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Prison drone security pioneers introduce UK Government officials to perimeter savings

The integrated security team behind a British prison’s pioneering war against drones is to share its innovative and cost-saving approach with UK Government officials. Les Nicolles Prison on Guernsey became the first in the world to use a new system designed to stop drones from...
Posted On 06 Mar 2018
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European Court of Human Rights to hear “landmark challenge” to UK Government mass surveillance

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg will hear a landmark case on surveillance this week as part of a challenge to the lawfulness of the UK’s surveillance laws and its intelligence agencies’ mass surveillance practices. Described by campaigners as a “watershed moment...
Posted On 07 Nov 2017
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TÜV SÜD appointed as Certified Body for UK Government’s Cyber Essentials programme

TÜV SÜD United Kingdom has achieved Certified Body status for the UK Government’s Cyber Essentials programme, which is specifically designed to protect today’s organisations from myriad cyber security threats. Organisations certified by TÜV SÜD can promote the fact that...
Posted On 04 Jul 2017
Home Secretary Amber Rudd
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Home Office announces £6 million funding boost in bid to combat modern slavery

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced a substantial Government investment of £6 million in ambitious projects designed to tackle modern slavery around the world and provide vital support for victims. The first Modern Slavery Innovation Fund awards will be shared b...
Posted On 17 Mar 2017
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Prisons and Courts Bill announced by Ministry of Justice in response to mounting UK prisons crisis

Justice Secretary Elizabeth Truss recently unveiled the “historic” Prisons and Courts Bill, in turn paving the way for the biggest overhaul of prisons in a generation and the delivery of a world-class court system. This key piece of legislation will underpin measures...
Posted On 17 Mar 2017
Lord Justice Adrian Fulford
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Lord Justice Fulford appointed by Prime Minister as Investigatory Powers Commissioner

Prime Minister Theresa May has approved the appointment of Lord Justice Adrian Fulford as the first Investigatory Powers Commissioner for a three-year term of office. Lord Justice Fulford takes up the appointment with immediate effect. The Rt Hon Sir Adrian Fulford qualified as a...
Posted On 07 Mar 2017
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Government introduced to new proposed model for prison perimeter security delivery

Binns Fencing believes the UK Government could make significant savings by adopting the company’s proposed new model for delivering perimeter security. The leading fencing contractor for the Ministry of Justice, Binns Fencing is this week unveiling its propose...
Posted On 07 Mar 2017
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University of Surrey to lead £1.1 million study aimed at improving online safety for public and companies

A new study being led by the University of Surrey will see academics exploring how best to tackle the future threats posed by cyber security and cyber crime, focusing on how to better understand and influence the behaviours of cyber criminals, victims, those who operate cyber...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017
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Government and retailers tackle scourge of knife crime through partnership approach

Sarah Newton, the Minister for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism, has announced that four major retailers have joined the voluntary agreement to prevent the sale of knives to underage individuals. Boots UK, the Co-op, B&Q and Aldi have all committed to...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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Government launches national campaign designed to target passport theft and fraud

Those who use their passports as a form of age identification at bars and clubs are at risk of it being lost or stolen and potentially falling into the hands of criminals. With this in mind, Her Majesty’s Passport Office has launched a national campaign designed to tackle the...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016