Security shortfalls hike up homeowners' insurance premiums

Homeowners across the UK are paying unnecessarily high insurance premiums by failing to include some basic security measures, evidence suggests. Most insurance companies ask for details about the type of locking systems featured on all external doors of the house before supplying a quote. Some providers offer discounts on home insurance policies for customers who have approved, British Standards-compliant locks installed, while others insist on a five-lever mortice lock on

Vanderbilt launch new range of SPC Wireless devices

Vanderbilt, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, has announced the release of a new range of SPC Wireless devices. The range of devices include detectors, panic buttons, fobs, and a transceiver. The devices are discreet and tasteful in design with sleek and modern lines to complement the interior styles of many environments, such as retail stores and apartment buildings. “At Vanderbilt, we are pleased to announce the expansion of

Vanderbilt completes partnership with Mercury Security to increase system flexibility

Vanderbilt continues to demonstrate its commitment to delivering open systems solutions through its compliance with open standards and close collaboration with aligned technology providers. In its effort to further extend system flexibility and customer options, the company recently completed its integration with Mercury Security and is now an Authentic Mercury partner. The integration ensures Vanderbilt devices support Mercury Security’s hardware controllers and peripheral panels, enabling end users to build best-in-class security

Matrix is to showcase Video Surveillance and People Mobility Solutions at Intersec, Dubai

  Matrix will showcase their enterprise-grade Video Management Solution designed and engineered specifically for growing multi-location organisations at their stall No. SA-H12 in Saeed Arena Hall. The entire solution is focused on providing centralised security by automating processes, proactive security and enhancing efficiency of your organisations. Some of the unique features on display include: No public IP required for multi-location connectivity No server for centrally monitoring multiple devices Save cost up to

Remote drone detection and disabling technology to spotlight in Dubai

  Taking place from 22-24 January 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Intersec will be the focal point of cutting-edge innovations ringing in the New Year, with many of the 1,285 exhibitors from across the globe using the annual exhibition as the preferred platform to launch their latest products and solutions. As technology continues to play an increasingly influential role on the global security scenario, the products

New PTZ rugged CCTV security camera launched by Panasonic

Panasonic has announced the launch of its new camera, designed for the most severe weather conditions and mission critical applications and available from October 2016. The Aero-PTZ (WV-SUD638) provides Full HD 60fps imagery with a 30x optical zoom lens within a tough fibreglass body resistant to both erosion and salt corrosion and suitable for everything from arctic to desert weather conditions. The camera features hybrid image stabilisation technology and gyro-sensors to

NSI and DHF recognised at Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2016

The determination of two leading organisations to confine tragic powered gate accidents to the history books has propelled them to the finals of the prestigious Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2016. The DHF (Door & Hardware Federation) and the NSI (National Security Inspectorate) have been chosen as joint finalists in the category of Best Contribution to Standards in the Security Sector in the awards scheme. NSI is the premier certification body approving security

TÜV certifies IT security of access control system Siport

Siemens has had the IT security of its Siport 3.0 access control and time recording system certified by the German certification authority TÜV Trust IT GmbH. All the system’s relevant software and hardware components passed TÜV’s tests for IT security as well as information and data protection. Siemens is one of the very first companies to demonstrate the high security standard of its access control and time recording system by

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