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Door supervisor faces two years behind bars following SIA prosecution for fraud

On Thursday 5 July at Liverpool Crown Court, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) successfully prosecuted Jack Clegg Walsh for working without an SIA licence. Walsh was jailed for two years for providing fraudulent documents to obtain employment in the security industry, thus...
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
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Government’s targeted ban on ticket bot software programs comes into force

Ticket touts are now banned from using automated software to buy more tickets for events than they are allowed, only to then sell them on at inflated prices. New legislation enforced by the Government means that anyone caught breaking the law will face an unlimited fine. Bots...
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
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Global Cyber Academy appoints Carolyn Harrison as GDPR Ambassador to Advisory Council

Carolyn Harrison, the managing director of risk management and data protection concern Assured Clarity, has been appointed to the role of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Ambassador to the Advisory Council of the recently-launched Global Cyber Academy. Harrison will now...
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
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City of London Police reports £28 million lost by victims of cyber crime in past six months

The City of London Police, the national lead force for fraud which runs Action Fraud (the national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre), has revealed that cyber crime victims lost £28 million between October 2017 and March 2018. These latest cyber statistics are based on the...
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
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Interpol highlights evolving foreign terrorist fighter threat at UN Counter-Terrorism Conference

The multi-directional movement of foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) means that law enforcement needs to reinforce its partnerships. That was the message imparted by Interpol’s Secretary General Jürgen Stock at a recent United Nations high-level Counter-Terrorism Conference....
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham
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ICO Grants Programme launches second round of funding for research into innovative privacy solutions

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched the second round of funding from its Grants Programme to promote and support independent, innovative research and solutions focused on privacy and data protection issues. Like last year’s inaugural scheme, there will be a...
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
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Axis Group’s learning and development business division celebrates first year of operations

The Axis Academy, Axis Group’s dedicated learning and development business division, is celebrating its first anniversary with an open day showcasing a selection of the 77 courses the company now has on offer. The open day will take place on Thursday 27 September. During its...
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
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Cardiff man receives go-ahead for legal challenge to police use of facial recognition technology

Cardiff resident Ed Bridges has been given the go-ahead to begin the first legal challenge to a UK police force’s use of automated facial recognition (AFR) technology in what will be a critical nationwide test of the state’s power to deploy radical biometric surveillance methods....
Posted On 09 Jul 2018