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Risk UK April 2018

News Analysis: UK-EU Security Co-operation Post-Brexit. News Special: Anti-Money Laundering Regime Review. Opinion:

Data Privacy: Placing Growing Demands on Security

The rush towards encryption, authentication and Personal Identity Verification (PIV) is reaching fever pitch at

British Standard BS 8572 for procurement of facilities services revised by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has published BS 8572:2018 Procurement of Facility-Related Services Code of

Project Servator counter-terrorism policing tactic goes live across whole of London

Project Servator – a policing tactic used to deter, detect and disrupt terrorism and a range of other criminality –

Director Jeremy Fleming unveils plans for all-new GCHQ site in Manchester

GCHQ director Jeremy Fleming has announced the organisation’s plans to open a new site in Manchester. The

AI-powered ‘Robo-Lawyer’ helps step up SFO’s fight against economic crime

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has announced a significant upgrade to its document analysis capability as

Downtime: Do You Know How Much It’s Costing Your Business?

At the risk of stating the obvious, downtime can be a nightmare for security personnel who are tasked with ensuring

Axis Communications awarded Government-backed Cyber Essentials accreditation in UK

Axis Communications, the network video technology pioneer, has recently received Cyber Essentials accreditation in

Critical Communications World to celebrate 20 years of advancing mission-critical communications

Critical Communications World (CCW), the leading conference and exhibition dedicated to connecting critical

Ward Security strengthens client-facing team with appointment of Julian Roche

Ward Security has appointed Julian Roche to the role of director in a move designed to reflect the company’s

Home Secretary unveils detail underpinning law enforcement crackdown on Dark Web

Speaking at the recent CYBERUK Conference in Manchester, Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced that, as part of a £9

Brooknight engages Broadstone to drive growth for security services provider

Broadstone, a new recruitment marketplace for the private security sector, has entered into a strategic partnership

Ward Security retains place among guarding elite in wake of latest SIA audit process

National security company Ward Security remains among the Top 1-2% of approved security providers in the UK after

BSIA appoints former Flying Squad DCI Sarah Staff as new head of SaferCash

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed former Detective Chief Inspector Sarah Staff to its

IFSEC International 2018 organiser UBM unveils plans for Converged Security Centre

Event organiser UBM has announced that IFSEC International 2018 (which takes place at London’s ExCeL from

CSSC launches in East Midlands as business community bids to defeat terrorism

In the fourth and final week of the Action Counters Terrorism campaign, the Cross-Sector Safety and Security

“Multi-cloud use and compliance requirements shape encryption strategies” finds Thales’ Global Encryption Study

Critical information systems, cyber security and data security specialist Thales has announced the results of the

Annual Plan for 2018-2019 published by National Crime Agency to “deliver step change”

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has published its Annual Plan for 2018-2019, setting out what the organisation will

Johnson Controls bolsters cloud-based solutions with acquisition of Smartvue Corporation

Johnson Controls has acquired Smartvue, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) and video provider which empowers cloud

First UK organisations certified to global data protection scheme by BSI ahead of GDPR deadline

BSI has launched a new certification scheme designed to help today’s organisations demonstrate that

Innovise moves to acquire risk and loss prevention solutions specialist Ministry of Ideas

Innovise has acquired the Ministry of Ideas (MOI) businesses in the UK, North America and Poland to form a new

Kentec appoints Kevin Swann as managing director to drive company growth

Kentec, one of the UK’s leading life safety control systems manufacturers, has appointed Kevin Swann as the

Outgoing Europol executive director Rob Wainwright joins RUSI as Senior Associate Fellow

The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has appointed Rob Wainwright to the position of Senor Associate Fellow.

“Halfway house” National Security Capability Review “a cause for concern” states Joint Select Committee

The importance of a robust and coherent process in setting the National Security Strategy (NSS) has been underlined

Registration now open for ASIS International’s Global Security Exchange 2018

ASIS International has opened registrations for the flagship Global Security Exchange (GSX) event taking place from

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Data Privacy: Placing Growing Demands on Security

The rush towards encryption, authentication and Personal Identity Verification (PIV) is reaching fever pitch at present as data breaches hit the national and international news headlines and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) punishments up the financial ante, writes Jason...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018

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British Standard BS 8572 for procurement of facilities services revised by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has published BS 8572:2018 Procurement of Facility-Related Services Code of Practice. The revised British Standard guides those responsible for the management of facilities through a roadmap for successful procurement. BS 8572 was developed to...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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Project Servator counter-terrorism policing tactic goes live across whole of London

Project Servator – a policing tactic used to deter, detect and disrupt terrorism and a range of other criminality – is now operating across the entirety of London. The tactic is already active in various parts of the capital, including in the Square Mile since 2014, with the...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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Director Jeremy Fleming unveils plans for all-new GCHQ site in Manchester

GCHQ director Jeremy Fleming has announced the organisation’s plans to open a new site in Manchester. The all-new secure location in the North West of England will be at the heart of the nation’s security, using “cutting-edge technology and technical ingenuity”...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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AI-powered ‘Robo-Lawyer’ helps step up SFO’s fight against economic crime

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has announced a significant upgrade to its document analysis capability as Artificial Intelligence (AI) is made available to all of its new casework from this month. By automating document analysis, AI technology allows the SFO to investigate more...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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Axis Communications awarded Government-backed Cyber Essentials accreditation in UK

Axis Communications, the network video technology pioneer, has recently received Cyber Essentials accreditation in the UK. The scheme, which was launched by the Government back in 2014, encourages businesses of all sizes in any industry to adhere to Best Practice in the field of...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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Critical Communications World to celebrate 20 years of advancing mission-critical communications

Critical Communications World (CCW), the leading conference and exhibition dedicated to connecting critical communications professionals, is marking its 20th Anniversary by delivering what promises to be the most informative event for the brand run to date. To be held at the...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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Ward Security strengthens client-facing team with appointment of Julian Roche

Ward Security has appointed Julian Roche to the role of director in a move designed to reflect the company’s ambitious plans to become the security supplier of choice in London as well as its overriding commitment to strengthen the business’ client-facing team as it...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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Home Secretary unveils detail underpinning law enforcement crackdown on Dark Web

Speaking at the recent CYBERUK Conference in Manchester, Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced that, as part of a £9 million fund, law enforcement’s response to The Dark Web will be bolstered to tackle those who use the anonymity of the online space for illegal activities such as...
Posted On 13 Apr 2018
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Brooknight engages Broadstone to drive growth for security services provider

Broadstone, a new recruitment marketplace for the private security sector, has entered into a strategic partnership with one of the UK’s leading security services providers, namely Brooknight. Broadstone will now support Brooknight to identify and secure high quality, vetted and...
Posted On 13 Apr 2018
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Ward Security retains place among guarding elite in wake of latest SIA audit process

National security company Ward Security remains among the Top 1-2% of approved security providers in the UK after achieving a score of 170 out of 174 in an independent audit conducted on behalf of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) – the organisation responsible for...
Posted On 13 Apr 2018