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Nick Hurd appointed Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service by Prime Minister Theresa May

Nick Hurd, the Conservative MP for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner, has been unveiled as the new Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service. He succeeds Brandon Lewis in the role, with Lewis having been promoted to the post of Minister of State for Immigration by Prime...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
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“Operational and reputational risk top CEOs’ worry list” finds KPMG’s latest survey

According to the findings of a new survey carried out by auditing, tax and advisory specialist KPMG (during which the business interviewed upwards of 150 UK CEOs about their investment plans for the future and the issues affecting their organisations), reputational risk emerged...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
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Euralarm’s Annual Report for 2016-2017 “shows an organisation focused on impact”

Euralarm, the European Trade Association of the electronic fire safety and security industry, has just published its Annual Report for 2016-2017. The document underlines the impact of the organisation on the future of standardisation, electronic fire safety, security and...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
Brindleyplace in Birmingham
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CIS Security chosen by GVA to protect extensive Midlands and South West property portfolio

Building and facilities management specialist GVA (formerly Bilfinger GVA) has appointed CIS Security to provide security services at a number of its sites across the South West and the Midlands. Those sites include Victoria Square House in Birmingham, Brindleyplace (dubbed...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
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Gloucester City Council heavily fined by ICO for leaving personal information “vulnerable to attack”

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Gloucester City Council £100,000 after a cyber attacker accessed its employees’ sensitive personal information. The attacker took advantage of a weakness in the organisation’s website back in July 2014, which led to over...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
Dr Ciaran O'Keeffe of Buckinghamshire New University
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Reports on “heroic efforts” of rescuers can reduce public fears in wake of terrorist attacks

Press reporting that concentrates wholly on the heroic efforts of rescuers can reduce public fears in the aftermath of terrorist attacks. That’s the conclusion of research findings presented to delegates at the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
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Risk UK June 2017

News Analysis: WannaCry Ransomware Attack. News Special: Cortech Open Innovation Events 2017. Opinion: Closing the UK’s Technology Skills Gap. Opinion: Security’s VERTEX Voice on The Great Repeal Bill. BSIA Briefing: Promoting Best Practice at IFSEC International. Security in the...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
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Prestigious Peter Greenwood and Ian Marsh industry awards now open for nominations

Security, fire and emergency response sector professionals are being urged to nominate “outstanding” individuals for this year’s Peter Greenwood Security Award and the Ian Marsh Fire Award. Nominated individuals must, through their own determined efforts, have...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
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Comprehensive iPass study unearths CEOs as “greatest risk” posed to enterprise security

Four-in-ten organisations believe that C-Level executives – including CEOs – are most at risk of being hacked when working outside of the office. That’s according to the findings of a new study conducted by iPass. Cafes and coffee shops were ranked as the...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
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Axis Group wins three-year security services contract at Houndshill Shopping Centre

Axis Group – one of the UK’s fastest-growing security, cleaning, Front of House and support services organisations – has been awarded a three-year contract to deliver security and cleaning services at Houndshill Shopping Centre, Blackpool’s premier shopping...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
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