Darren Read
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The Race to the Bottom in Security Services: A Loser’s Game

Security can often feel like a sector that’s in the doldrums, much of which is down to the constant flurry of negative outsourcing stories unveiled within the national press. Sometimes, outsourcing’s condemnation is justified, writes Darren Read. Carillion’s collapse, for...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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UBM hails success of IFSEC International 2018 in wake of customer-led insight project

UBM EMEA has hailed the success of IFSEC International 2018 which marked the show’s inaugural year of change following an intensive customer-led insight project. That project saw demands from the security industry steer the show towards a high-level integrated Security Summit. As...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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Policing partners sign up to Government’s well-being goal proposed by Home Office

Police well-being is the focus of a new goal launched by the Home Office in conjunction with partners in policing and mental health. Partners who developed the goal pledge to work together to boost the welfare support available to police officers and staff in England and Wales...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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CCTV operator Noble Design and Build fined by Information Commissioner’s Office

Noble Design and Build of Telford in Shropshire, which operates CCTV systems in buildings across Sheffield, broke data protection laws by failing to comply with an Information Notice. The company also failed to register with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), despite it...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
Tony Porter QPM LLB: the Surveillance Camera Commissioner
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Surveillance camera system buyers’ toolkit launched by Surveillance Camera Commissioner

The Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter QPM LLB has launched an easy-to-follow guide for non-experts who are thinking about buying a surveillance camera system. The toolkit is a key deliverable of the National Surveillance Camera Strategy for England and Wales. As...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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Business continuity “has defined role with cyber resilience strategies” asserts BCI

Business continuity has a defined role with cyber resilience strategies, and it has become intertwined with cyber security for threats requiring co-ordinated responses across organisations’ departments. This is one of the key findings of the 2018 Cyber Resilience Report, which...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
Gary Stanton
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Axis Group appoints Gary Stanton to newly-created role of commercial director

Axis Group, the integrated security and cleaning services business, has promoted Gary Stanton to the new role of Group commercial director as part of bold restructuring plans designed to focus the organisation on long-term growth and profitability. Stanton will now manage both...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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Police Scotland and SIA bring private security staff together to act against terrorism

On Thursday 28 June in Glasgow, Police Scotland and the Security Industry Authority (SIA) launched a new series of events intended to enlist front line private security operatives in the fight against terrorism. The pilot event took place at the Scottish Event Campus. These...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018