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Potential victims of trafficking and modern slavery rise by 80%-plus in two years

The number of potential victims of trafficking and modern slavery reported to the authorities has risen by more

The Law Society appoints Mitie to deliver document management and logistics services

Mitie‘s Document Management business – itself part of Mitie’s security management business, the UK’s

Tavcom launches online information and training course focused on body-worn video

Tavcom Training has launched an online course providing essential training and information for all individuals

Security By Design

When it comes to protection regimes for today’s organisations, there’s simply no ‘one size fits all’ solution. It’s

UK’s fragmented anti-money laundering system “needs re-ordering” warns Treasury Committee

The Treasury Committee in Parliament has just published the unanimously-agreed ‘Report on Economic Crime:

Places of worship set to receive security funding boost from central Government

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has boosted funding for next year’s places of worship protective security to £1.6

Cifas members report 27% rise in false insurance claims across past 12 months

Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, has released new figures showing a marked increase in the number of

Law enforcement agencies across EU prepare for major cross-border cyber attacks

The possibility of a large-scale cyber attack having serious repercussions in the physical world and crippling an

All-new beta website launched by National Cyber Security Centre on Internet’s 30th Anniversary

Advice on staying safe from cyber threats has never been so easy to find after the National Cyber Security Centre

“Physical security is key to keeping online data safe from breaches” asserts Abloy UK

Security expert Abloy UK has highlighted the importance of physical security to protect against digital data

PPSS Group supplies slash-resistant clothing to protect security professionals from knife attacks

The PPSS Group’s key objective is to protect security officers as well as police and prison officers by helping to

Cyber Security in the Manufacturing Sector: The Post-Brexit Outlook

We’re all very well aware of the potential economic impacts of Brexit, but the impending political and regulatory

BlackBerry Cylance delivers first proactive behavioural analytics solution with CylancePERSONA

BlackBerry Cylance, a business unit of BlackBerry Limited, has announced the introduction of CylancePERSONA, the

Product ranges prioritised over vendors’ country of origin in battle for security sales

Despite ongoing concerns about state data sharing, new research has revealed that senior decision-makers prioritise

Cyber Security: Why Hacking Isn’t Always Bad News

Cyber security is an evolving discipline. It’s an ongoing endeavour to beat the hackers and cyber criminals

Risk Xtra March 2019

News Update. News Analysis: Institute of Risk Management on Risk Predictions for 2019. News Special: ASIS Europe

Alarming News… Is Anyone Listening?

Fire safety experts have long queried why people don’t respond to siren-based alarms, with voice evacuation

National Security Inspectorate highlights new feature areas for 2019 Summit

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced brand new feature areas for the forthcoming 2019 NSI Summit

Aston University rolls-out unified SafeZone protection and assistance solution for staff and students

Aston University’s management team in Birmingham is transforming security and safety with the introduction of

UNION introduces new accessories range for ExiSAFE panic exit devices

UNION has launched a new range of accessories for its ExiSAFE panic exit devices (PEDs), which can be used in

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead selects Genetec for major community safety upgrade

Genetec – the technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence

Nurse Call partnership with Courtney Thorne boosts Secom’s health and care portfolio

In a move that strengthens its position in the health and care sectors, Secom plc is partnering with Courtney

“Automation, Cloud, Cyber and Unification” all at heart of Tyco’s product strategy

If you want to know anything about the future product strategy for the Tyco video brands, there’s probably

Institute of Strategic Risk Management formed to “understand complex threats of modern world”

The Institute of Strategic Risk Management (ISRM) has been established in order to create a global centre where

NSI awarded UKAS accreditation for Kitchen Fire Protection Systems Scheme

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has accredited the National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) new

Security & Fire Management News

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Potential victims of trafficking and modern slavery rise by 80%-plus in two years

The number of potential victims of trafficking and modern slavery reported to the authorities has risen by more than 80% in two years. That’s according to figures released by the National Crime Agency. The National Referral Mechanism end of year summary shows that, in 2018,...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019
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The Law Society appoints Mitie to deliver document management and logistics services

Mitie‘s Document Management business – itself part of Mitie’s security management business, the UK’s intelligence and tech-led security company – has been awarded a five-year document management and logistics services contract with The Law Society following a...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019

Opinion

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Cyber Security in the Manufacturing Sector: The Post-Brexit Outlook

We’re all very well aware of the potential economic impacts of Brexit, but the impending political and regulatory upheaval goes deeper than that. Cyber security could also be affected by a disorderly exit from the EU as the UK’s information exchange with partners around the world...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019
Steve Loughney
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Alarming News… Is Anyone Listening?

Fire safety experts have long queried why people don’t respond to siren-based alarms, with voice evacuation systems often mooted as being the better alternative when it comes to relaying information and prompting quicker reactions from affected individuals during an...
Posted On 16 Mar 2019

Features

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Security By Design

When it comes to protection regimes for today’s organisations, there’s simply no ‘one size fits all’ solution. It’s a fact that every client and contract represents a unique proposition for the security companies with whom they engage. That being so, Anthony Owen outlines...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019
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Cyber Security: Why Hacking Isn’t Always Bad News

Cyber security is an evolving discipline. It’s an ongoing endeavour to beat the hackers and cyber criminals at their own game and mitigate the risk they represent. As Scott Nicholson points out, though, for many organisations this is easier said than done. While the...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019

Technology

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“Physical security is key to keeping online data safe from breaches” asserts Abloy UK

Security expert Abloy UK has highlighted the importance of physical security to protect against digital data breaches following the recent approval of a new standard that offers the ability for end users to add tangible authentication to secure online accounts. WebAuthn, which...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019
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PPSS Group supplies slash-resistant clothing to protect security professionals from knife attacks

The PPSS Group’s key objective is to protect security officers as well as police and prison officers by helping to to reduce the number of knife and workplace violence-related injuries. The company has recently seen record sales for its SlashPRO slash-resistant clothing brand...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019

Training and Careers

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Tavcom launches online information and training course focused on body-worn video

Tavcom Training has launched an online course providing essential training and information for all individuals involved in managing and using body-worn video equipment. The course takes approximately ten hours to complete and provides an introduction to body-worn video and the...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019
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Quartet of university students awarded coveted scholarships by Paxton

As a sign of its commitment to investing in the local community and in young talent, security systems designer Paxton has offered scholarships to four students from the University of Sussex and the University of Brighton. They will each receive £10,000 towards their university...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019

Cyber

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Law enforcement agencies across EU prepare for major cross-border cyber attacks

The possibility of a large-scale cyber attack having serious repercussions in the physical world and crippling an entire sector or society is no longer unthinkable. To prepare for major cross-border cyber attacks, an EU Law Enforcement Emergency Response Protocol has now been...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019
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All-new beta website launched by National Cyber Security Centre on Internet’s 30th Anniversary

Advice on staying safe from cyber threats has never been so easy to find after the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) launched its redesigned website. Part of GCHQ, the NCSC aims to help people of all cyber expertise through its new site, which was launched on the 30th...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019