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Cranfield University’s research on cyber security set to “step up a level” with Atkins collaboration

Reports on the UK’s ability to protect its technology, data and networks from the threat of cyber crime are frequently in the news. With electronic systems increasingly relying on the Internet to manage everyday things like electricity, air traffic control or food supplies,...
Posted On 13 Feb 2017
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SSAIB’s Manned Services operation scores perfect 100% performance rating from SIA

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) has been awarded a perfect 100% performance rating for Manned Services during 2016 following the latest release of assessment figures by the Security Industry Authority (SIA), the Regulator for the private security business...
Posted On 13 Feb 2017
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BRE Global to launch new certification scheme for property flood resilience surveyors

In direct response to a key recommendation emanating from Defra’s recent Property Resilience Action Plan, BRE Global is launching a new certification scheme for independent property flood resilience surveyors. Certificated surveyors will provide property owners with impartial...
Posted On 13 Feb 2017
Left to Right: PC Bruce, SNP MP Chris Stephens, Nick Smart and Calum Macleod
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Police Federation’s bold call to ‘Protect the Protectors’ gains Parliamentary support

A Bill calling for harsher sentences for those who assault police officers and other Emergency Services workers has cleared its first hurdle at Parliament. Halifax MP Holly Lynch (Labour), who’s determinedly championing the Police Federation’s campaign to...
Posted On 13 Feb 2017
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Securitas publishes Full Year Financial Report for January-December 2016

From January to December 2016, total sales at Securitas were MSEK 88 162 (80 860). Organic sales growth is 7% (5), with operating income before amortisation standing at MSEK 4 554 (4 089). Operating margin for the period is 5.2% (5.1) and earnings per share SEK 7.24 (6.67). Free...
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High-ranking police representatives meet in Berlin to discuss counter-terrorism plans

In response to a heightened threat of Jihadist terrorism across Europe in the wake of several serious terrorist incidents in recent months, an extraordinary meeting of high-ranking police representatives from the European Union Member States, Norway and Switzerland was held in...
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PwC Report: “30% of CEOs predict more than one crisis to confront in next three years”

Businesses are being confronted with crises more often than might be expected and, with CEOs anticipating even more crisis events in the future, it’s no longer a matter of ‘If’ such events will hit, but rather ‘When’ they’re going to do so....
Posted On 13 Feb 2017
Left to Right: Rob King (head of strategic engagement, Kings Security), Steve Hurst (head of SaferCash) and Anthony King, CEO at Kings Security
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Kings Security selected to manage and host dedicated SaferCash Intelligence Portal

Kings Security has been selected to manage and host the intelligence database for SaferCash, the intelligence sharing initiative aimed at reducing the number of attacks on Cash-in-Transit couriers, banking establishments and ATMs. This prestigious contract, effective as of this...
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The Security Institute partners with ITN Productions on ‘Creating A Security Culture’

In an exciting new partnership, The Security Institute and ITN Productions are producing a news and current affairs-style programme to be hosted by national newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky. Drawing upon ITN’s 60-year heritage and expertise in storytelling, ‘Creatin...
Posted On 13 Feb 2017