|PerpetuityARC launches Principles of Security Management course||
PerpetuityARC Training, part ofÂ Linx International Group, has launched its newÂ PrinciplesÂ ofÂ Security ManagementÂ course. The three-day classroom-based course uses case studies and group work to provide a comprehensive introduction to the essentials of corporate security management. It is the first course to be hosted atÂ PD Portsâ€™Â training facilities in Teesside, North East England.
The Principles of Security Management course is aimed at security managers, security supervisors, multi-tasked managers (for whom security is not their primary role) and those seeking to make a career in security management.Â
|Phishing email alert: Apple Pay impersonated in sophisticated attack||
As cybercrime evolves, cybercriminals are developing new sophisticated attacks designed to infiltrate, interfereÂ with and infect the computer systems of some of the worldâ€™s most trusted brands and companies.
Apple Pay is the latest victim, with legitimate-looking receipts purporting to be from the company hitting inboxes and successfully duping some unsuspecting customers. These phishing emails were designed to steal confidential personal and billing credentials, like the victimâ€™s Apple ID and password, mobile phone numbers, credit card data and other valuable information.
|Offering updated and improved integration with I-View Now and MASterMind partnership||
I-View Now, a monitoring station video and signalling interface, has announced an updated and improved integration with monitoring station automation software platform partner MASterMind.
The updated integration aims to improve signalling by utilising a dedicated MASrecv I-View Now Receiver, employing dedicated and proprietary signal types and formats to provide richer contextual information and video.
Built in conjunction with MAS, the MASterMind Auto-Notification and Verification Interface with I-View Now integration provides mobile verification to central station customers â€“ a process that allows end users to cancel alarms, request dispatch and call the monitoring centre.
|New facial recognition integration for Synergy 3||
Global surveillance business, Synectics, has announced that its Synergy 3 command and control software will now integrate with NECâ€™s NeoFace Watch facial recognition system, supporting person of interest (POI) tracking.
Used as an open architecture command and control platform that monitors, manages and records surveillance video, alarms and events from multiple subsystems, Synergy 3 is the system of choice for many of the worldâ€™s most challenging surveillance projects.
This latest integration means that Synergy 3 users can now upload photographs of persons of interest to NECâ€™s NeoFace Watch solution, which matches faces in real time from video surveillance, sending an alert to Synergy 3 when a known individual is detected.
|Utilising mobile access technology for smart people identification||
People and access control specialist, Nortech, is now offering smart people identification using mobile access technology.
The Nedap MACE platform consists of a cloud-based service, readers and the MACE app, allowing any access control system to use smartphones as access credentials.
Capable of receiving and storing multiple virtual identity credentials, details can be presented to MACE readers using NFC, Bluetooth Low Energy or QR codes. The process of issuing these credentials is quick and easy, as no physical credentials need to be distributed.
|Smartphone credentialing released for Viconâ€™s VAX Access Control system||
Designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, Vicon Industries, has introduced mobile credentialing to improve the convenience and simplicity of its VAX Access Control solution.
Allowing VAX customers to present their smartphone instead of cards or fobs to Bluetooth-enabled VAX door readers, users can enter their personal VAX credentials to their custom smartphone â€˜walletâ€™ app.
Facilitating multiple credentials, no additional activation steps are needed such as entry of personal information or Bluetooth linking, instead users can unlock their phone, access the credentials within the app and unlock doors using the button available.
|ASSA ABLOY EMEA appoints new Vice President, Digital and Access Solutions||
Stephanie Ordan has joined ASSA ABLOY as Vice President, Digital and Access Solutions EMEA, succeeding Chris Bone who became ASSA ABLOY Group Chief Technical Officer earlier this year.
Stephanieâ€™s initial focus will be on continuing to strengthen ASSA ABLOYâ€™s position in access control solutions across EMEA, while overseeing efforts in the market education and product developments from ASSA ABLOYâ€™s stable of brands across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
ASSA ABLOYâ€™s access control solutions are a major part of their service offering and are trusted in a comprehensive range of sectors including education, healthcare, multi-family housing, offices, public institutions, critical infrastructure.
|Personal Protection and Response Partnership Between CriticalArc and RAA Shortlisted for an OSPA Award||
A transformative personal protection and emergency response solution, developed jointly by CriticalArc and RAA, one of South Australiaâ€™s largest mutual organisations and most trusted brands, has been shortlisted in the â€˜OSPAâ€™ Outstanding Security Performance Awards run by ASIAL, the Australian Security Industry Association.
The RAA SafeZone Lone Worker App is an innovative partnership that delivers multiple benefits for people working in Australian small-to-medium businesses (SMEs) and not-for-profit organisations (NFPs). For the first time, outreach workers in healthcare and lone workers operating in remote environments have access to high level personal monitoring and response protection previously available only to organisations with significant resources and infrastructure.
|DroneShield announces the release of new Drone Cannon Remote Weapon||
In response to end-user requirements, DroneShield Ltd has released the DroneCannon Remote Weapon (RW), enabling third-party manufacturers to offer a combined â€˜hard kill/soft killâ€™ layered counterdrone system.
The lightweight â€˜soft killâ€™ drone jammer has been designed for use with â€˜hard killâ€™ remote weapon stations and can be used on a fixed site or vehicle solution.
Historically, DroneShield has focussed on â€˜soft killâ€™ counterdrone solutions, which means that DroneShieldâ€™s products interdict drones through technological interference rather than kinetic impact.
|GDPR compliance demystified with new online self-service tool||
Information security specialists, Shred-it, has announced the release of a new online self-service tool designed to help businesses achieve General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance.
Following guidance from the Information Commissionerâ€™s Office (ICO), GDPR Manager guides users through a six-step process from initial assessment to an outgoing action plan.
This announcement comes after recent survey findings in Shred-itâ€™s 2018 State of the Industry Report showed that 22% of small business owners were totally unaware of GDPRâ€™s implementation, and only 39% of large organisations had updated their procedures for detecting, reporting and investigating a data breach.