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Defrauded NHS Trust recoups £1.2 million under Proceeds of Crime Act

A payment of £1.2 million has been received by Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust as a result of a Proceeds of Crime Act compensation order and collaboration between agencies to tackle fraud. Substantial payments have also been awarded by the courts to other NHS Trusts...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019
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London Borough of Newham fined by ICO for disclosing sensitive personal data on alleged gang members

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined the London Borough of Newham £145,000 for disclosing the personal information of more than 200 people who featured on a police intelligence database. The database is known as the ‘Gangs Matrix’ and its purpose is to record...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019
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Security Managers, Security Supervisors and Security Officers: Professional Development

Whether it’s an aspiring protection officer or a university student who’s interested in a career in the security profession, we all know there’s no substitute for experience. It should be remembered, though, that security managers and supervisors gain real-life...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019
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Health, Safety and Environmental Management: Applying Data Science and AI

Effective health, safety and environmental (HSE) management is more crucial than ever, observes Ran Merkazy, and especially so in the high-risk, capital-intensive sectors including energy and oil/gas through to transportation. As legislation becomes more stringent, and public...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019
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Software Containers: Defending Against the Security Risks

Software developers are making more use of software containers to deploy applications, observes Marco Rottigni. Analyst firm Gartner has predicted that around 50% of all global businesses will be running containers in production compared with just 20% in 2017. The reason for this...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019
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Global MSC Security’s 2019 Conference set to raise money for The Lily Foundation 

Global MSC Security has chosen The Lily Foundation as its nominated charity for the 2019 edition of the Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition, which takes place on 11 and 12 November in Bristol. This year’s event – for which Risk Xtra is serving as Official...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019
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Ocucon Pixelate offers first-of-its-kind automatic full-body video redaction technology

Ocucon’s intelligent video redaction service – designated Ocucon Pixelate – is set to drastically reduce the cost of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance in relation to CCTV images thanks to new automatic full-body video redaction. Part of a second...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019
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Former Telford security training director jailed for falsifying industry qualifications

On Friday 29 March, Shamin Uddin – former director of the SAS Training Academy Ltd in Telford, Shropshire – was sentenced at Shrewsbury Crown Court to eight months’ imprisonment for falsifying examination papers for individuals seeking to gain a Security...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019
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Radiometric thermal cameras with temperature measurement launched by Hanwha Techwin

Hanwha Techwin Europe has further strengthened its Wisenet T thermal camera range with the introduction of three new radiometric thermal models, each of which have a temperature measurement feature. The Wisenet TNO-4030TR, TNO-4040TR and TNO-4041TR are able to accurately detect...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019
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Barracuda Networks urges businesses to guard against evolving malware attacks

Barracuda Networks researchers have uncovered an alarming new rise in the use of document-based malware. A recent e-mail analysis revealed that 48% of all malicious files detected in the last 12 months were some kind of document. More than 300,000 unique malicious documents were...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019
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