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‘Silver Shadow’ international cyber crime exercise tests multi-agency response capabilities

Cyber crime specialists from across Europe have converged on the UK to take part in a groundbreaking exercise designed to test the international response to serious cyber crime. ‘Silver Shadow’ – a multinational exercise run by the National Crime Agency’s (NCA)...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015
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Independent Panel needed to “sort out” Home Office police funding “shambles” states Home Affairs Committee

A “rushed, chaotic and opaque process combined with serious official error has undermined confidence”. That’s according to a report published by the Home Affairs Committee entitled: ‘Reform of the Police Funding Formula’. The Home Affairs Committee...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015
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Motorola Solutions chosen to provide UK’s next generation public safety communications system

The Home Office has signed the Lot 2 contract with Motorola Solutions for user services on its new Emergency Services Network (ESN), a next generation public safety communications system. Motorola Solutions will also provide system integration and critical functionality for the...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015
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CREST accredits BSI as certifying body for Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has been accredited by CREST as a certifying body for the UK Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme. CREST is the not-for-profit professional body that represents the technical information security industry and worked closely with CESG (the...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015