Simon CookNick Fisher: CEO at FacewatchPeter WebsterBrian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk UK

CREST report highlights need to improve cyber security in Industrial Control Systems

There’s a pressing need to improve cyber security in Industrial Control Systems (ICS) environments to avoid

FICO-Euromonitor International study shows UK card fraud losses totalling £618 million

Analytic software firm FICO has released an interactive map of European card fraud which shows that card fraud

Skills for Security one of first training providers to offer new Fire, Emergency and Security Systems apprenticeship standard

Skills for Security is among the first cohort of training providers to offer the all-new Fire, Emergency and

Collaboration and Communication: Increasing Resilience

Physical security is about more than securing doors and monitoring facilities, writes Simon Cook. From assisting in

Action Fraud, City of London Police, Cifas and Equifax launch #AreYouOneofThem identity fraud awareness campaign

Action Fraud, the City of London Police, Cifas and Equifax have launched an identity fraud campaign asking members

Mitie Total Security Management introduces bespoke City Class protection service

Mitie’s Total Security Management (TSM) business division has launched City Class, a tailored security

Protective security advice for crowded places issued by National Counter-Terrorism Security Office

New and updated guidance intended to offer protective security advice to those responsible for managing the

Lodge Service uses IFSEC International as platform to launch Remote Conflict Management System

Lodge Service’s new Remote Conflict Management System enables employees in retail, public services and other

Jacksons Fencing and Harper Chalice tighten up perimeter security in new working partnership

Jacksons Fencing has joined forces with Harper Chalice, a specialist manufacturer of Perimeter Intruder Detection

Gate Safe calls for automated gate Best Practice to be observed in wake of Grenfell Tower tragedy

In the immediate aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the campaigners at Gate Safe – the organisation

‘NotPetya’ ransomware attack spreading rapidly to organisations across the globe

On the same day the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) launched its latest Cyber Resilience Report, the importance

Abloy UK publishes White Paper on security of telecoms networks for end users

The Abloy UK White Paper, entitled ‘Securing Telecom Networks of the Future’, describes the threats and

Facewatch appoints Nick Fisher as CEO to lead UK’s facial recognition roll-out

Facial recognition technology and a ‘self-help’ approach towards crime prevention can save businesses millions of

NSI welcomes record number of service providers to IFSEC International 2017

The National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) stand located within Installer World at IFSEC International was a

S2 Fire Solutions issues guide to current UK fire safety laws for business owners

According to Gov.uk, between 2015 and 2016, over 16,000 non-domestic building fires were attended across the UK. 21

‘Blurred Boundaries: Clear Risks’ announced as conference theme for ASIS Europe 2018

The conference theme for ASIS Europe 2018, which runs from 18-20 April 2018 in The Hague, The Netherlands, will be

Crown Court upholds SIA’s decision to refuse ACS status for Extreme Security Solutions Limited

On Friday 9 June 2017 at Chester Crown Court, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) successfully defended an appeal

The Security Institute recognises “outstanding contributions” at inaugural Annual Awards

The Security Institute has introduced an Annual Awards event specifically orchestrated to recognise the outstanding

Does Legislative Repeal Fit the Bill?

One of the largest legislative projects ever to be undertaken, the Great Repeal Bill will ensure that European law

Sense of Risk

Although most organisations do fully appreciate the value of adopting an innovative approach to their busines

BIFM sets out strategic priorities for FM sector and Government in wake of General Election

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has moved to set out its strategic priorities for the

“Government must refresh its Brexit strategy” warns security Trade Association ADS

The Government must refresh its Brexit strategy and reach out to a wider community in order to build consensus for

Operation Creative prevents “millions of pounds” ending up in hands of criminals

A groundbreaking police operation run by the City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU)

Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton supports police action designed to tackle knife crime

The Home Office has hosted an event for police forces across the country to try to break the cycle of knife crime.

Over 75% of organisations face unnecessary disruption risks for critical applications

Many organisations don’t devote enough attention to mission-critical applications when creating disaster recovery

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Collaboration and Communication: Increasing Resilience

Physical security is about more than securing doors and monitoring facilities, writes Simon Cook. From assisting in the prevention of incidents through to gathering business information, Physical Security Departments and the systems they deploy can play many roles in an...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017

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CREST report highlights need to improve cyber security in Industrial Control Systems

There’s a pressing need to improve cyber security in Industrial Control Systems (ICS) environments to avoid future breaches that could adversely impact Critical National Infrastructure (CNI). That’s the firm belief of CREST*, the not-for-profit accreditation body...
Posted On 29 Jun 2017
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FICO-Euromonitor International study shows UK card fraud losses totalling £618 million

Analytic software firm FICO has released an interactive map of European card fraud which shows that card fraud losses for 19 European countries hit approximately €1.8 billion in 2016, representing a new high. The UK saw the highest losses at £618 million (a 9% rise over 2015),...
Posted On 29 Jun 2017
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Skills for Security one of first training providers to offer new Fire, Emergency and Security Systems apprenticeship standard

Skills for Security is among the first cohort of training providers to offer the all-new Fire, Emergency and Security Systems apprenticeship standard. The apprenticeship focuses on employer-designed standards to ensure that the training and assessment apprentices receive meets...
Posted On 29 Jun 2017
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Action Fraud, City of London Police, Cifas and Equifax launch #AreYouOneofThem identity fraud awareness campaign

Action Fraud, the City of London Police, Cifas and Equifax have launched an identity fraud campaign asking members of the public to consider how careful they are with their personal and financial details. A recent YouGov Survey commissioned by Equifax found that the UK’s...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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Mitie Total Security Management introduces bespoke City Class protection service

Mitie’s Total Security Management (TSM) business division has launched City Class, a tailored security service for City-based clients. The new offer was introduced at The Kurtzman Club, one of the company’s thought leadership gatherings which took place at the...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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Protective security advice for crowded places issued by National Counter-Terrorism Security Office

New and updated guidance intended to offer protective security advice to those responsible for managing the security of crowded places has been issued by the National Counter-Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO). This new guidance is primarily aimed at those with a direct...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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Jacksons Fencing and Harper Chalice tighten up perimeter security in new working partnership

Jacksons Fencing has joined forces with Harper Chalice, a specialist manufacturer of Perimeter Intruder Detection Systems (PIDS), to deliver greater levels of security for discerning clients in the UK and abroad. The two companies working together “represents the strength...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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Gate Safe calls for automated gate Best Practice to be observed in wake of Grenfell Tower tragedy

In the immediate aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the campaigners at Gate Safe – the organisation established to improve the understanding of existing legislation and standards affecting safe gates – were “horrified” to read in the national media...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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‘NotPetya’ ransomware attack spreading rapidly to organisations across the globe

On the same day the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) launched its latest Cyber Resilience Report, the importance of ensuring that organisations are prepared for a cyber security incident has once again been demonstrated as a new ransomware attack is causing turmoil across the...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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Abloy UK publishes White Paper on security of telecoms networks for end users

The Abloy UK White Paper, entitled ‘Securing Telecom Networks of the Future’, describes the threats and challenges faced by the industry specifically in relation to tower and site security, as well as introducing new locking solutions that help to minimise the risks...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017