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IFSEC transforms into “integrated security event” and adopts “new industry role” addressing critical global security challenges

Security has never been a more critical subject of discussion. 2017 has been a year wherein organisations and

“Significantly stressed police forces must continue to change” warns HMICFRS report

In an environment of increasingly complex crime and changing demands, police forces are generally continuing to

Unlicensed security director handed suspended prison sentence as court considers confiscation of assets

On Monday 6 November at Caernarfon Crown Court, Mark Pursglove was sentenced for working without a Security

ICO’s latest survey shows most UK citizens don’t trust organisations with their data

Steve Wood, deputy commissioner at the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), is reminding organisations to

“Business continuity remains essential in building supply chain resilience” asserts BCI

Almost three-quarters of organisations have reported having business continuity arrangements related to supply

Annual Fraud Indicator 2017 highlights UK footing £190 billion annual fraud bill

The annual cost of fraud in the UK is £190 billion, which is equal to around £10,000 per family. That’s one

Academic warns firms using CCTV not to be “caught out” by European Union’s GDPR

Organisations are putting themselves at risk of breaching the European Union’s General Data Protection

HawkSight SRM launches two-day Leadership in Security Risk Management training course

HawkSight SRM has launched its new Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) development training course for

Securitas UK becomes 100th Recognised Service Provider to work with Living Wage Foundation

Securitas UK is now accredited as the 100th Recognised Service Provider working closely with the Living Wage

Turnover and profits reported at “record high” by lone worker security specialist Send For Help Group

Send For Help Group – the largest dedicated lone worker protection firm in the world – has seen annual

CNL Software and Promise Technology form all-new strategic technology partnership

CNL Software, the specialist Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) solutions provider, has entered into a

Headline sponsor and host announced for UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2018

Organisers of the UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) 2018 – for which Risk UK is an Official

Risk UK November 2017

News Analysis: National Cyber Security Centre Annual Report. News Special: ‘Creating A Security Culture’. News

Europol introduces all-new SIRIUS platform in bid to facilitate online investigations

As criminals increasingly adopt the Crime-as-a-Service model, gaining easy access to tools and services for

Door supervisor who refused to wear Government licence receives criminal conviction

Door supervisor Warren Steele has had his licence revoked by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) following a

European Court of Human Rights to hear “landmark challenge” to UK Government mass surveillance

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg will hear a landmark case on surveillance this week as part of a

Research uncovers gap between confidence and reality of business readiness for EU GDPR

Endpoint security specialist Carbon Black has conducted research in conjunction with Computing Magazine that

London Summit set to focus on “lack of quantification” in sphere of cyber security

Is no news good news when it comes to cyber security in your business? What are the hallmarks of excellence in this

80 ‘high class’ acquisition targets named in latest Plimsoll Publishing Report on guarding sector

Traditionally, a typical acquisition strategy revolves around acquirers looking for a cut-price deal by preying on

Perpetuity Academy launches ‘Technical Surveillance Countermeasures for Security Managers’ accredited eLearning course

Perpetuity Academy – one of the UK’s leading developers and providers of security management training –

ICSA releases guidance to improve Board-level awareness of GDPR responsibilities

ICSA: The Governance Institute has released guidance to facilitate conversations between Boards of Directors and

The Security Institute and BRE form Special Interest Group for the Built Environment

The Security Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Building Research Establishment (BRE) to

Security Industry Authority CEO Alan Clamp targets buyers of cut-price security services

Alan Clamp, CEO of the Security Industry Authority (SIA), has launched a new initiative designed to promote both

2017 Cyber Security Summit & Expo a “must-attend” event for cyber risk and GDPR-focused professionals

On Thursday 16 November, key figures from Government agencies and leading businesses as well as cyber specialists

National Security Inspectorate to sponsor Outstanding Installer category at 2018 OSPAs

The next UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) ceremony will be taking place on Thursday 1 March 2018

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Security Regimes for Today’s Mail Rooms

What springs to mind when you think about building security? It’s always the usual suspects of CCTV, access control, intruder alarms, gates, barriers, panic alarms and security guarding, etc. All are common and have become essential in the uncertain and dangerous world in...
Posted On 17 Oct 2017

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IFSEC transforms into “integrated security event” and adopts “new industry role” addressing critical global security challenges

Security has never been a more critical subject of discussion. 2017 has been a year wherein organisations and Governments have become increasingly aware of the fact that the substance of the threat which they’re working to prevent has changed irrevocably. Europe fell victim...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017
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“Significantly stressed police forces must continue to change” warns HMICFRS report

In an environment of increasingly complex crime and changing demands, police forces are generally continuing to manage their resources well according to the latest report into police efficiency published by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017
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Unlicensed security director handed suspended prison sentence as court considers confiscation of assets

On Monday 6 November at Caernarfon Crown Court, Mark Pursglove was sentenced for working without a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence following earlier hearings in September and October this year. At this latest hearing, Pursglove was handed a four-month prison sentence...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017
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ICO’s latest survey shows most UK citizens don’t trust organisations with their data

Steve Wood, deputy commissioner at the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), is reminding organisations to be transparent with people’s personal data after a survey revealed a significant deficit of trust that organisations must address if they want to innovate with...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017
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“Business continuity remains essential in building supply chain resilience” asserts BCI

Almost three-quarters of organisations have reported having business continuity arrangements related to supply chain management. That’s according to a new report published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and supported by Zurich Insurance Group. The report shows...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017
Professor Mark Button
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Annual Fraud Indicator 2017 highlights UK footing £190 billion annual fraud bill

The annual cost of fraud in the UK is £190 billion, which is equal to around £10,000 per family. That’s one of the main findings of the Annual Fraud Indicator 2017 published by Crowe Clark Whitehill and developed in conjunction with both Experian and the Centre for Counter...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017
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Academic warns firms using CCTV not to be “caught out” by European Union’s GDPR

Organisations are putting themselves at risk of breaching the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) because they’re failing to realise that the new regulations cover their CCTV systems as well as the visual data they collect. These are the words of...
Posted On 09 Nov 2017
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HawkSight SRM launches two-day Leadership in Security Risk Management training course

HawkSight SRM has launched its new Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) development training course for security risk managers and consultants. Working in conjunction with UK-based Agile Group*, HawkSight SRM has designed this innovative course to equip participants with...
Posted On 09 Nov 2017
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Securitas UK becomes 100th Recognised Service Provider to work with Living Wage Foundation

Securitas UK is now accredited as the 100th Recognised Service Provider working closely with the Living Wage Foundation. The only global security company currently accredited as a Recognised Service Provider, Securitas UK has made a commitment to offer a real Living Wage option...
Posted On 09 Nov 2017
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Turnover and profits reported at “record high” by lone worker security specialist Send For Help Group

Send For Help Group – the largest dedicated lone worker protection firm in the world – has seen annual turnover break the £8 million mark for the first time (representing a rise of 30% on the previous year) as organisations across both the private and public sectors...
Posted On 09 Nov 2017