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“75% of organisations globally experienced DDoS attacks in 2015” highlights Neustar study

During 2015, 73% of organisations across the globe experienced a DDoS attack, with 45% of those businesses reporting the installation of a virus or malware, according to a new study just published by Neustar. This is perhaps a sign that attackers are interested in causing ongoing...
Posted On 04 May 2016
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Reliance High-Tech to deliver enhanced risk management service for mission-critical applications

Reliance High-Tech is set to provide enhanced risk management services for mission-critical applications – including Critical National Infrastructure (CNI), the utilities and global brands – under a new exclusive partnership agreement signed with Citicus. Citicus risk...
Posted On 04 May 2016
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FM sector remains buoyant despite continuing uncertainty in business environment

The outlook of the UK’s facilities management (FM) sector remains positive overall, but it’s more cautious in its approach due to external factors affecting the business environment. That’s the headline outcome of the FM Business Confidence Monitor 2016 research...
Posted On 04 May 2016
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Northern Ireland’s delicate peace process and security “at risk” should the UK leave the EU

Northern Ireland’s security, economy and delicate peace process will be negatively affected should the UK vote to leave the European Union (EU). This is the argument put forward in a new article published by the Journal of the Royal United Services Institute. As the EU Referendum...
Posted On 04 May 2016
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IQ works with Global Reach Security Training to devise emergency response qualification

Industry Qualifications (IQ) has been collaborating with Global Reach Security Training to create a bespoke qualification in working as an emergency response officer. Indeed, following on from recent terror attacks and alerts across the globe, one million people who work in...
Posted On 04 May 2016
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“More smoke and mirrors from Government on subject of firearms officers” suggests Police Federation

On Thursday 28 April, the Home Office released the Police Use of Firearms and Police Use of Taser statistics. According to the Police Federation of England and Wales, these latest figures “show more smoke and mirror tactics” by the Government. Che Donald, lead on...
Posted On 04 May 2016
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Interim Report covering January–March 2016 shows “strong organic sales growth” at Securitas

Securitas’ latest Interim Report covers the period from January through to March this year, and shows total sales of MSEK 20 614 (19 486), organic sales growth of 8% (5), operating income before amortisation standing at MSEK 996 (909) and an operating margin of 4.8% (4.7)....
Posted On 04 May 2016
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ICO fines NHS Trust £185,000 for publishing private details of thousands of staff online

A National Health Service Trust that posted the private details of no less than 6,574 members of staff on its website has been fined £185,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). In March 2014, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust inadvertently...
Posted On 04 May 2016
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CIPS Risk Index: “Natural disasters test global supply chain resilience as risk edges higher”

Supply chain risk rose for the second consecutive quarter in Q1 2016, with several natural disasters revealing stark regional differences in the resilience of global supply chains. That’s according to the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply’s (CIPS) latest...
Posted On 04 May 2016