Hitesh Patel: UK head of forensics at KPMG
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KPMG: ‘2015 at risk of becoming Year of the Fraudster as mobile payments increase’

With National Fraud Authority estimates suggesting that fraud costs the UK economy £30 billion each year, Hitesh Patel – KPMG’s UK head of forensics – predicts that 2015 will be a year in which the number and assortment of scams will go up, in tur...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014
Concerned about the increase in frauds related to Iinternet payments, the EBA decided that the implementation of a more secure framework for such payments across the EU was needed
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EBA issues guidelines to strengthen requirements for the security of Internet payments across the EU

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has issued its final guidelines on the security of Internet payments. These new guidelines set the minimum security requirements that Payment Service Providers (PSPs) in the EU will be expected to implement by 1 August 2015. The EBA decided to...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014
Developments in Body Worn Video will be a focus for the new Security Innovation and Demonstration Centre
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Government and industry partnership launches Security and Innovation Demonstration Centre

Karen Bradley – the Minister for Organised Crime – has officially launched the Security and Innovation Demonstration Centre (SIDC) which is designed to bring together Government, industry and academia in exploring security and policing challenges and enabling the...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014
In 2015, tensions between business and politics will increase as Governments around the world pursue short-term populist measures, often to the detriment of foreign companies, in order to shore up domestic power bases
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Control Risks publishes RiskMap 2015: ‘The New World Disorder’

Control Risks, the global business risk consultancy, has just published its annual RiskMap report, an established authoritative guide and a key reference point for policy makers and business leaders seeking to plot global trends over the coming year. RiskMap highlights the most...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014
Tom Winsor: Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary
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Tom Winsor reappointed as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary

Home Secretary Theresa May has announced that Tom Winsor is reappointed as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary. Winsor was originally appointed in October 2012 and is the first holder of that office to come from a non-policing background. During his two-year term,...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014
Emma Shaw CSyP: chairman of The Security Institute
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The Security Institute signs Memorandum of Understanding with the International Professional Security Association

The Security Institute, the UK’s largest membership body for security professionals, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Professional Security Association outlining reciprocal membership arrangements. The relationship between the two organisations will...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014