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Security Officers of Distinction honoured at 2015 ACS Pacesetters Achievement Awards

FM Contract Watch introduced the Security Officer of Distinction Awards at last year’s ACS Pacesetters Achievement Awards Ceremony. Due to the large number of excellent nominations received in 2015, the cohort of individual awards was duly increased to 14. The trophies were...
Posted On 22 May 2015
Iron Mountain’s study reveals concerns around the lack of analytic and strategic skills required to release full value from information
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Business leaders identify “worrying skills shortfall” among staff tasked with information management

For information professionals and the business leaders they support, the most critical information management skills that businesses will need over the coming years are the ability to add value to information through insight and analysis, combined with a strategic outlook and...
Posted On 22 May 2015
A new qualification has been launched that will help learners take their first steps in event security
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HABC introduces Level 2 Certificate in Event Security Operations

A new qualification has been launched that will help learners take their first steps in event security and provide employers with the well-trained event stewarding staff they require. The Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) Level 2 Certificate in Event Security...
Posted On 22 May 2015
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Financial services firms “must take data security more seriously” warns Advanced 365

Financial services organisations must take data security more seriously and adapt their strategies to mitigate the risk of emerging cyber threats in what’s tipped to be the sector’s next disruptive decade. These are the findings of a new White Paper commissioned by managed...
Posted On 22 May 2015
David Freear: Chief Operations Officer at Pilgrims Group
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Pilgrims Group ranked in Top 5% of UK security companies following SIA and ISO audits

Security specialist Pilgrims Group has officially been ranked in the Top 5% of all the UK’s 800 security companies having passed two quality audits with further improved scores and zero improvement needs. Pilgrims Group bettered its previous score for the Security Industry...
Posted On 22 May 2015
Christopher Graham: the Information Commissioner
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Information Commissioner calls for “more practical approach” towards data protection regulation

The Information Commissioner has called for “a more practical approach” to data protection regulation, insisting that regulators must not find themselves left behind as technology changes how personal information is used. Christopher Graham was speaking as he hosted...
Posted On 22 May 2015
PAS 1192-5 applies to both building and infrastructure assets - See more at: http://www.cpni.gov.uk/advice/Cross-cutting-advice/Digital-built-assets-and-environments/#sthash.btmJH0ct.dpuf
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CPNI sponsors PAS 1192-5:2015 to address security issues for built assets, data and information

The need to reduce the cost of public sector assets is driving a period of rapid evolution in the construction sector. In future, digital built environments – including Building Information Modelling (BIM) – will need to deliver fiscal, functional, sustainability and...
Posted On 22 May 2015
Tony Porter: UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner at the Home Office
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UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner urges local authorities to “pay due regard” to CCTV Code of Practice

Tony Porter, the UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner, has written a letter to all chief executives of local authorities reminding them of their duty under the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 to pay due regard to the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice. Under the Protection of...
Posted On 22 May 2015