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Security in South Korea: The convergence of physical and cyber security

The demand for security convergence is on the rise as 4th Industrial Revolution factors such as Smart Factories, Smart Cities, and 5G commercialization urges communities to form a more connected society. This concept of a more connected society also applies to physical and cyber security, which makes the boundary between those two even harder to define. The Government in South Korea is planning to create the world’s first ‘5G Plus


Market demand for Packet Capture in Security and Network Forensics

Global growth in the packet capture market and the importance of packet capture as a key source of data for network security are fuelling expansion at Endace. Endace CEO, Stuart Wilson, said: “Organisations increasingly recognise how important full packet capture is to underpinning effective network security and network and application performance management. The appointment of new distribution and reseller partners globally and the continuing growth of our Fusion Partner Program


White Christmas appointment boosts Zaun Ltd sales further

A pioneering high security perimeters manufacturer Zaun Ltd has recruited a new business development manager to join in January. The steel fencing manufacturer has appointed Mat White from Highway Care Security Solutions as its new new business development manager. Zaun boasts a long-standing working relationship with White extending back over many years. For the past five years, he has been at Highway Care, initially as project manager on security and


Avigilon adds Appearance Alerts to Commercial VMS

Avigilon Corporation, a Motorola Solutions company, have announced the newest version of its video management software, Avigilon Control Centre (ACC) 7.4, which incorporates artificial intelligence-powered facial recognition technology. The new “appearance alerts” capability will help commercial organisations, such as educational institutions and hospitals, accelerate response times by identifying people of interest in enterprise settings. For example, the technology can alert the security team at a local high school when a

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Infoblox Announces Acquisition of SnapRoute to Accelerate Delivery of Cloud-Native Network Services

Infoblox Inc., the leader in Secure Cloud-Managed Network Services, announced the acquisition of SnapRoute, the creator of the industry’s first Cloud-Native Network Operating System (CN-NOS). SnapRoute talent and technology add significant depth to Infoblox’s suite of offerings and will help the company to radically simplify networking and deliver groundbreaking services more quickly and efficiently. As business environments continue to evolve as part of digitalisation efforts, they become more decentralised, and


Marshalls’ bollard range launched to deter and defend criminal ram raids

Marshalls Landscape Protection has launched a new range of crash-tested bollards to protect buildings and spaces from criminal ram raids and accidental vehicle collisions. The RhinoGuard 25/10 and 25/20 protective bollard range is the first suite of products launched by the business crash-tested to Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 170 – the latest accreditation used to deliver a testing standard for vehicles up to 2.5 tonnes travelling at up to 20mph.

TDSi appoints new internal Customer Advisor

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi is proud to announce the appointment of Emily Phillips as its new Internal Customer Advisor, based at the company’s Poole headquarters. Her new role will see her assisting customers from across the company’s UK and international export markets. Managing Director of TDSi, John Davies commented, “Our Customer Support services team plays a key role in delivering TDSi products, services and support to our customers, ensuring every purchase from us


Takex Europe announce dual-zone outdoor PIR sensor

Takex Europe Ltd., a leading Japanese manufacturer of active and passive infrared perimeter intruder detection sensors, are pleased to announce the launch of a new 12m x 180 degree dual-zone outdoor PIR sensor with anti-masking technology. Following the success of the MS and OMS series sensors, the newly developed MX-12FAM features the same dual-zone detection system which, requiring simultaneous detection across horizontal and downward zones, prevents nuisance alarms from small


Securiscape’s PAS 68 security planters mount a strong defence at Wembley

A leading specialist manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) products has protected sports fans and concert-goers by installing a row of PAS-68 planters in the shadow of Wembley Stadium. Securiscape, which is based in Derby, supplied five of the 1.4m square reinforced planters, which have been fitted into the pavement alongside Engineers Way, close to the flyover taking supporters up to the stadium. The work is part of an ambitious

Ciaran Barry Achieves the Gold Standard of Competence in Security

By gaining admittance to the Register of Chartered Security Professionals, the Director of Group Operations at Linx International Group joins elite list of 142 Linx International Group, a world leader in the provision of security, risk management, consultancy and training services, today announced that its Director of Group Operations, Ciaran Barry CSyP, has been admitted to the Register of Chartered Security Professionals, which is recognised as the gold standard of competence in security.

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