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Alarm company using illegal sales methods

Reports have surfaced that the Information Commissioner has launched an investigation after hundreds of residents in Leicestershire were woken by illegal automated cold calls in the dead of night, warning them that their homes were vulnerable to burglars. The calls were...
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A new name in power supplies

Following the recent acquisition of Dycon by CSL DualCom and the subsequent division of Dycon’s existing product lines into two separate businesses, secure communications and power supplies, it has been announced that CSL DualCom’s Board has agreed to divest the power supply...
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Making a large withdrawal

CCTV footage from inside this Leicestershire shop shows the moment a stolen telehandler was used to pull a cash machine off the wall to be later placed into the back of a waiting car. The raid on the Co-op in mid-November this year is believed to be linked to a number of other...
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Increased capacity for surveillance HDD

WD has announced the expansion of its WD Purple line of 3.5-inch hard drives for surveillance applications, with the release of the 6 TB capacity. Designed for video surveillance, a data-rich category within the “Internet of Things (IoT),” WD Purple hard drives are aimed at new...
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KM Security strengthens technical team

KM Security Solutions has appointed Martin Coulson as Technical Installation and Service Manager. Martin has been acquired by the group to further strengthen their service delivery to both installation and service customer base further adding benefit to the team. Martin has been...
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PSI January 2014

Is mandatory CCTV for all new-builds a good idea? The PSI Panel deliberates on the recently launched campaign, while in the Interview feature we meet the man who came up with the idea in the first place. We also take a look at the new standard EN54-23 and its potential impact on...
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Meet the installer – Richard Lambert

Richard Lambert is the Managing Director at Evolution (Electronic Security Systems), based in locations in London, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Dublin. Areas of expertise for the company are the design, supply, installation and maintenance of enterprise level access control and CCTV...
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Smoke and CO alarms fitted to 11,000 homes

Knightstone Housing Group has announced a two-year programme to install Aico mains powered smoke and Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms throughout its 11,000 homes across Somerset and the West of England.  The installation work will be carried out by Emmdee Electrical Services....
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Police and DHF warn of security weaknesses

UK police are continuing to warn about the vulnerability of domestic entrance door locks which burglars can defeat in seconds in order to break in. They are advising householders to have their locks inspected professionally, especially those found on front and back doors made...
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Videcon announces MBO and new MD

Videcon has announced it has completed a Management Buy-Out (MBO) lead by Andy Croston. The MBO sees promotion to the Videcon board for Steve Newsome, now Sales Director, and Ian Farr, Technical Director, who will continue to be supported by the existing management team. Videcon...