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Research network launched to understand latest trends in online terrorist propaganda

Leading Think Tanks and academic institutions from around the world are coming together to understand terrorist exploitation of technology and the digital space. The Global Research Network on Terrorism and Technology has been formed to better understand how terrorist networks...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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Print and Printer Security: Why The Threat is Real

Cyber security is, of course, already high on the agenda for both risk professionals and C-Suite executives who have realised the financial cost, legal implications and reputational damage that can result from a serious data breach.  However, while most responsible organisations...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
Adrian Taylor
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Combating the Threat to 5G Services: Empowering Next Generation Smart Devices

For the telecoms industry, 2019 is the year of 5G writes Adrian Taylor. Service providers are in a race to roll-out 5G services that will empower the next generation of smart devices and the Internet of Things (IoT). With its massive increase in bandwidth speeds, ultra-low...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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Abloy UK proud to attain CLIQ Competence Centre by ABLOY certification

Abloy UK has announced that its digital transformation team has been awarded CLIQ Competence Centre by ABLOY certification, subsequently becoming the only approved Centre of Excellence for CLIQ in the UK and Ireland and one of only six certified CLIQ Competence Centres globally....
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
Aziz Rahman
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2019: The Year of the Unexplained Wealth Order?

With the National Crime Agency (NCA) having stated that the organisation is presently looking at upwards of 100 possible targets for Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs), Aziz Rahman considers the implications and asks whether this could be the year when UWOs really come of age. The...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee issues final report on disinformation and ‘fake news’

The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of Parliament has published its final 111-page report on disinformation and ‘fake news’. The Committee is calling for a compulsory Code of Ethics for tech companies overseen by an independent regulator and wants to see that...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group to oversee use of large data sets by Home Office

The Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group (BFEG), a non-departmental public body, will now be asked to consider ethical issues relating to the use of large and complex data sets by the Home Office. The BFEG will provide independent oversight of the Data Ethics Governance...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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UK cyber security leaders move to state perceived Huawei 5G risks “can be managed”

UK cyber security chiefs at the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have apparently stated that any potential risk posed by involving technology concern Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s solutions in forthcoming UK telecoms projects “can be managed”. The...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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Mitie awarded five-year FM contract with Yorkshire Building Society worth £14.5 million

Mitie has been awarded a five-year facilities management-focused contract with the Yorkshire Building Society following a competitive tender process. The contract is worth £14.5 million and covers security, engineering and catering. This new contract will see Mitie deliver these...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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Universities invited to apply for National Cyber Security Centre certification of undergraduate cyber security degrees

Universities across the UK now have a further opportunity for their cyber security-related degrees to gain certification as part of the Government’s National Cyber Security Strategy. After a rigorous process, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) – itself a part of GCHQ...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019