Walker Group announces board level appointments Walker Group announces board level appointments

Walker Group, which provides high precision components to the defence, aerospace and space markets, have announced two new additions to its board with the appointment of Amanda Robertson as Commercial Director and Paul Carnie as Finance Director.

With a career that began in defence and aerospace and went on to include various manufacturing sectors including papermaking and electronics, Amanda Robertson comes to Walker from US-owned Stoneridge Electronics where she spent 17 years, most recently as managing director for the Aftermarket Division.

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Panasonic TOUGHBOOK cements its status as European rugged notebook and tablet leader Panasonic TOUGHBOOK cements its status as European rugged notebook and tablet leader

Panasonic TOUGHBOOK has cemented its position as Europe’s leading manufacturer of rugged notebooks and tablets – extending its run as Europe’s rugged notebook leader to an 18th consecutive year, according to research from specialist analyst firm VDC Research. Panasonic TOUGHBOOK’s rugged notebook and tablet share of sales by revenue (48%) was larger than its nearest four competitors combined in 2018.

Setting new standards

Panasonic maintained its clear leadership position in the European rugged notebook market with a 51% share of sales and continues to innovate in the sector with the recent launch of its TOUGHBOOK 55 rugged notebook.

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Police call on public to sign up to free Counter Terrorism Training Police call on public to sign up to free Counter Terrorism Training

Police encourage the public to sign up to free Counter Terror Training and learn how to spot suspicious behaviour in public places

An award-winning free counter terror training course is being made available to the public for the first time and police want you to sign up and help protect the UK.

Devised by counter terrorism officers and security experts, the ACT Awareness eLearning package was previously only available to staff working in crowded places like shopping centres and entertainment venues.

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Comelit adds home automation to Impact House Comelit adds home automation to Impact House

Comelit has worked closely with its Gold Partner, MRFS Group at Inspired Living’s flagship Impact House development, to ensure residents in upgraded apartments can experience seamless smart home automation in one all-encompassing solution.

Set in Croydon London, Impact House has undergone an extensive programme of redevelopment from a largely vacant office building to create 197 contemporary one and two-bedroom micro-flats and 39 larger one, two and three-bedroom apartments, including four exclusive, larger duplex layouts.

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CT policing call for increased public vigilance despite decrease in arrests CT policing call for increased public vigilance despite decrease in arrests

Counter Terrorism Policing’s Senior National Coordinator has again called upon the public to play their part in the fight against terrorism, as the Home Office released their quarterly arrest statistics.

The Home Office’s quarterly release of statistics relating to the police’s use of powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 revealed that the total number of counter terrorism-related arrests fell to 259 in the year to September 2019, a decrease of 20% on the previous year.

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Can law firms put a price on their clients’ privacy? Can law firms put a price on their clients’ privacy?

Law firms are a one-stop-shop for cyber criminals – not only can they get their hands on large financial transactions, but there’s plenty of sensitive, highly valuable client information to be had too. Protecting this confidential information is paramount to law firms keeping their reputation – and the reputations of their clients – intact.

Confidentiality is at the heart of the legal sector, with individuals and businesses alike placing their trust in law firms to transact securely and discreetly on their behalf.

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Raising the standard with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Deep Learning Raising the standard with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Deep Learning

Konica Minolta is making the next big advance in intelligent video technology by launching the MOBOTIX 7 smart solution platform and the M73 IoT camera that uses it. The latest generation of MOBOTIX video cameras offers a whole new set of functions plus application solutions based on deep learning, opening up new possibilities far beyond traditional video security. The M73 comes with more than 15 apps integrated into its camera software, which can be used to optimise business processes in practically any industry.

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VCA technology launches powerful AI Video Analytics Solution VCA technology launches powerful AI Video Analytics Solution

VCA Technology, a UK leading provider of video analytics, have announced the release of VCA Server, an AI Deep Learning based video analytics software suite which provides a key upgrade to the company’s flagship VCA Core platform. Offering simple integration with VMS and NVR manufacturers’ technologies, the new release ensures that sophisticated analytics can be set-up and installed within as little as fifteen minutes, allowing end-users to significantly reduce false alarms with minimal disruption.

Central to VCA Server is its Deep Learning Filter which is pre-calibrated to immediately recognise vehicles and people, delivering an ‘instant analytics’ application.

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ESSA General Assembly 2019 sheds light on security aspects of safes and strongrooms ESSA General Assembly 2019 sheds light on security aspects of safes and strongrooms

Nearly 140 members discuss security aspects of secure storage units with new tool list of the new standard EN 1143-1, the future of cash and some potential dangers of older safes in focus.

When the European Security Systems Association (ESSA) invites its members to its general assembly, then there is no way too far: Nearly 140 experts from the entire physical security industry travelled from New Zealand, China, India, Brazil, the US and many European countries to Frankfurt.

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Financial threats in 2020: These are the key predictions from Kaspersky Financial threats in 2020: These are the key predictions from Kaspersky

In 2020, financially motivated cyberthreat actors may start to target investment apps and other areas according to key predictions from Kaspersky in the financial sector.

Financial cyberthreats are considered to be some of the most dangerous ones, as the impact they bring usually results in direct financial losses for victims. 2019 has seen some significant developments in the industry and also in how financial attackers operate. These events allowed Kaspersky researchers to suggest several important potential developments for the financial threat landscape for 2020.

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