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Jason Petrucci
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EU GDPR Compliance: Unlocking Data Value

Jason Petrucci explains why European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance signposts a new era of data discovery and data value that will enable firms to unlock invaluable Intellectual Property. Professional services organisations sell knowledge. Information...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017

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Event partnership agreement signed by ASIS International and Information Systems Security Association

​ASIS International and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), a global organisation of information security professionals and practitioners, have announced details of an event partnership that will advance their shared missions of heightening the knowledge, skills...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
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Reliance Protect named as headline sponsor for Lone Worker Safety Expo 2017

Reliance High-Tech is to be the headline sponsor this year’s Lone Worker Safety Expo, which runs on Tuesday 28 March at London’s Olympia. The Lone Worker Safety Expo is the only event of the year wholly dedicated to the protection of lone workers, informing delegates on how to...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
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Workshops announced for Security Industry Authority’s 2017 Stakeholder Conference

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has now unveiled details of the Workshops to be run at its 2017 Stakeholder Conference, which takes place on Tuesday 14 March at the Hallam Conference Centre in central London. The upcoming Stakeholder Conference will consist of three...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
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Linx International Group calls for industry feedback on Business Improvement Survey

The Linx International Group – which includes the Linx International security consultancy in addition to Tavcom Training, the Perpetuity Academy and ARC Training – has issued a detailed Business Improvement Survey. Delivered online, it’s designed to elicit...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
Raymond Clarke: CEO at IQ
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Industry Qualifications issues strong response in wake of Ofqual’s intention to levy monetary penalty

Industry Qualifications (IQ) has expressed “disappointment” at today’s public announcement by qualifications Regulator Ofqual of its intention to impose a financial penalty on the company following the exposure of qualification fraud at Ashley Commerce College...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
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IT and physical access security teams “must collaborate” to protect against growing cyber threats

Addressing the growing cyber threat landscape, HID Global – the trusted identity solutions specialist – has stated the company’s belief that it’s “increasingly important” for physical and IT security teams to work together in order to develop a...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
RUSI's headquarters in London's Whitehall
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RUSI unveils programme to support public-private sector intelligence sharing in fight against financial crime

The Royal United Services Institute’s (RUSI) Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies has launched the Future of Financial Intelligence Sharing Programme in collaboration with NJM Advisory. This is a new initiative designed to support the implementation of...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
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Changing focus at National Crime Agency leads to new director-level appointments

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has appointed two deputy director generals, two new directors and a new non-executive director. The moves are part of the Agency’s programme of organisational change which is purposefully designed to increase its focus on the high end of high...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
HMP Oakwood near Wolverhampton
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Pilot ‘Trailblazer’ apprenticeship scheme launched for prison officers at HMP Oakwood

New prison officers joining HMP Oakwood near Wolverhampton are the first officers in the country to trial a nationally-developed ‘Trailblazer’ apprenticeship programme. The pilot will see new recruits coached and mentored through their first 12-months in the job. For...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
Max Hill QC
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Max Hill QC appointed as Government’s new Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation

The Home Secretary Amber Rudd has appointed Max Hill QC as the Government’s new Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation. Hill has been a QC for nine years and boasts extensive experience of both defending and prosecuting complex cases involving terrorism, homicide, violent...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017