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Brexit and Business Crime: What Next?

The UK is receiving a record number of European Arrest Warrants for suspects that have fled other European Union (EU) countries. Here, Neil Williams outlines why he’s concerned for the cross-border policing of business crime if and when Brexit does become a reality....
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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UK faces “unprecedented threat” despite decrease in terrorism-related arrests

Counter-Terrorism Policing’s senior national co-ordinator has warned the UK still faces an ‘unprecedented’ level of threat, despite arrest numbers falling in the previous 12 months. The Home Office’s quarterly release of statistics relating to the police’s use of powers under the...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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Reputation and brand damage top current risk agenda for global business leaders

More than three-quarters of global business leaders believe their organisation is being influenced by ‘hype cycles’. That’s according to the latest Global Risk Landscape Report published by accountancy and advisory firm BDO LLP. The survey of 500 global C-Suite...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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Making The Grade: The Difference Between Grade 4 and Grade 5 of BS 8607

For the benefit of Risk Xtra’s readers, Craig Birch outlines what the new Grade 5 for BS 8607 (focused on Mechanically Operated Push-Button Locksets) includes, why it has been introduced and the benefits that it can help deliver for host organisations. At present,...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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Convicted Portadown security company owner jailed for breaching probation

On Thursday 20 June, Steven Nixon (47) of Portadown – the owner of Eventsafe Security – was imprisoned for four months. Nixon ignored his 100 hours of community service order which was part of the sentence handed down to him at Antrim Crown Court on 12 December last...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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IFSEC and FIREX International introduce Protecting Logistics Pavilion at IMHX 2019

IFSEC and FIREX International are set to bring the security and fire safety industries together with leading logistics decision-makers and key influencers through the brand new Protecting Logistics Pavilion at IMHX. Taking place at the NEC in Birmingham from 24-27 September, IMHX...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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NTT Report: “Cyber attacks ranked as top business issue across next 12 months”

UK organisations are failing to make progress towards strong cyber security and “facing paralysis” as cyber criminals become more advanced. These are the stark conclusions drawn from the findings of the 2019 Risk:Value Report – ‘Destination Standstill. Are You Asleep...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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De Montfort and Northumbria Universities recognised for cyber security excellence

Two UK universities have been added to the growing list of Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACEs-CSR), further enhancing the UK’s leading position in cyber security research. The two new centres at De Montfort University and Northumbria University have...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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New variant of award-winning router for security applications unveiled by CSL

CSL has announced the arrival of a new variant of its award-winning CSL Router. This new variant is supplied with two network diverse 4G WorldSIMs: one active and one on standby for total resilience. The CSL Router has been used in over 4,000 installations since its launch in...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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LOCKEN’s cable-free access control certified by Health and Safety regulator ATEX

LOCKEN’s latest innovation in cable-free access control, which is powered by contactless technology, has won certification from Health and Safety regulator ATEX in accordance with new explosive atmosphere requirements. Approved to ATEX II 2 G Ex ib IIB T4, the solution is...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019