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Home Office announces package of new measures designed to tackle violent crime

Prison sentences for those who repeatedly carry corrosive substances without good reason are among a set of new laws aimed at tackling serious violence being proposed by the Home Office. The measures include a new offence of possession of a corrosive substance in public without a...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
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Evidence Talks CEO calls for greater UK public-private engagement in the security sector

Elizabeth Sheldon, CEO of digital forensics specialist Evidence Talks, has reiterated the value of greater public-private engagement in the UK across a wide range of issues from child exploitation to matters of national security. Speaking to an international audience at the...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
Wes Harper
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Harper Morgan secures exclusive partnership to deliver Highlight to the security business sector

Security management consultancy Harper Morgan has signed an exclusive partnership with Highlight to introduce its network and application performance services to the security market. Highlight is a cloud-based service that’s quick to install. It monitors the real-time...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
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Churchill Services Group moves to acquire AOS Security Ltd and establish stronger profile

Churchill Services Group has announced the acquisition of AOS Security Ltd in a bold bid to further enhance service capability and continue the strategy of establishing a stronger profile for the business within the UK’s security industry. In the wake of this deal,...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
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Carbon Black and IBM Security deliver increased visibility for SOCs to accelerate incident response

Carbon Black, the specialist in next generation endpoint security, has announced an expansion of its collaboration with IBM Security via further integrations between their respective portfolios of cyber security tools. The new integration will connect customers that leverage both...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
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BRE Global/LPCB Attack Testing Zone set for expansion at IFSEC International 2018

Security is the biggest challenge the world is facing, with the need to safeguard people and property arguably greater than at any time in the past. On that basis, end users need to know the products and solutions about which they’re making critical purchasing decisions are...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
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Barred security director to be sentenced at Crown Court and accomplice sentenced for working without a licence

On Thursday 12 October at Caernarfon Magistrates Court, Mark Pursglove was referred to the Crown Court to be sentenced for working without a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence. Rachel Williams was sentenced for aiding and abetting offences. This sentencing follows the...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
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60 Barclays Risk Academy learners to embark on IRM’s International Certificate in Financial Services Risk Management

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) recently launched its all-new International Certificate in Financial Services Risk Management at the Merchant Taylors’ Hall in London. Over 60 key players from the financial services industry were in attendance to hear speeches from IRM...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
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World’s first cyber insurance policy comparison engine launched by STORM Guidance

The world’s first cyber insurance comparison engine has been launched to allow UK brokers and other professionals involved in this market to rapidly compare and analyse the wide range of policies available. Created by cyber risk and incident response specialist STOR...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
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The Security Institute launches ‘Creating A Security Culture’ in partnership with ITN Productions

The Security Institute and ITN Productions have launched a news and current affairs-style programme entitled ‘Creating A Security Culture’ that features in-depth perspectives on international security, investigating how emerging threats to global security are being tackled...
Posted On 11 Oct 2017