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Category: Physical Security

Security: Google SOS alerts now shown in results and via maps #security

Google has launched a new capability for search results and maps which shows natural disasters and ‘other’ crisis. They have partnered with various agencies including the Red Cross, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and various others to source this information.

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Standing for a Security Institute Director Position – PLEASE VOTE FOR ME #ItsYourInstitute

I have decided to stand for a Director position at the Security Institute (SyI). I am passionate about the security industry and I believe that the SyI plays a key role in not only increasing the industry profile but also the

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Travel Security – US bound flights to ban most electronic devices

Typical!! Just as I’m about to venture onto a 9 hr flight, with my only saving grace being the iPad’s my kids will have surgically attached to them… The US has announced a ban on electronic devices from cabin baggage

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Personal Security: CitizenAID app aims to help save lives in a terror attack

       Members of the public are being encouraged to download a new mobile application in an effort to save lives during a terror attack. Developed by military and civilian medics, the CitizenAID app helps to guide people through basic

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Security: The reflective glasses that could make you (well your face) ‘invisible’ to security cameras

I’m not sure if these are a good idea or not! 272 Backers on Kickstarter think they are…. The accessory, called ‘Reflectacles’, reflect light off of the wearer’s face  This increases visibility and confuses security cameras’ infrared sensors  The crowdfunded

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Physical Security – House of Commons Personal Security Advisor

The Houses of Commons are seeking to recruit a full time ‘Personal Security Advisor’ to ensure that MP’s are protected whilst away from Parliament. The role will be based in the Parliamentary Security Directorate at Westminster and will have a

Corporate Security: Is security keeping up with the Kardashian’s?

Upwards of £8m stolen is a serious heist in anyone’s book, to put this into perspective the Hatton Garden robbery in April 2015 was estimated at £14m. Further information is slowly trickling through about the incident but the fingers are already

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Travel security – How safe is your next trip?

The recent awful bombings in Istanbul have again raised concerns regarding the likelihood of us being exposed to such incidents whilst travelling for business or even when holidaying with our families. Most businesses have some form of travel security and

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How to deal with a security breach….Old Trafford bomb error a ‘devastating mistake’

Can there be anything worst for a security company then the mistakes made in the lead up to the home match of Manchester United and Bournemouth? Of course this is in relation to the fake bomb that was left behind

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Physical Security: What’s the cost of protecting a company executive?

It’s been reported that Mark Zuckerberg had security expenses of $5m in 2015, $6.2m in 2014 and $3.3m in 2013. Now that’s a hefty amount (more than some companies’ annual security budgets) and probably more than most other A-list celebrities or

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