Archive for December 2015

SaferGems Announces Partnership With Recipero

SaferGems, an initiative of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is launching a paid-for version of its already successful watch register. The SaferGems Watch Register is a central database of watches’ serial numbers and enables jewellers and pawnbrokers to check the provenance of second-hand items with a single phone call or email. Hosted by the…

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Cyber Security Standards Proving A Challenge

The automotive industry will experience more change in the next five years than in the last fifty years. At the forefront of this technological revolution is the rise of connectivity and autonomous technologies. As the industry races to connect more vehicles with drivers and their surroundings, the risk of cyber-attacks continues to rise. A significant…

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Keep Mail Safe From Prying Eyes With Securikey Post Boxes

Leading physical security supplier Securikey has extended its best-selling secure post box range with the addition of four new models. The new sleek, weatherproof and corrosion-resistant post boxes have been expertly designed for outdoor environments to protect letters and small packets from theft or prying eyes. Offering both front and top loading options to meet…

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Traka Publishes Healthcare Whitepaper

Traka, the key and asset management manufacturer, has published a whitepaper, discussing how key management can improve security and health and safety processes within the healthcare industry. The discussion paper, authored by Tom Smith, Solutions Specialist in healthcare for Traka, recognises the security and health and safety challenges the industry faces. In particular, the report…

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Van operators must remind their drivers of the increased dangers of winter driving

Van operators must remind their drivers of the increased dangers of winter driving, according to The Fuelcard People. Steve Clarke, group marketing manager, has commented upon a joint publication from the Department of Transport and the National Office for Statistics, Modelling the impact of the weather on road casualty statistics. He said, “Common sense dictates…

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Securing Homes From the Future

The security of doors and windows is more important than ever following the introduction of new government guidance on the security of properties, introduced on 1st October 2015, through changes to part Q building requirements. Neil Ginger, CEO of Origin, award winning British manufacturer of bi-folding doors, windows and blinds, talks to Locks and Security…

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The Xtreme Solution to Car Key Cloning

The newly launched Megamos Xtreme from Keyline is available at Tradelocks! Want to increase your car key cloning business by 20 – 30%? The brand new update from Keyline will mean that for the first time ever, it will be possible to clone ALL Megamos Crypto Transponder keys using just one product. The Xtreme will…

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Hikvision Darkfighter Cameras Revolutionise Salford’s Nighttime Surveillance

When Salford City Council began upgrading its public space CCTV cameras with Hikvision’s Darkfighter models, video operatives reported some unusual results: they were suddenly able to see crystal clear night time images. Previously low-light surveillance images were murky and suspicious activity hard to make out. Now, armed with Darkfighter cameras from Hikvision, Salford’s control center…

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Property and construction security specialist, VPS, wins Security Excellence Award

The UK’s leading vacant property and security specialist, VPS, has capped a spectacular year by winning “Large Security Installer 2015” at the prestigious IFSEC Security and Fire Excellence Awards. In their 17th year, the Security Excellence Awards have consistently broken new ground in highlighting the very best people, projects and processes the UK’s security sector…

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