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Tavcom presents ‘The Future of Security Training’ Theatre at IFSEC International 2018

Tavcom Training, part of the Linx International Group, is delivering the free educational programme for ‘The

“Fines for UK data privacy issues increased by nearly £1 million in 2017” reports PwC

Of the 91 enforcement actions for breaches of current data protection laws taken by the Information

Atalian and Servest merge to create “global leader in facilities management services”

Two international facilities management (FM) providers, namely Atalian and Servest, have merged to form Atalian

58% of businesses have “no defined process” for responding to Data Access Subject Requests

New research conducted by BSI, the business improvement company, has revealed that over half of European

Hanwha Techwin introduces Wisenet intrusion detection solutions for end users

Hanwha Techwin and analytics specialist A.I Tech have jointly engineered affordable, single device intruder

ievo produces “comprehensive range” of BIM objects for NBS National BIM Library

ievo, the Newcastle-based manufacturer of biometric authentication technology, has been working closely with NBS to

680% rise in mobile app fraud transactions post-2015 unearthed by RSA study

RSA Security has released its Q1 2018 Fraud Report featuring an analysis of consumer fraud data from the RSA Fraud

IFSEC International 2018: Show Preview

IFSEC International is Europe’s leading security event and the only global stage committed to co-creating the

Axis Group secures new contract with Savills for security and support services

Savills, one of the world’s largest real estate firms, has chosen two Axis Group companies – namely Axis

Preparing for the Unexpected: Top Tips on Business Continuity

There are a number of external factors that can significantly impact a business of any size, especially for

Focusing on Improved Total Cost of Ownership

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is a hot topic in security circles and it’s a dialogue that manufacturers are

Dean Haydon appointed as Senior National Co-ordinator for Counter-Terrorism Policing

Deputy Assistant Commissioner (DAC) Dean Haydon has been appointed as the new Senior National Co-ordinator for

Medical recruitment agent jailed for “masterminding multiple NHS fraud conspiracies”

A medical recruitment agent – along with four healthcare assistants and a nurse whom he had persuaded to

£1 million of Home Office funding set aside to boost ongoing fight against knife crime

Charities in England and Wales can now bid for a share of a £1 million Home Office fund set aside to help steer

BT joins forces with Europol on MoU in determined bid to build “safer cyber space”

BT has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Europol to share knowledge about major cyber threats and

“Dangerous and inaccurate” police facial recognition technology exposed in Big Brother Watch report

Big Brother Watch is launching a campaign calling for the police service to stop using what the privacy and civil

New research reveals low levels of GDPR compliance among educational facilities

Despite high levels of awareness regarding the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes

University of Greenwich fined £120,000 by ICO in wake of “serious” security breach

The University of Greenwich has been fined £120,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) following

Understanding the Body Language of Criminal Behaviour

Do your security guarding teams and CCTV operators know what they’re looking for when they’re on patrol

“Organisations struggling with cyber security should learn from NHS guidance” urges Databarracks

Organisations struggling to improve their cyber security defences should take note of the recommendations proposed

Risk Warden streamlines risk assessment and management process for end users

Risk Warden, a pioneering Internet-based risk assessment and management tool, is now available to help assessors

Wavestore and Facit form technology partnership to aid EU GDPR compliance

Wavestore and analytics expert Facit Data Systems have formed a technology partnership to help organisations comply

Jacksons Fencing “seamlessly transitions” to ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Standard

Security fencing manufacturer Jacksons Fencing has recently completed its transition to the most up-to-date version

Two courses for new qualification pathway released by Fire Industry Association

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has announced that two new courses are now available to book under t

BSIA launches rebranded national annual awards scheme as British Security Awards

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has renamed its annual Security Personnel Awards. From this year,

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Tavcom presents ‘The Future of Security Training’ Theatre at IFSEC International 2018

Tavcom Training, part of the Linx International Group, is delivering the free educational programme for ‘The Future of Security Training’ Theatre at IFSEC International 2018 alongside sponsor Panasonic UK. The dedicated education theatre will deliver a range of...
Posted On 24 May 2018
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“Fines for UK data privacy issues increased by nearly £1 million in 2017” reports PwC

Of the 91 enforcement actions for breaches of current data protection laws taken by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) last year, 54 monetary penalties were issued to UK organisations totalling £4,207,500. That’s an increase of nearly one million pounds over...
Posted On 24 May 2018

Opinion

Klaus Allion
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Preparing for the Unexpected: Top Tips on Business Continuity

There are a number of external factors that can significantly impact a business of any size, especially for employees travelling to and from work and to customer meetings, states Klaus Allion. From extreme weather conditions, train strikes and industrial action through to road...
Posted On 22 May 2018
Leo Craig
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Fault Intolerance: Future Directions for UPS

Uninterruptible Power Supply systems are typically used to protect hardware such as computers, telecoms systems or other electrical equipment where an unexpected power disruption could cause injuries, fatalities, serious business disruption or data loss. Risk UK interviews Leo...
Posted On 02 May 2018

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Focusing on Improved Total Cost of Ownership

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is a hot topic in security circles and it’s a dialogue that manufacturers are increasingly having with specifiers, installers and end users, writes John Davies. The days of shifting cheap boxes are long gone as the market, very sensibly, has focused...
Posted On 22 May 2018
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Securing Critical Assets

Access control systems have come a long way since the invention of the lock and key. Advancements in technology have realised solutions to be integrated with web-based systems, allowing for traceability and time management within mechanical keys. Here, Pip Courcoux discusses...
Posted On 15 Apr 2018

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Hanwha Techwin introduces Wisenet intrusion detection solutions for end users

Hanwha Techwin and analytics specialist A.I Tech have jointly engineered affordable, single device intruder detection solutions which provide “maximum detection”, while “significantly reducing” the impact of time-consuming and costly false alarms. The...
Posted On 24 May 2018
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ievo produces “comprehensive range” of BIM objects for NBS National BIM Library

ievo, the Newcastle-based manufacturer of biometric authentication technology, has been working closely with NBS to produce a comprehensive range of BIM objects for the NBS National BIM Library with a keen focus on fingerprint readers and control panels. All ievo objects in the...
Posted On 24 May 2018

Training and Careers

Dr Craig Donald
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Understanding the Body Language of Criminal Behaviour

Do your security guarding teams and CCTV operators know what they’re looking for when they’re on patrol or sat staring at a bank of screens linked to an array of cameras? It may sound obvious, asserts Dr Craig Donald, but unless they’re able to spot the...
Posted On 22 May 2018
David Gill MSc CSyP FSyI: managing director of the Linx International Group
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PerpetuityARC Training introduces Essential Security Practices instruction programme

PerpetuityARC Training, which is part of the Linx International Group of companies, has now launched its Essential Security Practices online learning programme. The modular online education programme provides non-security personnel and those for whom corporate security is one of...
Posted On 21 May 2018

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BT joins forces with Europol on MoU in determined bid to build “safer cyber space”

BT has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Europol to share knowledge about major cyber threats and attacks as the two organisations reinforce their efforts to create a safer cyber space for citizens, businesses and Governments alike. The agreement, which was signed...
Posted On 22 May 2018
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“Organisations struggling with cyber security should learn from NHS guidance” urges Databarracks

Organisations struggling to improve their cyber security defences should take note of the recommendations proposed by a House of Commons Select Committee report into last year’s WannaCry ransomware epidemic. That’s according to Peter Groucutt, managing director of...
Posted On 22 May 2018