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Access control: The under-estimated facet of security

web-post June 19, 2017

In the world of security technology, a venue is deemed secure if there is surveillance in place, in the shape of CCTV cameras scanning the perimeter and other areas where surveillance is required. While the utility of surveillance in not only scanning for post event analysis but even for causing deterrence is undeniable, most acts… Continue Reading »

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From the Editor’s Desk: June 2017

web-post June 19, 2017

Dear Reader The past month has been eventful. On 22 May 2017, 22-year-old Britisher Salman Ramadan Abedi detonated a shrapnel-laden homemade bomb at the exit of Manchester Arena in Manchester, England, following a concert by American singer Ariana Grande. Twenty-three adults and children were killed, including Abedi, and 119 were injured, 23 critically. The Manchester… Continue Reading »

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SIS India acquires SXP – Australia’s largest mobile patrol company

web-post June 16, 2017

SIS India has acquired Australia’s largest mobile patrol company Southern Cross Protection Pvt Ltd(SXP). This is the third acquisition by SIS India Group in the last 12 months. Southern Cross Protection operates the largest, national security patrol network in Australia. With its fully equipped fleet of vehicles and highly trained security patrol officers, Security Patrol… Continue Reading »

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GST Council accepts industry demands; revises GST slab on CCTV & Recorders from 28% to 18%

web-post June 16, 2017

Thanks to the predominant and untiring efforts of Rajya Sabha MP and SIS India founder, Mr RK Sinha and some major stalwarts of the security industry, in a significant move, the GST Council in its Sunday’s meeting has lowered the GST rate on CCTV and Recorders to 18% bringing partial relief for the security and… Continue Reading »

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Scientist designs revolutionary bullet-proof jacket for armed forces

web-post June 15, 2017

The empowered committee of the Ministry of Defence has given its go-ahead to the use of a bullet-proof jacket designed by Bengali scientist and professor Shantanu Bhowmick. The ultra lightweight, thermoplastic jacket can be manufactured completely through indigenous technology. Notably, this is the first time in 70 years that the Indian Army will have bullet-proof… Continue Reading »

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G4S in association with Danish Embassy celebrated the Constitution Day of Denmark

web-post June 15, 2017

Recently the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark, Peter Taksoe-Jensen, hosted an evening of festivities which was supported by G4S, to celebrate the Constitution day of Denmark in New Delhi. The event was attended by British High Commissioner to India; Sir Dominic Asquith, Swedish Ambassador; Harald Sandberg, European Union Ambassador; Tomasz Kozlowski and CEOs of… Continue Reading »

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Milestone Systems receives No. 1 global VMS provider ranking for ninth year running

web-post June 15, 2017

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), is once again the No. 1 global VMS vendor by company revenue in market research from business intelligence provider IHS Markit. Milestone Systems receives this top ranking for the ninth year running. Milestone Systems not only retained the number one global position but… Continue Reading »

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91% of businesses in India feel at cyber attack risk

web-post June 15, 2017

When it comes to cyber security, 91% of businesses in India say their organisation is at risk because of the complexity of business and IT operations, which is above the APJ (Asia-Pacific and Japan) average of 85% and the global average of 83%. According to a global study by leading IT firm, Citrix and Ponemon… Continue Reading »

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WiFi in planes: Security agencies give go-ahead

web-post June 15, 2017

Flyers in India may soon be able to access their emails and data in the aircraft, with the security agencies having signalled their nod for in-flight WiFI services but with safeguards to prevent its misuse. The proposal to allow WiFi services on aircraft in Indian airspace has been pending for some time due to security… Continue Reading »

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90% pickpockets at Delhi Metro are women. Be careful at these 8 stations: CISF

web-post June 14, 2017

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which is responsible for the security at Delhi Metro stations, says that such women gangs are responsible for over 90% of the incidents of pickpocketing in the Delhi metro. In 2017 so far, the CISF has caught 373 pickpockets of which 329 were women. The CISF has also identified… Continue Reading »



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