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UK policing “as prepared as possible” for potential no-deal Brexit scenario

Police across the UK are well prepared for the country to leave the European Union (EU) with or without a deal, the

“Better co-ordination needed to tackle causes of serious and organised crime”

The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament’s latest report suggests that the Government doesn’t know

ASFP to run Continuing Professional Development seminar on passive fire protection

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) will be holding a Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Europol and Interpol focus on ‘Fighting Cyber Crime in a Connected Future’

More than 400 experts gathered at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague for what became one of the world’s biggest

“Strong growth potential for packaging holography technologies” states Research and Data Report

A new report signals ‘strong growth potential’ for packaging holography technologies. That’s the view of the

Corps Security celebrates Security Officer Appreciation Week with ‘Thank Your Security Officer Day’

As part of Security Officer Appreciation Week, Corps Security hosted an inaugural ‘Thank Your Security Officer Day’

Securitas hosts firefighting weekend for graduate London Fire Brigade cadets

Securitas recently welcomed top fire cadets to the Fire Service College in Moreton-in-Marsh for an action-packed

“Security remains greatest concern in IoT deployment” states Pod Group study

Today’s Internet of Things (IoT) adopters have grave concerns for the security of their devices and networks

360 Vision Technology and Check Your Security celebrate ten-year partnership

Promoting the company’s ethos of establishing close working partnerships, CCTV design and manufacturing operation

Camera registry facilitates video sharing for businesses and public safety agencies

Genetec has announced the new camera registry module for Genetec Clearance, a digital evidence management system

‘Building a Stronger Britain Together’ programme “boosts community resilience”

Independent evaluation has found that people have an increased willingness to challenge extremist views after

FIA publishes Annual Report for 2019 outlining “year of growth and change”

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has published its Annual Report for 2019 outlining in some detail the growth,

“Cyber crime becoming bolder and shifting in focus” asserts Europol report

Europol’s 2019 cyber crime report provides insights into emerging threats and key developments. Cyber crime is

Addressing the Talent Shortfall in Technology: What’s The Answer?

Whatever happens to Britain’s relationships with Europe and the wider world in the coming months, it seems certain

The GDPR and Boards of Directors: Paying Attention to Cyber Security

Cyber security is a topic that’s consistently dominating the mainstream press and we’re seeing an

Resilience versus Reliability: Examining the Right Measures for Electric Power

On Friday 9 August, the UK felt the impacts of what was described by the National Grid as an “incredibly rare”

Construction Companies and Water Damage: Listening to the Insurers

Very few Tier 1 construction companies are installing water leak detection systems at the beginning of new build

Businesses in North West region benefit from Manchester Security event

Businesses from the North West region gathered at St Ann’s Church in Manchester on Tuesday 8 October for the annual

Home Office announces first wave of 20,000 new police officer recruits

The Home Office has confirmed the officer recruitment targets for every police force in England and Wales for the

Fiscal crises head list of business risks in World Economic Forum survey

Economic issues dominate concerns for business executives around the world, according to the World Economic Forum’s

Shift in key security decision-makers creates risks as firms migrate to microservices

Radware, the provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, has released its 2019 State of Web

LastPass research finds password habits still “major obstacle” to business security

LastPass by LogMeIn has issued the results of its third annual Global Password Security Report: a study that offers

Hydrosense: “the new standard for business continuity” from Vimpex

Delivering what the company describes as “the new standard” in water leak detection, Hydrosense from

ASSA ABLOY Door Group unveils high performance steel door ranges

Door Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, has launched two high performance steel

RUSI partners with GCHQ for research project on AI and national security policy

The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has been commissioned by GCHQ to conduct an in-depth research study into

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UK policing “as prepared as possible” for potential no-deal Brexit scenario

Police across the UK are well prepared for the country to leave the European Union (EU) with or without a deal, the two police chiefs leading law enforcement planning have said. Preparations for a potential loss of EU law enforcement tools and powers are now complete. A new unit,...
Posted On 13 Oct 2019
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“Better co-ordination needed to tackle causes of serious and organised crime”

The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament’s latest report suggests that the Government doesn’t know how successfully it’s addressing serious and organised crime at present. Serious and organised crime is increasing, with at least 4,500 organised criminal...
Posted On 13 Oct 2019

Opinion

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Addressing the Talent Shortfall in Technology: What’s The Answer?

Whatever happens to Britain’s relationships with Europe and the wider world in the coming months, it seems certain that the shortage of talent in the UK’s technology industry is set to continue, and potentially worsen. 89% of employers in our sector expect to struggle with a...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019
Dr Guy Bunker
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The GDPR and Boards of Directors: Paying Attention to Cyber Security

Cyber security is a topic that’s consistently dominating the mainstream press and we’re seeing an increase in global organisations being put in the spotlight because of targeted breaches, writes Guy Bunker. However, recent research conducted by Clearswift has found...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019

Features

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Resilience versus Reliability: Examining the Right Measures for Electric Power

On Friday 9 August, the UK felt the impacts of what was described by the National Grid as an “incredibly rare” event. The impacts were immediate: homes were plunged into darkness, traffic lights failed to work, trains were cancelled and passengers stranded, hospitals suspended...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019
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Construction Companies and Water Damage: Listening to the Insurers

Very few Tier 1 construction companies are installing water leak detection systems at the beginning of new build projects. This may be for cost reasons, or because the construction companies may not feel it’s their responsibility to implement these systems. Yet repairs to damage...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019

Technology

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360 Vision Technology and Check Your Security celebrate ten-year partnership

Promoting the company’s ethos of establishing close working partnerships, CCTV design and manufacturing operation 360 Vision Technology is celebrating a long-term technical relationship with IP CCTV and security system specialist Check Your Security. With offices in London and...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019
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Camera registry facilitates video sharing for businesses and public safety agencies

Genetec has announced the new camera registry module for Genetec Clearance, a digital evidence management system that facilitates collaboration between public safety agencies, corporate security departments, businesses and members of the public. Video evidence is an invaluable...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019

Training and Careers

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ASFP to run Continuing Professional Development seminar on passive fire protection

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) will be holding a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminar in central London on 23 October. The seminar, to be held at the Aviva Building, 1 Undershaft, London EC3P 3DQ, aims to improve awareness of passive fire...
Posted On 13 Oct 2019
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Zaun actively promotes Continuing Professional Development to specifiers

Security fencing manufacturer Zaun is increasing its efforts to educate security consultants, specifiers and architects in the latest technologies available to design into buildings, venues and public spaces and protect the public. In just four months, experts from Zaun will be...
Posted On 02 Oct 2019

Cyber

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Europol and Interpol focus on ‘Fighting Cyber Crime in a Connected Future’

More than 400 experts gathered at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague for what became one of the world’s biggest platforms of exchange on the subject of cyber crime. Under the theme of ‘Law Enforcement in a Connected Future’, the 7th Europol-Interpol Cyber Crime Conference looked...
Posted On 13 Oct 2019
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“Security remains greatest concern in IoT deployment” states Pod Group study

Today’s Internet of Things (IoT) adopters have grave concerns for the security of their devices and networks according to research carried out by IMC (the International IoT M2M Council). Commissioned by Pod Group, the provider of platforms, software and connectivity...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019