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TDSi is acquired by Vitaprotech Group

TDSi has announced that it has agreed to be acquired by Vitaprotech Group. The acquisition continues Vitaprotech’s growth strategy which has included several acquisitions in the market over the last two years. The acquisition of TDSi aligns with the Group’s and TDSi’s...
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Is your camera posing a network risk?

Poorly procured and designed security systems on a network can significantly increase the threat and likelihood of cybercrime according to Evolution. Brendan McGarrity, Head of Risk & Design at Evolution, says that while most think of the threat as coming from the integrity...
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OpenView invests in new training facility

OpenView Security Solutions has opened a new technical Training Academy at its Romford head office.  The facility will be used by OpenView to cross train engineers and extend its existing apprenticeship programme.  It will also enable the company to retrain ex police and services...
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Urmet UK is awarded Secured by Design status

Urmet UK has been awarded Secured by Design certification, joining the UK’s official police security initiative which aims to prevent crime through design innovations. Secured by Design plays a significant crime prevention role in the planning process to ‘design out’ crime in a...
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Chubb extends social housing contract

Chubb Fire & Security’s Community Care business has extended its contract with social housing provider North Devon Homes to deliver a range of planned preventative maintenance services to warden call systems protecting residents across eleven sites in the UK. Chubb has worked...
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TESTED – Ajax Alarm System

The Ajax alarm system is a wireless based EN50131 Grade 2 range of components that can be mixed and matched to suit a variety of home and office environments. Components are available in white or black finish to suit the décor of the site. Smartphone setup, management and...
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Meet the installer – Mark Gray

Mark Gray is Sales Director at Sitewatch Fire & Surveillance based in Halesowen, West Midlands. Areas of expertise for the company include CCTV, access control, barriers & gates, intruder & fire alarms and the business boasts NSI NACOSS GOLD, NSI FIRE GOLD and BAFE...
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New company for Panasonic security business

Panasonic has announced that it is to establish a new company to operate its security systems business in Japan and overseas following the news that it has reached an agreement for strategic co-investment with Polaris Capital Group. The new company and co-investment is aimed at...
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Johnson Controls enters Grade 3 intrusion market

The new EN Grade 3-compliant PowerSeries Pro completes the JCI intrusion product portfolio with integrators now able to single-source a complete electronic security solution for commercial installations from Johnson Controls, according to Jennifer Doctor, the company’s Intrusion...
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Updates to PD 6662:2017 are highlighted

The NSI has outlined changes published in the latest edition of PD 6662, effective from 1st June 2019. PD 6662 is an ‘umbrella’ standard for the application of European standards by installers in the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of intruder and hold-up...