Peter Maddison QPMJames Kelly: CEO at the BSIATony Porter QPM LLB: the Surveillance Camera CommissionerHome Secretary Amber RuddGerard WallaceJason TriggSecurity Minister Ben WallaceInformation Commissioner Elizabeth DenhamDaniel Hennell receives his Special Award from the BSIA's CEO James Kelly

Interim Report for January-June 2017 at Securitas highlights “good” organic sales growth

Organic sales growth (at 3%) has remained “good” at Securitas in the first half of the year on top of

National Business Crime Solution secures six-figure investment from Government

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

The New ISO Standards: What Can They Bring to Your Business?

Organisations and their leaders are facing change at an unprecedented speed as digital technology and increasing

C2C competitors tackle rogue state developing WMD in life-like cyber test scenario

Hugely talented individuals from UK and US universities have fired up their laptops to battle a dangerous (but

Cabinet Office to lead additional work on Strategic Defence and Security Review implementation

The Cabinet Office will lead additional work to review national security capabilities. The Government has initiated

“Attention must now focus squarely on quality of fire risk assessments” urges BAFE

British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE) – the independent not-for-profit organisation that creates

Skills for Security offers learners free online training courses “for limited time only”

Skills for Security is offering some brand new free online courses that will be made available for a limited time

Veritas Technologies Study: “Only 9% of GDPR-ready UK organisations are compliant”

A study conducted by multi-cloud data management specialist Veritas Technologies has found that organisations

Threats “rapidly evolving and increasing in magnitude” warns Cisco’s Mid-Year Cyber Security Report

The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to offer new opportunities for cyber criminals, with its security weaknesses

Businesses set to benefit from free security seminar returning to Manchester

Following the success of last September’s relaunched Manchester Security event, the Manchester City Centre Crime

“Clarification on regulatory regime for private security industry essential” urges BSIA

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is calling for urgent clarification on the future of the

Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches ‘Passport to Compliance’ document

Tony Porter QPM LLB, the Surveillance Camera Commissioner, has launched a ‘Passport to Compliance’

“Barrier to trade and security if data transfers are hindered post-Brexit” warns EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee

The Government should pursue full regulatory equivalence with the European Union (EU) with respect to data

Home Secretary takes further action designed to tackle scourge of knife crime

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced plans to consult on new offences designed to “toughen up” the

Safe Evacuation: What To Do in a Security Threat Scenario

Given that the current threat level posed by international terrorism in the UK is currently set at

Unlicensed door supervisor fined for using forged Security Industry Authority licence

On 20 June 2017 at Chester Magistrates’ Court, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) successfully prosecuted Stacey

BAFE, FPA, NSI and SSAIB move to support Fire and Security Association Awards

A series of leading bodies from across the fire, emergency and security sectors are now supporting this year’s Fire

New ownership structure designed to drive growth put in place at Cardinal Security

Cardinal Security Limited, the supplier of intelligence-led security guarding and loss prevention services to the

NPCC reviews armed police response to terror attacks in light of changing threat

At the quarterly meeting of Chief Constables Council, held on Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 July, police chiefs

Draft Technical Capability Regulations notified to European Commission following targeted consultation

The Home Office has notified the European Commission of regulations designed to help make companies maintain the

ICO’s Annual Report for 2016-2017 highlights “year of achievements and future challenges”

Elizabeth Denham has published her first Annual Report as the United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner. Denham

ASIS UK to host inaugural CSO Center for Leadership and Development meeting in London

ASIS International’s Chief Security Officer (CSO) Center for Leadership and Development brings together the

Courageous Cash-in-Transit couriers acknowledged by BSIA with Special Awards for Outstanding Service

Two incredibly brave Cash-in-Transit couriers have been recognised by the British Security Industry Association

SIA calls for end user responses to “fundamental” Approved Contractor Scheme Review

As reported in Risk UK’s July edition and on the journal’s website, the Security Industry Authority

Zaun moves to join RIBA-approved Continuing Professional Development network

Perimeter security fencing manufacturer Zaun will be educating architects on integrated perimeter systems after

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The New ISO Standards: What Can They Bring to Your Business?

Organisations and their leaders are facing change at an unprecedented speed as digital technology and increasing globalisation continues to impact businesses. The new ISO Standards are a response to these forces, allowing organisations to continue to add value, while also helping...
Posted On 26 Jul 2017

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Interim Report for January-June 2017 at Securitas highlights “good” organic sales growth

Organic sales growth (at 3%) has remained “good” at Securitas in the first half of the year on top of an “extraordinarily high” growth in 2016. In company financials issued in Stockholm this morning, Securitas reports total sales (MSEK) at 45 522 (42 131),...
Posted On 28 Jul 2017
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National Business Crime Solution secures six-figure investment from Government

The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS) – the not-for-profit initiative that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and the business community in order to reduce crime – is now embarking on the next stage of its development after securing...
Posted On 27 Jul 2017
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C2C competitors tackle rogue state developing WMD in life-like cyber test scenario

Hugely talented individuals from UK and US universities have fired up their laptops to battle a dangerous (but fictitious) rogue state developing Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) in the life-like cyber security competition that is Cambridge2Cambridge (C2C). The Government and...
Posted On 26 Jul 2017
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Cabinet Office to lead additional work on Strategic Defence and Security Review implementation

The Cabinet Office will lead additional work to review national security capabilities. The Government has initiated this work in support of the ongoing implementation of the National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review published back in November 2015. The...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017
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“Attention must now focus squarely on quality of fire risk assessments” urges BAFE

British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE) – the independent not-for-profit organisation that creates schemes for the fire protection industry based on UK and European Standards and Best Practice for third party certification – considers it “imperative”...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017
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Skills for Security offers learners free online training courses “for limited time only”

Skills for Security is offering some brand new free online courses that will be made available for a limited time only. Available for up to 1,000 learners, the courses are fully-accredited and lead to nationally-recognised qualifications. While all learning takes place online, a...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017
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Veritas Technologies Study: “Only 9% of GDPR-ready UK organisations are compliant”

A study conducted by multi-cloud data management specialist Veritas Technologies has found that organisations across the globe mistakenly believe they’re in compliance with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). According to findings from The Veritas 2017...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017
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Threats “rapidly evolving and increasing in magnitude” warns Cisco’s Mid-Year Cyber Security Report

The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to offer new opportunities for cyber criminals, with its security weaknesses – many of them ripe for exploitation – playing a central role in enabling criminal campaigns to exert an escalating impact. That’s the stark...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017
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Businesses set to benefit from free security seminar returning to Manchester

Following the success of last September’s relaunched Manchester Security event, the Manchester City Centre Crime Prevention Panel (MCCCPP) has announced that its free-to-attend breakfast seminar will return to St Ann’s Church on Wednesday 20 September. Assistant Chief Constable...
Posted On 21 Jul 2017
James Kelly: CEO at the BSIA
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“Clarification on regulatory regime for private security industry essential” urges BSIA

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is calling for urgent clarification on the future of the regulatory regime for the private security industry. This follows on from the news that a security firm is being investigated by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) for...
Posted On 21 Jul 2017