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New lightweight drone detection system protects assets and information from eyes in the sky

Context Information Security has developed a lightweight, low-cost drone detection system capable of detecting drones being used for surveillance, smuggling and drone enabled cyber-attacks against wireless networks. The scalable, solar-powered Copthorne system is a passive, cloud-based sensor network, capable of detecting drones and their controllers within or around restricted areas. Context, a specialist cyber security consultancy, has been investing in cost-effective drone detection technology over the last few years to


Paxton welcomes degree students to Paxton Scholarship Open Day

Students from the University of Brighton and the University of Sussex studying engineering, product design, maths, computing and physics were invited to the Paxton Scholarship Open Day ahead of the application process opening. They were given a tour Paxton’s state-of-the-art technology centre, shown its diverse range of access control products, heard from CEO Adam Stroud and had the opportunity to talk to its four current scholars, who have just started

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Smart Thermal camera has explosive performance in GIT Security Award 2020

Hikvision, the world’s leading supplier of innovative video security products and solutions, has won a GIT Security Award for its Thermal Explosion Proof Camera (DS-2TD2466T-25X). In a vote by GIT’s security professional readers, the product was hailed as winner in the ‘Fire and Explosion Protection’ category of the popular annual awards. One focus of the awards is innovation in products – and the Hikvision camera does not disappoint. It uses

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Safetyflex secure milti-million pound deal to provide security bollards for key sites in Germany

A leading British manufacturer of anti-terrorist security bollards has secured a multi-million pound deal to help protect key sites in Germany and Europe from potential vehicle attacks. Safetyflex Barriers, based in Coventry, has joined forces with German firm Perimeter Protection Group (PPG) to supply anti-terrorism protection. PPG was founded in 1951 and manufactures and supplies a range of perimeter protection security products. But the firm, which has offices in five

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Airbus showcases latest hybrid communications and collaboration technology at Milipol

Airbus will be present at the 21st edition of Milipol; the exhibition for homeland safety and security between November 19-22 in Paris. Airbus’s Secure Land Communications business unit, will put the spotlight on the future of public safety technology and solutions with a focus on interoperability, collaboration and the protection of Critical National Infrastructures. Interoperability is at the heart of the hybrid solutions showcased on the booth. Among such solutions

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Traka Secures Key Management for Guarding UK

Traka is the key management solution of choice for leading multi-sector business protection management company, Guarding UK, ensuring compliant key holding services and integrated audit control capability. Guarding UK manages nearly 1,500 sites across the UK, protecting in the region of £40bn worth of assets at commercial, corporate and residential sites across industry sectors including central London premier sites, retailers, property owners and management agents, together with airports and airlines.


Ron Rothman, former Honeywell Security Global President, joins Konnected Advisory team

Award winning and innovative, Konnected open source software and simple hardware installation transforms any existing wired Alarm System into a powerful Smart Home Ron Rothman, the former President of The Honeywell Security Group, with a longstanding record of building and transforming security businesses, has joined the advisory team of the growing brand that’s redefining the user experience of existing wired security systems. Nate Clark, founder, Konnected, said: “We see a


Race to lock down cybersecurity vendors intensifies as more technologies at risk, says Hampleton Partners’ M&A report

The cybersecurity sector’s largest ever deal, Broadcom’s landmark acquisition of Symantec for $10.7bn, set the tone for an uptick in transaction volume and continuously strong valuations, according to Hampleton Partners’ latest analysis of global cybersecurity mergers & acquisitions activity. Hampleton’s Cybersecurity M&A report highlights the popularity of cybersecurity vendors as all industries seek protection from cyber-attacks. Cybersecurity transaction volume rose by 15% in the second half of 2019 compared to that


Takex Europe announce dual-zone outdoor PIR sensor

Takex Europe Ltd., a leading Japanese manufacturer of active and passive infrared perimeter intruder detection sensors, are pleased to announce the launch of a new 12m x 180 degree dual-zone outdoor PIR sensor with anti-masking technology. Following the success of the MS and OMS series sensors, the newly developed MX-12FAM features the same dual-zone detection system which, requiring simultaneous detection across horizontal and downward zones, prevents nuisance alarms from small


Traka drives standards at leading superstore distribution centre

Traka’s innovative key and equipment management solutions have been installed at a new national superstore distribution centre for a top four UK supermarket. The new distribution centre, fulfils orders for the superstore’s chain across all channels, including wholesale, online and retail. On average, it deals with 2.4million cases per week, which can grow to 3.1million at peak periods. Traka’s intelligent key management and biometric locker solutions were installed to improve

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