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First threat assessment for universities produced by National Cyber Security Centre

The threats facing the UK’s world-leading universities and the steps they can take to protect themselves are outlined in a new report from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). The NCSC’s threat assessment aims to raise awareness of state-sponsored espionage targeting...
Posted On 24 Sep 2019
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“Widespread inability” to manage third party risk in top corporations unearthed by Deloitte study

Developments in Extended Enterprise Risk Management (EERM) maturity have not kept pace with increasingly critical levels of dependence on third parties and, as such, the majority (83%) of organisations quizzed by Deloitte for the company’s fourth annual EERM Survey have...
Posted On 24 Sep 2019
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Three-in-five care home workers “concerned” about “serious risk of fire”

Care homes, where some of the most vulnerable people in our society reside, are believed to be at an alarming risk of a fire, with three-in-five care home workers admitting to “serious concerns” according to new research released to coincide with Fire Door Safety Week...
Posted On 24 Sep 2019
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Former Adecco UK CEO joins Broadstone’s Board as firm reports rapid growth

Peter Searle, one of the foremost experts in Europe when it comes to staffing recruitment and outsourcing labour supply, has joined ‘Labour-as-a-Service’ staffing platform Broadstone as a non-executive director. Searle’s extensive experience in scaling businesses and his wealth...
Posted On 24 Sep 2019
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MPs and rights groups call for “urgent stop” to facial recognition surveillance

MPs and rights groups have called on police services and private companies across the UK to “immediately stop” using live facial recognition surveillance systems in public spaces. In a joint call to action published by civil liberties campaign group Big Brother Watch, the groups...
Posted On 24 Sep 2019
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Fire Management and Building Regulations: What Lies Ahead?

According to a recent survey conducted by the Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA), although two-thirds of participants were fully aware of Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, it’s thought that the review process itself has...
Posted On 24 Sep 2019