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Standards Strand: National Surveillance Camera Strategy (England and Wales)

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Hello, this is Alex Carmichael again (Chief Executive, SSAIB) reporting from the Commissioner’s Standard Strand. Before I get into this update blog I would like to thank all those representatives who attend the Standard Strand meeting and the organisations that …

Relevant Authorities – If you are operating Surveillance Camera Systems in public in England and Wales. Are you assured as to your legal responsibilities?

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As an operator of a surveillance camera system you are faced with a framework of legal and regulatory requirements and industry standards, some of which place statutory responsibilities upon you in connection with the use of those systems depending upon …

Less than seven days to go!

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In conjunction with CRISP (Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance and Privacy) and my office we are holding a Question Time style event at London School of Economics set for a 6.00pm start and 8.00 pm finish on Wednesday 21st …

A Buyers Toolkit – “How can I get what I really need, rather than what they want to sell me?”

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Alastair Thomas here! As project manager, I want to use this guest blog to tell you more about the Buyers Toolkit currently being prepared for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that are thinking about buying surveillance camera systems. The toolkit …

Raising standards in the use surveillance cameras

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Hello, I’m Alex Carmichael, Chief Executive of the SSAIB, a UKAS Accredited Inspectorate specialising in the security sector. My organisation has been involved in the certification of CCTV systems against Codes of Practice and British standards (e.g. BS 8418) for …