NSI Code of Practice for CCTV installations updated

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has launched a new edition of its CCTV code of practice – for the design,

Management changes at distributor Midwich

Midwich has announced that Mark Lowe has become the Managing Director of its subsidiary Midwich Limited, and Lee

SSAIB and FIA join forces to help with certification

SSAIB has partnered up with the Fire Industry Association (FIA) to help registered security firms gain fire

Public welcomes more CCTV at events

A survey of 1,000 people found that although almost half of the public won’t let recent terror attacks stop them

Clear Vision Technologies and Siklu form partnership

Clear Vision Technologies (CVT) has entered into a new partnership to supply Siklu’s range of E and V band

ISM appoints new BDM for IP range

Intergrated Security Manufacturing (ISM) has appointed Roy Thomson as its new Business Development Manager to drive

New fire and security subsidiary for Incentive FM

Incentive FM Group has launched a new company which will operate as a subsidiary of Incentive Tec, its building

Milestone Systems to unveil an intelligent world

Neil Killick, Country Manager UK and Ireland at Milestone Systems, explains why a combination of human and machine

Teesside branch opens to meet demand

Jackson Fire & Security has opened its first branch in the North East.  The branch located in Yarm is expected

Topics for 2018 Euralarm Symposium announced

The 2018 Euralarm Symposium has been announced for Bucharest on June 4th. The annual event, organised by Euralarm,

Jimmy Rimmer joins the Hoyles team

Hoyles Electronic Developments has introduced a new member to its team with Jimmy Rimmer joining the company as the

APPG launches inquiry into falls from height

The newly formed All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Working at Height, chaired by Glasgow Central MP Alison

Quality commitment pays off for Securi-Guard

Securi-Guard Monitoring has been awarded certification to the BS EN ISO 9001:2015 International Quality Standard by

The security industry loses two major names

In December 2017 the security industry lost two major players with news of the passing of Mike Cahalane and Tom

National Security Survey highlights concerns

The BRE National Security Survey has revealed that personal security is becoming an increasing worry across the UK,

RVRC upgrades announced for Arc Monitoring

Arc Monitoring has completed an upgrade of its control room facilities. The revamp of the Remote Video Response

James Hylton appointed as Commercial Director

GS Yuasa Battery Sales UK has announced the appointment of James Hylton as Commercial Director. James has been with

Mayflex and Mobotix agree exclusive deal

Distributor Mayflex has secured an exclusive sales agreement with Mobotix in the UK. Mayflex has successfully

Research shows a fear of festive burglary

According to independent research commissioned by Verisure the festive period is a burglars’ bonanza. Two-thirds

New faces for Inner Range sales team

Kath Rhodes and Richard Money have joined the European team at Inner Range to head up sales across the UK as UK

Home security manufacturer agrees insurance discount

In a move that will interest many domestic security systems manufacturers and insurers, Cocoon, the sound detection

Gordon Morrison joins Tyco Security Products

Johnson Controls has announced the appointment of Gordon Morrison as the new GB Sales Director for the Tyco

IQIP joins the CSL Group

CSL, provider of secure connectivity for M2M/IoT devices, has announced its acquisition of IQIP, the European

New app designed to improve installer sales

RISCO Group has announced the release of AppSell, a tool designed to help installers sell security and smart home

Chubb engineers win national apprentice awards

Two Chubb Fire & Security engineers, Danny Harding and Max Wheeler, won National Apprentice of the Year awards



Meet the installer – Craig Gwilliams

Craig Gwilliams is Operations Manager at Securenett Security Systems, based in Cradley Heath, West Midlands. Areas of expertise include bespoke design and installation of CCTV, access control and intruder alarms with accreditations such as NSI Gold, Work Safe Contractor, Safe...

PSI Product Tests


TESTED – Synology NVR1218

This recorder is based on a NAS style box that can accept one or two hard drives of up to 10TB capacity. This storage can be increased by the addition of an external expansion drive unit. Before operation, software must first be loaded from a supplied USB memory stick or the...


This NVR, available in the UK from Traders Warehouse, has a removeable front panel giving access to 8 drive bays. These are unpopulated and can take up to 6TB drives giving a total unformatted capacity of 48TB. The specification supports recording of up to 16 x 5MP cameras. With...



Top video surveillance trends for 2018?

From artificial intelligence and deep learning to advances in privacy protection, far-reaching video-surveillance innovations are cropping up around the world. New trends continue to change the way consumers, businesses and machines interact, while also spurring the next...

Ten tips to protect visitor attractions

NW Systems’ resident security manager advisor and senior consultant Nigel Peers talks us through the top 10 considerations for securing visitor attractions: Identify & Prioritise Assets Assess and prioritise all assets to be protected and then the security risks across four...



Security predictions for the New Year

As the end of the year approaches, what have we learned in 2017 and what can we expect of 2018 for the security industry?        The winter nights are drawing in and the kids have started writing colossal lists of ‘must have’ Xmas presents so that means it’s time for my annual...