ERA announces its acquisition of Y-cam

ERA has purchased British smart security company Y-cam. The acquisition will increase ERA’s presence in the smart

IFSEC and SCTX to co-locate from 2020

Clarion and UBM have announced the co-location of IFSEC International and Security & Counter Terror Expo from

Panasonic opens physical and virtual experience

Panasonic Business has opened the doors to its new Customer Experience Centre in Bracknell, showcasing its range of

IP Security Systems gains NSI Gold approval

IP Security Systems (IPSS) has been awarded NSI NACOSS Gold. NSI auditors visited the IPSS Head Offices in Coventry

Stanley launches new UK Dealer Programme

Stanley Security has launched a new Dealer Programme aimed at independent installers looking to expand their

CSS commended at Scottish Family Business Awards

NSI Gold approved installer Connelly Security Systems (CSS) was shortlisted at the recent Scottish Family Business

ezCCTV announces HKC and GJD distribution

Celebrating 20 years of security distribution, ezCCTV has announced two new partnership deals with the news it is

Delta Security installs 1080p CCTV for school

Delta Security has installed a 1080p HD CCTV system to protect students, teachers and visitors at Rushmore Primary

Security system aids truck stop award win

A Stanley Security installation has contributed to Formula Services winning Truck Stop of the Year. Located in

Time to tackle trade tool van theft

Van Vault is just one of the companies now putting its weight behind a campaign to tackle tool van tool theft.

ECA backs Government plans for electrical safety

Following the Government’s recent response to a public consultation on electrical safety in the private rented

Three security brands form new division

Chubb Locks Custodial Services (CLCS), Intelligent Locking Systems (ILS) and Pickersgill-Kaye (Kaye) have formed as

Optex launches outdoor PIR range in EMEA

Optex has launched a new series of outdoor PIRs in EMEA and in South and North America that offers 180° detection

Acam scoops Milesight Partner Award 2018

Acam Technology has been awarded Milesight`s Best Value Added Partner of the year Award 2018. “In a year that

Mayflex expands its security sales team

Mayflex has expanded its internal proactive security sales team by appointing two new regional account managers and

Inner Range urges platform migration

Inner Range has announced that customers with Concept systems should migrate to Integriti as Concept nears “End Of

Helping to detect and deal with drones

Tavcom Training has responded to requests from the security industry for expert training in order to be better

New series Milestone NVRs now shipping

All NVRs in the Milestone Husky X series utilise hardware accelerated video decoding for server-side motion

Need fast access to Texecom product info?

Available from the Google Play or via the Apple App Store, the TexecomPro app gives security installers instant

Panel protects Maidstone Studios and its stars

A Taktis panel from Kentec installed by DPJ Fire and Security is helping protect visitors, staff and actors at

IDIS launches range for lower budgets

A range of 2MP cameras has been launched by IDIS for applications that surveillance quality within a tighter

Cameras on the lookout for polar bears!

Oooguruk drill site (ODS) is an important location for Caelus Natural Resources Alaska as over 30 million barrels

EMS helps deliver training to apprentices

Modern Apprentices in Electronic Fire and Security from New College Lanarkshire have recently learned about

SSAIB to celebrate anniversary in 2019

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) will be honouring its first 25 years with a series of

Post Office reduces security incidents

The Association of Convenience Stores recently published its Annual Crime Survey and some of the top trends



BSIA’s Mike Reddington – first interview

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has released a Q&A with Mike Reddington to mark his first month as Chief Executive of the Association. Here is an overview What are the challenges within the security sector that the Association can address? Ensuring a high...

Meet the installer – Tim Lamb

Tim Lamb is the Director of FSE Security Systems and FSE Fire Safety Systems in Nottingham. Areas of expertise include the design, installation, maintenance and monitoring of electronic fire and security systems backed with NSI Gold, BAFE, Safe Contractor, BAFSA and LPCB...

PSI Product Tests


TESTED – Wisenet PNM-9320VQP

The Wisenet PNM-9320VQP is a relatively large assembly that can house up to 4 fixed camera modules for wide area coverage and with a PTZ camera beneath fitted with a 32x zoom lens of 4.44mm to 142.6mm. The wide range of fixed camera modules means that the camera can cover a full...

TESTED: Master Lock CHW30300EURHR0

While most of the work installers carry out will be invoiced at a later date there are still people that occasionally pay cash for work carried out at their premises, especially when the work is a domestic job. In this scenario it is possible that the trade van could not only be...



Using security fog to protect ATM cash

Some call them cashpoints, others say cash machine, but the international term is ATM, which is an abbreviation for “automated counter machine”. Previously, ATMs were actual “cash machines”, as it was only possible to withdraw amounts in the national...

No limitation Video PoE networks explained

Over the past few years, more and more manufacturers have been producing IP devices with higher power requirements. In the video sector, surveillance cameras with a combination of pan and tilt motors, heaters, windscreen wipers and IR illumination often require 60 or even up to...



Don’t be afraid of going ‘back to school’

Robin Knox, co-founder of Boundary, decided to go back to the classroom for a BTEC 3 course and soon found out it was a wise move. Here he explains why… They say that every day’s a school day and this couldn’t be more accurate when starting a business, especially if that...