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72% of organisations planning to implement Zero Trust capabilities in 2020

As 72% of organisations plan to implement Zero Trust capabilities in 2020 to mitigate growing cyber risk, nearly half (47%, in fact) of cyber security professionals lack confidence applying a Zero Trust model to their Secure Access architecture. That’s according to the 2020...
Posted On 04 Feb 2020
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FIA outlines programme for 2020 Northern Ireland Fire Industry Conference

As part of the Fire Industry Association’s (FIA) Northern Ireland Week, the FIA will be hosting its very first Northern Ireland Fire Industry Conference (NIFIC). The event will take place on Thursday 23 April at the Titanic Centre in Belfast, itself a monument to...
Posted On 04 Feb 2020
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Business enthusiasm over emerging tech tempered by workforce concerns

Organisations in the UK identify innovation as a top business priority and are intrigued by the potential of emerging technologies. That’s according to a new report entitled ‘International Trends in Technology and Workforce’ produced by CompTIA, the Trade...
Posted On 04 Feb 2020
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SIA welcomes Alec Wood and Kate Bright as non-executive directors

A businesswoman with a background in close protection and a former senior police officer have become the two latest appointees by Home Office ministers to the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Alec Wood and Kate Bright began their three-year term as members of the Authority on...
Posted On 04 Feb 2020
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Vimpex acquires legal rights and ownership of Sigma Fire and Security

As of 31 January 2020, Vimpex Limited (the specialist manufacturer of fire evacuation, signalling and building infrastructure system products) has acquired the legal rights and ownership of Sigma Fire and Security and its brands Smart+Guard and Smart+Cage from Evac+Chair...
Posted On 04 Feb 2020
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DWF appoints Stewart Room as head of data protection and cyber security

DWF, the global legal business, has appointed Stewart Room as partner and global head of data protection and cyber security. Room joins DWF from PwC where, for the last five years, he was a partner and global head of cyber security and data protection legal services. He qualified...
Posted On 04 Feb 2020