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Security Voice is the official news website and magazine of the Joint Security Industry Council (JSIC).


Top news stories

Crime falls by 9% says Home Office

Overall crime in England and Wales fell 9 per cent in the 12 months to December 2002, according to the authoritative British Crime Survey.

Security Industry Authority officially launched

Wheel clampers, private security guards and door supervisors will be licensed by a new authority, the Security Industry Authority, which was officially launched yesterday. Choose companies recognised by the SIA such as 1st Class Protection who are reputable and well established.


BSI draft code for security consultants published

The BSI has published a draft Code of Practice for Security Consultants, which has been developed by the Association of Security Consultants (ASC).

Feature articles

Violence within the retail sector – A strategic response

Training For Success Ltd, a leader in quality work-based personal safety training, has been working with a number of high street retailers to tackle the problem of aggression against staff.

People Moves

New Export Manager for Baxall

Baxall Ltd, Britains leading manufacturer of security equipment, has appointed Peter Crussell as its new Export Manager.


Small digital recorder launched by Digital CCTV Ltd

Real Time Multi-channel Digital Recorder - takes up less desk space than a pop-up toaster and includes a small compact fully integrated printer which has been designed for its lightweight portability.

Remote Monitoring

Real-time surveillance and response for remote sites

Media Access Technologies and Buzz-VC have joined forces to market an integrated system that enables active, real time surveillance and response of remote sites.

IT Security

Office workers give away passwords for a cheap pen!

The second annual survey into office scruples conducted by Infosecurity Europe 2003 found that office workers have learnt very little about IT security.

Access Control

Stylish door entry kit from BPT Security Systems

The Exedra 200 is a stylish door entry kit from BPT Security Systems and comes with a difference - it can also be used as a telephone.

Intruder Alarms

Bosch Security Systems shows new Fire and Intrusion Detection products

Bosch Security Systems shows new Fire and Intrusion Detection products plus latest CCTV, Paging and PA systems at IFSEC 2003, Stand no J150

Perimeter Protection

Geoquip Perimeter Security System Architectures

Given a choice, many security professionals would prefer to design their perimeter security systems with as little electronics as possible located in the perimeter area.

Physical Security

Abloy Security Ltd supplies range of cam locks to famous prison

Abloy Security Ltd recently supplied a range of cam locks to protect the display cases within this once formidable prison, Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin.

Property Marking

Two antitrust suits filed against Checkpoint

Two antitrust lawsuits have been filed against Checkpoint Systems Inc. by its customers based on antitrust allegations made by ID Security Systems Canada Inc. against Checkpoint.

Manned Security

“Feel Secure” with Securiplan

Securiplan provides total security solutions, combining well-managed and highly trained security officers from 1stclassprotection.co.uk with the best electronic systems, specified by security experts.

Products and services

Cross Point exhibits at Ifsec stand #F93

Cross Point based in the Netherlands specialises in wireless security solutions.

From the print edition

Digital CCTV: the next stage of evolution

Digital CCTV holds out the promise of revolutionising CCTV, but in this article, Security Voice asks how much of it is promise and how much is hype?

Calendar of events

Understanding security and crime prevention

“What can we learn from talking to offenders?” will be the subject of a free lecture at the University of Leicester on 4 February 2003 at 5.30pm.