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29th November 2023 Issue no. 682
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ISO 27001 is the globally recognised standard for information security management systems, established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission.
For enterprises seeking an intelligent foundation that transforms video data into actionable insights, XProtect 2023 R3 is a platform that promises unlimited potential. This update builds on XProtect's leading open platform technology with new capabilities that increase operational efficiency, enhance collaboration, and provide tighter system control.
The EN50131 Grade 2 and PD6662: 2017 compliant AirShield wireless security system uses advanced, stable and reliable RF communication technology and cloud services to provide a flexible, user-friendly and affordable solution for end-users, installers and security companies.
The Aqara G4 is a unique video doorbell in that it can be wired, or battery powered. It is also the first battery-powered video doorbell to work with Apple’s HomeKit Secure Video and supports streaming to Google and Alexa smart displays.
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One of the UK’s leading crowd safety and security specialists has warned of a continued and serious threat to life and public safety at music, sports and entertainment events by rogue security guards who are fraudulently obtaining security industry association (SIA) security work licences and who are supposed to be safeguarding and protecting the public.
BLUEntrance Space combines visitor identification and access control in a single, powerful platform, providing a host of features that enhance security and streamline the guest journey. This advanced software solution offers digital pre-registration, contactless check-in and check-out capabilities, real-time reporting, and a secure keyless experience – setting new benchmarks for smart building management and security.
Are you going to be embarrassed? Is your password really 'Password'? It is for almost a million people. And if your name is Michael...
Only half of internet users are somewhat familiar with best practices of password security. Therefore, it may not come as a surprise that in 2022, over 24 billion passwords were exposed by hackers.
Brand new data released by online security platform, mymxdata.com, reveals the most common words, phrases and values used in passwords
Analysing data from a combination of global data breaches since 2019, the experts have scraped over 100 million different passwords to reveal what are the most common choice of password protection for internet users.
From names, years, seasons, number combinations, and values, to sports, football teams, famous celebrities and fictional characters, here are the passwords you should really avoid using.
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In a stark warning, the UK's cyber security agency has sounded the alarm on the escalating threat posed by artificial intelligence (AI) to the integrity of the next general election, which must happen by January 2025. Other major elections in western democracies, such as the United States, are also under threat, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has warned.
In light of this, Claire Trachet, cyber security expert and CFO of global bug bounty platform, YesWeHack, discusses the vital need for greater investment into cyber security in the UK as AI continues to evolve.
Over the past 3 years, a staggering 73% of organisations have been affected by a third-party security breach. Helping these businesses toughen their resilience against such attacks, cyber security business Risk Ledger has announced that it has raised a £6.25 million series A funding round to strengthen supply chains.