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Pilgrims Group builds security guarding success on “strong teams and technology”

Improved technology and continued teamwork in Pilgrims Group’s Security Guarding division have contributed to a near 100% customer satisfaction across the business, according to the Group’s chief operating officer David Freear. Pilgrims Group has achieved customer...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
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United Nations and Interpol leaders join forces to address global security issues

With an increased risk of foreign fighters returning home or joining other conflicts following the liberation of Da’esh-held territories transforming the global threat landscape, international security was necessarily high on the agenda during recent discussions held between the...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
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Metropolitan Police Service takes part in week of action targeting knife crime

The Metropolitan Police Service is taking part in the latest national phase of Operation Sceptre this week as part of the ongoing fight against knife crime. Officers across London will be employing a variety of tactics, including weapon sweeps and intelligence-led policing...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
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Data-stealing hacker tool taken out of circulation thanks to National Crime Agency

A cyber hacking tool that allowed criminals to take full control of victims’ machines is no longer available after an operation co-ordinated by the National Crime Agency. The Luminosity Link RAT (Remote Access Trojan) enabled hackers to connect to a victim’s machine undetected....
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
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BSIA extends nominations deadline for 2018’s prestigious Security Personnel Awards

The closing date for nominations for 2018’s Security Personnel Awards has been extended by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) to midnight on Friday 16 February such that the widest number of companies, members and staff can be included. With applications re-opened,...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
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Axis Security appoints Alan Nathan in newly-created business continuity and risk manager role

Axis Security has appointed Alan Nathan to the newly-created national position of business continuity and risk manager. Nathan has more than ten years of commercial security experience, primarily focusing on national and international client account management, and most recently...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
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West Yorkshire Police trials all-new Home Office mobile fingerprinting technology

New mobile fingerprinting technology will allow front line officers across the country to use their smart phones to identify people in less than a minute – saving police time and reducing costs. An App on an officer’s phone, combined with a handheld scanner, will mean that police...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
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Bosch Security Systems to re-brand as Bosch Building Technologies as of 1 March 2018

Effective as of 1 March 2018, the Bosch Security Systems division will be known as Bosch Building Technologies. In the system integration business, Bosch Security Systems already offers its customers more than security, safety and communication technology solutions. “We want the...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
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Cyber attacks top list of key business threats for third year running in BCI’s Horizon Scan

The large-scale cyber attacks that took place last year have reaffirmed the need to build cyber resilient organisations. That’s according to the seventh edition of the Business Continuity Institute’s (BCI) Horizon Scan 2018, released in association with the BSI. For...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
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Organisational resilience to be examined at Bucks New University Breakfast Briefing

Buckinghamshire New University academic Louisa Berry will be speaking about the importance of making an organisation resilient at the next Breakfast Briefing to be held at University Campus Aylesbury Vale on Friday 23 February. Berry is course leader for the MSc in Organisational...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018