Spanish police shoot dead suspects of second terrorist attack, after 13 are killed in Barcelona

By Security News Desk | August 18, 2017

Spanish police have reported the deaths of five suspected terrorists, following a second terrorist attack in the town of Cambrils. 

VMS specialist Wavestore announces appointment of Pre-Sales Manager to assist Partners with major projects

By Wavestore | August 16, 2017
VMS specialist Wavestore announces appointment of Pre-Sales Manager to assist Partners with major projects

Wavestore, the British developer of innovative open platform and highly secure Linux-based Video Management Software (VMS), has appointed Jay Hoare as a Pre-Sales Manager. In this position, Jay will be working closely with Wavestore’s Partners to assist in the design and deployment of major projects which would benefit from using Wavestore’s VMS platform at their core.

Synectics C2000 and C3000 COEX camera stations and Synergy 3 picked for high-profile offshore oil and gas projects

By Synectics | August 16, 2017
Synectics C2000 and C3000 COEX camera stations and Synergy 3 picked for high-profile offshore oil and gas projects

Global surveillance business Synectics has secured contracts for a range of high profile offshore oil and gas projects, which will see its C2000 and C3000 COEX camera stations, and its command and control software, Synergy 3 installed at a major USA deep-water floating platform in the Gulf of Mexico, three LNG Floating Storage Regasification Units (FSRUs) and two Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), the company has announced.

Tatra National Park visitors enjoy the scenery, while ASSA ABLOY SMARTair™ wireless access control looks after security

By ASSA ABLOY EMEA | August 16, 2017
Tatra National Park visitors enjoy the scenery, while ASSA ABLOY SMARTair™ wireless access control looks after security

TANAP, a park management organisation in Tatra National Park in Slovakia, has chosen ASSA ABLOY SMARTair™ wireless access control for campsite security, it has been announced.

Vectra issued with five U.S. patents for artificial intelligence enhanced visibility into cyber attacker behaviour 

By Security News Desk | August 16, 2017
Vectra issued with five U.S. Patents

Vectra, the leader in automating the hunt for in-progress cyber attacks, today announced it has been issued five U.S. patents, numbers for advanced cyber security analytics capabilities automated by artificial intelligence (AI). These patents are said to demonstrate the effectiveness of security research and data science collaborating to enhance visibility into attacker behaviour.

DVS announces appointment of Jason Bezuidenhout as Area Sales Manager for Scotland

By DVS | August 16, 2017
DVS announces appointment of Jason Bezuidenhout as Area Sales Manager for Scotland

DVS, the UK’s largest independent distributor of electronic surveillance products, has announced the appointment of Jason Bezuidenhout as Area Sales Manager for Scotland to maintain its  growing customer base.

Security expert Abloy celebrates 110 years in the lock industry

By Security News Desk | August 16, 2017
Security expert Abloy celebrates 110 years in the lock industry

Security expert Abloy is celebrating 110 years since the Finnish invention that sparked a revolution in the lock industry – founder Emil Henriksson’s disc cylinder operated lock.

Nortech partners with ADI Global Distribution

By Nortech | August 16, 2017
Access control specialist Nortech partners with ADI Global Distribution

Access control specialist, Nortech has announced that ADI Global Distribution is now one of Nortech’s official distributors, meaning that ADI’s customers now have access to Nortech’s full people and vehicle access control and parking products.

MISCO study finds a quarter of UK adults have fallen for phishing scams

By Security News Desk | August 15, 2017
MISCO study finds a quarter of UK adults have fallen for phishing scams

Tech solutions company MISCO has found in a study that a staggering one in four (25 per cent) UK adults have been scammed online in the past, with less than two in five (39 per cent) able to correctly identify whether an email from their bank is genuine or not, and one in ten UK adults at risk of having sensitive information stolen online, new research has found.

Yorkshire-based security firm, The Panic Room Company, launches rental option

By Security News Desk | August 15, 2017
Yorkshire-based security firm, The Panic Room Company, launches rental option

Yorkshire-based security firm, The Panic Room Company, has added to its commercial and residential panic room portfolio with the launch of a safe room rental option.