Phillip Wood MBE
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Risks, Luck, Variables… and You

When it comes to planning, the translation of thoughts into realities is normally far more involved than simply writing them down and asking someone to make them happen. Of course, our own human judgements influence how things will be done. Phillip Wood examines the role of...
Posted On 10 Feb 2016
Peter Webster
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Unlocking the Power of the Workforce

We spend a significant proportion of our lives at work and, if you work for the entirety of your adult life until pensionable age here in the UK, you could be engaged in some form of paid employment for almost 50 years. Peter Webster outlines the importance of empowering the...
Posted On 10 Feb 2016
Simon Chapman
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Retailers neglect ‘Security RoI’ at their Peril

Retailers are continuing to cut or freeze security budgets, too often focusing on the lowest-priced provision or service provider rather than the RoI (Return on Investment) from loss prevention. That’s certainly one interpretation of the results of the Retail Crime Survey...
Posted On 10 Feb 2016
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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Rise of the CDO

The never-ending race to drive competitive advantage and improved efficiency to the full through the enhanced use of information assets is leading to a sharp rise in the number of chief data officers (CDOs) in post. As a result, security market analyst Gartner predicts that no...
Posted On 10 Feb 2016
John Davies
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Security Policies: Going Back to Basics

With the ever-increasing integration between physical and logical security systems, there has never been a greater importance placed upon defining and maintaining the security culture within an organisation, writes John Davies. Given that increasingly complex security protocols...
Posted On 10 Feb 2016