Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM
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Former Met Commissioner urges use of facial recognition cameras for Stop and Search

Lord Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM, former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, has commented that the current Stop and Search procedures used by the police service could be improved if officers were allowed to use facial recognition cameras as an integral part of the...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019
Peter Brorsen
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Peter Brorsen appointed inaugural director of RUSI Europe in heart of Brussels

The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has announced the appointment of Peter Brorsen as the defence and security-focused Think Tank’s first director of RUSI Europe and tasked with representing RUSI in front of the European Union, its Member States and NATO. The offices...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019
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Whistle-blower reports submitted to FCA rise by 24% in 13 months to hit 1,755 mark

BDO LLP states that the total number of whistle-blower reports to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has risen by 24% in the last year to attain an overall figure of 1,755 for the year ending 31 December 2018. That’s up from 1,420 in 2017. There was a 105% increase in...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019
Aziz Rahman
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Is the Serious Fraud Office Offering Value for Money?

Whether the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is value for money is a question that’s being asked following developments that could give ammunition to its detractors, asserts Aziz Rahman. The SFO has just announced that it has dropped investigations into Rolls-Royce and drugs...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019
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“Legacy applications pose serious cyber security risks to hospitals” warns BridgeHead Software

A new White Paper entitled: ‘Legacy Applications: A Healthcare Cyber Security Nightmare’ has been co-authored by clinical and cyber security consultancy AbedGraham and healthcare data management specialist BridgeHead Software. The document explores the far-reaching...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019
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Organisations “rapidly embracing cyber threat intelligence” to combat growing security concerns

In partnership with The Ponemon Institute, Anomali has now published the third annual report on the cyber threat intelligence sector. The report reveals the continued widespread adoption of threat intelligence, with 79% of North American respondents, for example, indicating that...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019
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Quartet of university students awarded coveted scholarships by Paxton

As a sign of its commitment to investing in the local community and in young talent, security systems designer Paxton has offered scholarships to four students from the University of Sussex and the University of Brighton. They will each receive £10,000 towards their university...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019
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Access control specialist TDSi set for launch of ONVIF-compatible GARDiS controller

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi will be introducing its all-new GARDiS controller to the UK market next month. The controller is the latest development in the company’s recently launched, fully-integrated GARDiS range following the release of its base software at the tail...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019
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Castel Xellip 2 integrates with Wavestore VMS to offer “seamless control” for practising end users

End users of the Wavestore video management system (VMS) can now benefit from its integration with video entry systems from Castel. The VMS has been integrated with Castel’s open protocol Xellip 2 IP video intercom system to provide risk and security-focused professionals with...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019
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Risk Management: Upgrading the Approach to Access Control

‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ is a mantra that often describes the best course of action for many situations in life, writes Nick Smith. It’s a phrase that’s probably best suited to something like a bookcase or an oven, but it also often describes the...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019
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