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International guidance standard for auditing ISMS updated by ISO and IEC

Keeping sensitive company information and personal data safe and secure is not only essential for any business, but a legal imperative. Many organisations do this with the help of an information security management system (ISMS). Now, the international guidance standard for...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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Former Oxford University Hospitals CIO sentenced for committing NHS fraud

A senior NHS hospital manager who gained his job by falsely stating that he had a degree has been sentenced at Oxford Crown Court to two years’ imprisonment (suspended for two years) for fraud against the NHS. Peter Knight was a director on the Board of Oxford University...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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Government targets 16 “challenging” jails for new X-ray systems

Innovative new X-ray body scanners, developed specifically for the Prison Service, will produce instant images from inside the human body and can reveal internally concealed contraband, including drugs, mobile phones and weapons. The cutting-edge technology will be installed...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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Metropolitan Police begins operational use of live facial recognition technology

The Metropolitan Police Service is to begin the operational use of live facial recognition technology. The use of such technology will be intelligence-led and deployed to specific locations in London. This will help to tackle serious crime, including serious violence and gun...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase Two commences despite resignation of panel member

The second phase of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry has begun today and focuses its attentions on issues including the refurbishment of the building and how the tower block was wrapped in cladding that enabled the fire to spread that led to the tragic death of 72 people in 2017....
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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Cyber criminals using conversation hijacking to steal personal details

In recent months, Barracuda Networks researchers have seen a sharp rise in domain impersonation attacks used to facilitate conversation hijacking. An analysis of circa 500,000 monthly e-mail attacks shows a 400% increase in domain impersonation attacks used for conversation...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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Protiviti advises organisations on guarding against possible Iranian cyber attacks

In light of the recent warnings around potential Iranian cyber attacks, global consulting firm Protiviti has laid out steps companies should take to protect themselves against cyber threats. Jonathan Wyatt, global head of Protiviti Digital, recommends that organisations determine...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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STANLEY Security protects Finlays’ servers thanks to biometric access control

STANLEY Security has installed a biometric access control system at beverage company Finlays’ Pontefract site to protect its server rooms. A company with over 265 years heritage, Finlays currently owns and operates tea estates, extraction facilities for tea, coffee and plant...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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dormakaba introduces next generation self-locking emergency escape locks

dormakaba has launched the latest generation of its SVP self-locking emergency escape locks. The range is ideally suited for use on emergency exits and escape routes where doors requiring access control can be balanced with safety in an emergency scenario.  The SVP range of locks...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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The Perception of Safety as Part of Security

Ask anyone in the security industry if what they provide is valuable and delivers a positive service to people and the majority would say that it does, observes John Davies. Those of us who work in the industry, or those who benefit from it directly, are acutely aware of the...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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