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Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM to retire from Commissioner’s role at Metropolitan Police Service

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM has announced that he is to retire after five years as the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service. Sir Bernard will remain in post until February next year to allow the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, and Sadiq Khan (the Mayor of London) to appoint...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016
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Public consultation on physical intervention and door supervision initiated by SIA

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has begun a new public consultation exercise that seeks to resolve important questions affecting people with disabilities within the private security sector. The Regulator is running the consultation on two aspects of physical intervention in...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016
Jimmy Nilsson
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Identity Protection: Can we afford to sit back and relax?

Mobility is everywhere. It has the potential to give businesses the competitive edge if used wisely, providing anytime, anywhere access to business critical applications empowering staff, partners and customers alike, writes Jimmy Nilsson. Today’s customers don’t want to wait,...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016
Charl van der Walt
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‘The Great British Firewall’: Welcome with Caution

Today’s business are losing the cyber security battle and they need help, but should it come from the Government? Charl van der Walt argues that new plans unveiled by GCHQ for a ‘Great British Firewall’ should be welcomed with caution. The announcement of...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016
Simon Cook
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Decision Support Systems: Another Side to Security

The main goal of any security system, operator or department is to prevent bad things from happening, writes Simon Cook. We work to secure people, places and assets because safety is so important. However, we live in a world that harbours a wide range of risk: from the...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016
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“Three quarters of companies feel secure from digital threats” states TalkTalk Business White Paper

Increasingly, businesses are moving critical infrastructure online, making it more vulnerable to digital threats, but despite this, a new study carried out by TalkTalk has shown that, even though there has been an increased concern over cyber security across the last year, and an...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016
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Use of body-worn cameras sees complaints against police ‘virtually vanish’ finds University of Cambridge study

An extensive year-long study of almost 2,000 police officers operational across UK and US forces has shown that the introduction of wearable cameras led to a 93% drop in complaints made against the police by members of the public, in turn suggesting such cameras result in...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016