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Diplomatic endeavours

In conjunction with Perpetuity Training, The Security Institute offers both the Diploma in Security Management and the Certificate in Security Management, the former at BTEC Level 5 and the latter at BTEC Level 3. How might attaining these qualifications help you in your security...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015
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Why Cyber Security is NOT a Boardroom issue

Given that the subject matter finds its way into the national news on a daily basis, it’s perhaps not surprising that many commentators suggest cyber security absolutely must be a Boardroom-focused issue. Is there any firm evidence to support these often strongly-worded...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015
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Remote Workforce Management: Systems for Security Personnel

More and more end user customers are demanding accountability from their contracted security companies by insisting on independent verification of officers’ attendance on site, and particularly for services like mobile patrols. Les Wright discusses the latest developments in...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015
Andrew Hallam: Managing Director at Unipart Security Solutions
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A Better Way of Working

Described as a paradigm shift in thinking, the unrelenting march towards introducing new technologies across the security sector continues unabated. However, in this almost frenzied haste to be seen as leaders in the field of systems development, are we perhaps riding roughshod...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015
Clacksfirst, a Business Improvement District (BID) managing ten business parks and industrial estates across Scotland, has reported a 50% reduction in crime after the installation of an innovative IP-based Automatic Number Plate Recognition solution
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Axis Communications helps Clacksfirst Scottish business collective cut crime by 50%

Clacksfirst – a Business Improvement District (BID) managing ten business parks and industrial estates across Scotland – has reported a 50% reduction in crime after the installation of an innovative IP-based Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) surveillance...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015
The new Spring Mews development in central London
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London’s Spring Mews development secured by integrated RFID access control solution

Spring Mews – a recently-completed mixed use scheme consisting of 378 en suite student bedrooms together with a 93-bed suite hotel and office development (itself a central part of one of London’s largest regeneration projects) – is underpinned by advanced contactless...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond speaking at RUSI
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Foreign Secretary praises diligent work of Secret Intelligence Service and GCHQ in RUSI speech

Philip Hammond MP has given a detailed speech at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in which he praised the work of the Secret Intelligence Service and GCHQ. During his delivery, the Foreign Secretary focused on current threats to British citizens posed by international...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015
Francis Maude MP: Minister for the Cabinet Office
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Cabinet Office tracks new pathways for UK’s future cyber security experts

As part of National Apprenticeship Week, Francis Maude MP – the Minister for the Cabinet Office – has unveiled a raft of new initiatives designed to help young people kick-start a career in cyber security. Those initiatives include new apprenticeships, more civil...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015
Privacy and security regulatory activity are now at a record high
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“Privacy and security regulatory activity at record high” finds PwC Enforcement Tracker

The enforcement activities of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have increased over the past three years, with a marked shift away from headline grabbing financial penalties in favour of more subtle and sophisticated enforcement tools. According to PwC’s new Privacy and...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015
Cash-in-Transit crime remains a serious issue
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G4S Cash Solutions and Crimestoppers help to reduce attacks on cash vans by 80%

Working in tandem, G4S Cash Solutions and the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers have helped reduce the number of attacks on G4S Cash-in-Transit vehicles by 80%. The organisations first began working together back in 2009. Crimestoppers is an independent charity...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015
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