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Government signals intention to ‘design out’ cyber threats for business community

Business Secretary Greg Clark has unveiled a raft of measures that will see the UK become a world leader in the race to eradicate some of the most damaging cyber security threats facing businesses. Businesses and consumers alike will benefit from increased security and...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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NCA publishes fourth annual assessment into county lines drug supply, vulnerability and harm

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has published its fourth annual assessment into county lines drug supply, vulnerability and harm. The report highlights how violence and control used by drug dealing networks is continuing, while the exploitation of children and vulnerable adults...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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Dedicated City of London Police PIPCU disrupts £719 million worth of IP crime

The City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) – a specialist national police unit dedicated to protecting the legitimate UK industries that produce hard goods and digital content from Intellectual Property (IP) crime – has ensured tha...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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Information Commissioner’s Office hails success of “innovative projects” on Data Protection Day 2019

Innovative data protection projects funded by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) are making a real difference to public trust and confidence in privacy issues. The projects were the first to receive money as part of the ICO’s grants programme, which facilitates...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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ICSA: The Governance Institute appoints Sara Drake as organisation’s next CEO

ICSA: The Governance Institute has announced the appointment of Sara Drake as the successor to CEO Simon Osborne, who’s due to step down at the end of June. Drake will join ICSA in early March as CEO Designate before formally taking over as CEO on 1 July. Drake was...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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Magenta Security’s leader highlights need for industry to support public services

A combination of uncertainty over Brexit negotiations and recent cutbacks in other areas of police funding has highlighted an opportunity for the private security industry to support public services. That’s the firm belief of Abbey Petkar, managing director of Magenta...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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Tavcom Training responds to “airport chaos” with Drone Detection course dates

Tavcom Training, part of the Linx International Group, has responded to requests from the security industry for expert training in order that organisations can be better prepared to mitigate the threat posed by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (ie drones). The company will run its...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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The Security Institute signs Memorandum of Understanding with SIRA in UAE

The second day of the recent Intersec Dubai exhibition witnessed Rick Mounfield CSyP FSyI, CEO of The Security Institute, sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Brigadier Khalifa Al Salies, CEO of the Dubai-based Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA). This development...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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Pelco introduces latest update to VideoXpert VMS for security professionals

Pelco’s latest update to its popular VideoXpert solution for end users continues to build on features the manufacturer claims security and surveillance system administrators and operators care most about. These include mission-critical system availability and Government-grade...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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CEM Systems’ AC2000 v10.1 release for risk managers “goes beyond security”

Johnson Controls has announced the release of CEM Systems’ AC2000 v10.1, which contains a number of new features designed to improve functionality and the end user experience, as well as generally helping to mitigate Health and Safety risks for today’s organisations. Support for...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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