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Posts Tagged ‘safety’

Older legacy access control systems leave door open to cyber attacks


Genetec Synergis helps take the pain out of access control migrations. “Legacy access control systems use outdated technology that leaves them vulnerable to cyber threats, and can cause damage beyond the door,” said Thibault Louvet, Director – Access Control Product Group at Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business…

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Public safety – the 20-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks


After reaching the 20-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, and drawing ever closer to the 20-year anniversary of the London bombings, the public is more anxious than before of terrorism People all around the world gathered around their television screens, watching the moment two planes crashed into the World Trade Centre in the US. A day that…

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Axis to host a dedicated smart cities technology conference at Expo 2020


As part of its participation in Expo 2020, Axis Communications is proud to be hosting six high-impact technology conferences from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022. Covering topics that range from artificial intelligence for a smarter, safer tomorrow to securing the 5G era, the Axis team will be presenting these dynamic events at the…

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Oil and gas – advanced digital technologies


Security News Desk Middle East explores how embracing digitalisation for improved safety and efficiency is imperative for the oil and gas sector The energy industry serves as an ideal example of how advanced digital technologies like automated flare monitoring and intelligent video and audio solutions can transform operational safety, security and efficiency. Meraj Khan, Key Account Manager – End Consumer for Axis Communications, explores…

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ASSA ABLOY launches new fire doorset guide


To help support this year’s Fire Door Safety Week, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland has launched a new best practice guide on how to specify, install, maintain and inspect fire-certified doorsets in residential and commercial buildings. The ‘Fire Doorsets’ guide has been compiled based on the knowledge and expertise of ASSA ABLOY’s FDIS-trained…

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IATA backs aviation regulation flexibility during COVID-19 crisis

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed decisions taken by aviation regulators to provide flexibility to airlines and flight crew during the COVID-19 crisis, whilst urging others to follow suit. Gilberto Lopez Meyer, IATA’s Senior Vice President, Safety and Flight Operations, said: “Safety is the industry’s top priority. Countries have a well-established licensing system…

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Update for building security: Intersec Forum with expert speakers

Intersec forum

Digital planning methods for building services and security technology help planners and installation specialists, from the initial planning stages of complex construction projects, to ensure buildings maintain maximum efficiency throughout their entire lifecycle. At Intersec Forum, 12 – 13 March 2019, experts will discuss purposeful integration and pioneering best-practice examples.  The digitalisation of building services…

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Age and size: hindrance or opportunity?

Andrew Shaw

The age and size of a building shouldn’t serve as a restriction for upgrading safety protocols and security measures. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant at Allegion UK, discusses how to maximise safety and security based on your building’s age and design. It’s easy to understand why the age and size of a building can be seen…

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