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SIA-SBRC-Police Scotland counter-terrorism partnership aims for safer Scotland

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has launched a counter-terrorism initiative with the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC) and Police Scotland. The new integrated initiative aims to build stronger public/private sector partnerships and make Scotland safer from...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016
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NHS dialysis manager and contractors jailed for £300,000 fraud against Epsom and St Helier Trust

An NHS manager, his partner and three contractors, all of whom helped to defraud his employer of hundreds of thousands of pounds, have been sentenced at Croydon Crown Court following a thorough fraud investigation led by NHS Protect. The thefts from Epsom and St Helier University...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016
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Criminal network suspected of smuggling Iranian migrants into UK tackled by Europol

On Thursday 8 December, 33 people were arrested as several homes were searched in Greece as part of a joint security and policing investigation conducted by UK and Greek officials with support from Europol. The individuals were arrested for their suspected roles in an...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016
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Information Commissioner’s Office appoints Rob Luke as new Deputy Commissioner

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has appointed a new Deputy Commissioner (Policy). Rob Luke will join the organisation on Monday 30 January. He was previously British High Commissioner to Malta, and has also served overseas in Brazil and Paris as well as in...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016
Richard Fenning: CEO at Control Risks
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2017 set to be “year of acute uncertainty for business” predicts Control Risks

Control Risks, the specialist risk consultancy, has published its annual RiskMap forecast, widely renowned as the leading guide to political and business risk and an important reference point for policy makers and business leaders alike. Speaking about the document, Richard...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016
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Extra security measures in place for Cash-in-Transit crews across Christmas period

Criminals are being warned that strong measures are being put in place to prevent Cash-in-Transit robberies in the run-up to and during the Christmas period. Police forces right across the UK are working with the industry to safeguard cash and valuables deliveries from criminals...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016
John Davies
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Securing Ofsted Results for Schools

Ofsted inspections are enough to put fear into any self-respecting school, but beyond ensuring pupils derive the best grades, it’s less well known that inspectors can also mark a school down if it has inadequate perimeter security. While the education sector is already well...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016
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The Sleeping Dragon of e-Mail Security

New research conducted by SecureData suggests that today’s enterprise risk model seriously underestimates the soft underbelly of the attack surface created by each employee, their password behaviour and repertoire of common online applications. Charl van der Walt explains how...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016