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Old buildings are now easy to equip with the latest access control technologies

Retrofitting modern security to old or protected heritage buildings used to be an installer’s nightmare. Wiring could be complex; damage to ancient architecture or door hardware was a constant risk. Now wireless access control devices which match the protection and durability of wired technology, have made it straightforward. For a facilities manager, the security remit …

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UK firms rank deteriorating mental health and cybersecurity as top people-related risks

Rapid changes to working conditions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic have exposed gaps in the ability of organisations to respond to risks associated with their workforces, according to a new report by Mercer Marsh Benefits (MMB). Conducted a year after the declaration of the pandemic, UK respondents in the global survey of over 1,300 HR …

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The Security Commonwealth urges greater efforts in equity, diversity and inclusion

The newly appointed Chair of the Security Commonwealth, Jayne King, urges greater efforts in relation to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion to maintain the high professional standards demanded within the security profession. Her comments follow recent media reports of inappropriate behaviour by security operatives towards women in government approved quarantine accommodation. The Security Commonwealth, an umbrella body …

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New security area at the Frechen truck stop

Intelligent truck parking solution from Bosch protects driver and freight New parking area near Cologne meets high European security standards with the TAPA Level 2 certificate. High-tech cameras with artificial intelligence (AI) ensure security. Samsung SDS supported the project as a customer. Freight companies can book parking spaces using the Bosch Secure Truck Parking app. …

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FIN7, lands malware in law firm using fake legal complaint

Despite multiple arrests and the conviction of several members of the notorious cybercrime gang, FIN7 (a.k.a. Carbanak Group), the group continues to develop its business model and toolset throughout 2021. During the first week of June 2021, eSentire’s Threat Response Unit (TRU) witnessed an opportunistic malspam campaign that was conducted by the FIN7 group. The …

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New Retail Sector Security Trends Report reveals effectiveness of video security

Existing CCTV and video monitoring systems are already working well to reduce retail shrinkage and are now being extended to help keep stores ‘COVID Safe’, found a new retail sector study of 111 high street retailers based in the UK, US, Sweden and Norway, carried out by Video Security as a Service (VSaaS) provider AVA …

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