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“Counterfeit fashion items head list of EU Border seizures” discovers Kroll analysis

Over 207,000 counterfeit watches worth a combined €172 million were seized at the borders of EU countries in 2017, making them by far the highest value type of fake product intercepted. That’s according to new analysis by Kroll (a division of Duff & Phelps), a global...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
Sadiq Khan: Mayor of London
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London Mayor calls for separate security agreement with European Union post-Brexit

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has called for a separate security agreement with the European Union away from the politics of Britain’s main post-Brexit deal in order to protect the safety of Londoners and mitigate the risk of a ‘no deal’ scenario. Such a move would...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
Angus Darroch-Warren CSyP FSyI
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Demonstrating the Value of Today’s Security Professionals

As a security consultant, Angus Darroch-Warren is often asked to support procurement teams with their selection of service providers, whether they be fencing contractors, integrators, CCTV installers, security guarding companies or other specialists in areas such as Hostile...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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Protecting Critical Data Networks with Fibre Optic Technology

Criminal cyber attacks have been an issue for decades, but in recent years this concept has evolved to a level where cyber warfare is now a very real concern for national infrastructure and defence, writes Kevin Berry. While commercial cyber attacks are estimated to cost the...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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Secureworks finds majority of cyber crime damage “inflicted by powerful covert criminal threat groups”

Secureworks, a global cyber security company that protects organisations in the digitally connected world, has just released the findings of its State of Cyber Crime Report 2018 which is designed to illuminate the cyber crime trends and events that shaped the year. From July last...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
Mark Walker and Emma Walker of the Ashridge Group
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Ashridge Group shows support for local charities with launch of new Charity Foundation

The Ashridge Group Charity Foundation has been designed to support local charities and community groups in Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. It provides free of charge knowledge sharing and accredited training courses in subjects such as First Aid, manual handling...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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BlackBerry to acquire Cylance and add “premier AI and cyber security capabilities”

BlackBerry has entered into a definitive agreement to wholly acquire Cylance, a specialist in the spheres of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cyber security, for US$1.4 billion in cash, plus the assumption of unvested employee incentive awards. This will be BlackBerry’s...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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Pelco introduces GFC Professional 4K camera to provide “clarity with purpose”

Pelco by Schneider Electric has released the GFC Professional 4K, a video surveillance camera delivering 8 MP resolution detail for demanding security applications with heavy foot and vehicular traffic. The GFC Professional 4K is also designed to support challenging lighting...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
Gary Trotter
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Surveillance tech start-up Ocucon agrees collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The team at Ocucon – the fully-managed Video Surveillance-as-a-Service (VSaaS) system – has announced that, as part of a newly-signed OEM agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), the business will now offer its customers “the world’s most secure...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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Board-level action on employee well-being and mental health “inadequate” finds ICSA poll

Fewer than half of those organisations polled by ICSA: The Governance Institute and governance recruitment specialist The Core Partnership have considered employee well-being and mental health at Board level. Just 45% of Boards have considered these issues, 34% haven’t done...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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