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Home Office allocated £500 million counter-terrorism budget increase in 2015 Spending Review

Chancellor George Osborne has today published the results of the Government’s comprehensive Spending Review, including details of the Home Office’s security and policing budget allocation over the course of this Parliament. The Spending Review and Autumn Statement sets out a...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015
Consumers in the online space are now more vulnerable to data breaches than at any time in the past
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“Cyber attack episodes leave one-in-five consumers out of pocket” states Deloitte research

One-in-five UK consumers (21%) have had their personal details stolen and their bank accounts used to buy goods and services as a result of a cyber security breach. That’s according to new research conducted and published by Deloitte, the business advisory firm. The survey...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015
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Reliance High-Tech accredited to ISO 27001 for entire Reliance Protect operation

With the risk of potentially catastrophic data breaches now at the very top of the corporate agenda, Reliance High-Tech has demonstrated its commitment to the highest standards of information security with its latest accreditation to ISO 27001 for the full Reliance Protect...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015
The tragic events that unfolded in Paris on Friday 13 November will have left many people traumatised
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Terrorism in Paris: UK security sector “must be ready to help traumatised members of staff”

With over 130 innocent people so tragically killed in the terrorist attacks perpetrated on central Paris on Friday 13 November, it must also be recognised that there are many hundreds more who witnessed those horrifying events unfold, including security personnel who could now be...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015
Tony Porter: Surveillance Camera Commissioner at the Home Office
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UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner presents second Annual Report to Parliament

In his second Annual Report, Tony Porter QPM LLB – the UK’s Surveillance Camera Commissioner at the Home Office – reflects on his first full year in office and identifies several future challenges around CCTV. In the 44-page report covering 2014-2015, Porter...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015