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Counter-terror

Counter-terrorism e-learning module launched by the SIA as MI5 warns of potential “emboldened” terrorists following events in Afghanistan

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has launched the Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) Security e-learning module. Read More

Mental health

Why is mental health becoming more apparent in the security industry?

Highlighting the mental health challenges the security profession is facing, and exploring the potential causes and solutions behind the issue. Read More

Prosecutions

Fire suppression systems installer and drinks manufacturer fined £50k each after employee crushed by machinery

An installer was working at Chivas Brothers Limited (CBL) premises when he was crushed and trapped in a Kardex Remstar Shuttle XP500 machine. Read More

Training and development

CPD-certified training for cloud video management solutions unveiled by Eagle Eye Networks

The CPD-certified classes from Eagle Eye are said to offer practical information for physical security resellers in the UK and Europe. Read More

People news

Roy Wilsher appointed as Inspector of Police and Fire Service

Roy Wilsher OBE QFSM has been announced by Priti Patel as the new inspector of police and fire and rescue services at the HMICFRS. Read More

Fire protection

ASFP releases new advice on the fire protection of structural steel and firestopping seals

The ASFP has released a suite of new Advisory Notes related to the fire protection of structural steel, and the compatibility between pipes and acoustic or firestopping seals. Read More

ONVIF

ONVIF ending support for Profile Q in early 2022

Support is ending for Profile Q since it contains certain specifications that are no longer consistent with current cybersecurity best practices. Read More

Security officers & training

The importance of ongoing training for security officers, operatives and workers

The Working the Doors team uncovers a significant lack of training for security officers and explains why this needs to be overcome. Read More

Case study

French city of Vincennes upgrades to electronic access to solve its lost key problem

IFSEC Global hears why Vincennes city administrators opted for an electronic replacement for its mechanical master-key system. Read More

Building Safety Bill

Fire industry responds to the Building Safety Bill

We round up the opinions and comments from several leading industry bodies and stakeholders on the Building Safety Bill. Read More