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“Employees pose greatest EU GDPR compliance risk” pinpoints latest Bluesource study

Six-in-ten organisations view their employees as the biggest threat to successful EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) adherence, while four-in-ten believe that their current IT systems could also pose compliance risks. That’s according to a GDPR awareness survey...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
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Survey shows 83% of professionals believe BIM will support delivery of facilities management

Building Information Modelling (BIM) has the potential to deliver significant benefits to the facilities management industry. That’s according to the results of a new survey published by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM). The FM Awareness of Building...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
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ICO warns NHS employees that unlawfully accessing patient records is an offence

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reminded NHS staff about the potentially serious consequences of prying into patients’ medical records without a valid reason. The warning comes after a former health care assistant was ordered to pay a total of £1,715 in fines and...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
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Wembley and Old Trafford stage counter-terrorism awareness events for new football season

With the new football season now underway, Counter-Terrorism Policing has been working with the Premier League, the English Football League (EFL) and the Football Association (FA) to help improve stadium security. Two Counter-Terrorism Awareness Workshops, specially configured to...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
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IHMA urges more action in face of new anti-counterfeiting report on pharma industry

The commercial hologram industry has welcomed a new report predicting ‘impressive’ growth for pharmaceutical authentication technologies, but warns that more work still needs to be done to tackle global counterfeiting ‘hotspots’. The International Hologram Manufacturers...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
Josh Lefkowitz
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Cyber Threats in the Oil and Gas Sector

Few threats expose the true interdependency of cyber and physical security more than those targeting the oil and natural gas (ONG) sector, writes Josh Lefkowitz. After all, oil and natural gas together account for 53% of the world’s energy consumption and remain integral...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017