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Two former senior bankers convicted of fraud in SFO’s EURIBOR manipulation case

Two former senior bankers have been convicted for manipulating the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (EURIBOR) at the height of the financial crisis following a thorough investigation and subsequent prosecution brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). Phillipe Moryoussef, formerly of...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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Shred-it/Ipsos Study: “British consumers still fear online banking despite ‘rigorous’ security checks”

British consumers remain most fearful about banking online and information security as a factor in deciding which bank to use. That’s according to new data released in Shred-it’s eighth annual State of the Industry Report. When asked about security concerns relating...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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Europol raids at European airports result in 140-plus arrests in fight against fraud

Europol has co-ordinated raids at European airports, targeting criminals trying to travel using fraudulently bought tickets. As the peak summer holiday time approaches, over 141 individuals were arrested last week in the latest law enforcement swoop which took place at over 226...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
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Banking Protocol’s introduction prevents £25 million in fraud and leads to 197 arrests

Figures published by UK Finance have revealed that £24.7 million of fraud has been prevented and 197 arrests made thanks to the introduction of the Banking Protocol, a ground-breaking scheme aimed at identifying and protecting potential fraud victims when they visit a bank or...
Posted On 25 Jun 2018
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Jacksons Fencing research highlights school perimeter security challenges facing architects

Jacksons Fencing, the perimeter security solutions specialist, has published architects’ views on school safety gathered as part of research for the business’ new report entitled ‘Protecting The Future’. Also encompassing teachers’ perspectives, the report...
Posted On 25 Jun 2018
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Safeguarding the Students of Today and Tomorrow

University campus buildings and student accommodation facilities are complex infrastructures and, with so many security requirements in such environments, it can be difficult to keep on top of them and the challenges they impose. Andrew Shaw discusses how to ensure the security...
Posted On 11 Jun 2018
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UK financial institutions “unaware” of third party risks posed by open banking

Identity and access management solutions specialist Bomgar has launched its 2018 Privileged Access Threat Report. The global survey explores the visibility, control and management that IT organisations in the US and Europe have over employees, contractors and third party vendors...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018
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Medical recruitment agent jailed for “masterminding multiple NHS fraud conspiracies”

A medical recruitment agent – along with four healthcare assistants and a nurse whom he had persuaded to defraud the NHS – have all been sentenced at Kingston-upon-Hull Crown Court for conspiracy to defraud. Charles Elad, 46, was working as a recruitment officer for...
Posted On 22 May 2018
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New research reveals low levels of GDPR compliance among educational facilities

Despite high levels of awareness regarding the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on Friday, only 22% of schools, colleges and universities of the 500 surveyed by NW Security Group felt that their data protection policies were compliant....
Posted On 22 May 2018
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From Forensics to Real-Time: Developing Transport Security

Evolving technology has driven a shift across Europe from legacy analogue CCTV to network video solutions providing immediate and significant benefits when it comes to securing critical transport systems. As the UK struggles to keep pace, Lucas Young discusses the business case...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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