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New Eastern Region chairman Guy Mathias calls for increased business involvement in CSSC initiative

Security and risk management-focused professional Guy Mathias FSyI has been appointed chairman of the Eastern Region of the Cross-Sector Safety and Security Communications (CSSC) initiative. Operating on a charitable basis and founded in June 2011 by a team of senior UK security...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
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David Burgess honoured to receive City of London Sheriffs’ Award for Bravery 2018

At The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals’ Annual Dinner on Thursday 11 October, The Sheriffs of the City of London presented their annual Award for Bravery to David Burgess in The Egyptian Hall of The Mansion House, where the event was held by kind permission of...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
Ciaran Barry
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Linx International Group assists Armed Forces personnel in transition to ‘civvy street’ employment

Linx International Group has revealed that, in the past 18 months, PerpetuityARC Training and Tavcom Training have supported more than 350 Armed Forces personnel in making the transition to ‘civvy street’ by dint of them studying on the companies’ security management and...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
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Ava Group to demonstrate latest innovations at International Security Expo 2018

Ava Group, the security risk management services and technology specialist, will be presenting its portfolio of security solutions on Stand E74 at the International Security Expo. The Expo also hosts a range of certified conferences and workshops covering every major sector of...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
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BSIA set to energise new ‘UK Marketplace’ for all IFSEC shows worldwide

IFSEC International’s organiser UBM has announced that the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) will create a ‘UK Marketplace’ for all global shows across the series. Rachel Eaton, event manager for IFSEC International, commented: “In working with the BSIA, we look...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
Simon Kempton
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Government disarray over Brexit deal with EU unhelpful for policing

As the great Brexit behemoth rumbles on, I wish I had more to report on what it means for policing, writes Simon Kempton. We keep being told that we’re inching closer and closer to the finish line, but we’re still waiting for clarity over the Government’s draft exit...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
Attorney General Geoffrey Cox QC MP
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Government publishes review of efficiency and effectiveness of disclosure in criminal justice system

Attorney General Geoffrey Cox QC MP has published the results of the Government’s review of the efficiency and effectiveness of disclosure in the criminal justice system. The review found that the duty to record, retain and review material collected during the course of the...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
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New generation banknote security hologram from Surys wins prestige Innovation Award

A new generation high security hologram designed for use on banknotes and within ID documents has won an Innovation in Holographic Technology Award at the Excellence in Holography Awards 2018. Surys’ Spectreod scooped the accolade for its advanced usage of phase-shifting...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
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Retailers acting quickly to fix flaws in software as code quality issues “remain rampant”

Veracode’s latest State of Software Security Report reveals that the retail space is faster than most industry sectors when it comes to addressing common vulnerabilities found in software, ranking second only to healthcare in its speed of shutting down flaws to reduce risk...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018