Peter Barker
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Are You Ready for Data Privacy Day?

Sunday 28 January is international Data Privacy Day (also known in Europe as Data Protection Day). First initiated by the Council of Europe back in 2007 and passed in the US House of Representatives two years later, it has become an established point in the calendar at which to...
Posted On 16 Jan 2018
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EC statement on EU data protection law elicits “no adequacy decision, no panic” response from PwC

On Tuesday 9 January, the European Commission published a Notice To Stakeholders about the potential implications of Brexit for EU data protection law. This is the first time the EU has made a statement on the adequacy decision and what the alternatives might be for the UK. In...
Posted On 12 Jan 2018
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RiskMap 2018: “Global fragility heightened by assertive political leadership” forecasts Control Risks

Control Risks, the specialist global risk consultancy, has warned that businesses will face “profound uncertainty” next year because of the increasingly personalised and assertive style of national leaders whose decisions are hard to predict. This outlook is detailed...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
The team from Land Securities with (far right) presenter Dominic Holland
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ICSA: The Governance Institute celebrates rise of governance at 2017 awards ceremony

ICSA: The Governance Institute has recognised companies, individuals and teams that are leading the way in corporate reporting, investor engagement and good governance at the organisation’s 2017 awards ceremony. The premier event in the governance calendar was hosted by...
Posted On 11 Dec 2017
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“UK must not risk sacrificing security on altar of innovation” warns (ISC)² EMEA md Adrian Davis

Business Secretary Greg Clark has launched the Government’s ambitious Industrial Strategy, setting out a long-term vision for how Britain can build on its economic strengths, address productivity performance, embrace technological change and boost the earning power of people...
Posted On 28 Nov 2017
Paul Everitt: CEO at ADS
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“Light touch customs deal vital to economy post-Brexit” urges Security Trade Association

The Government must pursue a more ambitious customs agreement with the European Union (EU) than any yet proposed and work closely with industry to develop concrete proposals. That’s the view of Trade Association the ADS Group. Introducing new customs processes for trade...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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Britain seeks “comprehensive security and law enforcement partnership” with EU post-Brexit

Britain will look to agree a comprehensive new security, law enforcement and criminal justice partnership with the European Union (EU) after Brexit to fight what the Government calls “our shared threats from terrorism and organised crime”. In the latest future...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017
John Robinson
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ISO 22316: Preparing for Brexit (Part Two)

With ISO 22316:2017 Security and Resilience – Organisational Resilience – Principles and Attributes now upon us, John Robinson decided to apply his own test – focused on Brexit – in a bid to ascertain what’s of value in this document for security, risk and resilience...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017
Tony Porter and Elizabeth Denham sign the Memorandum of Understanding
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Surveillance Camera Commissioner and Information Commissioner sign revised MoU

Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter QPM LLB and Elizabeth Denham, the Information Commissioner, have published a revised Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU is a statement of intent that has at its heart the protection of the fundamental rights and freedoms of...
Posted On 07 Sep 2017
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Corporate governance reforms announced by Government to increase Boardroom accountability

Business Secretary Greg Clark has set out the Government’s corporate governance reforms designed to enhance the public’s trust in business. Under new Government reforms to Boardroom accountability, for the first time all listed companies will have to publish pay...
Posted On 29 Aug 2017