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Mayflex uncovers scam and issues warning

Mayflex has recently uncovered a number of fraudulent activities whereby the fraudsters are pretending to work for accredited customers and have ordered goods to be shipped directly to bogus ‘end user’ sites. In a number of separate instances, the fraudsters have targeted...
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The video analytics revolution?

Oliver Philippou, senior analyst, video surveillance, IHS Markit looks at how “Deep-Learning” makes video surveillance smarter The video analytics industry is still shaking off the reputational damage it sustained as a result of previously promising too much and delivering too...
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Report reveals home security consciousness

Every year in the UK, there are around one million burglaries and attempted burglaries; that’s one every 40 seconds. The majority of burglaries are not pre-planned; they are merely opportunistic, meaning burglars are seeking out houses with vulnerable security, particularly the...
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The first female IPSA Chairman is elected

Jane Farrell, Head of Security, Sodexo for UK & Ireland, has been unanimously elected Chairman at the recent meeting of the IPSA International Council in London. Jane has been working as the Deputy Chairman since 2014. Justin Bentley, IPSA CEO said: “I am delighted that Jane...
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MRP Alarms is certified to ISO 9001:2015

SSAIB has certificated its registered firm, MRP Alarms, to the latest ISO 9001 quality management systems standard. Importantly, while Harrogate-based MRP Alarms was already audited to the previous (2008) version of ISO 9001 for the installation of wired and wireless intruder...
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Evolution appoints compliance and H&S manager

Evolution has appointed Christopher Evans as its new Compliance and Health & Safety Manager. Chris joins Evolution from Teledyne Reynolds where he was Environment, Health and Safety Officer. He also has extensive compliance experience gained from number of Lead Auditor roles...
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TESTED: GJD Clarius IM-8-IP & VM-CW-IP

These illuminators are from the Clarius security lighting range but these models are powered by PoE Plus only. This allows a high degree of flexibility in set-up. The IM-8-IP is an infrared version and the VM-CW-IP produces visible light. Both models are based around an array of...
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Norbain appointed to distribute Nortech products

Nortech Control Systems has announced Norbain as its newly appointed Distribution Partner to offer customers Nortech’s range of people and vehicle access control products. Norbain will distribute the full range of Nortech’s security products including access control, readers and...
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PoE concerns and advice for installers

Dycon Power Solutions has issued a word of warning to installers of security systems on the pitfalls and benefits of using Power-over-Ethernet to drive security devices. Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) provides a certain amount of power to drive local peripherals over existing network...
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Facial recognition to identify missing people

Digital Barriers has announced that it will be making its live facial recognition software available at no cost to national and local authorities and agencies in the UK involved in the search for missing young people. As seen recently on BBC Newsnight, the automatic facial...
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