2020012701 LPS issue 8

Zaun uplifts SR range to latest BRE standard

High security perimeter systems manufacturer Zaun has uplifted all of its Security Ratings (SR) range to the latest certifications from the Buildings Research Establishment (BRE). BRE has revised its SRs to Loss Prevention Standard (LPS) 1175 as certified by the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) and listed in their Red Book. The latest revision of LPS1175 to issue 8.0 sets out the requirements and testing procedures for the LPCB certification and


Micron partners with seven industrial companies

Micron Technology, Inc., have reaffirmed its three-decade commitment to the industrial market with the introduction of its Industrial Quotient (IQ) Partner Program. Backed by Micron and other founding members such as Advantech, ATP Electronics, Greenliant, Innodisk, Kontron, Mercury Systems and Viking Technology, Micron’s IQ partner program promotes design solutions that deliver high-quality, robust and long-lasting products across a breadth of industrial applications such as factory automation, transportation and defence systems.


Enhanced perimeter protection with Hikvision thermal products

The perimeter is the first line of defence against intruders who could put people or assets in danger. How to ensure detection and response to perimeter intrusions quickly and effectively, even in low-visibility conditions? For many forward-looking businesses, the answer is to deploy thermal cameras, which offers a number of advanced benefits. The ability to ‘see’ intruders in low-visibility conditions In complex light environments, at night, or in severe weather


BullGuard shows small businesses unprepared for cyber threats

New research commissioned by and published by cybersecurity company, BullGuard, revealed an alarming number of small businesses in the UK and US are not prepared for a potential cyberattack or breach One-third of companies with 50 or fewer employees report using free, consumer-grade cybersecurity, and one in five companies use no endpoint security whatsoever. Additionally, the study found 43% of SMB owners have no cybersecurity defence plan in place at


Cybersecurity an afterthought despite growth in attacks

This year’s GISS, which surveyed almost 1,300 cybersecurity leaders at organisations worldwide, showed that almost 60% of organisations have faced an increased number of disruptive attacks in the past 12 months. Moreover, over the last year, activists were responsible for 21% of successful cyberattacks – second only to organised crime groups (23%) – compared with last year’s study, where just 12% of respondents considered activists as the most likely source


UK drone delivery group makes urgent ‘call to action’

One of the UK’s leading drone experts have urged British property owners and business leaders to leverage the opportunity of their under-used land for drone testing, to help accelerate the rate of growth of the UK drone industry, in the face of what he described as an emerging ‘bottleneck’ to growth. Robert Garbett founder of the UK Drone Delivery Group, which is the first industry initiative to provide guidance on the steps


ESF flies the flag for Northern Ireland in Finland

NewtownAbbey-based Environmental Street Furniture (ESF) will be representing Northern Ireland at an upcoming Department for International Trade (DIT) Physical Security at Public Areas seminar, which will be held at the British Embassy in Helsinki. ESF is the only company from the region invited to attend and present. The seminar focuses on physical security and critical national infrastructure protection and will be an opportunity for ESF to showcase their comprehensive security product range

Australian Open

UK security company helps to secure Australian Open

A world-leading British manufacturer of anti-terrorism bollards and barriers has hit the headlines in Australia for ‘an unprecedented security net’ which has been put in place around the venue for the Australian Open. Bollards produced by Safetyflex Barriers, based in Coventry, have been installed around Melbourne Park which hosts the tennis tournament, the first Grand Slam of the year. The installation of 196 slimline oval steel bollards, alongside 35 concrete


Design agency finds Code Handle an ideal locking solution

One of the UK’s 5.7 million SMBs, Thirst offers a comprehensive digital marketing service to some of Europe’s most forward-thinking brands. At their UK head office, managers identified two doors which required an easy, low-cost security solution. Staff and visitors come and go all day, but not everyone should have access to the Thirst servers or private meeting suite. Code Handle electronic door locks with integrated PIN pads now secure

ATG Access - Jewel Changi Airport

ATG Access lands major security project with the world’s best airport

The prestigious Jewel complex at Singapore’s Changi Airport is receiving the highest standards of perimeter protection, thanks to leading manufacturer of road blockers, bollards and vehicle barriers, ATG Access. Singapore’s Changi Airport, which has scooped the title of the world’s best airport for seven years running, has strengthened its position with the launch of Jewel – a mixed-use, lifestyle hub for visitors. Taking more than four years and $1.25bn to build, Jewel

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