Andy NealInformation Commissioner Elizabeth DenhamPaul GermanAndrew 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 FSyI

“Fraud increasing in both cost and complexity for UK organisations” states PwC Survey

PwC’s latest study highlights that half of UK organisations questioned have been the victim of fraud and/or

Cardinus Risk Management’s all-new Security Division to be led by Andy Neal

Cardinus Risk Management has acquired the talent and expertise of Protaris founder and expert Andy Neal to head up

£10,000 confiscated from Sightguard Security Ltd director under Proceeds of Crime Act

On Monday 19 February at Portsmouth Crown Court, Victor Lewis, director of Sightguard Security Ltd, was ordered to

New model announced by Government for funding data protection work of ICO

The Government has announced a new charging structure for data controllers to ensure the continued funding of the

Fixing the Cyber Security Skills Shortage

Attitudes towards security continue to harden, with terrorism, geopolitical uncertainty and cyber threats now

William Hill ordered to pay £6.2 million penalty package for “systemic social responsibility and money laundering failures”

Systemic senior management failure to protect consumers and prevent money laundering will result in the William

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

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Fixing the Cyber Security Skills Shortage

Attitudes towards security continue to harden, with terrorism, geopolitical uncertainty and cyber threats now joining over-regulation in the top four threats posed to business growth prospects in PwC’s 2018 CEO Survey. This shift is reflected by the language now used publicly –...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018

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“Fraud increasing in both cost and complexity for UK organisations” states PwC Survey

PwC’s latest study highlights that half of UK organisations questioned have been the victim of fraud and/or economic crime in the last two years. More than half (51%) of the most disruptive crimes resulted in losses over $100,000 (£72,000) compared to 37% globally. Nearly a...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018
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Cardinus Risk Management’s all-new Security Division to be led by Andy Neal

Cardinus Risk Management has acquired the talent and expertise of Protaris founder and expert Andy Neal to head up the company’s all-new Security Division. This move actively expands Cardinus’ solutions to cover the risks presented to its clients’ assets and workforces from...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018
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£10,000 confiscated from Sightguard Security Ltd director under Proceeds of Crime Act

On Monday 19 February at Portsmouth Crown Court, Victor Lewis, director of Sightguard Security Ltd, was ordered to pay over £10,000 following an order under the Proceeds of Crime Act. The order is the result of the first independent confiscation order under the Proceeds of Crime...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018
Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham
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New model announced by Government for funding data protection work of ICO

The Government has announced a new charging structure for data controllers to ensure the continued funding of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The new structure was laid before Parliament on Tuesday 20 February as a Statutory Instrument and will come into effect on 25...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018
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William Hill ordered to pay £6.2 million penalty package for “systemic social responsibility and money laundering failures”

Systemic senior management failure to protect consumers and prevent money laundering will result in the William Hill Group (WHG) paying a penalty package of “at least £6.2 million”. A Gambling Commission investigation has revealed that, between November 2014 and...
Posted On 21 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 boasts “an extremely high degree...
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 Tuesday 3 July 2018 at the Hilton London Hotel, Canary Wharf. The Summit – for which Risk UK is an Official Media Partner – is a highly...
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