Featuring supplier news, product launches, events, our own articles, and more, read our Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 13/05/16
Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 13th May 2016
BREXIT – The impact of the EU Referendum on the UK security industry
23rd June 2016 is not only the last day of IFSEC but it’s the day of UK Referendum where we have a chance to voice our opinion about UK’s presence in the European Union. It’s “a big decision, one that will affect you, your family and your children for decades to come”, but how will it affect security industry?
(Security News Desk, 09/05/16)
Construction accolades given to “Most considerate firms”
Considerate Constructors Scheme’s 2016 National Site Awards took place last month in London, Manchester & Edinburgh. 932 awards were presented to companies that are making the biggest impact on improving the image of construction.
(Builder & Engineer, 09/05/16)
‘Connected’ Living – ‘Internet of Things’ moving towards mainstream electronic shops
When so many of every day services can already be controlled by smartphones, home security is getting smarter too. Latest reports show that PIN codes are rated at least as secure as a key for opening the door.
(IFSEC Global, 11/05/16)
Network Segmentation regulation and more for the Defence Industry.
As digital data becomes more prevalent and cyber security continues to grow its boundaries, new regulations are also being introduced that mandate how this data should be processed and handled. Not only do they affect these classifications, but also the segmentation of the data itself. So what next for network segmentation in the age of cyber security for defence?
(Cisco Blog, 11/05/16)
Network cameras to the rescue
Researchers at the Purdue University have developed a prototype system that could public safety agencies to plan a rescue or find a damage by allowing the access to thousands of cameras in various locations.
(Homeland Security News Wire, 12/05/16)