Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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The Threat is Real

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 on the subject of ‘Countering the Cross-Border Movement of Terrorism’,...
Posted On 20 Sep 2016
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PwC launches ‘Game of Threats’ interactive cyber breach challenge for senior executives

With nearly three quarters of UK CEOs regarding cyber security as one of the top three risks to their organisations, along with over-regulation and geopolitical uncertainty, it’s clear that increasing cyber threats and the number of recent public breaches is moving cyber security...
Posted On 20 Sep 2016
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“Groundbreaking” new service launched by Crimestoppers in bid to reduce energy crime

In what is an unprecedented ‘first’ for Crimestoppers, the organisation has launched a dedicated service encouraging members of the public to report any suspected cases of energy-related crime. With 150,000 instances of energy theft investigated every year, the...
Posted On 20 Sep 2016
Ken Livingstone MSc
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Perpetuity Academy introduces Managing Security Surveys eLearning course

Perpetuity Academy has just introduced a Managing Security Surveys eLearning course designed to appeal to both practising security managers and those embarking on a career in the security world. The BTEC Level 4-accredited Managing Security Surveys eLearning course allows...
Posted On 20 Sep 2016
Alex Carmichael: CEO of the SSAIB
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SSAIB unveils new series of Regional Forums for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB), the dedicated fire, security and telecare certification body for the UK and Ireland, has announced a new series of its popular half-day Regional Forums to be held around England, Wales, Scotland and Norther...
Posted On 20 Sep 2016
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IP CCTV surveillance system end users “must consider network security” warn BSIA member companies

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) CCTV Section have issued a stark warning that end users of IP-connected CCTV systems should be taking cyber security very seriously indeed. In an article published by The Times, Nigel Inkster (former director of...
Posted On 20 Sep 2016