Klaus Allion
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Preparing for the Unexpected: Top Tips on Business Continuity

There are a number of external factors that can significantly impact a business of any size, especially for employees travelling to and from work and to customer meetings, states Klaus Allion. From extreme weather conditions, train strikes and industrial action through to road...
Posted On 22 May 2018
Leo Craig
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Fault Intolerance: Future Directions for UPS

Uninterruptible Power Supply systems are typically used to protect hardware such as computers, telecoms systems or other electrical equipment where an unexpected power disruption could cause injuries, fatalities, serious business disruption or data loss. Risk UK interviews Leo...
Posted On 02 May 2018
Jason Hunter
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Data Privacy: Placing Growing Demands on Security

The rush towards encryption, authentication and Personal Identity Verification (PIV) is reaching fever pitch at present as data breaches hit the national and international news headlines and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) punishments up the financial ante, writes Jason...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018
Duncan Cooke
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Downtime: Do You Know How Much It’s Costing Your Business?

At the risk of stating the obvious, downtime can be a nightmare for security personnel who are tasked with ensuring the protection of a company or an organisation’s assets, people and property, writes Duncan Cooke. Access control and video surveillance solutions, as well as fire...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
Richard Menear
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Artificial Intelligence: How Will It Define Cyber Security over the Coming Years?

There has been much excitement about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and it’s application in cyber security, writes Richard Menear. Here at Burning Tree, we’re monitoring the technology very closely to see where it can help our clients protect their business and data, and in...
Posted On 29 Mar 2018
Sir David Veness CBE QPM
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Terrorist Attacks in the UK: One Year On

Thursday 22 March marked the anniversary of the first of five terrorist attacks that impacted the UK in 2017, writes Sir David Veness. First and foremost, our thoughts are with those killed and injured, their families and friends and all those left behind. Particular sympathies...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018
Professor Alastair Irons
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How Great is the Threat of Cyber War?

As diplomatic tensions run high between the UK and Russia while the investigation continues into the Salisbury nerve agent attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, cyber security expert Professor Alastair Irons examines the threat of cyber war and what...
Posted On 21 Mar 2018
Simon Chapman
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The Centre of Intelligence

The online world is expanding rapidly, while the Internet of Things (IoT) is already exerting a positive influence upon how people, property and other assets can be protected. Simon Chapman examines in detail the impact of the IoT, the ways in which it’s enhancing the advantages...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
Sarah Hayward
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Developing a Career in the Security Business Sector

ASIS UK’s Young Professionals Group held its ‘Developing a Career in the Security Industry’ event at the Aon Centre in London recently and the message was clear: networking and people skills are key to building a security career. On average, 241 people apply for each...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018
Steve Bailes
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The Real Battle Being Fought at Calais

The UK-France Summit at the Sandhurst Royal Military Academy during January brought forth the surprise announcement that the British Government will provide an additional £44.5 million in funding to reinforce security at the UK border with France. The money is to be be spent on...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018