Magnus AhlqvistDaniel Hardy: the new managing director of the NBCSJosh LefkowitzThe Grenfell Tower blaze in JuneRichard Lambert: managing director of Evolution SecurityDon Erickson of the SIA (left) and the BSIA's CEO James Kelly signing the Memorandum of UnderstandingKen Livingstone MSc FSyI

Magnus Ahlqvist appointed president and CEO of Securitas AB as of March 2018

The Board of Directors of Securitas AB has appointed Magnus Ahlqvist as the new president and CEO of the business

Daniel Hardy appointed managing director of National Business Crime Solution

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

71% of police forces deploy body-worn cameras, but cannot show when footage is used in court

A report published by civil liberties and privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch reveals that 71% of UK police

Membership of world’s largest non-profit association of certified cyber security professionals surges past 125,000

Membership of (ISC)² has surged past 125,000 certified cyber security professionals worldwide. As demand for

IoT-connected soldiers ‘hacked’ in latest Cyber Security Challenge UK competition

On Friday 11 August, Her Majesty’s Government Communications Centre (HMGCC), the Ministry of Defence (MoD),

“Employees pose greatest EU GDPR compliance risk” pinpoints latest Bluesource study

Six-in-ten organisations view their employees as the biggest threat to successful EU General Data Protection

Survey shows 83% of professionals believe BIM will support delivery of facilities management

Building Information Modelling (BIM) has the potential to deliver significant benefits to the facilities management

ICO warns NHS employees that unlawfully accessing patient records is an offence

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reminded NHS staff about the potentially serious consequences of

Wembley and Old Trafford stage counter-terrorism awareness events for new football season

With the new football season now underway, Counter-Terrorism Policing has been working with the Premier League, the

IHMA urges more action in face of new anti-counterfeiting report on pharma industry

The commercial hologram industry has welcomed a new report predicting ‘impressive’ growth for pharmaceutical

Cyber Threats in the Oil and Gas Sector

Few threats expose the true interdependency of cyber and physical security more than those targeting the oil and

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary extends remit to encompass Fire and Rescue Services

Building on the experience of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) in inspecting and reporting on the

Cyber Security Challenge UK hosts UK’s first cyber crime intervention workshop

Cyber Security Challenge UK has worked closely with the National Crime Agency (NCA) and industry partners on

IDSC security network formed to champion and promote data sanitisation Best Practice

According to the Identity Theft Resource Centre, nearly 12 million data records have been exposed since the

Independent review of Building Regulations and fire safety set in motion by DCLG

An independent review of the Building Regulations and fire safety has been announced by Sajid Javid, Secretary of

Department for Transport issues guidelines designed to enhance cyber security of connected cars

A new generation of Internet-connected cars will have to be better protected from hackers under tough new guidance

Ransomware attacks steal headlines, but accidental data breaches “remain major cause of loss”

Ransomware attacks continued to burgeon in the first half of 2017, showing a rise of 50% over the first half of

Client portal introduced by Officer Connect as part of ‘virtual’ engagement solution for guarding

Officer Connect has launched a new client portal as an integral part of its ‘virtual’ engagement solution for the

All-new Security Design Division unveiled by integrated fire and security specialist Evolution

Evolution, the integrated fire and security business, has launched a new Security Design Division to provide

British Security Industry Association moves to forge closer American links in advance of Brexit

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) and its American equivalent, namely the Security Industry

Contract wins at Trigion Security up 20% in Q2 as company engages with Crimestoppers campaigns

Trigion Security’s combined service offer of security guarding and electronic security is proving popular with

Axis Security celebrates guarding contract win with Kinney Green at 5 Fleet Place

Security services specialist Axis Security has won a new contract with London-based property consultant Kinney

Disqualified director of security business handed 18 months suspended sentence

On Thursday 27 July at Kingston Crown Court, Michael Quinton pleaded guilty to acting as a director of Limited Risk

Launch of consultation on Criminal Finances Act Codes of Practice announced by Home Office

A four-week consultation has been launched on the Codes of Practice that will help law enforcement officers

Perpetuity Training Academy heralds first intake for MSc in International Security and Risk Management

Perpetuity Training Academy – the renowned provider of security management training – has announced

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Cyber Threats in the Oil and Gas Sector

Few threats expose the true interdependency of cyber and physical security more than those targeting the oil and natural gas (ONG) sector, writes Josh Lefkowitz. After all, oil and natural gas together account for 53% of the world’s energy consumption and remain integral...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017

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Magnus Ahlqvist appointed president and CEO of Securitas AB as of March 2018

The Board of Directors of Securitas AB has appointed Magnus Ahlqvist as the new president and CEO of the business with effect from March 2018. Ahlqvist will replace Alf Göransson, who has asked to leave his position after having led Securitas successfully for the last 11 years....
Posted On 15 Aug 2017
Daniel Hardy: the new managing director of the NBCS
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Daniel Hardy appointed managing director of National Business Crime Solution

The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS) – a not-for-profit initiative that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and the business community in order to reduce crime – has announced Daniel Hardy’s appointment as its new managing...
Posted On 15 Aug 2017
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71% of police forces deploy body-worn cameras, but cannot show when footage is used in court

A report published by civil liberties and privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch reveals that 71% of UK police forces have spent £22,703,235 on 47,922 body-worn cameras, but are unable to show how many guilty pleas or convictions have been obtained based on footage obtained...
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Membership of world’s largest non-profit association of certified cyber security professionals surges past 125,000

Membership of (ISC)² has surged past 125,000 certified cyber security professionals worldwide. As demand for skilled security professionals continues to grow exponentially, (ISC)2 certification and continuing education programmes enable cyber security and IT security...
Posted On 15 Aug 2017
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IoT-connected soldiers ‘hacked’ in latest Cyber Security Challenge UK competition

On Friday 11 August, Her Majesty’s Government Communications Centre (HMGCC), the Ministry of Defence (MoD), BAE Systems and the Cyber Security Challenge UK arranged a mock cyber attack on Internet of Things (IoT)-connected soldiers in the field at the MoD’s Defence Cyber...
Posted On 15 Aug 2017
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“Employees pose greatest EU GDPR compliance risk” pinpoints latest Bluesource study

Six-in-ten organisations view their employees as the biggest threat to successful EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) adherence, while four-in-ten believe that their current IT systems could also pose compliance risks. That’s according to a GDPR awareness survey...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
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Survey shows 83% of professionals believe BIM will support delivery of facilities management

Building Information Modelling (BIM) has the potential to deliver significant benefits to the facilities management industry. That’s according to the results of a new survey published by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM). The FM Awareness of Building...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
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ICO warns NHS employees that unlawfully accessing patient records is an offence

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reminded NHS staff about the potentially serious consequences of prying into patients’ medical records without a valid reason. The warning comes after a former health care assistant was ordered to pay a total of £1,715 in fines and...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
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Wembley and Old Trafford stage counter-terrorism awareness events for new football season

With the new football season now underway, Counter-Terrorism Policing has been working with the Premier League, the English Football League (EFL) and the Football Association (FA) to help improve stadium security. Two Counter-Terrorism Awareness Workshops, specially configured to...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
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IHMA urges more action in face of new anti-counterfeiting report on pharma industry

The commercial hologram industry has welcomed a new report predicting ‘impressive’ growth for pharmaceutical authentication technologies, but warns that more work still needs to be done to tackle global counterfeiting ‘hotspots’. The International Hologram Manufacturers...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017