Left to right: Andrew Cockerill (Lodge Security), Sarah Frain (Poundland) and Stuart Lodge (Lodge Security)
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Popular High Street retailer Poundland awards national guarding contract to Lodge Security

Over the past two years, Lodge Security has been operating its Elite Store Detective programme from the LodgIC Intelligence Centre, where national and local data on crime incidents is analysed and used to deploy protection to produce the maximum return on security investment....
Posted On 04 Oct 2018
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Mitie awarded two-year extension on existing FM contract with Vodafone UK

Mitie has been awarded a two-year extension (subject to formal contract) to its existing facilities management (FM) agreement with Vodafone UK. This builds on Mitie’s existing long-term relationship with the communications provider. The extension, which begins on 1 April 2020,...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018
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“Reckless campaign” of cyber attacks by Russian military intelligence service exposed

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has identified that a number of cyber actors widely known to have been conducting cyber attacks around the world are, in fact, the GRU (the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation). These...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018
Steven Wilson and Maria Vello sign the Memorandum of Understanding at Europol's headquarters
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Europol’s EC3 and Cyber Defence Alliance step up co-operation in fight against fraudsters

On Thursday 27 September, representatives of Europol’s European Cyber Crime Centre (EC3) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Cyber Defence Alliance Limited (CDA), a group of British-based banks and law enforcement agencies which work together to share intelligence...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018
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Security Industry Authority launches consultation on Approved Contractor Scheme eligibility criteria requirements

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is launching a consultation on the revised eligibility and ‘fit and proper’ criteria requirements for private security businesses seeking approval to the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS). The criteria have been updated as part of the...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018
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Zaun adds Palisade fencing solutions to extensive perimeter protection portfolio

Pioneering perimeter systems manufacturer Zaun has entered into a previously untapped market for the Wolverhampton-based business by introducing Palisade fencing to its extensive product portfolio. The company’s production facility in Wolverhampton now boasts the most...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018
Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI: Leader of the Security Research Initiative
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SRI publishes report on ‘The Barriers to Effective Buyer-Supplier Relationships in the Security Sector’

The latest report from the Security Research Initiative (SRI) – entitled ‘The Barriers to Effective Buyer-Supplier Relationships in the Security Sector’ – has now been published. The aim of the research was to identify and discuss the factors in the buyer-supplier relationship...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018