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Full Year Report for 2017 at Securitas highlights organic sales growth of 5%

Global security solutions provider Securitas has issued its Full Year Report for 2017. Total sales for the year stand at MSEK 92 197 (88 162), with organic sales growth at 5% (versus 7% in 2016). Operating income before amortisation is recorded as MSEK 4 677 (4 554) on an...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018
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Court of Appeal rules Government surveillance regime to be “effectively unlawful”

The Government is “breaking the law” by collecting the nation’s Internet activity and phone records and letting public bodies grant themselves access to these personal details with no suspicion of serious crime and no independent sign-off, meaning that significant parts of...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018
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“Fines for data breaches and spam soar by 69% as ICO signals crackdown” reports The SMS Works

Since August 2015, the Information Commissioners’ Office (ICO) has fined 104 organisations a total of £8.7 million for breaches in data security and of anti-spam regulations. The organisation has the power to fine companies up to £500,000 for breaking the rules and is now...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018
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Magenta Security Services reaches 75% energy usage reduction milestone

Magenta Security Services, the first security guarding company in the UK to be awarded ISO 14001 back in 2001, has continued its focus on environmentally friendly and sustainable business practices over the course of the last 15 years. Now, and despite significant organisational...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018
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Financial services sector’s cyber security regimes “in need of urgent reform” suggests VMware study

VMware, the virtualisation and cloud infrastructure specialist, has revealed how IT security professionals within financial services firms are losing the battle to keep vital data safe against what is now a rising tide of cyber threats. In a new study*, 67% of respondents admit...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018
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Private security industry joins ‘App Economy’ as demand for UK security roles set to reach record high

Demand for security jobs in the UK has increased rapidly in the past two years in light of heightened security measures being taken as a result of terror attack threats. Consequently, the UK’s private security sector – which is currently worth £5 billion per annum and £265...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018