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The SFO’s ‘Evaluating Compliance Programmes’ Guidance: An Opportunity Missed?

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has just published a guidance document on how the organisation will assess the compliance programmes of the companies which it investigates. Here, Aziz Rahman outlines his concerns that the guidance perhaps falls somewhat short of what’s...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020
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barox Smart products embrace Operational Technologies to add value

Saving time and important bottom line costs on engineering call-outs, barox Smart products are enhancing VMS control by ensuring surveillance cameras are kept operational without the need to send an engineer out to site. Enhancing VMS like Milestone and Siemens with on-site...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020
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Cifas warns against falling victim to bogus HMRC tax refund and rebate scams

Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, is warning UK taxpayers not to fall victim to fraudsters as the 31 January deadline for completing self-assessment tax returns fast approaches. Common techniques that fraudsters use to target taxpayers include e-mails and text...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020
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ComplyAdvantage issues ‘2020 Global Compliance Report’ for finance market

ComplyAdvantage – the specialist regtech company active in the compliance industry through data science and machine learning in a bid to neutralise the risk of financial crimes – has just released its ‘2020 Global Compliance Report’. From regtech innovation through to...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020
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Security boss and unlicensed officer prosecuted at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court

On Friday 24 January, Dudley security boss Tammy Sharman and security officer Gregory Clarke were fined at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court for offences against the Private Security Industry Act 2001. Sharman and Clarke pleaded guilty to the offences following an investigation...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020
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“Two-thirds of UK CEOs fearful of cyber attacks” unearths PwC Survey

80% of UK CEOs are concerned about the risk of cyber threats to their business, making it the issue they are most worried about above skills (79%) and the speed of technological change (75%). Just under half of UK CEOs (48.4%) have taken some action regarding their own personal...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020
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Business Continuity Strategy Planning: The Six Mistakes to Avoid

Any organisation can face significant downtime, data loss and employee displacement if unprepared when a disaster strikes. All of these scenarios can have a serious and detrimental impact on the viability of a business. On that basis, detailed and thorough planning for them can...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020
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TDSi releases GARDiS cyber secure and web-embedded access controller

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi has announced the launch of its new web server-embedded GARDiS access controller. Designed to be fully-cyber secure, as well as easy and quick to install, the new controller is available in one-, two- or four-door versions to suit all end...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020
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PerpetuityARC Training launches ASIS APP course for UK security professionals

PerpetuityARC Training (part of the Linx International Group) has announced that it’s the first and only organisation in the UK to offer training for the highly respected ASIS International Associate Protection Professional (APP) certification. The APP examination assesses...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020