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“Almost 50% of UK businesses hit by cyber breach or attack in past 12 months” state Government statistics

Businesses large and small are being urged to protect themselves against cyber crime in the wake of new Government

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

An Eye on ID

Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has issued new figures showing that identity fraud has hit the

Risk UK April 2017

News Analysis: National Surveillance Camera Strategy. Opinion: Physical Security as a Service. Opinion: Security’s

New squad formed by Ministry of Justice in bid to tackle drone threat to prison security

A specialist squad of prison and police officers has been formed to tackle the threat posed by drones to prison

International standard on occupational Health and Safety reaches second draft stage

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has now published the second draft of ISO 45001

Manchester Metropolitan University outsourced security contract awarded to Oltec FM

Facilities management specialist Oltec FM has been awarded the contract to provide all outsourced security and

Metropolitan Police Service publishes end-of-year crime statistics for 2016-2017

The force’s end-of-year crime statistics covering the period 2016-2017 have just been issued by the

Pilgrims Group wins prestigious security guarding and management contract with PwC UK

A major new contract with the multinational professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been

CGI-Oxford Economics Study: “Severe cyber breaches lead to massive decline in share prices”

CGI has unveiled the results of an in-depth economic study entitled ‘The Cyber-Value Connection’, which shows that

Violence Reduction Workshops focused on night-time economy to be run by SIA

The Security Industry Authority is running a series of events across the UK designed to promote violence reduction

Home Office funds Police and Crime Commissioners to support further police and fire collaboration

Brandon Lewis, the Minister for Policing and the Fire Service at the Home Office, has awarded £1 million from the

Europol hosts Online Terrorist Propaganda Conference to target Internet messaging

On 10 and 11 April, Europol’s European Counter-Terrorism Centre (ECTC) hosted its first high-level conference

“UK companies failing to foster culture of ethical behaviour” reveals EY Fraud Survey

A quarter of UK employees still believe that bribery and corruption happens widely in business in the UK.

Digital Barriers signs European framework contract agreement with G4S for ThruVis

Digital Barriers – the specialist provider of visually intelligent solutions to the global surveillance,

Safety and Security for the Corporate Environment

It was at Donald Trump’s first press conference as President-elect when the term ‘fake news’ broke out of media

NTT Security combines regional assets to launch Global Threat Intelligence Centre

NTT Security, the specialised security company of NTT Group, has announced the formation of the Global Threat

Diston and Galloway appointed to key roles at awarding body Industry Qualifications

In two significant developments, Ofqual-regulated awarding organisation Industry Qualifications (IQ) has appointed

How Physical Security Systems Can Protect the ‘Everyday’

The success of any organisation or environment depends on its ability to support the healthy flow of people,

Speaker line-up for Euralarm Symposium 2017 focuses on EN 16763 and digital market

With little more than one month to go before the event, the speaker line-up for the Euralarm Symposium 2017 has now

ITW Security Division launches latest White Papers on ID and travel documents online

ITW Security Division has added its latest White Papers entitled ‘Creating Trust in ID Documents’ and ‘Fraudulently

Mitie moves to expand business partnership with Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

Mitie has been awarded an expanded contract with Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) for the provision

Information Commissioner’s Office appoints new Deputy CEO and Deputy Commissioner

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced two senior appointments to help strengthen its strategic

Equifax Survey: “Almost one third of Brits risk ID theft by sharing too much information online”

An online survey conducted by YouGov in conjunction with Equifax reveals a significant portion of social media

BSIA reinforces ongoing commitment to quality with new ISO 9001:2015 certification

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has excelled in a recent audit to achieve certification to the new

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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...
Posted On 18 Apr 2017

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“Almost 50% of UK businesses hit by cyber breach or attack in past 12 months” state Government statistics

Businesses large and small are being urged to protect themselves against cyber crime in the wake of new Government statistics stating that nearly half of all UK businesses have suffered a cyber breach or attack episode in the past 12 months. The Cyber Security Breaches Survey...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017
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New squad formed by Ministry of Justice in bid to tackle drone threat to prison security

A specialist squad of prison and police officers has been formed to tackle the threat posed by drones to prison security, Prisons Minister Sam Gyimah has announced. The team of investigators will work closely with national law enforcement agencies and Her Majesty’s Prison...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017
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International standard on occupational Health and Safety reaches second draft stage

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has now published the second draft of ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems – Requirements. The yet-to-be launched international standard specifies requirements for an occupational Health and...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017
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Manchester Metropolitan University outsourced security contract awarded to Oltec FM

Facilities management specialist Oltec FM has been awarded the contract to provide all outsourced security and security guarding support to the in-house security team at Manchester Metropolitan University. The new contract expands Oltec’s current role at the university,...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017
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Metropolitan Police Service publishes end-of-year crime statistics for 2016-2017

The force’s end-of-year crime statistics covering the period 2016-2017 have just been issued by the Metropolitan Police Service. There were just shy of 775,000 offences committed in London (the corresponding figure for 2015-2016 being 740,933). Acts of fraud and forgery are...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017
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Pilgrims Group wins prestigious security guarding and management contract with PwC UK

A major new contract with the multinational professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been awarded to Pilgrims Group in the wake of an extensive tendering process. Pilgrims now takes over responsibility for the delivery of PwC’s securit...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017
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CGI-Oxford Economics Study: “Severe cyber breaches lead to massive decline in share prices”

CGI has unveiled the results of an in-depth economic study entitled ‘The Cyber-Value Connection’, which shows that a typical ‘severe’ cyber security breach represents a permanent cost of 1.8% of a company’s value, as measured relative to a control group of peer companies....
Posted On 13 Apr 2017
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Violence Reduction Workshops focused on night-time economy to be run by SIA

The Security Industry Authority is running a series of events across the UK designed to promote violence reduction measures within the night-time economy. The first of these events is scheduled for Tuesday 25 April in Ipswich. In essence, the private security industry’s...
Posted On 13 Apr 2017
Brandon Lewis MP
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Home Office funds Police and Crime Commissioners to support further police and fire collaboration

Brandon Lewis, the Minister for Policing and the Fire Service at the Home Office, has awarded £1 million from the Police Transformation Fund to nine Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) for their work in developing proposals to take on the additional responsibility for the...
Posted On 13 Apr 2017
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Europol hosts Online Terrorist Propaganda Conference to target Internet messaging

On 10 and 11 April, Europol’s European Counter-Terrorism Centre (ECTC) hosted its first high-level conference on Online Terrorist Propaganda. Over 150 participants gathered at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague to discuss a wide variety of topics pertaining to the current...
Posted On 13 Apr 2017