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Multiple victims safeguarded in international operation targeting human trafficking

Three women have been safeguarded and three individuals arrested in Nigeria as part of an international operation targeting criminal networks involved in the trafficking of human beings across Europe. The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) led the operation in Lagos at...
Posted On 18 May 2016
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Showsec safeguards Leicester City’s title party to mark club’s astonishing Premier League triumph

A celebration party every bit as astonishing as Leicester City’s Barclays Premier League title triumph saw an estimated 240,000 people hail the champions, and Showsec played a key role in ensuring it was such a memorable occasion. The crowd management and event securit...
Posted On 18 May 2016
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Delphix exposes challenges posed by GDPR and the “economic need” for enhanced data protection

Delphix, the data virtualisation-centric company, has issued a strong warning for organisations to re-architect operations and adopt a secure, data-first approach ahead of the introduction of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The approval of the GDPR means...
Posted On 18 May 2016
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Corps Security set to tackle organisational resilience at forthcoming Breakfast Briefing in London

Corps Security’s next Breakfast Briefing will feature experts examining the subject of organisational resilience. The ‘Resilience Against Terrorism and Organised Crime’ event takes place on Thursday 9 June between 8.15 am and 10.30 am at the company’s headquarters in...
Posted On 18 May 2016
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“Hacker skills in demand by British businesses” according to SecureData market research

Cyber security service provider SecureData has issued research statistics revealing that 34% of businesses would look towards the black hat community to compensate for any lack of in-house skills. Almost half (43%) of those surveyed at SecureData’s annual customer event in London...
Posted On 18 May 2016
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New security-centric Home Office legislation features in Queen’s Speech to Parliament

Security-focused legislation drafted to provide stronger powers to disrupt extremists and tackle corruption, money laundering and tax evasion was announced today in the Queen’s Speech to Parliament. The Counter-Extremism and Safeguarding Bill will be introduced to ‘prevent...
Posted On 18 May 2016
One of CIS Security’s officers on site at The St Botolph Building in the Aldgate area of the City of London
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CIS Security achieves best ever score and Best Practice plaudits in wake of latest SIA ACS audit process

London-based guarding solutions specialist CIS Security has been awarded 170 points out of a possible 174 in its latest Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) audit, duly placing the business in the Top 1% of security companies operating within the UK. CIS Security has gone from...
Posted On 18 May 2016
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UK financial institutions reported to be losing an average £20 million per annum in Call Centres

Financial institutions in the UK are losing more than £20 million each year to fraudsters targeting Call Centres. According to a new report produced by fraud protection and authentication company Pindrop, the UK suffered double the rate of attacks than occurred in the US last...
Posted On 18 May 2016
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The Security Institute unveils all-new format for Annual Conference entitled: ‘The State of Security 2016’

Now in its ninth year, The Security Institute’s Annual Conference and Exhibition is the premier educational event for the organisation, its members and specially invited guests. This year’s gathering will, with the aid of several high profile speakers, explore the...
Posted On 18 May 2016
Left to Right: Chief Inspector Roy Smith presents the Award for Outstanding Act to door supervisor Yoram Ouanounou of Vigilant Business Protection. Also pictured is Croydon PC Louise Kellam. Ouanounou went to PC Kellam's aid in the town centre last January
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Metropolitan Police Service hosts awards ceremony to recognise work of security business sector partners

The Metropolitan Police Service has hosted its inaugural awards ceremony at New Scotland Yard specifically designed to recognise and celebrate the good work of partner organisations operating within the security business sector. The Police and Security (PaS) Awards took place on...
Posted On 18 May 2016