The UK Government has launched an online cyber security training course designed to help the procurement profession stay safe online
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UK Government-devised cyber training designed to boost security in procurement profession

The Government has launched an Internet-based cyber security training course designed to help the procurement profession stay safe online. The new interactive course will assist those working in procurement to protect themselves, their businesses and their suppliers from cyber...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
Employers need to step up the fight against internal fraud and strengthen their businesses
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“Employers must do more to fight internal fraud and support the honest majority” urges Cifas Fraudscape Report

Employers need to step up the fight against internal fraud and strengthen their businesses. That’s the core message from Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, as the organisation publishes its annual Employee Fraudscape report. The report finds that recorded internal...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
British Army soldiers taking part in a training exercise
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PwC report pinpoints modern terrorism and cyber threats as “most concerning” for UK public

A new report published by PwC on perceptions around the role of the Armed Forces finds that members of the public are increasingly concerned by ‘modern threats’. More than ten times as many people (65%) believe that terrorist and non-state groups and cyber attacks pose the...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
GCHQ's famous headquarters at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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IPT issues final ruling on GCHQ’s handling of Human Rights groups’ communications

The Investigatory Powers Tribunal has issued its third and final judgement on challenges raised by Liberty, Privacy International and others as to the lawfulness of the UK’s bulk interception powers and of the intelligence-sharing arrangements between the UK and the US National...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
NSI CEO Richard Jenkins (left) and Sodexo's Simon Pears
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Sodexo gains NSI Guarding Gold approval for Control Room services

Sodexo – the world’s largest services company with over 420,000 employees – has gained further recognition of its commitment to employee safety and security by seeking independent certification of its Control Room services from the National Security Inspectorate...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
Johan Gerber
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Installation of Security Systems: How does it work for you?

There are hundreds of security installation companies spread across the UK all trying to do exactly the same thing in terms of satisfying the needs of their customers. Some are large nationals, others are local installers while several are what we sometimes refer to a...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
Tina Chittenden
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Burning questions you need to ask

On the security front line, the weather should be the least of your workforce’s worries. That said, the risks posed by a sudden hot spell can sometimes be overlooked. With the summer months now already upon us, Tina Chittenden provides a timely reminder of the warning signs...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
Peter Webster
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Have we reached the end of ‘The Thin Blue Line’?

Much has been made in the national media about the former Coalition Government’s austerity cuts to public services and, in terms of the security space, the Police Federation of England and Wales continues to be vocal in its opposition to the proposed reduction of police officer...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
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International Terrorism: Facing The Challenge

While the present security focus is understandably on the threat posed by ISIL, it’s worth making the point that the Syria-related challenge represents just over 50% of the work conducted by the counter-terrorism network. Mark Rowley outlines how and where the police service is...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk UK
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Trust in Ethics

The UK is making steady progress when it comes to tackling fraud and corruption but, in relation to ethical behaviours, the myriad enforcement agencies, regulators and Boards of Directors are still struggling to translate policies into improvements. That’s one of the key findings...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
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