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Home Secretary strengthens policing response to modern slavery with £8.5 million funding investment

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to stamp out modern slavery by announcing £8.5 million of funding that will help law enforcement agencies in tackling this horrendous form of criminality. Granted until 2018-2019 following a bid made to the...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016
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National Cyber Security Centre begins operations and outlines plans for flagship CyberUK 2017 event

Following the success of the IA15 and CyberUK 2016 events, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has announced that there will be a return to Liverpool next March for CyberUK 2017. This is a three-day event that will bring together cyber security leaders and professionals...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016
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Legislation aimed at confronting criminal finances and corruption published by Home Office

Law enforcement agencies will be given new powers to seize the proceeds of crime and demand criminals explain the origins of their wealth under new legislation that has just been issued by the Conservative Government. The Criminal Finances Bill will also strengthen the...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016
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prEN 16763 approval by CEN/CENELEC heralds “game-changer” for fire and security sector

Approval of the prEN 16763 standard has been announced by CEN/CENELEC in the wake of “overwhelmingly positive” votes cast by national standardisation bodies. Euralarm welcomes the adoption of this European standard which it has long supported, with its members now...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016
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ForeScout Survey: “65% of enterprises lack visibility and control of IoT devices on the network”

ForeScout Technologies, a specialist in the field of ‘agentless’ cyber security, has issued the findings of its new European Perceptions, Preparedness and Strategies for IoT Security Survey. The research reveals that, while the majority of respondents acknowledge the...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016