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Euralarm discusses new industry service standard

It is estimated that around 98% of all industry standards are written about technology not services so it was no surprise that a major focus of the recent Euralarm Symposium 2017 was the new service standard EN 16763:2017 which the organisation felt was essential for reaching a...
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Delta Security protects vape shop chain

Delta Security has installed a remotely-monitored intruder alarm and access control solution to protect customers and staff at three new London stores of the e-cigarette and vape brand, Cigara. The system features Honeywell Galaxy alarm panels which integrate with an access...
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Meet the installer – Clare Marie Howes

Clare Marie Howes is the Sales Director at Network Security & Fire and has been in the industry for 13 years, with the company having been in operation for 23 years. The company has locations in Basingstoke, London, Oxford, Reading, Southampton, Portsmouth and Bournemouth....
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Phil Thomas is appointed by PARFAS

Oldham security monitoring company PARFAS has appointed a new Operations and Business Support Manager, Phil Thomas. With over 25 years’ experience in the security industry Phil is well placed to head up the Operations and Business Support Team at the company. He has a vast...
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NSI announces transition to ISO 17021-1:2015

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has confirmed formally that NSI has been successful in transitioning its accreditation to ISO 17021-1:2015 (the latest version of this Standard). ISO 17021-1 is the accredited standard for certification bodies, which specifies t...
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Panasonic launches new IP video intercom

Panasonic has launched a new IP video intercom system aimed at meeting the demand for integration between different building systems. The VL-VN1900 works with a range of devices, including networked CCTV cameras, SIP phones and network video recorders. Using PoE the system can be...
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SSAIB makes Cyber Essentials Plus commitment

SSAIB has met the Government-endorsed Cyber Essentials Plus standard. The industry-supported scheme helps prevent the vast majority of cyberattacks and sets out a range of security controls to help protect an organisation against cyber threats to its IT systems and software. The...
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Cameras on the lookout for forest fires

Bosch cameras are keeping a watchful eye above the canopy of Poland’s Czarne forests looking for the first signs of fire. Once a forest fire strikes, timing is vital to bring it under control. Unfortunately, such blazes are usually only detected once they have already spread over...
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Vanderbilt launches Aspire partner programme

Aspire is Vanderbilt’s new partner program aimed at helping installers and distributors perform more efficiently against today’s market demands. After a series of acquisitions, the company is now in a position to consolidate the business and the development of customer programs...