Brian Sims

Security Matters Podcast – Episode 29 now live to view

THE TWENTY-ninth edition of the Security Matters Podcast for practising professionals in the security business sector is now live to view. Each episode of the Security Matters Podcast features a round-up and analysis of the biggest news stories published on the magazine’s website in addition to detailed discussions with selected practitioners.

Episode 29 of the Security Matters Podcast includes exclusive interviews with Michelle Kradolfer (national manager and Internet of Things technical officer for Secured by Design at Police Crime Prevention Initiatives) and Steve Haworth, the CEO at Vemotion.

Michelle boasts extensive knowledge of the cyber crime, cyber security and Internet of Things landscapes, duly leading on Secured by Design’s Secure Connected Device accreditation scheme.

Graduating from Middlesex University with a Master’s degree in Cyber Crime and Digital Investigation, Michelle also holds a Master’s degree in Criminology from the University of Sydney and has previously worked for both Interpol and the Police Digital Security Centre.

In conversation with Brian, Michelle focuses on the Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Act as well as the aforementioned Secure Connected Device accreditation scheme.

Surveillance regimes

Vemotion specialises in live, real-time wireless video transmission and compression for mobile video surveillance over GPRS, 5G, Wi-Fi, satellite networks and broadband.

The company’s wireless video transmission products realise live video surveillance solutions for any type of mobile or rapid deployment CCTV, be it temporary or permanent.

Steve Haworth began his role at Vemotion in April 2020. He’s a Master’s graduate of Teesside University, where he concentrated on the subject of computer-aided graphical technology applications.

He previously served as an account director for Workplace Systems and as director of Land2Mobile, a new business start-up. Steve is also the CEO of Teleware plc.

On this occasion, Steve turns his attentions towards the security of today’s surveillance regimes.

Industry news

Once again, there’s a thorough round-up of major news stories impacting the security business sector. We examine the latest statistics emanating from the ECHO initiative, the Security Industry Authority’s response to the recent File on 4 investigation into security training and feedback from the International Security Expo and the International Cyber Expo with record attendances unveiled by organiser Nineteen Group.

In addition, the Public Sector Fraud Authority has saved taxpayers a substantial £311 million in its first year of operation. Security Matters analyses the detail behind the top line figures.

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