Sir David Veness CBE QPM
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Terrorist Attacks in the UK: One Year On

Thursday 22 March marked the anniversary of the first of five terrorist attacks that impacted the UK in 2017, writes Sir David Veness. First and foremost, our thoughts are with those killed and injured, their families and friends and all those left behind. Particular sympathies...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018
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Government announces support for cyber security companies to protect UK and allies

International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox has officially launched the Conservative Government’s all-new Cyber Security Export Strategy designed to promote the UK’s world-leading expertise and strengthen defence capabilities in the UK and allied countries. With recent cyber...
Posted On 27 Mar 2018
Dr Adrian Davis
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(ISC)2 appoints new director of cyber security advocacy and EMEA managing director

(ISC)2 – the world’s largest non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has outlined its commitment to enhancing cyber security advocacy with the appointment of Dr Adrian Davis CISSP as director of cyber security advocacy for the EMEA...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018
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Joint Committee on National Security Strategy launches CNI inquiry focused around cyber

In January last year, the previous Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy (JCNSS) launched an inquiry entitled ‘Cyber Security: UK National Security in a Digital World’, focusing in the main on the 2016 National Cyber Security Strategy. That inquiry was halted by the...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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“UK must act to fill cyber skills gap” delegates told at 2017 Cyber Security Summit & Expo

The UK must foster a new generation of diverse talent to effectively tackle the cyber security skills challenge. That’s what Mark Sayers, deputy director for cyber and Government security at the Cabinet Office, told delegates at the sold out 2017 Cyber Security Summit &...
Posted On 24 Nov 2017
Professor Mark Button
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Annual Fraud Indicator 2017 highlights UK footing £190 billion annual fraud bill

The annual cost of fraud in the UK is £190 billion, which is equal to around £10,000 per family. That’s one of the main findings of the Annual Fraud Indicator 2017 published by Crowe Clark Whitehill and developed in conjunction with both Experian and the Centre for Counter...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017
Geoff Zeidler: Chairman of the Police and Security Group Initiative
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PaS: The Police Service, Business and Private Sector Security Working Together

The Police and Security Group Initiative was launched back in December 2014 to further the importance of – and actively develop – partnership working between businesses, the police service and private sector security solution providers. Two years on, revisions to the national...
Posted On 19 Mar 2017
RUSI's headquarters in London's Whitehall
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RUSI unveils programme to support public-private sector intelligence sharing in fight against financial crime

The Royal United Services Institute’s (RUSI) Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies has launched the Future of Financial Intelligence Sharing Programme in collaboration with NJM Advisory. This is a new initiative designed to support the implementation of...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI: Leader of the Security Research Initiative
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Security Research Initiative set to focus next study project on ‘Strategy for Change’

At a meeting of its member organisations* held in London on Thursday 30 June, the new Security Research Initiative (SRI) study was announced. This time around, the aim is to produce a ‘Strategy for Change for the Security Sector’. There’s a whole range of strategies that...
Posted On 04 Jul 2016
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Westminster City Council’s Cabinet agrees on decommissioning authority’s current CCTV network

Westminster City Council’s Cabinet has agreed to decommission the authority’s current CCTV network of 75 cameras from 1 September 2016. The Cabinet has also agreed to continue “constructive talks” with the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) and the...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016
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