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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

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SECON 2020 is the perfect business hub for security enterprises to enter the Asian market

Since its first edition in 2001, SECON 2020 is celebrating its 20th anniversary. This global security event is expected to grow by 30% in exhibition space compared to the last edition and attracts more than 500 leading security companies from 20+ countries and over 49,000 physical, IoT, IT security professionals, and government officials. Hosted in Korea, a country where its Security market is the second largest in Asia and seventh


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


Paxton Supports DIY SOS: The Big Build

Paxton has supported DIY SOS: The Big Build BBC Children in Need Special with a major project to help homeless young people. BBC One’s popular renovation show was in Blackburn in September to convert an old church hall into much-needed emergency accommodation for the charity, Nightsafe. Paxton, which designs and manufactures security systems, donated a range of products from its Net2 access control system, including readers, wireless electronic door handles


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

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