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Finance sector must resolve to tackle growing threats posed to operational resilience

How firms deal with the growing number of operational threats, how they prevent or recover from them and how they protect customers will be critical to maintaining their reputation, future competitiveness and long-term sustainability. That’s according to new report issued...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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Growing pressure on retail sector “could increase risk-taking in supply chain”

Growing pressure on the retail business sector could increase risk-taking in the supply chain, data in a new report suggests. With more than 7,500 shops closing in 2018 and High Street brands hitting the headlines, if retailers are not able to manage the trade-off between risk...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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FCA and PRA jointly fine Raphaels Bank £1.89 million for outsourcing failures

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have jointly fined R. Raphael & Sons plc – the retail bank providing banking and related financial services – for failing to manage its outsourcing arrangements properly between...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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In The Spotlight: ASIS International UK Chapter

Sometimes, the job can become too much. For front line security personnel, the things they see and experience may at times be overwhelming, and especially so when they’re exposed to trauma repeatedly or for an extended time period. How best, then, to deal with stress in the...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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BSIA Briefing

The security industry has come a long way from its historical roots and is now focusing heavily on new technology, updated skills, vetting and standards as well as changing perceptions of what the sector actually entails. Mike Reddington discusses the work of the British Security...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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Converged Security: The Centre of Attention

In today’s high-risk and high-threat environment, there’s a very real and immediate need for a converged security approach that actively unifies the monitoring of both physical and cyber security events through a single platform. Here, James Willison and Sarb Sembhi outline in...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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‘Dark’ data creating “major security blind spot” for most companies across UK plc

UK businesses continue to house ‘dark’ data within their organisations, creating a honeypot for cyber criminals. That’s a key finding of the latest research from Veritas Technologies, the specialist in enterprise data protection and software-defined storage. The...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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Businesses boost diversity in IT/ICT and cyber security to attract and retain top staff

(ISC)² – the world’s largest non-profit association of certified cyber security professionals – has released the headline findings from its forthcoming study into workplace and hiring diversity in IT/ICT and cyber security roles. The independent ‘blind’ study of...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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Kentec poised for launch of new Sigma extinguishing range complete with event log

Kentec, the manufacturer of life-critical control systems, is set to launch the Sigma ZXT single-area extinguishing control panel at this year’s FIREX International (which runs from 18-20 June at ExCeL in London’s Docklands). The panel comes complete with new functionality,...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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360 Vision Technology’s cameras offer proven integration with Vivotek’s VAST 2 VMS

A long-term technical partner of specialist CCTV manufacturer 360 Vision Technology, Envisage Technology Limited has earned itself a distinguished reputation as an expert in high-end projects with a portfolio of unique products. Across the years, the company has overseen the...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019