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19th May 2021 Issue no. 558
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Equipped with an adjustable sensor range 2-3/8"~8" (6~20 cm), 3A relay, and adjustable trigger duration from 0.5~30 seconds or it can be set to toggle. The sensor has an Illuminated LED for easy identification.
A recent report which has found that the overall proportion of businesses targeted by cyber criminals in the past year has increased to 43 percent up from 38 percent has laid bare the double whammy impact of the Covid pandemic. This is according to ProLion, active ransomware and data protection solution for ONTAP storage.
It has been reported that Threat actors are using SMS text messages to spread a password-stealing malware that attacks Android devices, experts have warned.
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Founded in 1998 in West Hollywood, Barry's fitness classes soon became known throughout the world, with studios opening up across America and Canada, in the Middle East and throughout Europe. Today, there are over 140,000 global members of Barry's FitFam, with eight boutique studios in the UK.
Mitie has won a new three-year contract to deliver security services for Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK's leading ports group. The contract has the option to extend for a further two years and will see Mitie provide services for ABP's 21 ports across England, Scotland and Wales.
The contract will see Mitie deliver staffed guarding services, including site patrols and access control, for restricted areas across all of ABP's sites. With 88 million tonnes of cargo, around 25% of all UK seaborne trade, handled in ABP's ports every year, these services are key to support the smooth operation of businesses' supply chains.
HM Revenue & Customs has spent £262,251 on cyber security training for its staff over the two most recent financial years, according to official figures. This data was obtained and analysed under the Freedom of Information (FOI) act by the Parliament Street think tank.
The FOI response from HMRC revealed that £150,456 was spent on security training in FY 19-20, compared to £111,795 in the most recent financial year. This equated to 80 training enrolments in FY 20-21, and 69 in FY 19-20 for staffers operating in the Chief Digital and Information Officer Group - however, all HMRC staff (approx. 9,500 according to the FOI response) were made to complete a compulsory course on 'Phishing attacks', which was free of charge.
Video surveillance cameras need light to capture high quality images 24 hours a day. In times gone by, this meant supplementary lighting had to be installed to ensure cameras could operate effectively in low light and night-time conditions.
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The serious incident outside the Victoria Shopping Centre led to three youths being arrested under suspicion of attempted murder. Chris witnessed the incident and managed to capture CCTV footage, whilst calling the police and ambulance services immediately.
Opened in 2020, the purpose-built NHS facility consists of 123 beds over eight wards. The £53 million development represents the Trust's ambition for a new centre delivering innovative treatments to improve recovery times for people with mental health and learning disabilities.
Get to grips with how thermal surveillance cameras can be deployed to manage Covid-19, as well as the latest evolutions in touch free biometrics and much more.
Sponsored By Abus, October 22nd - 24th will see the Telford International Centre again hosting The MLA Expo. As always we will have a wide variety of exhibitors, onsite training, networking opportunities, our Saturday Night Party and more!
Co-op is the first major supermarket to see Security Officers equipped with a new forensic spray designed to deter attacks on frontline shopworkers and curb rising levels of violent crime.