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Axis Security to host briefing on private security sector’s role in supporting the police

Axis Security is hosting a Security Briefing which will cover the success of Project Servator – a programme designed to deny, disrupt and detect hostile reconnaissance by would-be criminals and terrorists – and explore the future developments for the partnership between the...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018
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“Corporate cyber insurance will fuel ransomware growth in 2018” warns WatchGuard

While the increasing number of publicly disclosed breaches and successful ransomware incidents is driving growth in cyber insurance, there’s a risk that this will encourage criminals to target companies with extortion insurance to demand increased payments. That’s the...
Posted On 11 Dec 2017
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159 arrests and 766 money mules identified in global action week against money muling

Law enforcement authorities from 26 countries, supported by Europol, Eurojust and the European Banking Federation, joined forces in the third co-ordinated global action against money muling for the European Money Mule Action (EMMA3). During the week beginning 20 November, 159...
Posted On 30 Nov 2017
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Don’t Spend Your Information On Black Friday

Black Friday is a chaotic time for both consumers and retailers. Customers scramble over one another to bag the best deals and collectively spend more and more money each year. Last year, UK consumers spent over £1.2 billion on Black Friday alone. Over the whole week period the...
Posted On 24 Nov 2017
DCI Andrew Fyfe
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City of London Police’s IFED selects new leader to head fight against insurance fraudsters

Detective Chief Inspector (DCI) Andrew Fyfe has been appointed as the new head of the City of London’s Police’s dedicated Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED). DCI Fyfe brings with him 26 years of experience as a police officer, most recently within the National Fraud...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017
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NHS Counter Fraud Authority launches in determined bid to lead fight against fraud

The new NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHSCFA) has been given the independence it needs to fight and deter fraud, bribery and corruption that attacks the NHS. It’s a Centre of Excellence employing specialists in intelligence, fraud prevention, computer forensics, fraud...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017
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Metropolitan Police Service praises facial recognition security at London business centres

The Metropolitan Police Service has praised the quality of CCTV used by a series of London business centres in the quest to hunt down and prosecute petty criminals. Officers in Kingston-upon-Thames have been extremely impressed by the full resolution recording and remote...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017
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Government acts to stop safe space for criminal and terrorist communications

Security Minister Ben Wallace has given a direction to Ofcom to ensure that the Security and Intelligence Services, law enforcement and other Emergency Services have access to the information they need to keep the public safe. Made under Section 5 of the Communications Act 2003,...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017
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“Authorities should disclose information about efforts to prevent money laundering” urges Transparency International

Transparency International – the global coalition designed to fight corruption – has stated that bank regulators need to publish much more information about whether banks are doing what’s required by law to prevent money laundering. The organisation believes this...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017
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Huge illegal firearms seizure realised by joint NCA and National Counter-Terrorism Policing operation

Over 800 potentially lethal weapons have been seized and 282 suspects arrested during a month-long operation aimed at preventing criminals and terrorists from gaining access to illegal firearms. As part of an intensive initiative led by the National Crime Agency (NCA) and...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017