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Risk UK May 2017

News Special: Business Continuity Awareness Week 2017. News Special: The Security Institute’s AGM 2017. Opinion: EU

Fire and Security Association to celebrate 10th Anniversary at IFSEC and FIREX International

Fire and security business sector representatives are being urged to attend the Fire and Security Association’s

BSIA launches all-new Business Awards designed to recognise industry-wide successes

Three new awards have been launched by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) to expand the Trade

“Policing must be put ahead of politics” urges Police Federation chairman Steve White

Speaking at the organisation’s Annual Conference, Police Federation chairman Steve White has called upon

Robert Yates steps into technical manager’s role as FIA’s Graham Simons retires

The Fire Industry Association’s (FIA) technical manager Graham Simons has retired from his post after a long

National Security Inspectorate announces successful transition to new accreditation standard

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has confirmed that the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has

Over 1,000 pieces of information on energy crime passed to Crimestoppers across last six months

Independent charity Crimestoppers has received over 1,000 pieces of information on energy crime since launching its

Security industry responds to WannaCry ransomware attack affecting 200,000-plus victims

At the tail end of last week, the National Health Service (NHS) was among those organisations hit by IT failures

BSIA set to co-host thought-provoking webinar focused on tackling vehicular terrorism

On Thursday 1 June at 3.00 pm, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) will be co-hosting a webinar with

Rise in facility takeovers reveals need for better fraud education as fraudsters target customers and staff

Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, has released a new report detailing the fraud trends from over 325,000

Standard for data protection revised to address ever-increasing threats to personal information

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has updated its standard for data protection. BS

Axis Security celebrates BNP Paribas Real Estate contract wins for new London properties

Axis Security has successfully mobilised a team of security officers for BNP Paribas Real Estate in order to

“Secure data destruction now absolutely essential” state BSIA member companies

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Information Destruction Section are warning

UK FinTech Financial Crime Exchange sees firms working together to combat criminality

Since launch, no less than 17 of the UK’s leading financial technology (or FinTech) firms have agreed to join the

Members of public ACT in wake of campaign call issued by counter-terrorism police

More than 3,000 individuals have contacted the police with information about possible terrorist activity since a

Securitas publishes Interim Report covering period from January to March 2017

Securitas’ Interim Report for Q1 2017 outlines total sales (MSEK) of 22 491 (20 614), an organic sales growth

Banknote Watch offers essential advice to businesses as old £5 note is withdrawn from circulation

As of Friday 5 May 2017, the paper £5 note has been officially withdrawn from circulation and is no longer legal

Organisations worldwide fear non-compliance with GDPR could put them out of business

The majority of organisations worldwide (86%) are concerned that a failure to adhere to the upcoming EU General

British Standards Institution launches all-new Kitemark for Customer Service

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has launched the BSI Kitemark for Customer

Ultimate Security Services seals Land Securities contract extension with £37 million deal

Ultimate Security Services, one of London’s leading private security companies, has just renewed its prestigious

(ISC)2 and Learning Tree to embed cyber security certifications within global public/private sector training programmes

International not-for-profit membership association (ISC)2 and Learning Tree International have announced a global

Tavcom Training announces passing of company’s highly respected founder Mike Tennent

It is with great sadness that Tavcom Training has announced the passing of Mike Tennent. After battling a serious

Atkins to lead cyber security model and framework development for HumanDrive connected and autonomous vehicle

Design, engineering and project management group Atkins has been chosen to develop the cyber security model and

Smart cities guide for sharing data and information launched by British Standards Institution

The British Standards Institution (BSI), the business standards company, has launched a new guide on establishing a

Criminal Finances Bill receives Royal Assent to tackle money laundering and corruption

The Criminal Finances Act 2017 will give law enforcement agencies and their partners further capabilities and

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SIA Regulation, Business Licensing and the ACS: A Personal Perspective

Tuesday 14 March witnessed the 2017 edition of the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) annual Stakeholder Conference, which ran at the Hallam Conference Centre in central London. A reflection of the partnership working theme for the day, the confirmed speakers emanated from...
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Fire and Security Association to celebrate 10th Anniversary at IFSEC and FIREX International

Fire and security business sector representatives are being urged to attend the Fire and Security Association’s (FSA) 10th Anniversary celebrations next month during IFSEC and FIREX International, which run at London’s ExCeL in Docklands from 20-22 June. The FSA will be...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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BSIA launches all-new Business Awards designed to recognise industry-wide successes

Three new awards have been launched by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) to expand the Trade Association’s existing awards programme. The Security Business Awards will be presented at the BSIA’s Annual Luncheon (which takes place at Covent Garden’s Grand...
Posted On 17 May 2017
Steve White: chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales
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“Policing must be put ahead of politics” urges Police Federation chairman Steve White

Speaking at the organisation’s Annual Conference, Police Federation chairman Steve White has called upon whomever forms the new Government to make policing a priority. In his speech to an audience including Home Secretary Amber Rudd, White addressed a number of issues...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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Robert Yates steps into technical manager’s role as FIA’s Graham Simons retires

The Fire Industry Association’s (FIA) technical manager Graham Simons has retired from his post after a long career in the fire industry and over six years of service with the FIA. Simons joined the FIA’s technical team back in February 2011. With a specialism in...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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National Security Inspectorate announces successful transition to new accreditation standard

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has confirmed that the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has been successful in transitioning its accreditation to ISO 17021-1:2015 (the latest version of the accredited standard for certification bodies which specifies the...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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Over 1,000 pieces of information on energy crime passed to Crimestoppers across last six months

Independent charity Crimestoppers has received over 1,000 pieces of information on energy crime since launching its dedicated Stay Energy Safe service late last year. The service has seen the charity partner with the energy industry to host a ‘first of its kind’...
Posted On 16 May 2017
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Security industry responds to WannaCry ransomware attack affecting 200,000-plus victims

At the tail end of last week, the National Health Service (NHS) was among those organisations hit by IT failures resulting from the significant WannaCry cyber attack, with NHS Trusts and hospitals in London, Blackburn, Nottingham, Cumbria and Hertfordshire all affected. Some GP...
Posted On 16 May 2017
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BSIA set to co-host thought-provoking webinar focused on tackling vehicular terrorism

On Thursday 1 June at 3.00 pm, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) will be co-hosting a webinar with the United States’ Security Industry Association (SIA). Titled ‘Stopping Vehicular Attacks: How We Can Protect Against the Latest Terror Weapon’, the webinar will...
Posted On 16 May 2017
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Rise in facility takeovers reveals need for better fraud education as fraudsters target customers and staff

Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, has released a new report detailing the fraud trends from over 325,000 cases recorded in 2016. The data from 387 organisations (including many major UK brands) is one of the most comprehensive pictures of fraud and fraudulent attempts...
Posted On 16 May 2017
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Standard for data protection revised to address ever-increasing threats to personal information

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has updated its standard for data protection. BS 10012:2017 Data Protection – Specification for a Personal Information Management System was developed to provide Best Practice guidance for those leaders...
Posted On 16 May 2017