A Call for Presentations has been announced by ASIS International for the organisation’s 2016 Middle East Security Conference
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Call for Presentations announced by ASIS International for 2016 Middle East Security Conference

ASIS International has announced that it’s now accepting applications from industry leaders interested in presenting on a specialist subject at its 7th Middle East Security Conference & Exhibition (ASIS Middle East 2016) that will take place on 21-23 February 2016 in...
Posted On 05 May 2015
VMS specialist Milestone Systems has opened a new UK and Ireland head office in Reading
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Milestone Systems opens new UK headquarters and system demonstration suite in Reading

Milestone Systems – the open platform company specialising in IP video management software (VMS) – recently played host to more than 100 of its UK partners, customers and key media representatives at the official opening of its new UK and Ireland headquarters located...
Posted On 05 May 2015
RUSI's headquarters in London's Whitehall
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“Stimulate private investment to sustain critical security and intelligence R&D” urges RUSI

Ahead of a Strategic Defence and Security Review due to take place later on this year, the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) report entitled The Future of Research and Development in the UK’s Security and Intelligence Sector explores the UK’s...
Posted On 05 May 2015
A new study reveals that the number of jobseekers including incorrect information on their CVs and job applications is at its highest level since 2011
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HireRight Q1 Candidate Health Check finds job application errors now at highest level since 2011

According to the latest research conducted by HireRight, the candidate due diligence specialist, nearly two thirds (63%) of job applications in the first quarter of 2015 contained errors. In fact, the proportion of inaccurate applications now sits at its highest level since 2011....
Posted On 05 May 2015
The BSIA has produced a Manifesto for the new UK Government prior to the 2015 General Election
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BSIA introduces detailed Government Manifesto ahead of 2015 General Election

With the 2015 General Election taking place on Thursday 7 May, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has launched its Manifesto setting out the Association’s key ‘asks’ of the next Government and how the BSIA will build upon its existing influence to achieve these...
Posted On 05 May 2015
The District Court of Luxembourg's ruling is a massive boost for the National Crime Agency
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Criminal assets no longer safe overseas following landmark judgement in Luxembourg

A convicted drug dealer has lost US$500,000 of ‘hidden’ assets as the result of a landmark judgement in Luxembourg won by the National Crime Agency (NCA). This decision will bring the total amount seized by the NCA from Mr Amir Azam to more than £3.3 million. The ruling –...
Posted On 05 May 2015
Europol's headquarters in The Hague
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Production of counterfeit goods across the EU “on the rise” warns Europol

Publication of the first extensive and in-depth Situation Report on Counterfeiting in the European Union (EU) is the direct result of a joint project carried out by EU agencies Europol and the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) through the European Observatory...
Posted On 05 May 2015
Cyber security insurance is becoming a major issue for the corporates
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KPMG Survey: “Senior security professionals ‘don’t trust’ cyber insurance products”

New insurance products launched to protect businesses from suffering the losses caused by cyber attacks have apparently been met with great scepticism. A KPMG survey of senior information security professionals, whose organisations are members of KPMG’s International Information...
Posted On 05 May 2015
Tavcom Training's Mike Tennent (left) and David Gill of the Linx International Group
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Linx International Group acquires majority shareholding in Tavcom Training

The Linx International Group and Tavcom Training have concluded an agreement resulting in Linx International acquiring a majority shareholding in the ever-popular Bishops Waltham-based security training and education solutions provider. Tavcom Training is one of th...
Posted On 05 May 2015
David Strachan of Deloitte
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“Senior Managers Regime ‘adds complexity’ to the Chief Compliance Officer’s role” states Deloitte

New rules on individual accountability are increasing the challenges put before chief compliance officers (CCOs), in turn adding to what is already a complex and evolving role. That’s the view of business advisory firm Deloitte, outlined in more detail within the...
Posted On 05 May 2015