Left to Right: Axis Security’s office manager Kim Dawe, Sadler’s Wells support services manager Howard Clark, Axis Security officer Hamed Aminaeeamameh, Axis Security account manager Laura McCall and Axis Security’s compliance manager Dave Daulby
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Axis Security officer commended by ACS Pacesetters in wake of counter-terrorism incident

Axis Security officer Hamed Aminaeeamameh has been recognised with an ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Award for his actions regarding a counter-terrorism matter at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, one of London’s most popular and prestigious leisure venues. Only 12...
Posted On 04 Jul 2016
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BSIA prepares to honour security sector’s finest professionals at 2016 Annual Luncheon

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) will soon be recognising the industry’s finest talent at its upcoming 2016 Annual Luncheon, scheduled to take place on Tuesday 12 July at the London Hilton Hotel on Park Lane. The Annual Luncheon is the Association’s flagship...
Posted On 04 Jul 2016
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“One-in-five UK businesses don’t understand pseudonymisation requirements of GDPR” asserts Delphix

Data virtualisation software specialist Delphix has revealed that “confusion reigns” among UK businesses around data protection requirements. 21% of UK companies questioned in a recent survey have no understanding of the forthcoming EU General Data Protection...
Posted On 04 Jul 2016
Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI
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Security Research Initiative set to focus next study project on ‘Strategy for Change’

At a meeting of its member organisations* held in London on Thursday 30 June, the new Security Research Initiative (SRI) study was announced. This time around, the aim is to produce a ‘Strategy for Change for the Security Sector’. There’s a whole range of strategies that...
Posted On 04 Jul 2016
MiTec: Mitie's Technology Hub
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Mitie and Facewatch launch UK’s first fully-digital next generation alarm monitoring service

Mitie, the facilities management company, has teamed up with Facewatch to introduce an intelligent and proactive security monitoring solution for businesses vulnerable to crime. Dubbed ‘SafeWatch’, the solution combines cutting-edge alarm monitoring technology with CCTV...
Posted On 04 Jul 2016
Europol's headquarters in The Hague
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Criminal Asset Recovery in the EU: Survey conducted by Europol asks ‘Does crime still pay?’

From 2010 to 2014, 2.2% of the estimated proceeds of crime were provisionally seized or frozen, while 1.1% of the criminal profits were finally confiscated at EU level. That’s according to a recent report pieced together by Europol’s Asset Recovery Unit in...
Posted On 04 Jul 2016
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Wharf Guards Limited pleads guilty to employing unlicensed security officers

At Cambridge Magistrates Court on Thursday 23 June 2016, Wharf Guards Limited director Richard Kinyanjui pleaded guilty to providing unlicensed security officers between June and August 2015. The company’s operations manager, George Kalemera, pleaded guilty to failing to...
Posted On 04 Jul 2016