At one residential school, a simple upgrade swaps manual keys for centralized electronic access control

SMARTair® Wireless Online access management has proven a simple, school-wide electronic solution for greater control and security at Westbridge. Each staff member carries one RFID credential card programmed with access rights personalized to their individual role. In an emergency, the school can institute a complete lockdown via the centralized system.  “Having a SMARTair® system in place has given us peace of mind… It’s quicker, it’s safer and it’s simple,” says

War Games – what the rise in nation-state cyber attacks means for business

Fewer than six months have passed since the UK was first told it would face an imminent, inevitable and life-threatening cyber attack. The warning came from GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), whose latest annual review made for grave reading. The report revealed that the NCSC had dealt with more than 1,160 cyber incidents since its creation in 2016, the majority of which were carried out by nation states in

Matrix Comsec will unveil new-age security solutions for enterprises at ISC WEST’19

Intelligent IP Video Surveillance, Access Control and Time-Attendance Solutions for modern enterprise. Matrix Comsec, a manufacturer and provider of Security and Telecom solutions, is participating in ISC WEST 2019, Las Vegas, USA on 10 April 2019. Matrix will be showcasing its comprehensive range of IP Video Surveillance, People Mobility Management – an innovative range of Access Control and Time-Attendance solutions at the event. Both these solutions are specifically designed for large

Ground-breaking alliance for the security industry

IFSEC International and Security & Counter Terror Expo to co-locate at ExCeL London, May 2020. Clarion and UBM has announced the co-location of the two most important events to the UK security industry in a ground-breaking strategic alliance, from May 2020 onwards. It has been revealed that next year will see IFSEC move to a brand new dateline of 19 – 21 May and welcome three prestigious events alongside it

The Security Event to provide world-class platform for the UK security market – backed by ten of the industry’s leading companies

The Security Event has built a platform which is truly designed by the industry, for the industry, with game-changing collaborations with manufacturers, distributors, service providers, associations and industry leaders, industry media and complementary events. Spearheading this approach, a truly outstanding group of global companies has been selected from a range of disciplines to help shape this game-changing new exhibition. The Security Event is proud to have support of its ten

Update for building security: Intersec Forum with expert speakers

Digital planning methods for building services and security technology help planners and installation specialists, from the initial planning stages of complex construction projects, to ensure buildings maintain maximum efficiency throughout their entire lifecycle. At Intersec Forum, 12 – 13 March 2019, experts will discuss purposeful integration and pioneering best-practice examples.  The digitalisation of building services technology in the fields of planning, construction and operation is having significant impact on safety

Intersec 2019 opens in Dubai, featuring 1,212 exhibitors from 54 countries

New Intersec Future Security Summit launches with 40-plus regional and international experts and government speakers Dubai, UAE:  Intersec 2019, the world’s leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection, opened in Dubai yesterday (20 January), featuring 1,212 exhibitors from 54 countries. The annual three-day event, which runs until 22nd January at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, is organised by Messe Frankfurt Middle East, and supported by the

A-Plant supports capital's New Year celebrations

A-Plant helped to strengthen safety and security during The Mayor of London’s New Year celebrations. To keep members of the public safe from overcrowding, Live, deployed 5,500 barriers, 7km of Heras fencing and 100 hoarding panels across the capital. Live also deployed five crews who were on hand throughout the evening to ensure barriers were in place as and when they were required. Mark Fisher, Head of Contract Sales at

Stage set for return of world’s leading security, safety, and fire protection trade fair in Dubai

Stage set for return of world’s leading security, safety and fire protection trade fair in Dubai. Live-action firefighting and emergency rescue operations, drone demonstrations and a revamped conference discussing Artificial Intelligence and safety planning for cities of the future and securing the Dubai Expo 2020, are some key features of Intersec 2019, as the final preparations are laid ahead of its big opening in Dubai next week. The 21st edition

Hikvision to showcase AI technologies at Intersec 2019

Hikvision will be exhibiting its latest innovations at Intersec 2019, the largest security exhibition in the Middle East, January 20th – 22nd in Dubai, UAE. “As the largest and most prestigious security surveillance industry exhibition in the Middle East and North Africa Regions, Intersec is an event where Hikvision mobilises significant resources every year to engage with customers and partners,”says Binson Xu, the Regional President of Hikvision MENA. “The 2019