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IFED secures 239 years’ jail time for fraudsters as specialist unit turns seven

The City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED), which has now secured 239 years in custodial sentences, is celebrating its seven-year anniversary this month. Since its inception back in 2012, the IFED has convicted 433 insurance fraudsters leading to...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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Security minister Ben Wallace chairs UK-Japan discussion group on hosting major events

Security Minister Ben Wallace has chaired a UK-Japan discussion group with Prime Minister Theresa May and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to highlight how the UK mitigates the most serious security threats posed to it and also share experiences of the successful hosting of the London...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham
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SCL Elections prosecuted for failing to comply with ICO enforcement notice

SCL Elections, also known as Cambridge Analytica, has been fined £15,000 for failing to comply with an enforcement notice issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The company appeared at Hendon Magistrates’ Court and pleaded guilty through its...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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Assurance Software and ClearView unite to become largest global provider of business continuity solutions

Assurance Software has announced a merger deal with ClearView Continuity in a transaction that expands the company’s business continuity management market leadership position and global reach to over 800 customers, with consulting and support services provided on six continents...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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Fashion retailer Primark on track with Traka’s DockSafe door locking solution  

Primark, the international retailer that offers ‘Amazing Fashion at Amazing Prices’, is using Traka’s dock door and intelligent management solutions to ensure maximum efficiency and safety across its warehouse and distribution centres. Primark operates from eight...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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Developments in Cloud Security: Predictions for 2019

The cloud is a vital part of any enterprise infrastructure. The convenience of having a database that can be accessed from any location has dramatically improved efficiency within workforces. While many companies had previously been afraid of making the move, as the open nature...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
Aziz Rahman
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Scaling Down The Rolls-Royce Investigation: A Sign of Panic at the SFO?

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has finally stopped investigating a number of former Rolls-Royce employees in connection with the bribery and corruption scandal that has been rumbling on for many years now. A shrewd decision based on available evidence? Or the frightened actions...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
Abbey Petkar
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Brexit: Why is it ‘All Quiet’ on the Private Security Industry Front?

Abbey Petkar finds it strange just how quiet the security industry is on the subject of Brexit. Whether you voted to leave or remain, whether you believe in Theresa May’s exit strategy or feel that the Prime Minister is wasting valuable time, Brexit is undoubtedly the topic of...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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BQT Solutions launches fully-integrated Orca lock for “seamless” access control integration

BQT Solutions, the specialist in high security card and biometric readers and locks, has launched its Orca weatherproof lock which provides “industry-leading” strength, “unparalleled” environmental durability and “seamless” access control...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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“Set surveillance cameras up in seconds” thanks to Wavestore’s latest VMS release

Wavestore has issued V6.14 of its open-platform and highly secure Linux-based Video Management Software (VMS). “V6.14 is our most feature-packed release to date and delivers on a promise to our systems integrator partners that we will continue to rapidly respond to changing...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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