Research & Testing

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors hosts BRE security testing day

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, global supplier of door opening solutions, has delivered a successful security testing day in partnership with BRE. Held at the Security Doors factory in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, the day saw a fantastic turn-out of security professionals who witnessed various methods of attack on both steel and timber doorsets.  The event consisted of an overview of the LPS 1175 test standard, a comprehensive factory tour and a practical demonstrat...

How physical security consultants ensure cybersecurity for end users

Cybersecurity talk currently dominates many events in the physical security industry. And it’s about time, given that we are all playing catch-up in a scary cybersecurity environment where threats are constant and constantly evolving. I heard an interesting discussion about cybersecurity recently among consultants attending MercTech4, a conference in Miami hosted by Mercury Security and its OEM partners. The broad-ranging discussion touched on multiple aspects of cybersecurity, including...

Security technology training will stimulate post-Brexit UK economic growth

Brexit will bring sweeping changes to the way the UK not only interacts internationally, but also internally. With the country standing alone with regards to trade and exports, it is vital for us to be fully prepared. However, there is one area that I think needs much greater scrutiny—the UK technical skills gap. Tellingly, there is a palpable shortage of technical training and skills right across the UK economy. With the country’s economic strength relying heavily on cutting-edge t...

Microsemi's Smart Storage solutions facilitate EPYC processor deployments

Microsemi Corporation, a global provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, has announced interoperability between its 12 gigabits per second (Gbps) SAS/SATA host bus adapters (HBAs) and redundant array of independent disk (RAID) adapters, including the Microsemi Adaptec HBA 1100, SmartHBA 2100 and SmartRAID 3100, part of its Smart Storage adapters portfolio, and AMD’s EPYC processor series. Data centre customers looking for a storag...

BAPCO 2018: Multitone Electronics to unveil Appear Crew and Ambulance Apps for emergency teams and first responders

Multitone Electronics plc, a specialist in the design, manufacture and implementation of integrated communication systems, will premiere its new Appear Crew and Ambulance apps for emergency teams and first responders, on stand J7 at the BAPCO 2018 conference and exhibition. Appear Crew mobile app Appear Crew uses Multitone’s highly successful Appear mobile platform, to assist emergency crews with reliable and secure messaging. As a complement to a pager, the Appear Crew app registers a r...

E2S Warning Signals to display LED beacon technology at OTC Houston 2018

On Booth 1339 from 30 April to 03 May at OTC Houston, E2S Warning Signals, a global independent manufacturer of audible and visible warning devices, is featuring its market-leading LED beacons technology. Along with multiple operating modes, the LED units offer extended operating life of more than 60000 hours, lower current requirements and higher output levels. The typical light output level from the LED units is a very bright 338 candela, significantly higher than the 120 candela effective i...