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Global study shows “increasing security risks” to payment data and “lack of confidence” in securing mobile payment methods

With the acceptance of mobile and other new forms of payment methods expected to double in the next two years, a new global study highlights a “critical need” for organisations to improve their payment data security practices on an urgent footing. The survey* o...
Posted On 26 Jan 2016
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“90% of larger companies will employ a Chief Data Officer by 2019” forecasts Gartner

The race to drive competitive advantage and improved efficiency through better use of information assets is leading to a sharp rise in the number of chief data officers (CDOs). As a result, security market analyst Gartner predicts that no less than 90% of larger companies will...
Posted On 26 Jan 2016
Dean Kernot
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Access Control: Is ‘The Cloud’ a Genuine Alternative?

For so long now, access control solutions have been broken down into two distinct types – namely networked or stand-alone – and this has served the market pretty well. However, as end user needs and requirements change with time, we need to ask ourselves whether cloud...
Posted On 26 Jan 2016
Neil Barham: Operations Director at Trigion Security Services
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Securing a Living Wage in Security Guarding

It’s probably true to suggest that money cannot buy you happiness, but earning a fair wage in return for your day’s work can significantly improve the quality of your life and, indeed, your business output, writes Neil Barham. That’s exactly why, as a business, Trigion...
Posted On 26 Jan 2016
Helen Down: Director of StaySafe
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Is Your Lone Worker Policy ‘Fit for Purpose’ in 2016?

Right now, I’m lone working. Granted, the security of my home office probably isn’t causing my employer sleepless nights, but I’m lone working nonetheless. Lone workers come in many different guises, and with new Sentencing Council guidelines for breaches of Duty of Care coming...
Posted On 26 Jan 2016
Andrew Hallam: Managing Director of Unipart Security Solutions
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Solving The Productivity Puzzle

The latest official figures suggest that, last year, the productivity gap between Britain and the rest of the G7 nations is now at its greatest since comparable records began back in 1991. In fact, every G7 member – except for Japan – is presently ahead of us...
Posted On 26 Jan 2016