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Home Office unveils new Task Force set on taking action against violent criminals

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced that a coalition of Government ministers, cross-party MPs, police leaders,

Record levels of ID fraud unearthed by Cifas in Fraudscape report for 2017

Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, has released a new report identifying and detailing the fraud trends from

World’s biggest marketplace selling Internet-paralysing DDoS attacks taken down

The administrators of the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) marketplace webstresser.org were arrested on 24

The Security Institute appoints new Board directors at 2018 Annual General Meeting

Following on from the organisation’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 17 April, The Security Institute has

CTP joins forces with M&S to develop e-Learning package for crowded places security

Counter-Terrorism Policing is aiming to deliver awareness training to more than one million crowded places workers

Tavcom Training launches Advanced Body Language Skills for CCTV course

Tavcom Training has launched an Advanced Body Language Skills for CCTV course. The training develops the essential

Securitas recognised with RoSPA President’s 2018 Award for Health and Safety management

Securitas UK has retained the prestigious RoSPA President’s Award in recognition of the company’s

OCS secures five-year multi-service contract deal with Ministry of Justice

OCS has been awarded a five-year multi-service contract with the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) as part of the

Two-thirds of companies “lack adequate visibility over sub-contractors” to meet GDPR requirements

According to a new survey from Deloitte, 57% of global organisations feel they don’t have appropriate

ASIS Europe 2018 highlights pressing need for Enterprise Security Risk Management

ASIS International has been receiving “overwhelmingly positive feedback” from participants at ASIS

Risk UK April 2018

News Analysis: UK-EU Security Co-operation Post-Brexit. News Special: Anti-Money Laundering Regime Review. Opinion:

Data Privacy: Placing Growing Demands on Security

The rush towards encryption, authentication and Personal Identity Verification (PIV) is reaching fever pitch at

British Standard BS 8572 for procurement of facilities services revised by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has published BS 8572:2018 Procurement of Facility-Related Services Code of

Project Servator counter-terrorism policing tactic goes live across whole of London

Project Servator – a policing tactic used to deter, detect and disrupt terrorism and a range of other criminality –

Director Jeremy Fleming unveils plans for all-new GCHQ site in Manchester

GCHQ director Jeremy Fleming has announced the organisation’s plans to open a new site in Manchester. The

AI-powered ‘Robo-Lawyer’ helps step up SFO’s fight against economic crime

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has announced a significant upgrade to its document analysis capability as

Downtime: Do You Know How Much It’s Costing Your Business?

At the risk of stating the obvious, downtime can be a nightmare for security personnel who are tasked with ensuring

Axis Communications awarded Government-backed Cyber Essentials accreditation in UK

Axis Communications, the network video technology pioneer, has recently received Cyber Essentials accreditation in

Critical Communications World to celebrate 20 years of advancing mission-critical communications

Critical Communications World (CCW), the leading conference and exhibition dedicated to connecting critical

Ward Security strengthens client-facing team with appointment of Julian Roche

Ward Security has appointed Julian Roche to the role of director in a move designed to reflect the company’s

Home Secretary unveils detail underpinning law enforcement crackdown on Dark Web

Speaking at the recent CYBERUK Conference in Manchester, Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced that, as part of a £9

Brooknight engages Broadstone to drive growth for security services provider

Broadstone, a new recruitment marketplace for the private security sector, has entered into a strategic partnership

Ward Security retains place among guarding elite in wake of latest SIA audit process

National security company Ward Security remains among the Top 1-2% of approved security providers in the UK after

BSIA appoints former Flying Squad DCI Sarah Staff as new head of SaferCash

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed former Detective Chief Inspector Sarah Staff to its

IFSEC International 2018 organiser UBM unveils plans for Converged Security Centre

Event organiser UBM has announced that IFSEC International 2018 (which takes place at London’s ExCeL from

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Data Privacy: Placing Growing Demands on Security

The rush towards encryption, authentication and Personal Identity Verification (PIV) is reaching fever pitch at present as data breaches hit the national and international news headlines and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) punishments up the financial ante, writes Jason...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018

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Home Office unveils new Task Force set on taking action against violent criminals

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced that a coalition of Government ministers, cross-party MPs, police leaders, local Government and the voluntary sector will make up a Serious Violence Task Force specifically designed to ensure sustained, swift and decisive action against...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018
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Record levels of ID fraud unearthed by Cifas in Fraudscape report for 2017

Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, has released a new report identifying and detailing the fraud trends from over 300,000 cases of fraudulent conduct recorded in 2017. The data, which emanates from 306 organisations (including many major UK brands), underpins one of the...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018
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World’s biggest marketplace selling Internet-paralysing DDoS attacks taken down

The administrators of the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) marketplace webstresser.org were arrested on 24 April as a result of Operation Power Off, a complex investigation led by the Dutch police and the UK’s own National Crime Agency with the support of Europol and a dozen...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018
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The Security Institute appoints new Board directors at 2018 Annual General Meeting

Following on from the organisation’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 17 April, The Security Institute has announced the election of five new members of the Board with immediate effect. They will each serve a term of three years alongside the familiar faces of Board...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018
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CTP joins forces with M&S to develop e-Learning package for crowded places security

Counter-Terrorism Policing is aiming to deliver awareness training to more than one million crowded places workers with the help of a groundbreaking new e-Learning package. Security experts from Counter-Terrorism Policing have collaborated with Marks & Spencer and Highfield...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018
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Tavcom Training launches Advanced Body Language Skills for CCTV course

Tavcom Training has launched an Advanced Body Language Skills for CCTV course. The training develops the essential skills needed to recognise and read incident risk behaviour and have a greater understanding of people profiling, situational awareness and cultural differences when...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018
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Securitas recognised with RoSPA President’s 2018 Award for Health and Safety management

Securitas UK has retained the prestigious RoSPA President’s Award in recognition of the company’s practices and achievements in helping employees and clients to get home safely at the end of the working day. The internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018
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OCS secures five-year multi-service contract deal with Ministry of Justice

OCS has been awarded a five-year multi-service contract with the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) as part of the Government department’s integrator service delivery model. The model services the MoJ, the Crown Prosecution Service, the Department for Education, the Ministry of Housing...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018
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Two-thirds of companies “lack adequate visibility over sub-contractors” to meet GDPR requirements

According to a new survey from Deloitte, 57% of global organisations feel they don’t have appropriate visibility of sub-contractors engaged by their third parties (referred to as fourth/fifth parties). A further 21% are unsure of oversight practices, and fewer still (just...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018
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ASIS Europe 2018 highlights pressing need for Enterprise Security Risk Management

ASIS International has been receiving “overwhelmingly positive feedback” from participants at ASIS Europe 2018: ‘From Risk to Resilience’, which took place on 18-20 April in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The annual security event attracted 775 registrants...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018