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“Only 5% of organisations claim to be ready for GDPR” discovers BSI research study

Research conducted by BSI has underlined the growing concern that European businesses are simply not ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Even though 97% of organisations admit that the implementation of the GDPR will affect their business, just 5% say they...
Posted On 04 May 2018
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ASIS Europe 2018 highlights pressing need for Enterprise Security Risk Management

ASIS International has been receiving “overwhelmingly positive feedback” from participants at ASIS Europe 2018: ‘From Risk to Resilience’, which took place on 18-20 April in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The annual security event attracted 775 registrants...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018
Professor Alastair Irons
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How Great is the Threat of Cyber War?

As diplomatic tensions run high between the UK and Russia while the investigation continues into the Salisbury nerve agent attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, cyber security expert Professor Alastair Irons examines the threat of cyber war and what...
Posted On 21 Mar 2018
Paul German
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Fixing the Cyber Security Skills Shortage

Attitudes towards security continue to harden, with terrorism, geopolitical uncertainty and cyber threats now joining over-regulation in the top four threats posed to business growth prospects in PwC’s 2018 CEO Survey. This shift is reflected by the language now used publicly –...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018
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Atmaana Business Consulting confirms deal to acquire 30% share in Right Stone Consulting

Atmaana Business Consulting Limited – the internationally-recognised strategic security, Emergency Services and defence consultancy – has announced a deal to acquire a 30% shareholding in Right Stone Consulting Limited, the resilience and crisis management consultancy, with an...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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Security and FM specialist Ashridge Group posts 98% year-on-year turnover increase

Ashridge Group, the Buckinghamshire-based security and facilities management company, has posted an impressive 98% increase in year-on-year turnover as part of a considerable growth curve. Underlining the business’ continued growth and expansion across the UK, this enviable...
Posted On 25 Sep 2017
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Services business Cordant Group all set to become UK’s largest Social Enterprise

Cordant Group – the UK’s second largest recruitment and services business and which includes Cordant Security – has announced its new status as a Social Enterprise. Framed around a five-year plan, in due course the Group will reinvest the majority of its profits into...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017
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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), BAE Systems and the Cyber Security Challenge UK arranged a mock cyber attack on Internet of Things (IoT)-connected soldiers in the field at the MoD’s Defence Cyber...
Posted On 15 Aug 2017
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Skills for Security offers learners free online training courses “for limited time only”

Skills for Security is offering some brand new free online courses that will be made available for a limited time only. Available for up to 1,000 learners, the courses are fully-accredited and lead to nationally-recognised qualifications. While all learning takes place online, a...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal presents Mark Barber of Securitas with his Highly Commended certificate
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Securitas Academy manager Mark Barber receives City & Guilds accolade from HRH The Princess Royal

Mark Barber, Academy and qualifications design manager at Securitas UK, has been presented with the prestigious City & Guilds Highly Commended certificate by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal at the annual Prince Philip Medal Ceremony, which was held at St James Palace on...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017