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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 discussed in some detail the role of armed police and Taser in protecting the public and officers during a terror attack. Deputy Chief Constable Simon Chesterman, the...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017
Security Minister Ben Wallace
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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 technical capability to respond to warrants and authorisations from law enforcement, security and intelligence agencies. The Investigatory Powers (Technical...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017
Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham
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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 took office in July last year* as the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) was starting to gear up for significant changes provided by the European Union data...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017
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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 most senior security professionals from the largest and most influential organisations in the world. Now, on Wednesday 4-Thursday 5 October, ASIS UK will host a...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017
Daniel Hennell receives his Special Award from the BSIA's CEO James Kelly
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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 (BSIA) with Special Awards for Outstanding Service. The awards, which are sponsored by the BSIA’s intelligence sharing initiative SaferCash, serve to acknowledge the...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017
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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 (SIA) is currently in the process of undertaking a ‘fundamental’ review of its Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) to ensure the ACS remains relevant and reflects both new...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017
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Zaun moves to join RIBA-approved Continuing Professional Development network

Perimeter security fencing manufacturer Zaun will be educating architects on integrated perimeter systems after becoming a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)-approved Continuing Professional Development (CPD) provider. Zaun will be delivering the RIBA-assessed seminar...
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Organisations “leaving themselves vulnerable to data breaches by former employees”

A large proportion of businesses fail to adequately protect their networks from the potential threat posed by ex-employees. IT decision-makers surveyed as part of a study by OneLogin claim that over half (58%) of former employees can still access the corporate network. The study...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017
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Axis Group launches The Axis Academy as dedicated learning and development business

Axis Group – the security, cleaning and support services business – has launched The Axis Academy, a dedicated learning and development resource designed to reflect its commitment to putting people at the heart of the Group’s future success. Created as a new Group company, The...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017