Nick HurdBrindleyplace in BirminghamDr Ciaran O'Keeffe of Buckinghamshire New UniversityHer Royal Highness The Princess Royal presents Mark Barber of Securitas with his Highly Commended certificate

BIFM sets out strategic priorities for FM sector and Government in wake of General Election

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has moved to set out its strategic priorities for the

“Government must refresh its Brexit strategy” warns security Trade Association ADS

The Government must refresh its Brexit strategy and reach out to a wider community in order to build consensus for

Operation Creative prevents “millions of pounds” ending up in hands of criminals

A groundbreaking police operation run by the City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU)

Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton supports police action designed to tackle knife crime

The Home Office has hosted an event for police forces across the country to try to break the cycle of knife crime.

Over 75% of organisations face unnecessary disruption risks for critical applications

Many organisations don’t devote enough attention to mission-critical applications when creating disaster recovery

University College London hit by ransomware attack following May’s WannaCry episode

Only a month after the WannaCry attack that affected around 250,000 networks across the world, it seems that

Cardinal Security looks to shape future of guarding through all-new Training Academy

Security solutions provider Cardinal Security has announced the forthcoming introduction of the Cardinal Training

“Company directors at greater risk of identity fraud” reveals joint Cifas-LexisNexis Risk Solutions Report

A new collaborative report issued by Cifas – the UK’s leading fraud prevention service – and LexisNexis

Security Industry Authority re-opens ACS Review in wake of pre-General Election purdah period

Following on from the pre-General Election purdah period, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) has re-opened the

BSIA set to host Cyber Security Services launch event at IFSEC International 2017

Organised by UBM EMEA, IFSEC International 2017 – which takes place at London’s ExCeL from 20-22 June

IFSEC offers platform for UTC Fire & Security UK to demonstrate Advisor Advanced intruder and access solution

UTC Fire & Security UK will be demonstrating the new features of the Advisor Advanced integrated security

Lenel showcasing mobile credentials and readers at IFSEC International 2017

Lenel will be showcasing a number of innovative mobile security and safety solutions at IFSEC International 2017.

Wavestore set to highlight benefits of fully-integrated security at IFSEC International 2017

Wavestore, the developer of open platform Video Management Software (VMS), will be hosted by two of its technology

Hanwha Techwin outlines determination to “Move With Trust” at IFSEC International 2017

Ahead of IFSEC International at London’s ExCeL next week, Bob Hwang (managing director at Hanwha Techwin

Nick Hurd appointed Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service by Prime Minister Theresa May

Nick Hurd, the Conservative MP for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner, has been unveiled as the new Minister of State

“Operational and reputational risk top CEOs’ worry list” finds KPMG’s latest survey

According to the findings of a new survey carried out by auditing, tax and advisory specialist KPMG (during which

Euralarm’s Annual Report for 2016-2017 “shows an organisation focused on impact”

Euralarm, the European Trade Association of the electronic fire safety and security industry, has just published

CIS Security chosen by GVA to protect extensive Midlands and South West property portfolio

Building and facilities management specialist GVA (formerly Bilfinger GVA) has appointed CIS Security to provide

Gloucester City Council heavily fined by ICO for leaving personal information “vulnerable to attack”

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Gloucester City Council £100,000 after a cyber attacker

Reports on “heroic efforts” of rescuers can reduce public fears in wake of terrorist attacks

Press reporting that concentrates wholly on the heroic efforts of rescuers can reduce public fears in the aftermath

Risk UK June 2017

News Analysis: WannaCry Ransomware Attack. News Special: Cortech Open Innovation Events 2017. Opinion: Closing the

Prestigious Peter Greenwood and Ian Marsh industry awards now open for nominations

Security, fire and emergency response sector professionals are being urged to nominate “outstanding”

Comprehensive iPass study unearths CEOs as “greatest risk” posed to enterprise security

Four-in-ten organisations believe that C-Level executives – including CEOs – are most at risk of being

Axis Group wins three-year security services contract at Houndshill Shopping Centre

Axis Group – one of the UK’s fastest-growing security, cleaning, Front of House and support services

Securitas Academy manager Mark Barber receives City & Guilds accolade from HRH The Princess Royal

Mark Barber, Academy and qualifications design manager at Securitas UK, has been presented with the prestigious

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Corporate Culture, A Sense of Risk and Innovation

Although organisations see the value of adopting an innovative approach, it’s not always the easiest thing to introduce. This isn’t necessarily because people are openly opposed to the idea. Instead, it’s the perceived sense of risk that ultimately scuppers a company’s...
Posted On 12 Jun 2017

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BIFM sets out strategic priorities for FM sector and Government in wake of General Election

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has moved to set out its strategic priorities for the facilities management (FM) sector following the General Election. Accounting for around 7% of the UK’s GDP, the health of the wider FM industry has a major impact on...
Posted On 19 Jun 2017
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“Government must refresh its Brexit strategy” warns security Trade Association ADS

The Government must refresh its Brexit strategy and reach out to a wider community in order to build consensus for its negotiating priorities. Trade Association ADS believes it’s important all the potential options for a successful Brexit remain on the table. These would...
Posted On 19 Jun 2017
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Operation Creative prevents “millions of pounds” ending up in hands of criminals

A groundbreaking police operation run by the City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) that disrupts illegal websites providing pirated access to films, TV, books, music and games has seen major success. Research shows that, in the last 12 months,...
Posted On 19 Jun 2017
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Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton supports police action designed to tackle knife crime

The Home Office has hosted an event for police forces across the country to try to break the cycle of knife crime. At the briefing, Sarah Newton (Minister for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism) encouraged more forces to join the Operation Sceptre week of...
Posted On 18 Jun 2017
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Over 75% of organisations face unnecessary disruption risks for critical applications

Many organisations don’t devote enough attention to mission-critical applications when creating disaster recovery plans. One of the biggest reasons is the ‘resiliency perception gap’, or the gap between executives’ perceptions of the effectiveness of their resiliency...
Posted On 18 Jun 2017
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University College London hit by ransomware attack following May’s WannaCry episode

Only a month after the WannaCry attack that affected around 250,000 networks across the world, it seems that ransomware is back in the headlines again with an attack on University College London, one of the largest universities in the UK with over 10,000 employees and nearly...
Posted On 16 Jun 2017
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Cardinal Security looks to shape future of guarding through all-new Training Academy

Security solutions provider Cardinal Security has announced the forthcoming introduction of the Cardinal Training Academy, which will perform a vital role in attracting new entrants to the industry. Scheduled to open in August 2017, the Training Academy is already attracting a...
Posted On 16 Jun 2017
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“Company directors at greater risk of identity fraud” reveals joint Cifas-LexisNexis Risk Solutions Report

A new collaborative report issued by Cifas – the UK’s leading fraud prevention service – and LexisNexis Risk Solutions (an information solutions provider that helps organisations to assess, manage and predict risk) highlights that company directors are one of the most...
Posted On 15 Jun 2017
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Security Industry Authority re-opens ACS Review in wake of pre-General Election purdah period

Following on from the pre-General Election purdah period, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) has re-opened the industry survey element underpinning its fundamental review of the flagship Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS). The results of the ACS review will help to identify ways...
Posted On 15 Jun 2017
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BSIA set to host Cyber Security Services launch event at IFSEC International 2017

Organised by UBM EMEA, IFSEC International 2017 – which takes place at London’s ExCeL from 20-22 June – is set to be another impressive event, with an extensive seminar programme and a wide range of security products and services on show. There will be plenty to...
Posted On 15 Jun 2017