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Cranfield University collects highest UK honour for its ‘flying classroom’

Cranfield University visited Buckingham Palace to receive its sixth Queen’s Anniversary Prize from HRH The Prince of Wales, with HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen and his Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes are the highest awards in the UK for higher educational institutions. They are awarded every two years to universities and colleges who submit work judged to show excellence,

Paxton’s global training reaches more installers than ever before

Paxton has trained more than 2,000 installers across the world already this year, meaning a record first quarter – and enabling more people than ever to use Paxton products. This means the company is well on the way to meeting its ambitious target of training 10,000 installers in 2019, which would represent a 14% increase from 2018 – itself a record year which saw 5,000 installers trained in Europe alone.

Netwrix expands Channel Partner Programme with new sales certification training

Netwrix have announced the launch of its Partner Sales Certification Programme. The new partner sales certification provides training to empower channel partners to expand opportunities and enhance their value as a trusted customer advisor while fuelling business growth through faster sales cycles. Offering one level of certification: Certified Netwrix Sales Associate, the training provides partners with a solid knowledge of how Netwrix Auditor enhances data security and mitigates organisational risk

Carbon Black delivers MITRE ATT&CK coverage with zero delayed detections & zero tainted detections

Carbon Black have announced that it delivered zero delayed detections and zero tainted detections in the MITRE Corporation’s Adversarial Tactics, Techniques and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK) assessment. The MITRE assessment tests the ability to quickly detect specific adversary tactics and techniques as captured in the ATT&CK knowledgebase. The evaluations for this initial testing period used a MITRE-developed APT3 emulation plan on behaviour detection, telemetry and enrichment, among other elements. In the

PerpetuityARC launches Principles of Security Management course

PerpetuityARC Training, part of Linx International Group, has launched its new Principles of Security Management course. The three-day classroom-based course uses case studies and group work to provide a comprehensive introduction to the essentials of corporate security management. It is the first course to be hosted at PD Ports’ training facilities in Teesside, North East England. The Principles of Security Management course is aimed at security managers, security supervisors, multi-tasked managers (for whom security is not their

Deadline approaches for MilSim Asia 2019 conference papers

The deadline for papers to be considered as part of the conference programme at Military Simulation Asia 2019 is Friday October 12. This year, the main conference theme is “Introducing the Next Generation of Simulation and Training Technologies for Military/Law Enforcement”.   MilSim Asia 2019 is currently inviting papers and R&D covering four main sections. For live training and virtual training, the organiser is looking to cover Virtual reality (VR), simulation

Tavcom Training and Banham Academy offer BTEC Level 3 training pathway

Tavcom Training, part of Linx International Group, has partnered with Banham Academy to provide a professional training pathway for apprentices on the new trailblazer scheme. Approved by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, the trailblazer apprenticeship standard for the fire, security and emergency systems industry will be delivered by the partnership, including the provision of professional qualifications. The BTEC Level 3 courses, developed by Tavcom Training, are designed to deliver

Flipping the script on marketing

Diana Wolff, President of LRG Marketing Communications discusses how companies can better communicate with potential customers. Have you ever met someone who talked nonstop about themselves? Who showed no interest in you, didn’t listen and didn’t ask any questions? Well, that’s the impression your brand makes when your customer-facing information is all about your products and services. The way people find, choose and purchase products has changed. Typically, their journey

SBN applauds SIA plans for the future

Following a parliamentary review, the SIA has recommended a systematic and transformational approach to its regulations – a result supported by the Small Business Network (SBN), which is a security industry body made up of leading private security firms.   After long advocating for industry-wide, mandatory SIA licensing as well as an overhaul of the current Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS), the SBN is delighted to see progress on both fronts. 

SIA applauds provision in US tax reform law for security & fire protection systems

President Donald Trump has signed into law H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, P.L. 115-97, which implements tax reform to lower the after-tax cost of security and fire protection systems for small and medium-sized businesses. The Security Industry Association (SIA) led a coalition of industry groups urging negotiators to accept a Senate-backed provision for tax reform to expand deductions under Section 179 of the IRS tax code, which

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