With fingers on the pulse of the Fire & Security industry, our recruiters have begun to compile some of the top news stories across the sector which we’ll be publishing each week in our Weekly Fire & Security News Round-up.
Featuring supplier news, product launches, events, mergers and acquisitions, as well as our very own articles, be sure to check back each week for a summary of our pick of the major stories.
Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 6th May 2016
Milestone expands into the MEA Region
Milestone, a global leader in IP video management software and surveillance solutions, is expanding into the MEA region. A 30 Percent growth in the company last year has resulted in the opening of new offices in Beirut, Jeddah, and Johannesburg, as well as several new key hires.
(Security World Hotel, 02/05/16)
Drone near miss sparks security concerns for airports
The much publicised near miss between an Airbus A320 and a drone last month has raised huge concerns for airports and public safety. This latest tech novelty has a potential in security industry
but now is also a thread to be mitigated. Industry consultants comments on the future of drones.
(Professional Security Magazine, 04/05/16)
Industry expert calls for industry to get to grips with cyber security
“Stop thinking cyber security is an IT problem, because it’s not; it’s a business problem” says Mike Gillespie at a recent NSI Summit. By 2020 40 billion devices will connected to the internet, and anything that has a computer attached to it is essentially hackable. This includes IP cameras, access control, or even air conditioning logistics systems, and as such security professionals are being warned that they must do more
(IFSEC Global, 05/05/16)
Vote for the Most Influential Person in Security and Fire 2016
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Association (FPA). This year competition is stronger than ever before and every single vote matters.
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