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City of London Police and Lloyds Banking Group announce three-year partnership in joint bid to fight economic crime

The City of London Police, the national policing lead force for countering fraud, has signed a partnership agreement with the Lloyds Banking Group which will see the latter invest £1.5 million in unique policing initiatives designed to tackle economic crime. The money will be...
Posted On 27 Aug 2018
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Home Office champions “more diverse” Fire and Rescue Services in all-new campaign

Firefighters in England are approximately 95% male and white. Only 5.2% of firefighters in England are women, while just 3.9% are from an ethnic minority background (BAME).With this in mind, the Home Office is launching a new campaign designed to help Fire and Rescue Services...
Posted On 27 Aug 2018
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Government unveils new powers designed to disqualify “reckless” company directors

Directors who dissolve companies in order to avoid paying workers or pensions could now face hefty fines or be disqualified from running a business for the first time. The Government is to press ahead with new plans to safeguard workers, pensions and small suppliers when a...
Posted On 27 Aug 2018
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IP EXPO Europe research highlights Brits’ concerns over Artificial Intelligence and cyber security

With Artificial Intelligence (AI) assistants now part of our daily lives, new research conducted by IP EXPO Europe (Europe’s enterprise IT event) has discovered that 60% of Brits are worried AI will lead to the hacking of their Internet-connected devices. The research was...
Posted On 27 Aug 2018
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Freedom of Information requests reveal nearly 50% of English councils still using unsupported server software

Freedom of Information requests undertaken by COMPAREX UK have highlighted a number of security vulnerabilities in the IT infrastructures of many English councils. The requests, which were submitted to all London Borough, Metropolitan and County Councils in England, subsequently...
Posted On 27 Aug 2018