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Tasking to improve fraud response issued by National Crime Agency

The National Crime Agency’s (NCA) director general Lynne Owens has issued a tasking to improve the response to fraud. The tasking, which is made under the Crime and Courts Act 2013, follows a discussion with chief constables and other partners at the National Strategic...
Posted On 23 Dec 2019
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Border Force seizures signify crackdown on Christmas counterfeits

Counterfeit designer label scarves, sportswear and electrical equipment are among thousands of counterfeit items seized by Border Force in the run-up to Christmas. The seizures highlight Border Force’s robust work to prevent attempts by organised crime gangs to exploit the UK’s...
Posted On 23 Dec 2019
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Risk Xtra December 2019

News Update. News Analysis: Public Accounts Committee on Tackling Serious and Organised Crime. Opinion: The Rising Drone Threat – Mitigating The Security Risks. BSIA Briefing: Lone Worker Security and Safety. Body-Worn Cameras: The Smart Tech Response to Retail Crime. Higher...
Posted On 23 Dec 2019
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Why Your Security Strategy Needs An Analytical Upgrade

Last year, an increase was reported in the number of violent crimes, robberies and burglaries occurring in the UK. This should act as a wake-up call for companies, as well as individuals, that it’s time to enhance their security operations, asserts Kevin Waterhouse. Crime against...
Posted On 23 Dec 2019
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Top technology trends set to impact security in 2020 outlined by Axis CTO

As existing technologies reach maturity and innovations make the leap from consumer applications to the business spectrum (and vice versa), it’s imperative that security professionals constantly seek out those that have the potential to add value to the host organisation. With...
Posted On 23 Dec 2019
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ONVIF to discuss single operational interface for converging systems at Intersec

Together with participating member companies, ONVIF (the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products) will be present at Intersec 2020, which runs from 19-21 January in Dubai, to demonstrate interoperability between products using ONVIF Profiles....
Posted On 23 Dec 2019
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Fighting Cyber Criminals in the Retail Industry

With the UK’s High Streets floundering amid falling consumer power and rising import prices, the country’s retailers have turned towards digitalisation to improve their customer experience and find efficiency savings in a struggling retail sector. However, as Anthony...
Posted On 23 Dec 2019
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OSPAs Thought Leadership Summit 2020: Shaping the Future Security Agenda

The third Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) Thought Leadership Summit, organised in association with the National Security Inspectorate, takes place on Wednesday 26 February 2020 at the Royal Lancaster in central London and is set to deliver a lively,...
Posted On 23 Dec 2019