AA Aperio for all wireless locks

Access everywhere: how wireless locks help everyone in 3 key European industries

Upgrading security and access technology makes us safer. “Safety” can sometimes feel abstract, yet better access control has a real impact on the day-to-day working lives of everyone who comes into contact with it. How do we know? Because we ask them. Extending the coverage of traditional access control has long been expensive or intrusive — usually both. If you want to move on from mechanical keys and the myriad

Kingfisher Sec

Kingfisher Sec, targets continued growth with SmartTask

Kingfisher Sec, a West London-based security specialist, has adopted SmartTask to support the rapid growth of the business by streamlining and automating critical business processes. The company will use the cloud-based software to handle employee scheduling, proof of attendance and operational reporting across a team of up to 50 security guards. As a result, Kingfisher Sec has already reduced administration by around 17.5 hours a month, with further improvements expected

Department of Defense

Innovative response to the nation’s need for rapid ventilator prototyping

In March, as hospital beds around the country filled up with patients suffering from respiratory distress due to COVID-19, the Department of Defense assembled a rapid-reaction team of medical professionals and engineers to harness innovation to address the projected 75,000 shortfall of ventilators. Leveraging the U.S. Special Operations Command digital platform, Vulcan, the team launched the “Hack-a-Vent Challenge” on March 18, 2020. Eight weeks later, five distinct, low-cost ventilators were

Hikvision social distancing

Hikvision helps maintain social distancing with smart video technology

Health organizations around the world have created the common awareness that maintaining a safe distance between people is one of the best practices we have to avoid being exposed to COVID-19 and in slowing its spread. As various countries and regions push to reopen businesses and relax stay-at-home orders, social distancing remains an ongoing requirement. More than that, crowd density information is also considered a significant reference in managing the

Paxton Access

Paxton offers new online training that gives installers even more options

Paxton is introducing a new online access control training program this week. Easily accessible via their website, it offers installers more options and opportunities to enhance their skills anytime, anywhere. Paxton is currently offering a free 30-day license* to people who register before June 1. The online training program consists of bite-sized modules arranged by product covering Paxton’s access control and video intercom product lines giving installers the flexibility they

NSI Chief Executive Richard Jenkins

NSI announces audit and assessment programmes will resume from 1st June 2020

The National Security Inspectorate has today announced the resumption of all audit and assessment activity from 1st June 2020, in light of current Government “go to work if you are unable to work from home” guidance. Government guidance allows all employers to resume activity in the workplace where appropriate, including professional services that cannot be delivered remotely, such as on-site audits. NSI will utilise a combination of remote audit and

ISC West

ISC West 2020 rescheduled due to Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Show organisers decide to reschedule ISC West 2020 due to concerns regarding the current Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak across the globe After consultations between show organisers and the wider security community event organisers, Reed Exhibitions, have made the reluctant decision to reschedule this years’ ISC West which was due to take place from March 17-20 in Las Vegas to a new date later in the year. The official statement posted on

ISC West VIP Networking Event

ISC West to hold VIP International Club Lounge for attendees

ISC West is the largest converged security industry trade show in the United States. At ISC West, participants have the chance to network with over 30,000 security professionals through new Products & Technologies, encompassing from access control & robotics from over 1,000 exhibitors & brands. By registering for this event, you gain access to the VIP International Club Lounge. Access to the ISC West VIP International Club Lounge includes: Complimentary

Karen Trigg speaks abouy fire and security at Bolton university

Campus Fire Safety and Security – Making the Grade

After the recent events at Bolton University, where a student accommodation tower went up in flames, Karen Trigg of Allegion UK looks into how campus management must improve their fire safety and security strategies to keep students safe. Universities are more aware than ever of their responsibility to keep students safe and secure from all potential fire and security threats. However, after the recent events at Bolton University, where a

south korea smart city

Security in South Korea: The convergence of physical and cyber security

The demand for security convergence is on the rise as 4th Industrial Revolution factors such as Smart Factories, Smart Cities, and 5G commercialization urges communities to form a more connected society. This concept of a more connected society also applies to physical and cyber security, which makes the boundary between those two even harder to define. The Government in South Korea is planning to create the world’s first ‘5G Plus

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