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CCTV catches boy rip £1m painting

CCTV recently captured a Taiwanese boy tripping fist-first into a £1million painting at an art gallery in Taipei.  The 12-year-old stumbled over the rope barrier separating visitors from the 17th-century oil painting, and as he is catching his balance, he ends up punching a hole...
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Study delivers warning for fire industry

A study from Hochiki Europe has delivered a stark warning to the fire safety industry, finding nearly half (49%) of European fire safety equipment installers are not familiar with the latest fire and emergency lighting legislation. According to the survey of European fire...
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RVR completes co-location with Custodian

Remote Video Response (RVR) has completed its move to Nottingham to co-locate with Custodian Monitoring Services. RVR also recently achieved a significant milestone, recording its 1 millionth operator-managed alarm since its launch 15 years ago. “There is clear logic in having...
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IP camera vulnerability warning

With news hitting the headlines that a Russian website is offering the ability to view images from network cameras such as webcams, baby monitors and some CCTV cameras, the Chair of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has warned that the use of unsecured systems is a...
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Sales appointments announced at IDIS

IDIS has announced the appointment of David Williams to the position of Internal Sales Support Executive and Boris Tomson as Technical Support Engineer based out of the company’s European headquarters in Brentford. Reporting to Lukasz Pitera, Head of UK Internal Sales, David is...
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A new home for growing fire and security team

Work has begun on a 4,000 sqft industrial unit that will become the new home to Securi-Guard’s Fire and Security ‘Systems’ Division. The unit is one of 22 that city planners have given developers permission to build on the edge of the existing business park at Darklake View in...
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Opinions sought for ISO 45001

A new international standard on occupational health and safety management is currently under development with publication expected in October 2016. The second committee draft of ISO 45001 – Occupational health and safety management standard systems – requirements with guidance...
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Pro-Vision now offers Dantech PoE units

Pro-Vision Distribution is now offering the UK installer the new range of Dantech Power Over Ethernet (PoE) power supply units. Simon Davies, Internal Sales Manager for Pro-Vision Distribution, said: “Dantech has released a range of Secure PoE midspan power injectors with 30W per...
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Canon to buy Axis Communications?

The Board of Directors of Axis has based on a financial short and mid-term perspective concluded to unanimously recommend that the shareholders of Axis accept a public offer for the company made by Canon. This statement is made by the Board of Directors of Axis Aktiebolag (Axis)...
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New Business Development Director for Corps Monitoring

Corps Security has announced the appointment of Ralph Davies as Business Development Director for its Corps Monitoring business. He will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategic growth plan, increasing revenue and adopting a new market approach for its...