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“Organisations now better prepared to predict and resist cyber attacks” asserts EY

Global organisations are now more confident than ever that they can predict and resist a sophisticated cyber attack, but at the same time they’re falling short in terms of investments and plans designed to recover from a breach in today’s expanding threat landscape....
Posted On 10 Jan 2017
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BAFE SP101:2017 consultation on portable fire extinguisher maintenance now live

Early last year, with the agreement of both the Board and Council, BAFE launched a major review of the BAFE SP101/ST104 Contract Maintenance of Portable Fire Extinguishers Incorporating Registered Fire Extinguisher Service Technicians scheme. This is now ready for public comment....
Posted On 10 Jan 2017
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Liberty launches crowdfunded legal challenge to “indiscriminate state spying powers”

Liberty is launching a landmark legal challenge to the “extreme mass surveillance powers” outlined in the Government’s new Investigatory Powers Act which allows the state to monitor everybody’s web history and e-mail, text and phone records and hack computers, phones...
Posted On 10 Jan 2017
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“Natural catastrophe losses at their highest level for four years” finds Munich Re Group study

A number of devastating earthquakes and powerful storms rendered 2016 the costliest 12 months for natural catastrophe losses in the last four years. That’s according to a study conducted by the Munich Re Group, which shows that losses totalled US$175 billion, a good...
Posted On 10 Jan 2017
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Joint Committee on National Security Strategy launches inquiry into cyber security

According to the 2015 National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review, the impact of technology – and in particular cyber threats and wider technological developments – is one of the major security challenges facing the UK. With this in mind, the...
Posted On 10 Jan 2017