Andrew ShawCanary Wharf Station in the heart of London's DocklandsBrian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk UKCoventry Magistrates CourtTheresa MayLeft to Right: Andy Morley and Ian Haycock from ProAktive Risk Management pictured with Jonathan Craig from Mercia Fund ManagersJulia McCarronProfessor Martin Gill CSyP FSyIAlan Nathan

New technology revealed by Home Office to help combat terrorist content online

The Home Office has announced the development of new technology to automatically detect terrorist content on any

Safeguarding Schools: Secure Emergency Lockdown Protocols

The Duty of Care that education officials have in terms of providing a safe environment for everyone on their

“Local authorities facing 19 million cyber attacks per year” reveals Big Brother Watch

UK councils have been subjected to over 98 million cyber attacks in the past five years, an investigation by

UK public transport security to benefit from growing shift towards real-time video surveillance

A move away from legacy analogue CCTV technology to IP video solutions will enable critical transport networks to

UK’s leading IT and cyber professionals to converge in London for Security IT Summit

This year is already setting new records for delegate and supplier attendance at the Security IT Summit, which

Taking Back The Power

Cuts to police funding, misinterpreted legislation and social issues that are creating a rise in certain types of

Substance Abuse

Worryingly, the UK now has one of the highest rates of acid attacks in the world. Upwards of 400 attacks were

Coventry security director found guilty of providing unlicensed security operative

On Wednesday 14 February at Coventry Magistrates’ Court, Michael Ryan (director of Coventry-based IG Security

Tomorrow’s cyber elite return to University of Cambridge for Inter-ACE cyber security challenge

Over 130 competitors from 18 of the UK’s leading cyber security universities will pit their skills against one

Government commits to an additional £44.5 million security spend at Channel ports

Britain is set to spend just shy of £45 million on additional security measures at Channel ports. The boost in UK

Mercia Fund Managers backs £2 million MBO at risk management firm ProAktive Risk Group

Insurance and risk management consultancy ProAktive Risk Group has undergone a £2 million management buy-out backed

Advent IM introduces MyDataProtectionOfficer advisory service ahead of GDPR

In direct response to the European Union’s upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirement for

Dedicated international standard for managing risk in organisations revised by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has published the revised international standard for risk management BS ISO

National Security Inspectorate announces Gold Sponsors for NSI Summit 2018

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has unveiled the Gold Sponsors for this year’s NSI Summit taking place on

Risk UK February 2018

News Analysis: SIA Approved Contractor Scheme Phase One Review. News Special: Total Security Summit. Opinion: Mind

Security Research Initiative’s latest survey examines buyer-supplier relationships

What does a successful buyer-supplier relationship look like in the world of security? Perpetuity Research has

Security company director under lock and key following HM Revenue and Customs investigation

The director of a Gloucester security services company who stole almost half a million pounds in tax has been

Security industry opinion-formers set to join forces for SIA Stakeholder Conference

One of the security industry’s most influential discussion and debating forums is taking place in London next

Pilgrims Group builds security guarding success on “strong teams and technology”

Improved technology and continued teamwork in Pilgrims Group’s Security Guarding division have contributed to

United Nations and Interpol leaders join forces to address global security issues

With an increased risk of foreign fighters returning home or joining other conflicts following the liberation

Metropolitan Police Service takes part in week of action targeting knife crime

The Metropolitan Police Service is taking part in the latest national phase of Operation Sceptre this week as part

Data-stealing hacker tool taken out of circulation thanks to National Crime Agency

A cyber hacking tool that allowed criminals to take full control of victims’ machines is no longer available after

BSIA extends nominations deadline for 2018’s prestigious Security Personnel Awards

The closing date for nominations for 2018’s Security Personnel Awards has been extended by the British Security

Axis Security appoints Alan Nathan in newly-created business continuity and risk manager role

Axis Security has appointed Alan Nathan to the newly-created national position of business continuity and risk

West Yorkshire Police trials all-new Home Office mobile fingerprinting technology

New mobile fingerprinting technology will allow front line officers across the country to use their smart phones to

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Safeguarding Schools: Secure Emergency Lockdown Protocols

The Duty of Care that education officials have in terms of providing a safe environment for everyone on their premises is arguably more challenging in today’s world than at any time in days gone by. One area that should be identified for regular review is emergency lockdown....
Posted On 20 Feb 2018

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New technology revealed by Home Office to help combat terrorist content online

The Home Office has announced the development of new technology to automatically detect terrorist content on any online platforms. Tests have shown that this new tool can automatically detect 94% of Daesh propaganda with 99.995% accuracy. It has an extremely high degree of...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
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“Local authorities facing 19 million cyber attacks per year” reveals Big Brother Watch

UK councils have been subjected to over 98 million cyber attacks in the past five years, an investigation by privacy campaigner Big Brother Watch has revealed. The report exposes the extraordinary extent of cyber security threats faced by local authorities – amounting to 37 cyber...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
Canary Wharf Station in the heart of London's Docklands
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UK public transport security to benefit from growing shift towards real-time video surveillance

A move away from legacy analogue CCTV technology to IP video solutions will enable critical transport networks to effectively deter, detect and delay threats to ensure passenger safety. More than 85% of transport networks across Western Europe are planning to install IP cameras...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
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UK’s leading IT and cyber professionals to converge in London for Security IT Summit

This year is already setting new records for delegate and supplier attendance at the Security IT Summit, which takes place on 3 July 2018 at the Hilton London Hotel, Canary Wharf. The Summit – for which Risk UK is an Official Media Partner – is a highly focused event...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
Coventry Magistrates Court
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Coventry security director found guilty of providing unlicensed security operative

On Wednesday 14 February at Coventry Magistrates’ Court, Michael Ryan (director of Coventry-based IG Security Services Ltd) was found guilty of providing an unlicensed security operative, which is an offence under the Private Security Industry Act 2001. Ryan was fined £850 and...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
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Tomorrow’s cyber elite return to University of Cambridge for Inter-ACE cyber security challenge

Over 130 competitors from 18 of the UK’s leading cyber security universities will pit their skills against one another in a two-day cyber security competition organised by the University of Cambridge. Now in its third year, the Inter-ACE is supported by GCHQ’s National Cyber...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
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Government commits to an additional £44.5 million security spend at Channel ports

Britain is set to spend just shy of £45 million on additional security measures at Channel ports. The boost in UK funding for border security, announced by Prime Minister Theresa May in the wake of detailed talks at Sandhurst Military Academy with French President Emmanuel...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
Left to Right: Andy Morley and Ian Haycock from ProAktive Risk Management pictured with Jonathan Craig from Mercia Fund Managers
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Mercia Fund Managers backs £2 million MBO at risk management firm ProAktive Risk Group

Insurance and risk management consultancy ProAktive Risk Group has undergone a £2 million management buy-out backed by debt funding from Mercia Fund Managers. Based in Doncaster and also operating an office in Sheffield, ProAktive Risk Group is a commercial insurance broker which...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
Julia McCarron
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Advent IM introduces MyDataProtectionOfficer advisory service ahead of GDPR

In direct response to the European Union’s upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirement for some businesses and organisations to have a dedicated Data Protection Officer (DPO) in place, Advent IM has launched a new data protection advisory service....
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
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Dedicated international standard for managing risk in organisations revised by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has published the revised international standard for risk management BS ISO 31000:2018 Risk Management: Guidelines. The purpose of this standard is to assist a given organisation to integrate risk management into all of its activities and...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018