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ORIC International reports further global growth as Argo and Hartford Groups join membership

ORIC International, the provider of operational risk event data and content solutions, has announced that the Argo Group and The Hartford Financial Services Group will join as members of the organisation, further expanding ORIC’s global reach. With 41 member firms now submitting...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015
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HABC develops new e-Learning courses to help train next generation of event stewards

A new suite of e-Learning courses has been launched by the Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) to help organisations train the next generation of event stewards to nationally-recognised standards and keep them compliant with the law. The two new e-Learning courses,...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015
Left to Right: Garry Evanson CSyP (chairman of The Security Institute, James Eaton and Patricia Knight
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Buckinghamshire New University student James Eaton wins prestigious 2015 Wilf Knight Award

Bestowed by The Security Institute on an annual basis, the prestigious Wilf Knight Award has been won in 2015 by James Eaton for his paper entitled ‘Key Performance Indicators for Information Security Management in the Public Sector’. A post-graduate student at...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015
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EIU-BSI Study: “Only 29% of CEOs believe their organisation has the resilience practices in place to succeed”

The latest global study conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) for the British Standards Institution (BSI) finds that 88% of CEOs are prioritising investment in resilience to ensure their business’ long-term survival. The report identifies a worrying gap in the...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015
The Christmas Markets in central Manchester are a major attraction every year
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Major boost for Manchester operation as Showsec signs two-year event security contract with City Council

Showsec has secured a golden opportunity to help Manchester enhance its reputation for being a vibrant city by extending the company’s long association with the local authority. The crowd management and event security specialist will continue to feature prominently in the...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015
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G4S ratifies global security partnership agreement with Huawei Technologies

G4S has signed a strategic co-operation agreement with Huawei Technologies which gives the former preferred supplier status for security services in all of the markets in which both companies operate for the next five years. G4S currently provides security guarding and total...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015
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Results of comprehensive targets in policing review published by Home Office

A review into the use of targets in policing commissioned by Home Secretary Theresa May has found that the police service “needs to go further” in order to tackle “a culture of narrow target-chasing and box-ticking” which has seemingly prevented serving...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015
Cyber security risk is dominating the thoughts of senior professionals within the banking community
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Cyber crime fears dominate UK banking sector’s ‘Banana Skins’ threat rankings

UK bankers and market watchers now place fears about cyber crime at the top of a list of 24 possible security-related and other risks posed to banks – a view slightly at odds with many countries around the world which rate the economic environment as posing the greatest...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015
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Mitie’s TSM business division secures Scottish & Southern Energy contract on national basis

Facilities management specialist Mitie has been awarded a security contract with Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE) covering the whole of the UK. Mitie’s Total Security Management (TSM) business secured the three-year deal for SSE and will now assist the busine...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015
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Risk UK December 2015

UK News Analysis: Government’s 2015 Spending Review on Security and Policing. Opinion: Security’s VERTEX Voice on The Internet of Things. Horizon Scanning: Risk Signals and Trends. Security and Civil Liberty: Draft Investigatory Powers Bill. Statements of Intent: Modern Slavery...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015
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