Simon McDougallAbbey PetkarBarrie MilletSteve BellDavid Roney

National Crime Agency awarded £8 million-plus in fight to tackle serious and organised crime

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has been awarded more than £8 million as part of the Government’s investment in the

Criminal group sentenced to nearly 13 years behind bars for conspiracy to defraud NHS

Former NHS employee Royston Dyke and his co-conspirators Peter Potente, Graham Fallows and Vince Smith were

Latest Cifas statistics chart drop in identity fraud for first time since 2014

Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has released new figures showing that identity fraud has fallen

ICO strengthens commitment to technology and innovation with executive director appointment

The Information Commissioner’s commitment to encouraging new ideas and emerging technologies while protecting

Metropolitan Police Service develops mobile fingerprint device to save time and public money

The Metropolitan Police Service has become the first British police force to develop its own mobile fingerprint

FIM Expo: Connecting Fire Detection and Alarm Systems-Focused Professionals

It’s now just two months until the next FIM Expo, which runs on Thursday 4 October. This time around, the event

The National Archives improves FoI response efficiency thanks to Egress Secure Workspace

The National Archives is the official archive and publisher for the UK Government and plays host to one of the

Fire safety and construction issues under the microscope at 2018’s Build Show

Fire doors failing to meet standards… Concerns that the Hackitt Review was “too light”…

University of Worcester attains certification against Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s Code of Practice

In line with the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s Code of Practice, the University of Worcester has achieved

Small Business Network supports Security Industry Authority’s plans for the future

Following a recent Parliamentary review, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) has recommended a systematic and

Wesleyan’s head of security Barrie Millett to lead on new CSSC regional safety initiative

A popular safety and security information sharing service is now set for launch in the West Midlands. The

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions issues White Paper on key management for void properties

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, has just released its latest White Paper that

Building Evacuation: Let Your Voice Be Heard

Despite the clear benefits of integrating voice evacuation as part of a life safety infrastructure, there’s

Security’s Role in Keeping High Street Shops Open for Business

Tough trading conditions in the High Street right now have been well documented but, with theft and violence also

‘The Power of Communication’: The Importance of Critical Event Management Platforms

Critical events were commonplace across the world last year, ranging from major weather episodes such as Hurricane

Investing in Quality Security Systems: How Can You Prove ‘The Gold Standard’?

Quality is now a big selling point for security systems, due at least in part to increased corporate and personal

TDSi unveils new features for powerful EXgarde Web integrated security solution

Integrated security systems developer TDSi has unveiled some “exciting new features” for its powerful

Vista introduces all-new Viper H5S NVRs and VK2 mini dome camera models

Vista has released two new products to complement its current solutions range. The Viper H5S is a range of powerful

Cyber Security Summit set to co-locate with ASIS International’s 2018 Global Security Exchange

ASIS International has just announced that the Cyber Security Summit will co-locate with the organisation’s

“Continuous investment and activity essential for staying ahead in cyber arms race” states Databarracks

UK organisations are concerned about their abilities to keep pace with the persistent rise of new cyber security

Brexit negotiators “putting public safety at unnecessary risk” claims Home Affairs Committee

Lack of progress and political red lines on both the UK and EU sides are standing in the way of a security deal and

Home Office awards £100 million-plus to dedicated police transformation projects

The Government is investing more than £100 million of the Police Transformation Fund (PTF) in projects designed to

David Roney joins Operating Board of ASIS UK with focus on counter-terrorism and policing

ASIS UK has announced that David Roney is joining the organisation’s Operating Board as director responsible

Football fans urged to ‘Know The Game Plan’ for new Premier League and Football League seasons

Football fans gearing up for the new Premier League and Football League seasons are being reminded to ‘Know The

Privacy International and Liberty fight to unearth police use of “intrusive” mobile phone monitoring technology

Privacy International has filed an appeal challenging police forces’ refusal to disclose information on their

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National Crime Agency awarded £8 million-plus in fight to tackle serious and organised crime

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has been awarded more than £8 million as part of the Government’s investment in the UK’s fight against serious and organised crime. As part of the Police Transformation Fund, the Home Secretary Sajid Javid has approved up to £70 million in...
Posted On 16 Aug 2018
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Criminal group sentenced to nearly 13 years behind bars for conspiracy to defraud NHS

Former NHS employee Royston Dyke and his co-conspirators Peter Potente, Graham Fallows and Vince Smith were sentenced at Bristol Crown Court on 24 May this year for conspiracy to defraud. Dyke, 49, was employed by Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the role of...
Posted On 16 Aug 2018

Opinion

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‘The Power of Communication’: The Importance of Critical Event Management Platforms

Critical events were commonplace across the world last year, ranging from major weather episodes such as Hurricane Irma through to large-scale cyber attacks and on again to the shocking terrorist attacks in London, Manchester, America and Sweden, not to mention many other...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
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Investing in Quality Security Systems: How Can You Prove ‘The Gold Standard’?

Quality is now a big selling point for security systems, due at least in part to increased corporate and personal liability in today’s workplaces. All solution manufacturers will claim that they produce quality products for their customers, but how can purchasing end users...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

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Building Evacuation: Let Your Voice Be Heard

Despite the clear benefits of integrating voice evacuation as part of a life safety infrastructure, there’s no mandatory requirement in the UK to do so. Ian Bridgewater explains the standards that relate to the design, specification and installation of voice evacuation...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
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Security’s Role in Keeping High Street Shops Open for Business

Tough trading conditions in the High Street right now have been well documented but, with theft and violence also on the up, the time has surely come for a radical new approach towards security. With this firmly in mind, Daniel Hardy explains the rationale behind an exciting new...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

Technology

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TDSi unveils new features for powerful EXgarde Web integrated security solution

Integrated security systems developer TDSi has unveiled some “exciting new features” for its powerful EXgarde Web security solution. Additional functionality includes approving door entry PIN codes and photo capture, all from any secure Internet-enabled device. Alex...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
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Vista introduces all-new Viper H5S NVRs and VK2 mini dome camera models

Vista has released two new products to complement its current solutions range. The Viper H5S is a range of powerful NVRs, while the new mini dome extends the popular range of VK2 cameras. The Viper NVRs are supplied as 4, 8 or 16-channel units in a 1U high compact casing. All...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

Training and Careers

Left to Right: Dame Louise Ellman MP, Richard Bingley and Neil Sinclair pictured at the launch of the Global Cyber Academy
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Global Cyber Academy opens for business at Houses of Parliament launch event

The Global Cyber Academy, the UK’s first dedicated Cyber Academy for business, has been formally opened at a launch event held in the Houses of Parliament. The Academy provides UK-accredited education programmes in cyber security. These formal business education programmes are...
Posted On 26 Jul 2018
Jon S Jacobsen (left) and David Gill sign the Memorandum of Understanding at IFSEC International 2018
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Linx International Group signs MoU with SOS Academy to deliver security training throughout Scandinavia

Linx International Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Norway-based SOS Academy. The companies will now collaborate on the development and delivery of world-leading academic and vocational security and risk-related training delivered in the classroom, online...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018

Cyber

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Cyber Security Summit set to co-locate with ASIS International’s 2018 Global Security Exchange

ASIS International has just announced that the Cyber Security Summit will co-locate with the organisation’s own Global Security Exchange (GSX) next month, in turn expanding the depth of cyber education available within the comprehensive GSX Conference Programme. In the...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
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“Continuous investment and activity essential for staying ahead in cyber arms race” states Databarracks

UK organisations are concerned about their abilities to keep pace with the persistent rise of new cyber security challenges. This assertion is mirrored by new data from business continuity and disaster recovery provider Databarracks revealing that only 56% of UK firms believe...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018