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Over 1,000 pieces of information on energy crime passed to Crimestoppers across last six months

Independent charity Crimestoppers has received over 1,000 pieces of information on energy crime since launching its dedicated Stay Energy Safe service late last year. The service has seen the charity partner with the energy industry to host a ‘first of its kind’...
Posted On 16 May 2017
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Security industry responds to WannaCry ransomware attack affecting 200,000-plus victims

At the tail end of last week, the National Health Service (NHS) was among those organisations hit by IT failures resulting from the significant WannaCry cyber attack, with NHS Trusts and hospitals in London, Blackburn, Nottingham, Cumbria and Hertfordshire all affected. Some GP...
Posted On 16 May 2017
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BSIA set to co-host thought-provoking webinar focused on tackling vehicular terrorism

On Thursday 1 June at 3.00 pm, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) will be co-hosting a webinar with the United States’ Security Industry Association (SIA). Titled ‘Stopping Vehicular Attacks: How We Can Protect Against the Latest Terror Weapon’, the webinar will...
Posted On 16 May 2017
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Rise in facility takeovers reveals need for better fraud education as fraudsters target customers and staff

Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, has released a new report detailing the fraud trends from over 325,000 cases recorded in 2016. The data from 387 organisations (including many major UK brands) is one of the most comprehensive pictures of fraud and fraudulent attempts...
Posted On 16 May 2017
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Standard for data protection revised to address ever-increasing threats to personal information

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has updated its standard for data protection. BS 10012:2017 Data Protection – Specification for a Personal Information Management System was developed to provide Best Practice guidance for those leaders...
Posted On 16 May 2017