Policing Minister Nick HurdTom KellermannInformation Commissioner Elizabeth Denham

Insurance scammers and rogue tradesmen underpin £1.2 billion UK fraud volume

The number of fraud cases reaching courts in the UK rose by 78% in 2018 according to research conducted by KPMG

“Extended enterprise risk management set to be keen focus in 2019” asserts Deloitte

Recognising that the greatest risk to the enterprise may come from outside the organisation, a recent online poll

Institute of Risk Management professionals identify key risks on horizon for 2019

Cyber security, Brexit, geopolitics and financial market fluctuations are among the chief concerns for businesses

Policing Minister Nick Hurd chairs Government’s new vehicle crime Task Force

Policing Minister Nick Hurd has chaired the first meeting of a Task Force whose members aimed to tackle vehicle

3M extends range of privacy filters “to fit many popular touch-screen devices”

3M, the science-based technology company, has announced that its range of Gold and Black Privacy Filters is now

Iconic British brand BAE Systems extends partnership with Zurich UK to fight fraud

BAE Systems has secured an extension to its eight-year partnership with Zurich UK, the UK subsidiary of the global

Economies of Scale: Switching on to Low-Light Surveillance Cameras

According to a recent report produced by IHS Markit, which specialises in providing insight on the areas which are

IRM and ITI EdVest sign MoU to deliver risk management education and research in India

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ITI EdVest – an

SIA launches new consultation exercise focused on licence-linked qualifications

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has just launched a new consultation to help determine the content of the

“Almost half of companies still unable to detect IoT device breaches” reveals Gemalto study

Gemalto, the digital security specialist, has revealed that only around half (48%) of businesses can detect whether

Thales details all-new “cyber and digital security powerhouse” in heart of Ebbw Vale

Security, defence, aerospace and transport sector solutions specialist Thales’ bold plan to establish a new

Royal United Services Institute outlines detail behind “busy research agenda” for 2019

The various centres of research within the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) have looked back on the many

Home Secretary and Chancellor to chair Task Force aimed at tackling economic crime

Home Secretary Sajid Javid and Chancellor Philip Hammond are jointly chairing a new Government-led Task Force which

Fraudsters who stole £800,000-plus sentenced in wake of Action Fraud and Surrey Police investigations

Seven fraudsters have been sentenced in the wake of investigative work undertaken by Action Fraud and Surrey

Looking Over The Horizon: What Does Cyber Security Have in Store for 2019?

In every intelligence industry there’s often a central aim: predicting the future. We collect and analyse, dissect

PKF Littlejohn appoints Robert Brooker as co-head of specialist Forensic and Fraud team

PKF Littlejohn has appointed Robert Brooker as co-head of the company’s Forensic and Fraud team. Brooker

BSIA issues guidelines on minimising connected security systems’ exposure to digital sabotage

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published a summary of current guidelines to minimise the

Pool Re returns contingency cover against terrorist acts to commercial reinsurance market

As a direct result of sufficient capacity now existing within the commercial insurance and reinsurance markets to

Securitas acquires New York-based aviation security company Global Elite Group

Securitas Transport Aviation Services USA has acquired Global Elite Group, a leading security services provider to

Emerging Trends for the Global Video Surveillance Market

As technology continues to advance at a rapid pace, the demand for pioneering CCTV surveillance systems is becoming

HMICFRS publishes detailed report on Public Perceptions of Policing in England and Wales 2018

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has published its detailed

IFED secures 239 years’ jail time for fraudsters as specialist unit turns seven

The City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED), which has now secured 239 years in

Security minister Ben Wallace chairs UK-Japan discussion group on hosting major events

Security Minister Ben Wallace has chaired a UK-Japan discussion group with Prime Minister Theresa May and Prime

SCL Elections prosecuted for failing to comply with ICO enforcement notice

SCL Elections, also known as Cambridge Analytica, has been fined £15,000 for failing to comply with an enforcement

Assurance Software and ClearView unite to become largest global provider of business continuity solutions

Assurance Software has announced a merger deal with ClearView Continuity in a transaction that expands t

Security & Fire Management News

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Insurance scammers and rogue tradesmen underpin £1.2 billion UK fraud volume

The number of fraud cases reaching courts in the UK rose by 78% in 2018 according to research conducted by KPMG Forensic. KPMG’s Fraud Barometer, which records cases of alleged fraud with a value of more than £100,000, found that 453 cases with a total value of £1.2 billion went...
Posted On 16 Jan 2019
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“Extended enterprise risk management set to be keen focus in 2019” asserts Deloitte

Recognising that the greatest risk to the enterprise may come from outside the organisation, a recent online poll conducted by Deloitte has revealed that 70% of respondents indicated a moderate to high level of dependency on external entities that might include third, fourth or...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019

Opinion

Tom Kellermann
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Looking Over The Horizon: What Does Cyber Security Have in Store for 2019?

In every intelligence industry there’s often a central aim: predicting the future. We collect and analyse, dissect and interpret, looking for that essential nugget that will give us the edge over our adversaries by indicating what they’ll do next. While this activity goes on...
Posted On 14 Jan 2019
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Scaling Down The Rolls-Royce Investigation: A Sign of Panic at the SFO?

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has finally stopped investigating a number of former Rolls-Royce employees in connection with the bribery and corruption scandal that has been rumbling on for many years now. A shrewd decision based on available evidence? Or the frightened actions...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019

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Emerging Trends for the Global Video Surveillance Market

As technology continues to advance at a rapid pace, the demand for pioneering CCTV surveillance systems is becoming increasingly prominent. Originally, CCTV surveillance systems were simply used as a deterrent, but as technology has evolved, both in terms of capability and...
Posted On 11 Jan 2019
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Developments in Cloud Security: Predictions for 2019

The cloud is a vital part of any enterprise infrastructure. The convenience of having a database that can be accessed from any location has dramatically improved efficiency within workforces. While many companies had previously been afraid of making the move, as the open nature...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019

Technology

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3M extends range of privacy filters “to fit many popular touch-screen devices”

3M, the science-based technology company, has announced that its range of Gold and Black Privacy Filters is now extended to fit a variety of popular touch-screen laptops and mobile tablets, from 11.6 to 15.6-inch diameter displays. Fading to Gold or Black from a 30-degree side...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
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Economies of Scale: Switching on to Low-Light Surveillance Cameras

According to a recent report produced by IHS Markit, which specialises in providing insight on the areas which are shaping the business landscape, the number of video surveillance cameras equipped with advanced low-light functionality is set to soar over the next four years,...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019

Training and Careers

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IRM and ITI EdVest sign MoU to deliver risk management education and research in India

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ITI EdVest – an education-focused initiative developed by the Investment Trust of India Limited (ITI) – with the intention to promote and deliver risk management education and...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
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Perpetuity Training proudly heralds first MSc graduates in International Security and Risk Management

Perpetuity Training has announced the first graduates from its International Security and Risk Management MSc course developed and delivered by the business in collaboration with the University of South Wales (USW). The graduation ceremony took place in Pontypridd on Monday 17...
Posted On 03 Jan 2019

Cyber

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“Almost half of companies still unable to detect IoT device breaches” reveals Gemalto study

Gemalto, the digital security specialist, has revealed that only around half (48%) of businesses can detect whether or not any of their Internet of Things (IoT) devices suffers a breach. This news comes despite companies having an increased focus on IoT security. Spending on...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
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Thales details all-new “cyber and digital security powerhouse” in heart of Ebbw Vale

Security, defence, aerospace and transport sector solutions specialist Thales’ bold plan to establish a new world-class Centre of Excellence for digital and cyber security in Wales, first mooted early last year and welcomed at the time by the Welsh Government and academia...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019