Alison Saunders: Director of Public ProsecutionsSimon ChapmanMagnus AhlqvistDaniel Hardy: the new managing director of the NBCS

Episodes of identity fraud soar to record levels in latest study conducted by Cifas

Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has released new figures showing that identity fraud has

Teesside security director sentenced to 32 months in prison following SIA investigation

At Teesside Crown Court on Friday 30 June 2017, Christopher Catchpole was sentenced to 32 months of imprisonment

British Standard 8593:2017 for police body-worn video cameras backed by industry

The British Standards Institution (BSI), the business standards company, has launched a new standard for body-worn

Hackers target retail business sector as cyber attack volumes double in just 12 months

The risk of a data breach is increasing in the retail business sector as retailers accumulate more and more

CPS revises guidelines on how organisation will seek to prosecute hate crimes

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has published new public statements on how it will prosecute hate crime and

Programme details announced for tall building fire safety events running in 2017-2018

The recent fires at Grenfell Tower in London and at The Torch in Dubai have highlighted the need for improvements

Two-in-three bosses at Britain’s biggest businesses not trained to deal with cyber attacks

Britain’s top businesses and charities urgently need to do more when it comes to protecting themselves from online

NBCS introduces Associate Membership scheme for security solutions providers

The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS) – a not-for-profit initiative that enables the sharing of data

Police officers find body-worn cameras “empowering” states London Metropolitan University study

New research has revealed widespread support among front line police officers for body-worn video cameras, with

Cardinal Security heralds dawn of new era with appointment of Simon Chapman as CEO

Cardinal Security, the provider of “dynamic and innovative” security solutions, has announced the

NCA figures highlight 300-plus live policing operations targeting modern slavery in UK

According to the National Crime Agency (NCA), modern slavery and human trafficking in the UK is far more prevalent

Project Griffin counter-terrorism training organised by NaCTSO available for security personnel

The opportunity has arisen for security operatives to take part in counter-terrorism training as part of Project

Securitas forges partnership with GreenRoad to improve driver safety for staff members

Securitas has partnered with GreenRoad – the industry leader in driver safety and behaviour technology – to improve

Door supervisor prosecuted for attempted fraud by falsely claiming compensation from SIA

On 11 August at Bristol Magistrates Court, Zakir Mohammed Zillul was prosecuted by the Security Industry Authority

UKCMA report focuses on reduction in number of security and stewarding personnel

A significant report detailing the results of a survey concerning an industry-wide reduction in the numbers of

Magnus Ahlqvist appointed president and CEO of Securitas AB as of March 2018

The Board of Directors of Securitas AB has appointed Magnus Ahlqvist as the new president and CEO of the business

Daniel Hardy appointed managing director of National Business Crime Solution

The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS) – a not-for-profit initiative that enables the sharing of data

71% of police forces deploy body-worn cameras, but cannot show when footage is used in court

A report published by civil liberties and privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch reveals that 71% of UK police

Membership of world’s largest non-profit association of certified cyber security professionals surges past 125,000

Membership of (ISC)² has surged past 125,000 certified cyber security professionals worldwide. As demand for

IoT-connected soldiers ‘hacked’ in latest Cyber Security Challenge UK competition

On Friday 11 August, Her Majesty’s Government Communications Centre (HMGCC), the Ministry of Defence (MoD),

“Employees pose greatest EU GDPR compliance risk” pinpoints latest Bluesource study

Six-in-ten organisations view their employees as the biggest threat to successful EU General Data Protection

Survey shows 83% of professionals believe BIM will support delivery of facilities management

Building Information Modelling (BIM) has the potential to deliver significant benefits to the facilities management

ICO warns NHS employees that unlawfully accessing patient records is an offence

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reminded NHS staff about the potentially serious consequences of

Wembley and Old Trafford stage counter-terrorism awareness events for new football season

With the new football season now underway, Counter-Terrorism Policing has been working with the Premier League, the

IHMA urges more action in face of new anti-counterfeiting report on pharma industry

The commercial hologram industry has welcomed a new report predicting ‘impressive’ growth for pharmaceutical

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Cyber Threats in the Oil and Gas Sector

Few threats expose the true interdependency of cyber and physical security more than those targeting the oil and natural gas (ONG) sector, writes Josh Lefkowitz. After all, oil and natural gas together account for 53% of the world’s energy consumption and remain integral...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017

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Episodes of identity fraud soar to record levels in latest study conducted by Cifas

Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has released new figures showing that identity fraud has continued to rise at unprecedented levels during the first six months of 2017.  A record 89,000 identity frauds were recorded, up 5% from last year. Representing over half...
Posted On 23 Aug 2017
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Teesside security director sentenced to 32 months in prison following SIA investigation

At Teesside Crown Court on Friday 30 June 2017, Christopher Catchpole was sentenced to 32 months of imprisonment following a guilty plea to offences of money laundering, supplying an unlicensed security operative and being the director of a security company without having a...
Posted On 23 Aug 2017
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British Standard 8593:2017 for police body-worn video cameras backed by industry

The British Standards Institution (BSI), the business standards company, has launched a new standard for body-worn video. With body-worn video cameras now widely adopted by councils and police services across the UK, and in response to concerns over data security and privacy, the...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017
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Hackers target retail business sector as cyber attack volumes double in just 12 months

The risk of a data breach is increasing in the retail business sector as retailers accumulate more and more personal information on their customers as part of their ongoing Big Data initiatives. As such, the number of retail businesses reporting data breaches to the Information...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017
Alison Saunders: Director of Public Prosecutions
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CPS revises guidelines on how organisation will seek to prosecute hate crimes

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has published new public statements on how it will prosecute hate crime and support victims in England and Wales. Amid rising volumes of reports to the police service, the CPS has consulted community groups and criminal justice partners to...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017
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Programme details announced for tall building fire safety events running in 2017-2018

The recent fires at Grenfell Tower in London and at The Torch in Dubai have highlighted the need for improvements in tall building design, construction, management and firefighting. With this in mind, the Tall Building Fire Safety Network – which offers regular courses and...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017
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Two-in-three bosses at Britain’s biggest businesses not trained to deal with cyber attacks

Britain’s top businesses and charities urgently need to do more when it comes to protecting themselves from online threats. According to new Government research and the latest ‘cyber health check’, one-in-ten FTSE 350 companies stated that they’re operating without a...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017
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NBCS introduces Associate Membership scheme for security solutions providers

The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS) – a not-for-profit initiative that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and the business community in order to reduce crime – is due to launch a new Associate Membership scheme specifically targeted...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017
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Police officers find body-worn cameras “empowering” states London Metropolitan University study

New research has revealed widespread support among front line police officers for body-worn video cameras, with officers finding their use “empowering”. The independent study, conducted by criminologists at London Metropolitan University, looked at officers’ attitudes...
Posted On 18 Aug 2017
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Cardinal Security heralds dawn of new era with appointment of Simon Chapman as CEO

Cardinal Security, the provider of “dynamic and innovative” security solutions, has announced the appointment of Simon Chapman as its new CEO. The move follows the introduction of a new ownership structure to take the organisation on to the next stage in its...
Posted On 18 Aug 2017