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“50% of European merchants willing to face risk of fraud for more sales” states Ovum study

One in every four (ie 26%) of European merchants in the retail, travel and hospitality and digital goods sectors has experienced data theft and the majority (61%) believe they are at greater risk of a data security breach today than they were a year ago. That’s according to...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
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ISO 22000:2018 Food Safety Management Systems revised to meet evolving challenges of supply chain

BSI, the business standards company, has published the revised international standard for food safety management. ISO 22000:2018 Food Safety Management Systems – Requirements for Any Organisation in the Food Chain provides a framework based on Best Practice for the implementation...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
The Here East campus on the site of London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
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Plexal-run London Office for Rapid Cyber Security Advancement opens for business

A new centre dedicated to cyber innovation – the London Office for Rapid Cyber Security Advancement (LORCA), has been officially opened at Plexal by Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. LORCA is being delivered by Plexal in partnership...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
The Old Bailey in central London
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Taliban bomb-maker Khalid Ali found guilty of Houses of Parliament terrorism plot

A London man who plotted a terror attack near Parliament and made bombs for the Taliban in Afghanistan has been convicted of terrorism offences. Khalid Ali, 28, was arrested by armed police near the Houses of Parliament and was carrying a knife with an eight-inch blade and two...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
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Europol raids at European airports result in 140-plus arrests in fight against fraud

Europol has co-ordinated raids at European airports, targeting criminals trying to travel using fraudulently bought tickets. As the peak summer holiday time approaches, over 141 individuals were arrested last week in the latest law enforcement swoop which took place at over 226...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
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3M draws attention to physical privacy issues as part of EU GDPR compliance

3M, the science-based technology company, is working with UK businesses to raise awareness of ‘physical privacy’ following the introduction of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May, which requires organisations worldwide to rethink how...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
Isabelle Moeller
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Digital ID: Biometrics are the Key to Marrying Security and Convenience

Only biometrics can unify the age-old opposing forces of user experience and digital security, believes Isabelle Moeller, and when it happens the effect will be remarkable.  Thanks, in no small part, to the whims of Hollywood, biometrics have now become something of a go-to...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
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Meeting The Security Challenge of BYOD

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) refers to a policy which oversees employees using company networks and data on their personal devices. IT staff are often wary of such policies, but management seem to like them as they allow for a more streamlined workflow and a reduction in the...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
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CCTV: Avoiding Expensive IT Storage Mistakes

The benefits of HD IP cameras are well known, with such solutions now rapidly replacing older analogue and early IP camera systems. Whether the images are being stored for longer, or the higher resolution of the cameras is generating more data, it’s clear that more storage is...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018