Robert Hannigan CMG
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Former GCHQ director Robert Hannigan appointed Senior Associate Fellow at RUSI

The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has announced the appointment of Robert Hannigan CMG as Senior Associate Fellow. Hannigan has spent much of his career in the sphere of national security, having recently been director of GCHQ, the UK’s largest intelligence and...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
Rick McElroy
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Risk Management: Five Questions for CEOs in 2018

There’s not a CEO on the planet who doesn’t have security high on their business agenda as we move into 2018. The combination of escalating cyber attacks and new privacy legislation means that CEOs are being held accountable for the resilience of their organisation and the...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
Jason Towse: leader of Mitie's security management business
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Mitie becomes Platinum Associate Member of National Business Crime Solution

Mitie’s security management business division has become a Platinum Associate Member of the National Business Crime Solution (NBCS), the organisation that provides a collaborative approach towards tackling cross-border serious and organised crime. The NBCS enables the...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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Joint Committee on National Security Strategy launches CNI inquiry focused around cyber

In January last year, the previous Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy (JCNSS) launched an inquiry entitled ‘Cyber Security: UK National Security in a Digital World’, focusing in the main on the 2016 National Cyber Security Strategy. That inquiry was halted by the...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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Government, legal and accountancy sectors re-launch ‘Flag It Up’ anti-money laundering campaign

Serious and organised crime costs the UK an estimated £24 billion every year. Money laundering not only allows criminals to hide the proceeds of their crimes, but also helps to fund further criminal activity. In its latest report, the Government has set out the threats posed by...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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Endpoint security “still challenging” for many organisations in face of escalating cyber threat

Ivanti has announced the results of its annual survey on the main endpoint security challenges faced by IT professionals. More than 130 IT professionals at VMworld Europe 2017, held in Barcelona, participated in the extensive survey. 80% of those IT professionals have had to...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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Record fines for company, senior staff and private investigators involved in illegal trade of personal information

A firm of loss adjusters has been fined a total of £50,000 for unlawfully disclosing personal data which had been obtained illegally by senior employees and rogue private investigators. A director and a senior member of staff at the Kent-based business Woodgate and Clark Ltd have...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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PwC establishes team of drone specialists with keen focus on national security issues

PwC has established a team of drone specialists in the UK to help clients take advantage of this emerging technology and extract value from drone data. PwC’s ‘Clarity From Above’ report found that drones have the potential to disrupt a variety of industries,...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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Independent Office for Police Conduct introduced by Home Office to replace IPCC

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) has been launched by the Home Office to replace the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), the established police watchdog. According to the Government, new leadership under a director general will mean speedier...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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Atmaana Business Consulting confirms deal to acquire 30% share in Right Stone Consulting

Atmaana Business Consulting Limited – the internationally-recognised strategic security, Emergency Services and defence consultancy – has announced a deal to acquire a 30% shareholding in Right Stone Consulting Limited, the resilience and crisis management consultancy, with an...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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