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26th September 2012 Issue no. 137
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A joint investigation by the Guardian Newspaper and the Cyber Security Research Institute has revealed that nation states are now routinely deploying cyber espionage software across the internet.
Worldwide spending on security is expected to touch the $60 billion mark in 2012, up 8.4 percent from $55 billion in the previous year, according to research company Gartner -- this figure will approach $86 billion in 2016.Full Story
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Some government-approved organisations are under fire in Australia for providing security guard qualifications to people without any training, with potentially deadly consequences.
The following is a transcript taken from ABC's investigation into the system that's been exploited by 11,000 people in the past two years alone to avoid the tough training, probation and citizenship requirements in states like NSW and Victoria.Full Story
Yale has created a dynamic campaign to be aired on ITV Meridian, starting on 15th October during the commercial break in Coronation Street, to promote its new collection of digital door locks to a potential target audience of 1.7 million people.
The former head of online security at Lloyds Bank has been sentenced to five years in jail for defrauding the bank of more than £2.4 million between 2007 and 2011.
Jessica Harper, 50, submitted false invoices to claim payments. She used the money to buy friends and family property and spent thousands of pounds on landscaping her garden in Croydon.
New Easydor is an eco friendly wireless door operator that also acts as a door closer. This heavy duty, low energy opener is designed for institutional, high traffic manual opening in applications such as Education, Healthcare and Leisure facilities, making access much easier.
Alpro's overhead transom closers are a means of hydraulically controlling the opening and closing of aluminium doors and can have light, medium or heavy spring strengths to suit type of usage, with a 90 degree hold-open option. The university is using the devices at its building entrances on Guildhall Walk.
AMG-Panogenics, the British manufacturer of sophisticated 5 Megapixel cameras, and i3, Canadian based leader in digital video technology held live demonstrations of their cutting edge technology at the i3 stand at ASIS International which took place in Philadelphia USA, September 10-13 2012.
Precision, high definition video technology helps judges ensure fairness across 26 medal events during London 2012 Olympics. MOBOTIX AG, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems has released details of the use of its technology by Polaritás-GM Ltd, a leader in specialist Sport measurement systems to help ensure fair play at water events during the recent London 2012 Olympics.
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