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The Russian Dilemma

The Russian Dilemma

The Russian Dilemma The Russian and Russian-backed separatist incursion into Crimea that has led to the current conflict in Eastern Ukraine has dominated the Eastern European and Russian markets for many businesses – including Security. Until 2014, when the incursions happened, the old security cries from the Cold War had become no more than a

Maximise your Intersec 2016 appearance with our Marketing Packages

Maximise your Intersec 2016 appearance with our Marketing Packages

Maximise your Intersec 2016 appearance with our Marketing Packages Security Media Publishing (SMP) had been appointed the only Official News Provider for Intersec, organised by Epoc Messe Frankfurt for 2016. In support of this, and building on the success of such services during the 2013, 2014 and 2015 event, SMP are offering a range of

Bluesky announces Prototype Drone Flight Restriction Map

Bluesky announces Prototype Drone Flight Restriction Map

Bluesky announces Prototype Drone Flight Restriction Map Aerial mapping company Bluesky has produced a prototype map showing where it may be unsafe or even illegal to fly Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), commonly referred to as Drones. Bluesky has combined an expertise in flight planning and 3D aerial mapping with various geographic datasets to come up

Biometric Technology: could it replace passwords & RFID?

Biometric Technology: could it replace passwords & RFID?

Biometric Technology: could it replace passwords & RFID? In 2013 the facial recognition market was valued at $1.17 billion and it is expected to grow at a continual annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.5% from 2014 to 2020, to hit $2.19 billion by 2019. This increased investment clearly demonstrates the security industry’s growing confidence in

Turkish tourist areas at risk

Turkish tourist areas at risk

Turkish tourist areas at risk The Turkish government has begun a massive coordinated anti ISIS campaign that included bombing ISIS targets inside Syria, arresting hundreds across Turkey, especially in Istanbul, and blocking pro-ISIS websites on the internet. The Turkish political and military leadership struck back against ISIS in retaliation for the suicide bomb attack in

Defending against a proliferation of cyber crime

Defending against a proliferation of cyber crime

Defending against a ‘proliferation of cyber crime’ Craig Richardson, CEO of Wynyard, spoke to Philip Ingram from SecurityNewsDesk recently after Wynyard exhibited at the first INTERRPOL World conference and expo and at Counter Terror Expo in London. So who are Wynyard? “Wynyard are the market leaders in crime fighting software,” said Richardson. “We were only

CLIQ® system helps Helsingin Energia keep Helsinki lights on

CLIQ® system helps Helsingin Energia keep Helsinki lights on

CLIQ® system helps Helsingin Energia keep Helsinki lights on Around 400,000 customers rely on Helsingin Energia for their electricity, and the company now relies on the Protec² CLIQ® system to keep its supply sites secure. For Helsingin Energia and its customers, infrastructure security is paramount. Any interruption in supply would affect homes and businesses across the

MAST appoints Client Development and Marketing Director

MAST appoints Client Development and Marketing Director

MAST has appointed Tony Armour as Client Development and Marketing Director with immediate effect. Tony is a proven leader with extensive experience in senior management and sales roles, including within international companies. At DST Systems, one of the world’s leading business process management solutions providers, he was responsible for their international operations and delivered an

Security Institute Advanced Diploma Level 7 Distance Learning Course

Security Institute Advanced Diploma Level 7 Distance Learning Course

Security Institute Advanced Diploma Level 7 The Security Institute and its learning development partner, Perpetuity Training, part of the Linx International Group, are introducing a Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Security Management course via distance learning. The new course, set at Masters level, is designed to benefit those wishing to take their professional development to

Wrightstyle and an aluminium anniversary

Wrightstyle and an aluminium anniversary

Wrightstyle is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of advanced steel and aluminium glazing systems, supplying fire and blast resistant systems worldwide. Tim Kempster, Wrightstyle’s MD takes a look at bomb blast safety – and Wrightstyle’s proven system. If it was a wedding anniversary, a traditional gift – somewhat unromantic – is aluminium, which makes some