Left to Right: PC Shaun Cartwright, who accepted PC Keith Palmer's posthumous award, Home Secretary Sajid Savid and PC Charlie Guenigault
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Home Secretary Sajid Javid honours PC Keith Palmer at 23rd Annual Police Bravery Awards

Hosted by the Police Federation of England and Wales, the 23rd Annual Police Bravery Awards saw PC Keith Palmer honoured posthumously by Home Secretary Sajid Javid. Javid, who was presenting the trophies, paid tribute to PC Palmer who was killed while defending Parliament during...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018
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Incoming BSIA chairman Simon Banks targets more apprenticeships in security sector

Speaking at the Trade Association’s Annual Luncheon and British Security Awards 2018 Ceremony held in central London on Wednesday 11 July, the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) new chairman Simon Banks – co-founder and Group managing director at CSL...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018
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ACTE Global and International SOS report unveils startling shortfalls in hotel safety planning

The business travel landscape continues to evolve on a rapid footing, with security threats constantly emerging in new locations, businesses expanding into developing markets and accommodation options multiplying. According to a new guide from ACTE Global (the Association of...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018
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OCS moves to extend security guarding contract with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

OCS has extended its contract to deliver security guarding and emergency helipad response services at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool – a contract the business has held since 2011. The new agreement was awarded to OCS after a rigorous re-tender process and keeps the...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018
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Cyber criminals jailed for National Lottery intrusion in wake of NCA investigation

Two cyber criminals have been sentenced for committing offences against the National Lottery after a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation. Daniel Thompson, 27, and Idris Kayode Akinwunmi, 21, were jailed for eight months and four months respectively at Birmingham Crown Court...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
Ashley Almanza: CEO at G4S
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G4S Group’s CEO Ashley Almanza appointed chair of International Security Ligue

G4S Group’s CEO Ashley Almanza has been announced as the new chair of the International Security Ligue, an association of private security organisations responsible for defining, establishing and maintaining the highest ethical and professional standards within the private...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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Government commits to joint UK-US Task Force focused on tackling international crime

Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump have committed to tackle the global threat posed by transnational criminal organisations, including illegal opioid traffickers. A high-level group chaired by Home Secretary Sajid Javid and US Attorney General Jeff Sessions...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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Two former senior bankers convicted of fraud in SFO’s EURIBOR manipulation case

Two former senior bankers have been convicted for manipulating the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (EURIBOR) at the height of the financial crisis following a thorough investigation and subsequent prosecution brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). Phillipe Moryoussef, formerly of...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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EU Law Enforcement and Google confront terrorist propaganda in latest Europol Referral Action Days

On Monday 9 July and Tuesday 10 July, Europol’s Internet Referral Unit (EU IRU) organised the tenth joint Referral Action Days with colleagues from specialist units in the UK, Belgium, France, Germany and the Netherlands. This time around, the campaign was focused on different...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
Paul Darby
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Outdated VPN Remote Access: Putting CNI Organisations at Risk

When Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) were first developed back in the 1990s, the idea was to extend the LAN to employees’ home offices and hotels as they hit the road. This meant giving employees remote access to everything their company network had to offer, just as if...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018