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British Standards Institution launches ‘Cyber Security and Information Resilience’ business stream

The new business stream entitled ‘Cyber Security and Information Resilience’ represents a consolidation of Espion into the British Standards Institution’s (BSI) Professional Services operation, also demonstrating the BSI’s commitment to building a robust...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
RUSI headquarters in central London
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RUSI subject experts focus on key defence and security issues for Brexit negotiations

With Article 50 now triggered by Prime Minister Theresa May as the nation prepares to exit the European Union, experts at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) have moved to outline what outcomes they will be looking for during the Brexit process negotiations in terms of...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
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BSIA’s regional Security Personnel Awards 2017 highlight “exceptional” industry talent

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced the winners of its regional Security Personnel Awards for 2017. Now in their nineteenth year, the prestigious annual awards serve to recognise the outstanding achievements and invaluable contributions made by...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
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University of Edinburgh to become Centre of Excellence for UK cyber security research

The University of Edinburgh has become a Government-approved Centre of Excellence for cyber security research in the UK. Ben Gummer, Minister for the Cabinet Office, has praised the university’s efforts in becoming the first such centre in Scotland to gain the accolade, in...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
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Home Office Counter-Extremism Task Force set to help tackle extremism behind bars

A new unit established to combat extremist ideology behind bars is being launched, Prisons Minister Sam Gyimah has announced. The specialist Task Force will analyse intelligence compiled by around 100 counter-terrorism experts working across the country to assess the threat posed...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
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London Fire Brigade issues stark warning to Government over school fire risks

Just ahead of the Easter holiday, the London Fire Brigade (LFB) has issued a stark warning to Government education chiefs that children’s lives will be put at risk if they remove guidelines stating sprinklers should be installed in new schools. New statistics show that,...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
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‘No More Ransom’ adds 15 decryption tools as record number of partners join global initiative

Nine months after the launch of the ‘No More Ransom’ project, an ever-growing number of law enforcement and private sector partners have now joined the initiative, allowing more victims of ransomware to access their illegally locked data files without having t...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
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Servest Security partners with Business Insight 3 in bid to drive service line delivery

The security division of international facilities management company Servest has partnered with Business Insight 3 (Bi3) on a new initiative specifically designed to improve service line delivery and efficiency. By further merging the spheres of technology and security, the...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
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All-new format for ASIS Europe 2017 draws security business sector leaders to Milan

ASIS Europe 2017: ‘From Risk to Resilience’, ASIS International’s European Security Conference, gathered an impressive crowd of both established and aspiring security leaders in Milan between 29 and 31 March. The total participation numbered 700 registrants from...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017