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IHMA welcomes initiative designed to tackle counterfeiting in global maritime sector

A new initiative aimed at tackling the problem of counterfeiting in the maritime sector has been welcomed by the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA). The industry trade body has stated that the new Know Your Customer (KYC) Best Practices scheme heralds...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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Two-in-three procurement leaders “have limited or no visibility” beyond Tier One of supply chains

As many as 65% of procurement leaders have limited or no visibility beyond their Tier One suppliers. That’s according to Deloitte’s annual Global Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Survey. While visibility of the supply chain is crucial for businesses to ensure factors...
Posted On 27 Feb 2018
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Department for Transport issues guidelines designed to enhance cyber security of connected cars

A new generation of Internet-connected cars will have to be better protected from hackers under tough new guidance issued by the Department for Transport. Smart vehicles are increasingly becoming the norm on British roads, allowing drivers to access maps, travel information and...
Posted On 09 Aug 2017
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“Manufacturers must turn ambition into action to drive Industry 4.0 value” urges KPMG

While many manufacturers – including those operating in the security business sector – are investing in Industry 4.0 capabilities, few have achieved the scale and integration needed to drive enterprise value. That’s according to KPMG’s new report entitled...
Posted On 06 Jun 2017
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BCI Horizon Scan: “Cyber attacks and data breaches remain top threats posed to business continuity”

According to research results published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) in association with the British Standards Institution (BSI), cyber attack is once again the top threat posed to organisations’ security as perceived by business continui...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017
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BRC Global Standards accelerates transition towards brand protection leader status following sale to LGC Group

BRC Global Standards – the world’s largest provider of safety and quality standards programmes for food and non-food manufacture, packaging, storage and distribution – has announced a transfer of ownership which marks the next stage in its strategic transition from being a...
Posted On 28 Nov 2016
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk UK
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On The Network

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) dedicated CCTV Section have issued a stark warning that end users of IP-connected CCTV systems should be taking cyber security very seriously indeed. In an article recently published by The Times, Nigel Inkster (former...
Posted On 20 Oct 2016
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ARCINOVA appoints pharma security expert Pilgrims Group to safeguard R&D facility

ARCINOVA, a leading global provider of R&D services to the pharmaceutical industry, has announced the appointment of Pilgrims Group as its chosen supplier of security guarding and general security services for its newly-acquired site in Alnwick, Northumberland. ARCINOVA is a...
Posted On 19 Jul 2016
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“Physical security poses growing concern for organisations” observes latest BCI Horizon Scan

Physical security is now perceived as a growing concern for business continuity professionals. That’s according to the findings of the fifth annual Horizon Scan Report published by the Business Continuity Institute in association with the British Standards Institution...
Posted On 09 Feb 2016
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More executives state responsibility for data security should reside outside of IT

Many UK businesses are confused about who should manage data security procedures, leaving them at potential risk from escalating cyber attacks. This is according to a new report entitled ‘The Data Security and Risk Management Review’ and sponsored by managed service provider...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016
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