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10th June 2015 Issue no. 268
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An international security summit was put on lockdown in Singapore after police shot dead a man who crashed his car through the barriers at a checkpoint, reports Sky News. The 34-year-old, who had two passengers in the vehicle, was stopped at the police checkpoint near the Shangri-La Hotel, which was hosting the top-level conference, just after 4am (local time). But when officers asked him to open the boot of his car, he sped off.
The US homeland security secretary, Jeh Johnson, has ordered improved security at airports and reassigned the top Transportation Security Administration official to another role after reports that screenings failed to detect mock explosives and weapons in 95% of tests carried out by undercover agents.Full Story
MIPS, the 21st international exhibition on protection, security and fire safety took place in pavilion 75 of Moscow’s VDNKh from 13 — 16 April 2015.
Over the past 20 years, MIPS has established itself as an authority among professionals of this industry. In his welcome to exhibitors and visitors, Viktor Zolotov, First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, noted that MIPS “uses its well-deserved reputation among professionals and manufacturers of special machinery and equipment as one of the best trade exhibitions and congress projects in Russia and the CIS.
Sit back and think about all those things that have been thought of being impossible since the dawn of time. Human beings flying, communicating with the other side of the world instantly, landing on the moon. So many Impossibilities, but man has always endeavoured to overcome them. Even Captain Kirk told of the SS Enterprise's 5 year mission in the final frontier of Space.
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The latest addition to the XELLIP range of intercom access and audio video products, the XE-Monitor features a 7" TFT touchscreen. As a full-IP solution, the monitor maximises user convenience by allowing remote observation and operation from any Internet browser through an embedded web server.
Designed and manufactured by the same team that developed Securikey's best-selling, robust Super 48 key reel range, T-REIGN Retractors feature high strength polycarbonate bodies and are built to last, even when used in the most demanding industrial and commercial environments.
The company had a number of spare unused jackets and trousers in stock and decided to donate them to Suited & Booted, the London-based charity organisation, which provides the men with interview clothing and advice.
As Dun Laoghaire Harbour transforms from a ferry terminal into Ireland's major marine, leisure and tourism destination, the infusion of new businesses in the last few years served to highlight the shortcomings of the existing analogue CCTV system and its inability to secure the whole site.
Now, the entire 100-hectare harbour complex is protected by a Hikvision hybrid solution designed and installed by their Cork-based distributor, Mercury SD.
Specialist security provider Allegion has appointed Phil Mead as Area Specification Manager for London and South East, affirming its commitment to extending support for the industry through a growing UK-wide specification division.
With more than 25 years of experience in the access control and electronic door industry, Mead brings a wealth of knowledge to the role and has been appointed specifically to oversee site visits and surveying, while helping develop solutions to significant industry challenges.
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Springtime is not all sunshine when it comes to security, warns Farsight Security Services.
The remote monitoring station's statistics revealed a peak in security breaches in March, April and May 2014. More than double the number of arrests occurred in spring 2014 compared to winter 2013/14.
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The HABC Level 2 Certificate in Event Security Operations (QCF) will give learners an understanding of what employers need them to know in order to do the job effectively and safely, combined with knowledge of health and safety and customer service.
IFSEC International 2015 has released details for this year's Safe Cities feature which will focus on the protection of larger urban areas, critical national infrastructure and business continuity at London's ExCeL from 16-18 June.
Suited for senior and strategic personnel responsible for the protection of major assets within a city, Safe Cities will provide high level thought leadership sessions to provide more insight into this fast growing concept. Networked technologies and current trends all feature heavily in the Safe Cities Seminar Theatre, exclusively sponsored by Eaton.
Customers can NOW buy on finance with 0% interest for an entire YEAR on ALL Bianchi machines! It may sound too good to be true; but actually it's a fact!
Skyguard will be unveiling a brand new version of its exclusive 'MySOS' personal safety alarm at the 2015 Safety and Health Expo, held at London's Excel between 16th to 18th June.
HDcctv Alliance executive director Todd Rockoff claims that HDCVI 2.0 is now THE standard analogue HD interface for surveillance video. "HDCVI 2.0 provides the easiest possible migration from legacy NTSC or PAL video to 720p or 1080p surveillance," he said. "HDCVI 2.0 compliance ensures 100% multi-vendor plug 'n' play remote control. HDCVI 2.0 is the only analogue HD solution based on issued patents with a published specification and a rigorous compliance certification methodology."