Left to Right: PC Shaun Cartwright, who accepted PC Keith Palmer's posthumous award, Home Secretary Sajid Savid and PC Charlie GuenigaultSimon BanksAshley Almanza: CEO at G4SPaul DarbyJames Kelly: CEO of the BSIALiverpool Crown Court

Home Secretary Sajid Javid honours PC Keith Palmer at 23rd Annual Police Bravery Awards

Hosted by the Police Federation of England and Wales, the 23rd Annual Police Bravery Awards saw PC Keith Palmer

Incoming BSIA chairman Simon Banks targets more apprenticeships in security sector

Speaking at the Trade Association’s Annual Luncheon and British Security Awards 2018 Ceremony held in central

ACTE Global and International SOS report unveils startling shortfalls in hotel safety planning

The business travel landscape continues to evolve on a rapid footing, with security threats constantly emerging in

OCS moves to extend security guarding contract with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

OCS has extended its contract to deliver security guarding and emergency helipad response services at Alder Hey

Cyber criminals jailed for National Lottery intrusion in wake of NCA investigation

Two cyber criminals have been sentenced for committing offences against the National Lottery after a National Crime

G4S Group’s CEO Ashley Almanza appointed chair of International Security Ligue

G4S Group’s CEO Ashley Almanza has been announced as the new chair of the International Security Ligue, an

Government commits to joint UK-US Task Force focused on tackling international crime

Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump have committed to tackle the global threat posed by

Two former senior bankers convicted of fraud in SFO’s EURIBOR manipulation case

Two former senior bankers have been convicted for manipulating the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (EURIBOR) at the

EU Law Enforcement and Google confront terrorist propaganda in latest Europol Referral Action Days

On Monday 9 July and Tuesday 10 July, Europol’s Internet Referral Unit (EU IRU) organised the tenth joint Referral

Outdated VPN Remote Access: Putting CNI Organisations at Risk

When Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) were first developed back in the 1990s, the idea was to extend the LAN to

Access Control: Techniques for Tackling The Tailgaters

Security is an extremely important aspect of managing any facility, of course, no matter how big or small the

The Unique Challenges of Keeping UK Citizens Safe in 2018 and Beyond

You know you’re facing an area of grave concern when experts at the World Economic Forum signpost ‘cyber

Nedap’s Transit Ultimate represents “best fit” for demanding access control regimes

Access control solutions specialist Nortech is now offering a robust long-range reader from Nedap based on

Kentec brings Vizulinx to market for remote management of fire episodes

Kentec, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of life-critical control systems, has launched Vizulinx. This

Trust Arc Survey: “20% of companies report GDPR compliance post-25 May deadline”

TrustArc, the data privacy management company, has announced the results of a comprehensive survey conducted by

Shred-it/Ipsos Study: “British consumers still fear online banking despite ‘rigorous’ security checks”

British consumers remain most fearful about banking online and information security as a factor in deciding which

BSIA aims for British Security Awards to be “the national event” honouring “the industry’s finest”

In welcoming members and their guests to the British Security Awards 2018 on Wednesday 11 July, the British

Excellence in security highlighted at BSIA’s inaugural British Security Awards 2018

On Wednesday 11 July at the London Marriott Hotel on Grosvenor Square, the British Security Industry Association

FIREX International reflects present national agenda on fire safety in built environment

Over 18,000 visitors (representing a 12% increase on the 2017 event) and more than 140 exhibitors – 70 of which

Businesses attend cyber crime briefing as offences in the City increase by nearly one third

The City of London Police’s Cyber Crime Unit has now held its first Cyber Griffin briefing after the initiative was

“World-class” fraud and cyber crime court approved for London’s Fleetbank House site

A new flagship court specifically designed to tackle cyber crime, fraud and economic crime will reinforce the UK’s

IBM Study: “Hidden costs of data breaches increase expense for businesses”

IBM Security has published the results of a global study examining the full financial impact of a data breach on a

HMRC and Security Industry Authority join forces on MoU to clamp down on tax fraud

HMRC and the Security Industry Authority (SIA) have agreed on a new partnership specifically designed to tackle

Door supervisor faces two years behind bars following SIA prosecution for fraud

On Thursday 5 July at Liverpool Crown Court, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) successfully prosecuted Jack

Government’s targeted ban on ticket bot software programs comes into force

Ticket touts are now banned from using automated software to buy more tickets for events than they are allowed,

Security & Fire Management News

Left to Right: PC Shaun Cartwright, who accepted PC Keith Palmer's posthumous award, Home Secretary Sajid Savid and PC Charlie Guenigault
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Home Secretary Sajid Javid honours PC Keith Palmer at 23rd Annual Police Bravery Awards

Hosted by the Police Federation of England and Wales, the 23rd Annual Police Bravery Awards saw PC Keith Palmer honoured posthumously by Home Secretary Sajid Javid. Javid, who was presenting the trophies, paid tribute to PC Palmer who was killed while defending Parliament during...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018
Simon Banks
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Incoming BSIA chairman Simon Banks targets more apprenticeships in security sector

Speaking at the Trade Association’s Annual Luncheon and British Security Awards 2018 Ceremony held in central London on Wednesday 11 July, the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) new chairman Simon Banks – co-founder and Group managing director at CSL...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018

Opinion

Paul Darby
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Outdated VPN Remote Access: Putting CNI Organisations at Risk

When Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) were first developed back in the 1990s, the idea was to extend the LAN to employees’ home offices and hotels as they hit the road. This meant giving employees remote access to everything their company network had to offer, just as if...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
Simon Shawley
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Unlocking the Full Power of Open Platform VMS

It’s generally understood that Video Management Software (VMS) is able to put operators firmly in control of a video surveillance system by allowing any combination of camera types and images to be displayed on Control Room screens and recorded at the same time. These...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018

Features

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Access Control: Techniques for Tackling The Tailgaters

Security is an extremely important aspect of managing any facility, of course, no matter how big or small the building may be. Whether it’s a commercial office or a hospital, managers and owners must account for the safety of a building’s occupants. As times and technologies have...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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The Unique Challenges of Keeping UK Citizens Safe in 2018 and Beyond

You know you’re facing an area of grave concern when experts at the World Economic Forum signpost ‘cyber attack’  as one of the Top Three most probable global risks of 2018. The threat of such an attack has been put up there with extreme weather events and natural...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018

Technology

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Nedap’s Transit Ultimate represents “best fit” for demanding access control regimes

Access control solutions specialist Nortech is now offering a robust long-range reader from Nedap based on semi-active RFID technology and which enables automatic vehicle identification at distances of up to 10 metres and vehicle speeds of up to 125 mph. The Transit Ultimate is a...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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Kentec brings Vizulinx to market for remote management of fire episodes

Kentec, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of life-critical control systems, has launched Vizulinx. This solution is branded as a sophisticated, yet easy to use fire alarm management system that enables building managers and service providers to monitor and control fire...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018

Training and Careers

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Axis Group’s learning and development business division celebrates first year of operations

The Axis Academy, Axis Group’s dedicated learning and development business division, is celebrating its first anniversary with an open day showcasing a selection of the 77 courses the company now has on offer. The open day will take place on Thursday 27 September. During its...
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
Kevin Matthew
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Certified Technical Security Professionals Register to incorporate auditors and consultants

Tavcom Training, operator of the professional Register of Certified Technical Security Professionals (CTSP), will announce this week that the Register now recognises auditors and consultants. In addition, details of a new Vocational Application Pathway for the Register will be...
Posted On 18 Jun 2018

Cyber

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Trust Arc Survey: “20% of companies report GDPR compliance post-25 May deadline”

TrustArc, the data privacy management company, has announced the results of a comprehensive survey conducted by Dimensional Research that gauges the status of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance among UK, US and EU (excluding UK) companies one month after the...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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Shred-it/Ipsos Study: “British consumers still fear online banking despite ‘rigorous’ security checks”

British consumers remain most fearful about banking online and information security as a factor in deciding which bank to use. That’s according to new data released in Shred-it’s eighth annual State of the Industry Report. When asked about security concerns relating...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018