution has been tested and verified to interoperate with VMware Enterprise PKS, and can fully manage and secure workloads running on VMware Enterprise PKS. Cloud Native Security Platform We are pleased that Aqua Security has valida...

Limitless Security’s VIDAR detector detects intruders and captures images for visual verification

Limitless Security, a provider of security solutions for the housebuilding and construction industries, has launched the VIDAR detector. This standalone, wire-free security system combines motion detection with integrated image verification to help reduce the cost of break-ins, theft and vandalism. VIDAR is a key part of Limitless Security’s new fixed cost, fully managed service which takes away the headaches and hassles involved in installing, managing and maintaining security equipment o...

TRISAT launches B L AID+ defence system to enhance citizen first responder’s protection

TRISAT, a British company specialising in the protection of people and assets, launches the B L AID+ Ballistic Advanced Incident Defence System. The wearable first aid and trauma pack helps to mitigate the risks to citizen first responders from shootings, stabbings and blast shrapnel. The B L AID+ pack is accompanied by a comprehensive practical led course and blended e-learning to provide essential advice on how to stay safe and administer treatment. Catastrophic trauma kit Tremaine Kent, Di...

Vimpex Hydrosense system mitigates the risk of water damage by continuously monitoring water leaks

Risk management ‘must prepare for the worst’ is the latest stark warning from the UK Environment Agency, which suggests that, with global temperatures set to rise by up to four degrees Centigrade by 2100, some £1bn a year might be needed to be spent on flood management. Insurance statistics reveal that the most likely cause of claims in commercial buildings, retail premises, hotels and apartment blocks is water damage. UK insurers confirm that water leakage is now the costliest...

Florida cattle ranch installs Dahua PTZ cameras for its bald eagles

Video surveillance is used for more than just safety and security: users are discovering that high-resolution images and user-friendly features make surveillance cameras a valuable asset for all sorts of applications. A cattle ranch in Manatee County, Florida found that a Dahua PTZ was the perfect way to observe eagles without disturbing their habitat. Dahua PTZ cameras  When Hurricane Irma pummeled Florida in 2017, Victoria and Nicholas, a pair of American bald eagles, watched their nest...

CNL Software’s IPSecurityCenter offers full suite of features for security, life safety and facilities management

Dealing with the number of systems and volume of data generated in a modern control room can be overwhelming. There comes a point when too much information can be as bad as no information at all. Routine activities such as creating reports, demonstrating compliance to SOPs, enforcing SLAs, ensuring all security members can use multiple systems can quickly become too much.  That's why CNL Software built IPSecurityCenter. Their award-winning PSIM platform will give deeper insights, drive gre...

ThreatQuotient’s ThreatQ integration with MITRE ATT&CK now supports PRE-ATT&CK and Mobile matrices

ThreatQuotient™, a security operations platform innovator, announces that the ThreatQ™ integration with MITRE ATT&CK™ now includes support for PRE-ATT&CK and Mobile. Together with Enterprise ATT&CK, the three-pronged framework creates an end-to-end attack chain that examines and assesses an adversaries’ actions. Since first integrating with MITRE ATT&CK in early 2018, ThreatQuotient has helped customers integrate the framework in their workflows to achiev...

Barco’s XT LED series offers outcome driven solutions for all indoor applications

Barco, a pioneer in visualisation solutions with a significant heritage in LED technology, is introducing their newest LED series. Over the past years, high-res LED has established a certain dominance as the core technology in the world of display visualisation, and its use cases are booming across many segments. Barco’s XT series is specifically designed to provide premium quality and reliability, addressing a broad audience in a wider range of indoor LED applications. The XT series offe...

How does terrorism impact the security market?

Statistically speaking, incidents of terrorism are unlikely to impact most businesses and institutions. However, the mere possibility of worst-case-scenario attacks is enough to keep security professionals awake at night. Compounding the collective anxiety is the minute-by-minute media coverage when an attack does occur. The immediacy of the shared experience of global tragedy impacts us all – including security system decision-makers. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Ho...

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