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Managing director David Thorp set to leave The Security Institute in September

The organisation’s managing director David Thorp has announced that he will be leaving The Security Institute at the end of September to take up a similar role with another professional body, namely the Business Continuity Institute (BCI). “I have greatly enjoyed my...
Posted On 11 Aug 2016
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Latest development in automated gate safety witnesses launch of Gate Safe campaign’s MOT

Gate Safe, the charity that pioneered the move towards improving the safety of automated gates, is to introduce a groundbreaking Gate Safe MOT initiative designed to maximise further awareness of the need to ensure the correct installation and ongoing maintenance of any electric...
Posted On 11 Aug 2016
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Security IT Summit sheds light on current criminality trends in digital landscape

The incessant growth of the Internet in recent years has completely transformed the world in which we live. Rapidly evolving into an interconnected global network of systems and information, the Internet has had an overwhelming impact on business conduct worldwide. With more and...
Posted On 11 Aug 2016
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G4S Group wins new contracts worth £1.4 billion in first half of 2016

In the first half of the year, the G4S Group won new contracts worth a total value of £1.4 billion, while revenue from its continuing businesses increased by 5.1%. When combined with the “positive effect” of the company’s productivity programmes, this produced a...
Posted On 11 Aug 2016
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“Illegal mobile telephones used in prisons to be cut off” announces Home Office

Inmates running criminal operations from behind bars will be targeted by the Government thanks to new powers to cut off mobile phones being used illegally in prisons.  Nearly 15,000 mobile phones and SIM cards were recovered in jails last year, with recent high profile cases...
Posted On 11 Aug 2016
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Tavcom Training reports burgeoning global interest in e-Learning courses

The number of security professionals choosing to study online in order to acquire career-enhancing qualifications has grown dramatically over the last 12 months. That’s according to Tavcom Training, now part of the Linx International Group. “There are an increasing number...
Posted On 11 Aug 2016
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“Global response to terrorism must evolve with the threat” asserts Interpol’s Secretary General

The head of Interpol has stated that the global response to transnational terrorism must adapt to the evolving and expanding nature of the threat. Speaking at an international ministerial meeting in Bali on Countering the Cross-Border Movement of Terrorism, Secretary Genera...
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Organic sales growth “exceptionally strong” for Securitas in January-June Interim Report

Organic sales growth was “exceptionally strong” for Securitas in Q2 2016, driven by “good portfolio development” and extra sales continuing at “record high levels”. Alf Göransson, the company’s president and CEO, commented: “The...
Posted On 11 Aug 2016