Article supplied by: IFSEC Global THE MINISTER for Digital and Culture has offered reassurances over the impact of a data protection law coming into force next year on the use of facial recognition technology for crime-fighting purposes. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is designed to give citizens more control over their personal data, … Continue reading Facewatch founder urges government to protect facial recognition as crime-fighting tool (published by IFSEC Global)
Commenting on the British Retail Consortium’s annual Retail Crime Survey, Simon Gordon, Chairman and Founder of Facewatch, said: “The significant 40 per cent rise in violence and abuse against employees working in retail outlets in the UK is extremely concerning. We feel the British Retail Consortium’s proposed Future Strategy of ‘effective cooperation and engagement between … Continue reading 40 per cent increase in violence against retail employees can be tackled with technology that is ‘sitting in plain sight’
Article supplied by: Real Business When it comes to partners in crime prevention, Simon Gordon and Nick Fisher are two names to keep on the watch list. Real Business went to get some help with its enquiries. Back in 1890, when Gordon’s Wine Bar was established, the national law enforcement infrastructure was still taking shape … Continue reading Facewatch is giving businesses the power to fight back
Facewatch was described as a "game changer" when it was featured on the popular BBC One programme, Thief Trackers. To watch the item, follow the link below. Facewatch on BBC One's 'Thief Trackers'
A NATIONAL crime-reporting platform that uses powerful ‘digital detective’ technology to help retailers save police time and effort in collecting evidence is turning its attention to fuel thieves.