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British forensic solution could provide answers on Flight MH17

July 22, 2014

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Flight MH17 is calling for answers on who is truly responsible. A British company has developed a solution that would be invaluable at such disasters.

Awards and keynotes dished up at the BSIA annual lunch

July 17, 2014

BSIA Annual Lunch - security awards

Awards for the bravest and best in the fields of manned guarding, security installation and cash-in-transit were dished up at the BSIA Annual Luncheon in London.

Boon Edam and Lyon-Saint Exupéry put passengers in control

July 17, 2014

St Exupery Airport Swinglanes

Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport is working with Boon Edam to offer frequent flyers smoother transit with Airport Swinglane self-service gates.

Strategic partnerships formed at Securing Asia

July 16, 2014


The final day of the Securing Asia & Africa 2014 witnessed the formation of strategic partnerships between international delegations from Asia and Africa.

Security exports up 18% according to UKTI DSO statistics

July 15, 2014


Last week UKTI DSO published the official export statistics for 2013. SecurityNewsDesk spoke exclusively to UKTI DSO to find out more.

2014 World Cup stadium secured by RISCO Group

July 15, 2014

2014 world cup

A comprehensive security solution to deliver tight security and safety measures at the 2014 World Cup games in Brazil was supplied by RISCO Group.

Africa key focus at day one of Securing Asia 2014

July 15, 2014

Sir Jonathan Evans, Member of Advisory Board, Facewatch and former Director General of British Security Service MI5 (2007-2013)

Compared to 2012 and 2013 , Africa was a focal point yesterday, recognising the content as an integral part of the global homeland security market.

Gallagher’s Personal Identity Verification gets US approval

July 14, 2014

gallagher security

Gallagher Security, a global technology leader, has announced that its security management platform is now approved for sale in the United States.

SAMI urges widespread piracy caution

July 11, 2014


SAMI has urged Company Security Officers (CSOs), Masters and Ship Security Officers (SSOs) to be cautious when operating in the South East Asian region.

Discover Finland’s best-kept security secret

July 10, 2014


Tucked away on the south-west coast of Finland in Turku is of security’s best kept secrets, which you often come into contact with without even knowing it.