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Abloy UK promotes dynamic lockdown access control systems for retail sector

Security expert Abloy UK is highlighting the importance of access control systems that offer dynamic lockdown, following recent reports that retail stores are being advised by counter-terror police launching the Protect and Prepare campaign, to develop emergency contingency plans recommending a 'sixty second' security checklist to avoid panic during reports of terror attacks. High street shops throughout the country hit their busiest period during Christmas. With large numbers of people around,...

Is the physical security industry doing enough to prevent school shootings?

School shootings continue, as does a search for answers. What solutions are there to prevent school shootings and/or to improve the response (and thus minimise the death toll)?  In the physical security industry, we like to think we have solutions that can help, if not “solve”, the problem, but realistically speaking, how effective are they at the end of the day? We like to think we have solutions that can help, if not “solve”, the problem: but how effective ar...

Hikvision to showcase integrated security solutions at first ever Technology Partner Day

Hikvision, the supplier of innovative security products and solutions, announces its first ever Technology Partner Day to be held in Istanbul, Turkey, on November 28. The event will showcase integrated security solutions developed by Hikvision in collaboration with its certified technology partners, as well as provide a forum for prospective partners to explore development opportunities for new solutions by taking advantage of Hikvision’s vast resources. The Hikvision Technology Partner D...

The 38th International East - West Security Conferences highlights the importance of protecting corporate assets

The 38th International East - West Security Conference organised by Capricorn Conferences and Exhibitions was held on 5th and 6th November 2018 at the elegant Hotel West End on the Promenade des Anglais, Nice, France. Delegates representing private and public sector organisations from the Russian Federation and Ukraine participated in an intensive two days of presentations by speakers drawn from the UK, USA, Italy and Russia, supported by simultaneous translation in English and Russian. Confere...

FLIR Systems unveils high-end TruWITNESS mobile sensor platform for smart cities

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced FLIR TruWITNESS, an industry-first wearable sensor platform designed for city-level security and public safety operations. TruWITNESS combines video, audio, location data, Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities, and cloud and management software in one solution, allowing organisations to reach a new level of situational awareness. TruWITNESS wearable sensor platform TruWITNESS is designed for any public safety organisation that requires on-scene, real-time mobil...

Inner Range to showcase Mimic Viewer for Integriti products at International Security Expo 2018

Access control manufacturer Inner Range will showcase a new Mimic Viewer for its award-winning Integriti product at the International Security Expo 2018 in London. The Mimic Viewer provides a visual ‘read only’ overview of the intelligent Integriti access control and intruder detection system. It allows security staff to view events remotely without passing control of the system off-site. The Mimic Viewer is a separate installation with its own connection to the controller, which ca...

Steelway to exhibit Protect range of fabricated steel security products at ISE 2018

The International Security Expo (ISE) 2018 will be taking place at Olympia London on 28th and 29th November. Steelway will be exhibiting its Protect range of fabricated steel high-security products. Protection against intrusion attack Steelway recognises the need for high-security products, which provide maximum protection against minor vandalism and aggressive intrusion or terrorist attacks. Their Protect range consists of mild steel physical security products with varying levels of protectio...

The Evolv Edge screening and detection system awarded SAFETY Act Designation by the US DHS

Evolv Technology announced Evolv Edge, its people screening system that detects weapons and bombs, has achieved the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) SAFETY Act Designation. Following a rigorous application and due diligence process by DHS, the Evolv Edge is now a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (QATT). As part of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, Congress enacted the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act (SAFETY Act) to provide incentives for the developm...

Airbus to showcase smart naval solutions for safer oceans at Euronaval 2018

Airbus will be showcasing a myriad of smart solutions for safer oceans at 2018's Euronaval event in Paris. The portfolio presented will range from maritime awareness centres, secure seamless communications services, through satellites and related services, to Unmanned Aircraft Systems, aircraft and helicopters. Airbus’ uniquely broad maritime portfolio enables customers to make the right decision and act at the right time, capitalising on 50 years of experience in the maritime domain. The...

Leverage International to host PROTECT 2019 an International conference and exhibition on security and safety

On March 27-28, 2019, Leverage International will be holding PROTECT 2019, an International Conference and Exhibition on Security and Safety. This will be at the New World Makati Hotel in Manila, Philippines. Its theme is ‘Business Resiliency: The Next Evolutionary Phase of Business Continuity’. Now going on its 14th edition, Protect has proved to be an effective platform and a valuable source of business and information sharing between the security industry, the government and the...

Hanwha Techwin with a pan-global presence is still Korean at Heart

Despite having a global presence with regional and local support offices in the Americas, Asia, Middle East and across Europe, Hanwha Techwin is very much defined by its Korean heritage. As a global manufacturer of professional video surveillance solutions whose headquarters are in Korea, Hanwha Techwin is proud of the contribution it is making to its country’s reputation for designing, developing and producing quality, innovative products which make a real difference to people’s liv...

HID acquires Crossmatch to expand secure authentication and biometric identity management solutions

HID Global, a worldwide provider of trusted identity solutions, announced that it has acquired Crossmatch, a provider of biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions, from Francisco Partners. Crossmatch’s portfolio of products includes biometric identity management hardware and software that complement HID’s broad portfolio of trusted identity products and services, making HID Global one of the world’s major providers of fingerprint biometric technologies....