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SSAIB’s auditors admitted to Register for Certified Technical Security Professionals

Tavcom Training, operator of the Register for Certified Technical Security Professionals (CTSP), has announced that Frank Smith and Nick Grewcock from the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) are among the first auditors to be admitted. The CTSP Register was...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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National Crime Agency publishes Annual Report and Accounts for 2017-2018

The Annual Report and Accounts for the National Crime Agency (NCA) sets out the significant successes the organisation has had in the fight against serious and organised crime during 2017-2018, including 2,037 children safeguarded, 136 potential victims of trafficking rescued,...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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Transparency report on disruptive and investigatory powers published by Government

The Government has now published the third iteration of its dedicated transparency report on the use of disruptive and investigatory powers. The document sets out the way in which disruptive and investigatory powers are used by the security and intelligence agencies as well as...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
Alison Saunders: Director of Public Prosecutions
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Changes proposed to Code for Crown Prosecutors aimed at driving improvements in disclosure

Making sure clearer, earlier information about mobile phone evidence is available before a suspect is charged with a crime is part of a raft of proposed changes announced by Alison Saunders, the Director of Public Prosecutions. This will include mobile phone messages sent by...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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ICO’s Annual Report 2017-2018 reveals “increased public awareness” of privacy and information rights issues

New laws and high-profile investigations have helped to put data protection and data privacy at the centre of the UK public’s consciousness like never before, the Information Commissioner has said.  As the Annual Report for 2017-2018 of the Information Commissioner’s Office...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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Workplace drug ‘amnesties’ “could become as normal as everyday nine-to-five routines”

Workplace drink and drugs ‘amnesties’ are likely to become as routine as the daily nine-to-five because of UK plc’s growing substance abuse culture. That’s according to one of the world’s leading workplace drug testing companies. Eurofins Workplace Drug Testing suggests...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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Patol brings new option for Securiton ASD system to market at FIREX International

Patol introduced a new option for the Securiton aspirating smoke detection (ASD) system at FIREX International, with the incorporation of gas detection technology to further extend the capabilities of the system in protecting a wider range of environments. Patol has worked with...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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SoloProtect launches “groundbreaking” lone worker safety device designated ID Pro

International lone worker safety company SoloProtect has launched a key addition to its product range with the SoloProtect ID Pro, described as “a highly innovative new product in the lone worker device space”. The ID Pro offers “the most comprehensive platform for lone worker...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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Clearswift Survey: “Insider threat falls in UK and Germany post-GDPR, but US risk increases”

New research carried out by data security company Clearswift has shown that, year-on-year, cyber security incidents perpetrated by those from within an organisation, as a percentage of all incidents, have fallen in the UK and Germany, two countries currently now under the ruling...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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“Organisations should adopt Zero Trust model for cyber security” finds Unisys Survey

Research results from the Unisys Corporation find that IT professionals reported three incidents on average where sensitive information had been lost last year, with some respondents reporting 11 losses for the year. Respondents also reported an average of nine incidents per...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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