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NSI accreditation to ISO 9001:2015 confirmed

NSI has announced its accreditation for ISO 9001:2015, the latest version of the quality standard as ‘confirmed’ by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). All NSI’s Gold schemes now include the latest version of the ISO 9001 standard. Organisations in the process of...
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Bank plans see biometrics demand rise

The demand for different types of biometric authentication has risen since 2014, with iris scanning moving ahead of fingerprint technology to the top of Intelligent Environments’ 2016 Future Password Index (FPI). The second iteration of the FPI revealed that 60% of consumers...
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Carole Fry promoted to Operations Director role

Redvision has promoted Carole Fry to the position of operations director. Her responsibilities include managing the smooth running of customer services, production processes, quality assurance, inventory and distribution; driving operational improvements; and managing all...
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Lookers Motor Group upgrades security

Motor dealership Lookers Motor Group conducted a review of its existing security systems and concluded that further upgrades were needed to maintain the highest level of protection. Nabil Sunni, Security Manager at Lookers, contacted B&B Corporate Security Consultants...
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The gender gap and the security industry

A 2013 report conducted by (ISC)2 on the Global Information Security Workforce found that women represent 11% of the workforce. The Women’s Security Society actually estimates that across the security industry as a whole that number is reduced down to 10%. Compare this statistic...
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Linux NVR allows centralised control

Surveon Technology has announced that the Linux-based NVR2104 has been added to the existing Window-based storage subsystem NVR2100 Series. Supporting up to 64 channels of 5MP recording and RAID subsystem with 12-bay or 16-bay hot-swappable HDDs, NVR2104 is a solution for remote...
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Laidlaw launches its own graduate scheme

Laidlaw has launched its own graduate scheme with the appointment of Mathew Browne, Ellie Peters and Daniel Wilkinson, all of whom have started a six-month induction and training programme. During this time they will undergo rigorous customer-focused sales training and work in...
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Toy store hides cameras in cloud cover

Located in the Antara Mall in the south-west of Mexico City, Hamleys’ security infrastructure had to blend in with the toy store design; protecting, but never disturbing, its young and potentially sensitive buyers. Referring to this challenge of balancing function with design,...
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Wireless video link for 1080p video

VisBox Technologies (VBT) has introduced a new wireless video link system. The HD-SDI HDMI-based link delivers 1080p HD uncompressed video at clear line-of-sight ranges of up to 300-700 metres reportedly with virtually no delay. The transmitter weighs 224g making it suitable for...
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Camera costs and maintaining margins

Over the last few decades CCTV has become a major part of the security industry and is relied on by many people for deterrence, detection and evidence, but can it continue to be a main focus for installers in the future?   A look through the pages of PSI magazine will leave...