ARMED FORCES DAY CELEBRATED ACROSS THE COUNTRY » Celebrations are underway today to mark the eighth annual Armed Forces Day, honouring the work and d... Wireless security skills need to prepare for the I... » The proliferation of new Wireless communication technologies within consumer electronics and smart d... Opengear achieves Cisco Compatibility Certificatio... » Sandy, Utah: Opengear has announced that its Resilience Gateway has successfully achieved Cisco comp... Brexit: “The vote in favor of Brexit has been a re... » Executive director of War on Want, Hilary is author of the book The Poverty of Capitalism: Economic ... OF FOOLS OF THE MIDDLE BELT, ONE NORTH AND PASTO... » PART ONE Protesters against cultural imperialism in Nigeria. A treatise on pastoral jihadism, is... Databarracks recognised for second consecutiv... » London-based provider Databarracks has been recognised in Gartner’s June 2016 Magic Quadrant for Dis... INSURERS OFFER BETTER DEAL FOR ARMED FORCES PERS... » Armed Forces personnel posted overseas will from today (Saturday 25 June) be able to keep their moto... Qognify wins Government Security News’ 2016 Airpor... » Qognify, formerly NICE Security has announced that it has been awarded three Government Security New... NSI launches Powered Gates Certification Sche... » The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced today the launch of its ground-breaking Power... Royal Engineers present Blesma with a cheque for... » Earlier this month, Blesma’s Chief Executive (and former Royal Engineer) Barry Le Grys, Associate Di...


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INDIANAPOLIS: Preventable medical error is now the nation’s third leading cause of death, according to a recent study from the Surgical Department of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Without transparent care in hospitals, many patients continue to suffer great harm without ever knowing what happened to them. This public health issue requires more public knowledge and research funding as well as increased awareness within the medical community.

Earlier this month, Blesma’s Chief Executive (and former Royal Engineer) Barry Le Grys, Associate Director of Fundraising Barbara Warner, and Blesma Member Matt Weston travelled to the Regimental Headquarters of the Royal Engineers in Chatham, Kent to receive a cheque from Lieutenant Colonel William MacDonald and Lieutenant Colonel Dickie Hawkins MBE.

London, UK: A study carried out just days before the referendum on whether or not the UK should leave or remain a part of the EU has shown that the public is unclear of the impact that leaving the EU would have on their privacy. The survey conducted on behalf of the security and privacy and comparison website,, and carried out by OnePoll found that out of 1,000 members of the UK public, 47% did not know whether or not their privacy would be better protected if the UK left the EU.

Axis Communications will be demonstrating its AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller, alongside ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio® wireless lock technology, at IFSEC International 2016. The new, seamless integration makes use of Aperio® battery-powered cylinders, escutcheons, locks and server rack solutions and enables IT administrators to manage an entire AXIS management system from a single, easy-to-use interface. The integrated solution allows for management of wired and wireless doors, with real-time monitored access and detailed audit trails.

As a nation, Britain has a knack for producing and harbouring engineering talent. Throughout history, it’s resourceful and practical people have poured their energy into infrastructure, innovation and technology. John Logie Baird gifted the world with colour television, Richard Trevithick created the first railway steam locomotive and British mathematician, Charles Babbage, is widely regarded as the ‘father of computers’ after inventing the world’s first programmable computer. However, it’s not just British men flying the engineering flag for the nation.

PHOENIX: BeyondTrust has announced the addition of five new hires to its team of driven industry leaders. Together, these leaders bring decades of expertise in a variety of areas, including: information security, marketing, professional services, and private equity management.

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has launched a guide to lone worker services for the retail sector. The guide, aimed at employers and stakeholders in the retail sector, highlights the importance of lone worker safety and explains how lone worker devices are helping to keep employees safe.

More than six million people in the UK work either in isolation or without the safety net provided by direct supervision, often in places or circumstances that put them at potential risk. A wide variety of organisations and industry sectors employ people whose jobs require them to work or operate alone, either regularly or occasionally.