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Home Secretary Amber Rudd unveils detail behind new national online hate crime hub

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced a new national hub designed to tackle the emerging threat of online hate crime. The Government’s latest counter-terrorism move will ensure better support for victims and help in driving up the number of prosecutions. Run by police...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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Emergency Services Show delivers “quality buyers” and enables “life-saving collaboration”

The UK’s largest event for the Emergency Services – The Emergency Services Show (ESS) – has reported record growth for 2017. The free-to-attend event, which ran in Hall 5 of the NEC in Birmingham from 20-21 September, attracted 7,599 visitors and buyers. This represents an 8%...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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PC Wayne Marques receives prestigious City of London Sheriffs’ Award for Bravery 2017

British Transport Police (BTP) officer PC Wayne Marques – who confronted three knife-wielding terrorists during the recent terror attacks in the London Bridge area of central London and, as a consequence, suffered severe life-changing injuries – is the chosen...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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e-source launched by Norbain for security professionals selecting products online

Norbain has announced the launch of e-source which offers security professionals a new way of researching security products on the web. As well as being packed full of thousands of solutions from the leading brands in CCTV, access control and intruder detection, the new Norbain...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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Barclays assists in delivering skills boost with Cyber Security Challenge UK competition

On the weekend of 7-8 October, the Barclays and Cabinet Office-backed security initiative Cyber Security Challenge UK hosted an immersive competition designed to test the skills of 30 cyber enthusiasts. The competition required contestants to adopt the role of interns at a...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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BAFE-registered fire extinguisher service providers and technicians “continue to be best in the field”

The revised SP101: Competency of Portable Fire Extinguisher Organisations and Technicians scheme went live on 1 October having been reviewed and enhanced to ensure that it continues to provide the best assurances to the industry and its customers of what defines a quality...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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National Business Crime Solution introduces Praesidio online fraud detection initiative

The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS) – the not-for-profit organisation that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and the business community in order to reduce crime – has introduced its latest pioneering fraud detection initiative. Praesidio – the...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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CAA and The Security Institute enter into agreement on Group Membership scheme

At the organisation’s Annual Conference 2017, held on Tuesday 3 October in central London, The Security Institute announced that it has now entered into a Group Membership arrangement with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the UK’s specialist aviation regulator. The...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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Axis Group wins contract to create right impressions at law firm’s London offices

The Axis Group of companies has won a significant contract to provide the security service and a supporting receptionist role for the in-house Front of House team at the international City law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London) LLP. The services will be delivered through...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs prevents one million customer visits to scam websites

Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the UK’s tax authority, has averted over one million visits to deceptive websites, including those which promote misleading and costly helpline numbers. When someone searches online for HMRC’s phone numbers or digital...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017