Today’s mid-week round-up begins with the Joint Security Industry Council (JSIC), who have highlighted the need to have a single body to represent all sectors of the private security industry. IMS Research has been examining trends in the video surveillance market and predicts that sales of network video surveillance products will soon outstrip those of analogue video surveillance. A recent survey on retail crime shows that the total value of goods stolen by customers in 2010 was a shocking £137 million. As a result, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has urged retailers to improve their security systems and seek advice from security companies.
While working hard to protect customers against threats of attack, RemGuard operators have also encountered fairly unusual incidents. Read some of the documented cases here. Lastly, PureTech Systems has recently installed its PureActiv wide area video surveillance system at the Port of Charleston which operates five deep water marine terminals. Read more security news…