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“Security concerns and lack of visibility hinder cloud adoption” state 65% of IT professionals

Netwrix has released the results of its global 2015 Cloud Security Survey showing that, when it comes to migrating to the cloud, 65% of companies are concerned with security and 40% worry about their loss of physical control over data in the cloud. In particular, 69% of companies...
Posted On 01 Dec 2015
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Regional Organised Crime Units “must build on their strong foundations” urges HMIC report

Regional Organised Crime Units (ROCUs) have provided a strong foundation for tackling some of the most serious and organised criminals around today, but there’s further work to be done in order to provide a more consistent, concerted and co-ordinated service for members of...
Posted On 01 Dec 2015
John Davies
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Challenging export markets can offer lucrative rewards

The recent UKTI Export Week really helped to raise awareness of selling security-centric products and services overseas, writes John Davies. With a huge diversity of worldwide markets, however, it’s important that security providers conduct thorough research and, where...
Posted On 01 Dec 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron
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Prime Minister David Cameron announces £5 million fund for Commonwealth Counter-Extremism Unit

Prime Minister David Cameron is setting aside £5 million of UK Government funding in order to establish and support a new Commonwealth Counter-Extremism Unit. As part of the Government’s comprehensive strategy for tackling the scourge of extremism, the Prime Minister wants to...
Posted On 01 Dec 2015
Pat Allen: director of the Abel Alarm Company
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Consultation period launched for Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Trailblazer Apprenticeship Assessment Plan

The public consultation paper focused wholly on the key components of the draft Assessment Plan for the Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Technician Trailblazer Apprenticeship is now live to view. Developed by the dedicated Trailblazer Employer Group, which consists of a range...
Posted On 01 Dec 2015
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IRM outlines detailed framework on capabilities of flood risk-focused models for financial risk carriers

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has published a guidance document produced by its Internal Model Industry Forum (IMIF) exploring advanced uses for insurer internal models in the context of the insurance and reinsurance of flood risk. This guidance has been produced by a...
Posted On 01 Dec 2015