Neil Basu
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Terrorism arrests rise by 17% in past year according to latest Government statistics

The number of arrests being made by counter-terrorism officers in the UK has risen by 17% in the past year. The arrest figures released by the Home Office, which cover the year up to the end of March 2018, reflect the sustained increase in pace of activity by police services...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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Places of worship to remain protected thanks to £1 million Home Office Security Fund

Places of worship that have been subjected to – or could otherwise be vulnerable to – hate crime attacks are to be supported by the Home Office thanks to a further £1 million of funding. Successful applicants in England and Wales will receive up to £56,000 towards...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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Big Brother Watch launches legal challenge to “dangerously authoritarian” facial recognition cameras

Big Brother Watch has launched a landmark legal challenge to the Metropolitan Police Service’s use of real-time facial recognition cameras. The organisation has joined forces with Parliamentarian Baroness Jenny Jones to urge Home Secretary Sajid Javid and Cressida Dick,...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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Hacking episode kick-started in July 2017 leads to huge data breach at Dixons Carphone

As part of a review of its systems and data, Dixons Carphone – the multinational electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company headquartered in London – has determined that there has been “unauthorised access” to certain data held by the...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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37th International East-West Security Conference examines global trends and threats

Attending the 37th Edition of the International East-West Security Conference were delegates representing private and public sector organisations from the Russian Federation and the Ukraine. Organised by Capricorn Conferences and Exhibitions, the event ran on 4 and 5 June at the...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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Security Trends Report from Allot Communications reveals new data on mobile and IoT threats

Allot Communications, a global provider of leading innovative network intelligence and security solutions for service providers worldwide, has just released the findings from its Telco Security Trends Report, in turn revealing a “dynamic and automated threat...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
Enza Iannopollo of Forrester Research
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Workplace Readiness for Mitigating Data Privacy Threats

On behalf of Risk Xtra, 3M’s Peter Barker recently interviewed Enza Iannopollo of Forrester Research to discuss the security measures, policies and privacy compliance programmes that many organisations are presently establishing in order to comply with legislation such as...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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Risk Xtra June 2018

News Analysis: Grenfell Tower – The Hackitt Review Report. News Special: Cortech Open Innovation Events 2018. Opinion: Total Cost of Ownership. Opinion: Mind Your Own Business. BSIA Briefing: Electronic Call Handling Operations Project. Physical and Cyber Security Risk...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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Fareed Zakaria and Scott Klososky to kick-off ASIS International’s GSX Keynote Line-Up

ASIS International has announced that ‘global thinker’, columnist and CNN host Fareed Zakaria in tandem with futurist and technology visionary Scott Klososky will be the opening Keynote Speakers for the 2018 Global Security Exchange. Formerly known as the ASIS Annual...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
The Mercury Shopping Centre in Romford
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Axis Group companies contracted to enhance security and customer service at The Mercury Mall

The management team at The Mercury Mall in Romford recently selected two Axis Group companies, namely Axis Security and Axis Cleaning and Support Services, to deliver an integrated security and cleaning service on site. The contract includes a total of 11 security officers, 12...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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