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Home Secretary delivers impassioned speech on counter-terrorism national security

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has provided an update on the UK’s approach to counter-terrorism and safeguarding

Jonathan Hall QC appointed as Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation

Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced in a speech at New Scotland Yard the appointment of Jonathan Hall QC as the

Infosecurity Europe 2019 at London’s Olympia: Show Preview

Infosecurity Europe is Europe’s largest information security event. This year it will open its doors from Tuesday

Maintaining a Circle of Trust

As news outlets report on yet another vulnerability impacting a popular application – in this case WhatsApp

Are Organisations Capitalising on the Opportunities Presented by the IoT?

The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) market is impressive, with analysts predicting that the number of

Retail Security: Using Technology to Boost Protection and Enhance The Bottom Line

Britain’s hard-pressed High Street retailers are in a position whereby they require real and tangible assistance in

Cyber security specialists respond to WhatsApp messaging service hacking episode

As reported in the national media last week, Facebook recently revealed that a major vulnerability had been

Tavcom Training unveils IFSEC International Education Programme for Future of Security Theatre

Tavcom Training – part of the Linx International Group – has revealed details of the 24 free-to-attend and

European businesses signal ‘growing security gap’ amid mass digital transformation

Thales has revealed a growing security gap among European businesses, with almost a third (29%) of surveyed

Motion detection now far smarter thanks to introduction of Dahua’s SMD Plus

Dahua Technology has released SMD Plus, the first full-channel smart motion detection system that delivers

Wearable First Aid and trauma pack launched to protect citizen first responders

TRISAT, a British company specialising in the protection of people and assets, has launched the B L AID+ (Ballistic

Cordant Security enhances ACS audit score from 142 to 161 following latest inspection

Cordant Security has successfully increased its Security Industry Authority (SIA) Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS)

Incentive Lynx introduces elite team of relief cover security officers for client base

Incentive Lynx, the specialist security arm operating within the Incentive FM Group, has set up a dedicated team of

Broadcaster and journalist Jane Moore to present BSIA’s 2019 British Security Awards

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced that broadcaster and journalist Jane Moore will be

Privacy International wins “historic” victory over Government at Supreme Court

After a five-year battle with the Government, Privacy International has won at the Supreme Court, which has ruled

Conservative Government’s Offensive Weapons Act receives Royal Assent

The Offensive Weapons Act has received Royal Assent, bringing in tough new measures that strengthen l

Combating ‘The Hack Attacks’: Why Public Wi-Fi Isn’t Secure Enough

People often search for Wi-Fi whenever they’re outwith the comfort of their homes and offices, or when

Raids by the FCA: Why We Need to Look Beyond the Numbers

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has recently reported that it carried out more raids last year than in any

DG800-BT Bluetooth Access Controller from SSP now available through Norbain

Norbain is offering the latest addition to SSP’s range, namely the DG800-BT Bluetooth Access Controller, which is

Perimeter security specialist Zaun develops ‘world-first’ 20-minute security fence

A key customer requirement has driven one of the UK’s steel mesh perimeter fencing manufacturers to a probable

Publicly-traded companies suffering worst data breaches average 7.5% decrease in stock price

Bitglass, the next generation CASB company, has released released the findings from its latest report entitled

EY France launches ‘Wire by EY’ for secure client communication and collaboration

Specialist workplace collaboration platform Wire has just announced that EY France – a key territory for the

NCA: 181,000 UK offenders fuelling “chronic and corrosive” threat from serious and organised crime

There are at least 181,000 offenders linked to serious and organised crime in the UK, the National Crime Agency

Everbridge confirms Best Practice for information security management systems with ISO 27001 certification

Everbridge – the specialist in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help

Special Events at Infosecurity Europe designed to support information security professionals

Infosecurity Europe – for which Risk Xtra is serving as an Official Media Partner – will host a series of Special

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Home Secretary delivers impassioned speech on counter-terrorism national security

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has provided an update on the UK’s approach to counter-terrorism and safeguarding national security. In an impassioned speech delivered at New Scotland Yard, home to the headquarters of Counter-Terrorism Policing in the UK, the Home Secretary reasserted...
Posted On 21 May 2019
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Jonathan Hall QC appointed as Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation

Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced in a speech at New Scotland Yard the appointment of Jonathan Hall QC as the Government’s new Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation. Hall has been a QC for five years and has been involved in complex and high-profile cases involving...
Posted On 21 May 2019

Opinion

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Maintaining a Circle of Trust

As news outlets report on yet another vulnerability impacting a popular application – in this case WhatsApp – it’s time that we ask ourselves: ‘With all the different methods we use to communicate for work, with friends and with family, which messaging apps can...
Posted On 21 May 2019
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Are Organisations Capitalising on the Opportunities Presented by the IoT?

The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) market is impressive, with analysts predicting that the number of connected devices around the world is on track to grow to almost 31 billion by 2025. The increase in the number of connected assets has enabled organisations to amass a...
Posted On 21 May 2019

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Retail Security: Using Technology to Boost Protection and Enhance The Bottom Line

Britain’s hard-pressed High Street retailers are in a position whereby they require real and tangible assistance in order to combat rising crime-related losses. Here, Trevor Wallace argues that the solution lies in technology that simultaneously boosts bottom line returns on...
Posted On 21 May 2019
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Combating ‘The Hack Attacks’: Why Public Wi-Fi Isn’t Secure Enough

People often search for Wi-Fi whenever they’re outwith the comfort of their homes and offices, or when they’re travelling for any particular reason. The trouble is that public Wi-Fi is often insecure, and this could allow someone to hack into their laptops, their...
Posted On 17 May 2019

Technology

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Motion detection now far smarter thanks to introduction of Dahua’s SMD Plus

Dahua Technology has released SMD Plus, the first full-channel smart motion detection system that delivers detection accuracy of up to 95%. The new software is available on Dahua’s XVR AI models, delivering “unprecedented” levels of people and vehicle detection, while...
Posted On 21 May 2019
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Wearable First Aid and trauma pack launched to protect citizen first responders

TRISAT, a British company specialising in the protection of people and assets, has launched the B L AID+ (Ballistic Advanced Incident Defence System). The wearable First Aid and trauma pack helps to mitigate the risks posed to citizen first responders from shootings, stabbings...
Posted On 21 May 2019

Training and Careers

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Tavcom Training unveils IFSEC International Education Programme for Future of Security Theatre

Tavcom Training – part of the Linx International Group – has revealed details of the 24 free-to-attend and Continuing Professional Development-accredited education sessions to be presented at the Future of Security Theatre (Stand IF3140 ) during this year’s IFSEC...
Posted On 21 May 2019
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ASIS International awards inaugural Associate Protection Professional certifications

ASIS International has detailed the inaugural group of 150-plus individuals to hold its new Associate Protection Professional (APP) certification after successfully passing the beta examination. ASIS certifications have long been recognised as the mark of excellence in security...
Posted On 14 May 2019

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Cyber security specialists respond to WhatsApp messaging service hacking episode

As reported in the national media last week, Facebook recently revealed that a major vulnerability had been discovered in its hugely popular messaging service WhatsApp. According to The Financial Times, the vulnerability had been open for weeks, allowing hackers to inject spyware...
Posted On 21 May 2019
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European businesses signal ‘growing security gap’ amid mass digital transformation

Thales has revealed a growing security gap among European businesses, with almost a third (29%) of surveyed enterprises experiencing a breach last year and only a little more than half (55%) believing their digital transformation deployments to be either very or extremely secure....
Posted On 21 May 2019