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Digital Advancements: Helping Front Line Emergency and Security Services

The ability to share timely and accurate data is extremely valuable. It’s even more critical for security operations and the Emergency Services, who need to work closely together to manage often challenging and dangerous situations. Simon Hall examines the importance of data...
Posted On 01 Oct 2018
John Apter: chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales
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Police Federation chair John Apter calls for “common sense” in setting police priorities

Police Federation chair John Apter has called for more “common sense” in setting police priorities. Apter has stated that rank and file members feel frustrated at being tasked with investigating trivial rows on social media, for example, at the expense of attending...
Posted On 01 Oct 2018
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Financial Conduct Authority fines Tesco Bank £16.4 million for failures in 2016 cyber attack

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Tesco Personal Finance plc (Tesco Bank) £16,400,000 for “failing to exercise due skill, care and diligence” in protecting its personal current account holders against a cyber attack that took place in November 2016....
Posted On 01 Oct 2018
Professor Chris Kemp
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Event Safety & Security Summit (E3S) 2018: Q&A with Professor Chris Kemp

With the second edition of the Event Safety & Security Summit (E3S) now fast approaching, Official Media Partner Risk Xtra interviews Mind Over Matter’s CEO Professor Chris Kemp, who’s involved in programming for the day, to gain a flavour of what’s in store for...
Posted On 01 Oct 2018
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Kings Secure Technologies joins newly-formed Open Security & Safety Alliance

At a time when the Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly evolving, and with it the aggregation of data, Kings Secure Technologies – the UK’s largest independent fire and security solutions specialist – has become an early member of the newly-formed Open Security &...
Posted On 01 Oct 2018
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Bupa fined £175,000 by Information Commissioner’s Office for “systemic data protection failures”

Bupa Insurance Services Limited (Bupa) has been fined £175,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for failing to have effective security measures in place to protect customers’ personal information.  Between 6 January and 11 March last year, a Bupa employee was...
Posted On 01 Oct 2018
Meadowhall Shopping Centre
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Churchill wins competitive bid for Meadowhall Shopping Centre multi-service contract

Following a competitive tender process, Churchill has been awarded a multi-service contract by the management team at Meadowhall Shopping Centre in Sheffield. The new contract sees Churchill providing FM services including security, cleaning and building maintenance for what is...
Posted On 01 Oct 2018
Peter Sherry
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New Skills for Security Training Centre brings apprenticeships to the North West

The private security sector’s skills body, Skills for Security, has opened a new Training Centre in Cheshire, bringing its security apprenticeships to the North West for the first time. The location provides training on Skills for Security’s apprenticeships, as well as bespoke...
Posted On 01 Oct 2018
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ASIS International’s Global Security Exchange “leads the way” in security innovation

Buoyed by a 15%-plus growth in paid registrations, ASIS International hosted its 64th Annual Conference from 23-27 September in Las Vegas in partnership with InfraGard, ISSA and the Cyber Security Summit. Cutting-edge technology, over 350 immersive and experiential education...
Posted On 01 Oct 2018