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Justice Secretary David Gauke backs evidence-led approach to cut criminality

Justice Secretary David Gauke has called for an “evidence-led” approach towards tackling re-offending in order to crack down on crime and reduce the number of victims. The intervention comes as new research reveals that repeat offenders cost society more than £18 billion per...
Posted On 22 Jul 2019
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G4S makes £14.3 million profit from Brook House contract “despite serious failings”

A National Audit Office (NAO) investigation conducted for the Home Affairs Committee following a Panorama programme which revealed shocking levels of abuse against detainees has shown for the first time that G4S made £14.3 million in profit from Brook House immigration removal...
Posted On 22 Jul 2019
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WPI Economics and Cifas report tackles scourge of first-party consumer fraud

Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has released a report prepared in conjunction with WPI Economics showing that one-in-seven (14%) British adults have committed one or more types of consumer fraud, while two-in-three (66%) know someone who has done so. There are...
Posted On 22 Jul 2019
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Details of second CyberThreat Summit announced by NCSC and SANS Institute

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the SANS Institute have announced details for CyberThreat 2019, the Summit designed specifically for technical professionals in cyber security. Returning for the second year, the two-day event on 25 and 26 November at the Riverbank...
Posted On 22 Jul 2019
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KPMG analysis points towards company insolvency events falling over Q2 2019

Despite a number of high-profile insolvencies hitting the mainstream news headlines in recent times, new analysis conducted by professional services firm KPMG has revealed that the number of companies entering into administration in England and Wales actually fell during the...
Posted On 22 Jul 2019
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Norbain adds WKIT500 wireless controllers from SSP to product portfolio

Specialised Security Products (SSP) has recently added the new WKIT500 wireless access controller to its existing range of access control products, with the controller being made available through distributor Norbain. The WKIT500 includes a compact keypad with proximity reader...
Posted On 22 Jul 2019
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barox releases Siemens Siveillance VMS IP video network plug-in for end users

barox, the manufacturer of IT switches designed specifically for the demands of video networks, has released a DMS SNMP Siemens Siveillance VMS plug-in that allows end users and installers to take full advantage of Siveillance VMS software control. The new plug-in supports the...
Posted On 22 Jul 2019
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Genetec partners with BlackBerry Cylance for AI-based anti-virus developments

Unified security and business intelligence solutions company Genetec is partnering with Cylance, a business unit of BlackBerry Limited, in order to bring Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based anti-virus protection to its appliances customers. Through this partnership, Genetec will...
Posted On 22 Jul 2019
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Secureworks cyber study finds organisations making same mistakes year-on-year

Secureworks has announced the findings of a research report which analysed more than 1,000 incident response engagements throughout 2018. The incidents observed by Secureworks revealed that organisations are making the same fundamental security mistakes year-on-year –...
Posted On 22 Jul 2019
Abbey Petkar
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Magenta Security expresses “disappointment” in recent SIA decisions over ACS

Abbey Petkar, managing director of Magenta Security, has expressed “deep concerns and disappointment” in relation to recent decisions taken by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) on the Regulator’s Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS). Petkar told Risk Xtra: “As...
Posted On 22 Jul 2019