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Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe observes key CNI security challenges

Held in The Hague, Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe 2017 brought together several of the leading figures from the European and world critical infrastructure protection community to discuss some key challenges faced by agencies, operators and industry in...
Posted On 26 May 2017
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NSI passes Government’s Cyber Essentials PLUS certification process with flying colours

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has been awarded certification to the Cyber Essentials PLUS scheme. Developed by the Government and industry, Cyber Essentials PLUS provides a clear statement of the controls all organisations should implement to minimise risk from...
Posted On 26 May 2017
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Corps Security officers praised for actions taken following Westminster terrorist attack

Corps Security, the specialist security services provider, has recognised five of its security officers for their actions during the immediate aftermath of the Westminster terrorist attack, which left four people dead and over 50 injured. Corps Security officers are contracted by...
Posted On 26 May 2017
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Education Security Advisory Programme launched to tackle crime and enhance compliance in schools and FE

NW Systems, a specialist in surveillance systems and managed security services, has announced the launch of a dedicated Education Security Advisory Programme designed to ensure the effectiveness of security systems, help institutions comply with the latest regulations an...
Posted On 26 May 2017
Chris Plimley of Zaun (left) and Garry Evanson CSyP, chairman of The Security Institute
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Perimeter security specialist Zaun becomes corporate partner of The Security Institute

The Security Institute has welcomed Zaun, the perimeter fencing and security specialist, as a corporate partner of the organisation. Institute chairman Garry Evanson CSyP has officially presented Zaun with its certificate of membership to signify the commitment Zaun has to the...
Posted On 26 May 2017
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UBM adds Nigel Owens MBE to Inspirational Speaker Series for IFSEC International 2017

Event organiser UBM EMEA has now revealed a fourth Inspirational Speaker for IFSEC International 2017. Nigel Owens MBE, acknowledged as ‘the best referee in rugby union’, will discuss various topics including how to operate at peak performance in the workplace and...
Posted On 26 May 2017
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Fire Industry Association to offer further guidance on new qualifications at FIREX

On Tuesday 2 May, the Fire Industry Association (FIA) announced that the organisation would be launching four brand new formal qualifications in fire detection and alarm systems. Those qualifications will be officially launched at FIREX International (which runs at ExCeL in...
Posted On 26 May 2017
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ICO urges businesses to prepare for GDPR with one year until data protection law change

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has told businesses there’s no time to delay in preparing for “the biggest change to data protection law for a generation”. Addressing company Boardrooms, Denham has called on businesses to see the commercial benefits of sound data...
Posted On 26 May 2017
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Threat of terrorism on UK mainland raised to ‘Critical’ in wake of Manchester attack

The Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) has changed the threat level posed to the UK mainland by international terrorism from ‘Severe’ to ‘Critical’. The current threat level means that an attack is expected imminently and has been imposed in the wake...
Posted On 26 May 2017
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Unmanaged third party risks now “costing businesses” warns MetricStream study

As companies outsource processes and services, they expose themselves to a plethora of third party risks. Whether in relation to data security, business disruption or compliance risk, organisations must have the relevant measures in place to mitigate their potential impact on...
Posted On 26 May 2017