Geoff Zeidler: Chairman of the Police and Security Group Initiative
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PaS: The Police Service, Business and Private Sector Security Working Together

The Police and Security Group Initiative was launched back in December 2014 to further the importance of – and actively develop – partnership working between businesses, the police service and private sector security solution providers. Two years on, revisions to the national...
Posted On 19 Mar 2017
John Davies
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Physical Security as a Service: The Concept

There are tell-tale signs that the way in which we all buy our products and services is changing. The concept of buying and owning a service product is increasingly looking antiquated, as consumers are focusing more and more on the outcome rather than the tools needed to achieve...
Posted On 18 Mar 2017
Jason Petrucci
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EU GDPR Compliance: Unlocking Data Value

Jason Petrucci explains why European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance signposts a new era of data discovery and data value that will enable firms to unlock invaluable Intellectual Property. Professional services organisations sell knowledge. Information...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
Poppy Jaman
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Matters of the Mind

Mental ill-health in the workplace is a growing issue, with Office for National Statistics figures stating that one-in-six working age adults experience depression, anxiety or stress-related issues at any one time. Now, Mental Health First Aid England’s Poppy Jaman is calling on...
Posted On 20 Feb 2017
Peter Webster
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SIA Regulation: A Meeting of Minds

As the key driver behind regulation in the private security sector, and with its new licensing system now up-and-running, the Security Industry Authority is presently under the spotlight like never before. Peter Webster recently met with Alan Clamp, the SIA’s CEO, to discuss in...
Posted On 20 Feb 2017
Andrew Taylor
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GDPR: ‘Fresh Thinking’ and ‘A New Paradigm’

“The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones” – John Maynard Keynes… In recent weeks, I’ve spoken with many executives about the impending arrival of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Frequently, these...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017
Monica Brink
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IoT? What about ‘The Security of Things’?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is well and truly upon us, and will clearly be even more prevalent in the future, writes Monica Brink. Today, the IoT is already branching out into commercial networks as well as enterprise applications. Smart devices are becoming more commonplace in...
Posted On 14 Feb 2017
Eric O'Neill
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Ransomware: The Fastest Growing Threat in 2016

Carbon Black’s data shows that ransomware instances grew by more than 50% in 2016 compared to 2015. In fact, ransomware emerged as the fastest-growing malware across all industries in 2016, with major increases seen at technology companies, energy and utility companies and...
Posted On 10 Feb 2017
Duncan Hughes
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Healthcare: The Vulnerable Sector for Cyber Attack

The year 2017 is set to feature enhanced attacks on Internet security, with the broad adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) leading to compromise and data often held on legacy systems being vulnerable, writes Duncan Hughes. Healthcare is one of the sectors particularly...
Posted On 27 Jan 2017
Carl Meason
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The World As We Don’t Know It

Is there a future for the security sector as we understand it? What’s more, is that sector fully prepared for what the future is already throwing its way? With due consideration of the sheer pace of technological advance, Carl Meason maps out what the 4th Industrial Revolution...
Posted On 20 Jan 2017