Stuart Lodge (left) and Karl JordanKaren Stephens: Secretary of the PFNDFDr Gillian TullyThe team from Land Securities with (far right) presenter Dominic HollandDavid Anderson QCMetropolitan Police Service DAC Lucy D'OrsiWestfield Shopping Centre in Stratford, east London

Security installation at Channel Islands prison on Guernsey takes fight to drone criminals

A Channel Islands prison has become the first in the world to use a new system designed to prevent drones from

Risk UK December 2017

News Analysis: Annual Fraud Indicator 2017. News Special: IFSEC International 2018. Opinion: Mobile Technology and

Lodge Service and PALS sign merger deal to form new retail loss prevention offer

International loss prevention and security consultancy Lodge Service has merged its profit protection and LodgIC

Detectives across England and Wales “in crisis” suggests Police Federation’s National Detectives’ Forum

Force-level reports issued on the state of detective policing in England and Wales “make for grim reading”,

UK Certified Counter-Terrorism Practitioner programme dates for 2018 confirmed by SGW

SGW Safety & Security (SGW) has announced that the UK Certified Counter-Terrorism Practitioner (CCTP) programme

All-new National Economic Crime Centre to sit within National Crime Agency

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced the creation of the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC) within the

Pilgrims Group wins new security services contract with BBC Studioworks Ltd

BBC Studioworks Ltd, the commercial arm of the BBC which runs the broadcaster’s former White City studio complex in

Guilty verdicts handed down in trial against Woodgate and Clark Ltd and rogue private investigators

A firm of loss adjusters has been found guilty of unlawfully disclosing personal data illegally obtained by senior

ASIS International’s Annual Seminar and Exhibits rebranded as Global Security Exchange

ASIS International has changed the name of its annual security conference from the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits

Home Office announces reappointment of Dr Gillian Tully as Forensic Science Regulator

The Home Office has announced the reappointment of Dr Gillian Tully as Forensic Science Regulator. Dr Tully’s Term

“Corporate cyber insurance will fuel ransomware growth in 2018” warns WatchGuard

While the increasing number of publicly disclosed breaches and successful ransomware incidents is driving growth in

ICSA: The Governance Institute celebrates rise of governance at 2017 awards ceremony

ICSA: The Governance Institute has recognised companies, individuals and teams that are leading the way in

Action to combat online fraud “must favour customers” urges Public Accounts Committee

In its latest report focusing on cyber fraud, the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament recognises that

David Anderson QC publishes detailed report on terrorist attacks of March-June 2017

Following the terrorist attacks that took place on the UK mainland between March and June this year, the Home

Action Fraud launches 24/7 Helpline to combat cyber attacks against businesses, charities and organisations

Action Fraud, the national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre, has launched a 24/7 live Cyber Attack Helpline.

Private companies and commercial sector concerns urged to buy-in to ‘Protect Duty’

The UK’s Policing lead for Protective Security, namely Metropolitan Police Service Deputy Assistant Commissioner

Government concedes need for Snoopers’ Charter to protect rights “but must go further”

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has proposed changes to the new Investigatory Powers Act in response to a successful

Police service ramps up support for Cash-in-Transit couriers during run-in to Christmas

Across the UK, police forces are once again collaborating with the Cash-in-Transit industry to safeguard

Outstanding Security Performance Awards outline inaugural UK Thought Leadership Summit

On Thursday 1 March next year, professionals from the UK’s security business sector will be given the opportunity

159 arrests and 766 money mules identified in global action week against money muling

Law enforcement authorities from 26 countries, supported by Europol, Eurojust and the European Banking Federation,

Successful crime reduction operation organised by NBCS at Westfield Stratford City

The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS) – a not-for-profit organisation that enables the sharing of data

Project Griffin counter-terrorism training for security officers runs in central Glasgow

On Tuesday 28 November, security operatives from in and around Glasgow attended Project Griffin counter-terrorism

The Security Institute’s Evening of Remembrance raises vital support for Metropolitan Police Commissioner’s Fund

The Security Institute held its annual evening of Remembrance on Thursday 16 November at the Honourable Artillery

British Standard BS 7799-3 focused on information security risk revised by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has revised its guidance standard for information security management systems,

Over 70% of UK police forces “refuse to provide data on digital evidence gathering” states Big Brother Watch

A detailed report just published by privacy and civil liberties campaigning organisation Big Brother Watch reveals

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Black Friday is a chaotic time for both consumers and retailers. Customers scramble over one another to bag the best deals and collectively spend more and more money each year. Last year, UK consumers spent over £1.2 billion on Black Friday alone. Over the whole week period the...
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Security installation at Channel Islands prison on Guernsey takes fight to drone criminals

A Channel Islands prison has become the first in the world to use a new system designed to prevent drones from smuggling drugs, weapons and other contraband over perimeter walls. A group of British companies has collaborated to install a comprehensive perimeter protection package...
Posted On 12 Dec 2017
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Lodge Service and PALS sign merger deal to form new retail loss prevention offer

International loss prevention and security consultancy Lodge Service has merged its profit protection and LodgIC Intelligence Centre business with that of ‘total loss’ consultants PALS (Profit and Loss Support). The PALS team offers domain expertise in ‘total loss’ consultancy...
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Karen Stephens: Secretary of the PFNDF
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Detectives across England and Wales “in crisis” suggests Police Federation’s National Detectives’ Forum

Force-level reports issued on the state of detective policing in England and Wales “make for grim reading”, suggests the Police Federation’s National Detectives’ Forum (PFNDF). These reports follow on from the headline findings of last month’s Police Federation...
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UK Certified Counter-Terrorism Practitioner programme dates for 2018 confirmed by SGW

SGW Safety & Security (SGW) has announced that the UK Certified Counter-Terrorism Practitioner (CCTP) programme will take place from Tuesday 6 to Thursday 8 February 2018. The CCTP programme is a three-day preparation course followed by an examination. It doesn’t...
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All-new National Economic Crime Centre to sit within National Crime Agency

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced the creation of the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC) within the National Crime Agency (NCA). The multi-agency centre will plan, task and co-ordinate operational responses across agencies, bringing together the UK’s capabilities in...
Posted On 11 Dec 2017
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Pilgrims Group wins new security services contract with BBC Studioworks Ltd

BBC Studioworks Ltd, the commercial arm of the BBC which runs the broadcaster’s former White City studio complex in London’s Shepherd’s Bush, has awarded Pilgrims Group the contract to provide a full range of security services at the site. Under the Terms and Conditions of...
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Guilty verdicts handed down in trial against Woodgate and Clark Ltd and rogue private investigators

A firm of loss adjusters has been found guilty of unlawfully disclosing personal data illegally obtained by senior members of its staff and private investigators. A director and senior employee of Kent-based firm Woodgate and Clark Ltd, and the private investigators themselves,...
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ASIS International’s Annual Seminar and Exhibits rebranded as Global Security Exchange

ASIS International has changed the name of its annual security conference from the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits to the Global Security Exchange (GSX). Building on a 60-plus year legacy of security event distinction, the newly-branded GSX will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada...
Posted On 11 Dec 2017
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Home Office announces reappointment of Dr Gillian Tully as Forensic Science Regulator

The Home Office has announced the reappointment of Dr Gillian Tully as Forensic Science Regulator. Dr Tully’s Term of Office has been extended from three to six years with her contract now expiring on 16 November 2020. Dr Tully was originally appointed for a three-year term...
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“Corporate cyber insurance will fuel ransomware growth in 2018” warns WatchGuard

While the increasing number of publicly disclosed breaches and successful ransomware incidents is driving growth in cyber insurance, there’s a risk that this will encourage criminals to target companies with extortion insurance to demand increased payments. That’s the...
Posted On 11 Dec 2017