Graham AllisonBrian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk UKDCI Andrew FyfeMagnus Ahlqvist: the next president and CEO of Securitas ABJo Davis: Mitie Group's new HR directorMillie Banerjee CBE: the new chairman of the College of PolicingDuncan CookeDr Alison Wakefield FSyIProfessor Mark Button

National Business Crime Solution introduces new NBCS Consultancy service

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

Pay Rates in Security: The Highs and Lows

Although the pay rates that security officers are awarded remain a cause for concern, the issue points to a wider

IoT at the Double

Vodafone has recently published its fifth annual Internet of Things (IoT) Barometer Report. This is a document

City of London Police’s IFED selects new leader to head fight against insurance fraudsters

Detective Chief Inspector (DCI) Andrew Fyfe has been appointed as the new head of the City of London’s Police’s

NHS Counter Fraud Authority launches in determined bid to lead fight against fraud

The new NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHSCFA) has been given the independence it needs to fight and deter fraud,

Series of management changes announced for Securitas’ European division

Global security solutions provider Securitas has announced some alterations to its senior management team operating

Jo Davis appointed to join Mitie in January 2018 as Group Human Resources director

Mitie Group plc, the UK’s largest FM company, has appointed Jo Davis as Group Human Resources (HR) director.

Home Secretary Amber Rudd appoints Millie Banerjee as new College of Policing chairman

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has appointed Millie Banerjee CBE as chairman of the College of Policing. Banerjee will

Deloitte Survey: “Almost nine-in-ten UK businesses set to invest in Artificial Intelligence by 2020”

No less than 85% of senior executives plan to invest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things

Global MSC presents Cumbria Constabulary with Gordon McLanaghan Innovation Award

Global MSC Security has awarded Cumbria Constabulary its prestigious Gordon McLanaghan Innovation Award. The

“50% of UK consumers don’t feel commercial organisations care about their privacy” reports Thales eSecurity

Thales eSecurity – the specialist in critical information systems, cyber security and data security –

Compliance: It’s About Knowing Your Options

In recent years, one of the reasons why there has been significant growth in the deployment of enterprise level

BSI launches Code of Practice to protect vulnerable customers from fraud and financial abuse

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has launched a new Code of Practice that gives

Dr Alison Wakefield FSyI appointed as next chairman of The Security Institute

The Security Institute has announced that academic criminologist Dr Alison Wakefield FSyI will become the

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

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Pay Rates in Security: The Highs and Lows

Although the pay rates that security officers are awarded remain a cause for concern, the issue points to a wider problem regarding training and skills development, not to mention the way in which personnel are deployed. Graham Allison explains why security services providers...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017

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National Business Crime Solution introduces new NBCS Consultancy service

The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS) – a not-for-profit organisation that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and members of the business community in order to reduce crime – has announced the introduction of a new consultancy service....
Posted On 22 Nov 2017
DCI Andrew Fyfe
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City of London Police’s IFED selects new leader to head fight against insurance fraudsters

Detective Chief Inspector (DCI) Andrew Fyfe has been appointed as the new head of the City of London’s Police’s dedicated Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED). DCI Fyfe brings with him 26 years of experience as a police officer, most recently within the National Fraud...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017
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NHS Counter Fraud Authority launches in determined bid to lead fight against fraud

The new NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHSCFA) has been given the independence it needs to fight and deter fraud, bribery and corruption that attacks the NHS. It’s a Centre of Excellence employing specialists in intelligence, fraud prevention, computer forensics, fraud...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017
Magnus Ahlqvist: the next president and CEO of Securitas AB
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Series of management changes announced for Securitas’ European division

Global security solutions provider Securitas has announced some alterations to its senior management team operating within the company’s European division. Magnus Ahlqvist, the new president and CEO of Securitas AB as of March next year, will now also retain his position as...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017
Jo Davis: Mitie Group's new HR director
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Jo Davis appointed to join Mitie in January 2018 as Group Human Resources director

Mitie Group plc, the UK’s largest FM company, has appointed Jo Davis as Group Human Resources (HR) director. Based in London, Davis will join the Group in January next year from itsu, the healthy eating retail chain, where she served as Group HR director. At itsu, Davis led...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017
Millie Banerjee CBE: the new chairman of the College of Policing
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Home Secretary Amber Rudd appoints Millie Banerjee as new College of Policing chairman

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has appointed Millie Banerjee CBE as chairman of the College of Policing. Banerjee will now oversee the professional body for everyone in policing and work with the organisation’s newly-confirmed CEO, Mike Cunningham QPM, to professionalise...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017
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Deloitte Survey: “Almost nine-in-ten UK businesses set to invest in Artificial Intelligence by 2020”

No less than 85% of senior executives plan to invest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) by 2020, according to a new survey of UK digital leaders conducted by Deloitte. The findings come from the first edition of a new regular report from Deloitte,...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017
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Global MSC presents Cumbria Constabulary with Gordon McLanaghan Innovation Award

Global MSC Security has awarded Cumbria Constabulary its prestigious Gordon McLanaghan Innovation Award. The accolade was presented by Derek Maltby, managing director of Global MSC Security, to Steven Ferguson of Cumbria Constabulary, who received a Bristol Blue Glass engraved...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017
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“50% of UK consumers don’t feel commercial organisations care about their privacy” reports Thales eSecurity

Thales eSecurity – the specialist in critical information systems, cyber security and data security – has just announced the results of its research on the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Based on a study conducted by Censuswide and sponsored by...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017
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BSI launches Code of Practice to protect vulnerable customers from fraud and financial abuse

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has launched a new Code of Practice that gives recommendations to organisations for protecting vulnerable customers from financial harm that might occur as a result of fraud or financial abuse. Sponsored by...
Posted On 20 Nov 2017