Klaus Allion
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Preparing for the Unexpected: Top Tips on Business Continuity

There are a number of external factors that can significantly impact a business of any size, especially for employees travelling to and from work and to customer meetings, states Klaus Allion. From extreme weather conditions, train strikes and industrial action through to road...
Posted On 22 May 2018
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Focusing on Improved Total Cost of Ownership

Total Cost of Ownership is a hot topic in security circles and frames a dialogue that manufacturers are increasingly having with specifiers, installers and end users alike, writes John Davies. The days of shifting cheap boxes are long gone as the market, very sensibly, has...
Posted On 22 May 2018
Dean Haydon
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Dean Haydon appointed as Senior National Co-ordinator for Counter-Terrorism Policing

Deputy Assistant Commissioner (DAC) Dean Haydon has been appointed as the new Senior National Co-ordinator for Counter-Terrorism Policing. DAC Haydon has been appointed as the permanent successor to Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, who himself took over as head of the...
Posted On 22 May 2018
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Medical recruitment agent jailed for “masterminding multiple NHS fraud conspiracies”

A medical recruitment agent – along with four healthcare assistants and a nurse whom he had persuaded to defraud the NHS – have all been sentenced at Kingston-upon-Hull Crown Court for conspiracy to defraud. Charles Elad, 46, was working as a recruitment officer for...
Posted On 22 May 2018
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£1 million of Home Office funding set aside to boost ongoing fight against knife crime

Charities in England and Wales can now bid for a share of a £1 million Home Office fund set aside to help steer young people away from gangs and violent crime. The successful community groups will receive up to £30,000 each to help support the vital work they do in educating...
Posted On 22 May 2018
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BT joins forces with Europol on MoU in determined bid to build “safer cyber space”

BT has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Europol to share knowledge about major cyber threats and attacks as the two organisations reinforce their efforts to create a safer cyber space for citizens, businesses and Governments alike. The agreement, which was signed...
Posted On 22 May 2018
Silkie Carlo
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“Dangerous and inaccurate” police facial recognition technology exposed in Big Brother Watch report

Big Brother Watch is launching a campaign calling for the police service to stop using what the privacy and civil liberties champion deems to be “controversial” facial recognition technology, which has been branded by the group as “dangerous and inaccurate”. The...
Posted On 22 May 2018
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New research reveals low levels of GDPR compliance among educational facilities

Despite high levels of awareness regarding the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on Friday, only 22% of schools, colleges and universities of the 500 surveyed by NW Security Group felt that their data protection policies were compliant....
Posted On 22 May 2018
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University of Greenwich fined £120,000 by ICO in wake of “serious” security breach

The University of Greenwich has been fined £120,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) following a “serious” security breach involving the personal data of nearly 20,000 people (among them students and staff). It’s the first university to have been fined...
Posted On 22 May 2018
Dr Craig Donald
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Understanding the Body Language of Criminal Behaviour

Do your security guarding teams and CCTV operators know what they’re looking for when they’re on patrol or sat staring at a bank of screens linked to an array of cameras? It may sound obvious, asserts Dr Craig Donald, but unless they’re able to spot the...
Posted On 22 May 2018
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