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Home Secretary outlines detail underpinning further action to target youth violence

Chairing the latest Serious Violence Task Force, Home Secretary Sajid Javid set out details of a new youth advocates programme that will see respected members of communities, such as sports coaches and youth workers, receive specialist training in order to have safe conversations...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019
Jon Abbott (left) and Steve Thomson (Photo: Simon Jacobs)
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ThreatAware platform “aims to transform cyber security” for risk-focused managers

A new software platform aims to “transform cyber security” by allowing practising risk and security-focused managers to monitor the whole of their cyber security realm from one single screen. ThreatAware brings together cyber security tools and company-wide compliance...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019
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NICE Transformational Global Policing Summit to showcase power of digital evidence management

NICE is hosting the Transformational Global Policing Summit on Tuesday 19 March at Stamford Bridge, the home of Chelsea Football Club. Co-sponsored by Deloitte, Microsoft and CoPaCC and with Risk Xtra serving as Official Media Partner, the Summit features free registration for...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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ReconEyez launches wire-free video verification system that removes false alarms

A battery-powered alarm system complete with video verification has been launched by ReconEyez, in turn providing a new high quality and flexible solution for outdoor security with a particular emphasis on mobile/temporary security as well as permanent outdoor asset and...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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IRM enlists Fundamentals of Risk Management training provider in South East Asia

JGA Training Services has recently been accredited as a licensed Fundamentals of Risk Management (FoRM) training provider by the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) and will be operating in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam. The FoRM course is...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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Vigilant Software introduces GDPR Manager to streamline data protection and compliance procedures

Information security and compliance specialist Vigilant Software has launched GDPR Manager, which is an entirely Cloud-based platform designed to help organisations streamline General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance activities and reduce associated costs. The...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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Carbon Black Threat Report: “88% of UK businesses surveyed suffer cyber breach during last 12 months”

Endpoint security specialist Carbon Black has just released the results of its second UK Threat Report. The research indicates that the UK’s cyber threat environment is intensifying. According to the report, attacks are growing in volume, while the average number of breaches has...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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ASIS International’s flagship Europe event for 2019 explores ‘Cities of the Future’

ASIS International is now in full preparation mode for the next edition of its flagship event in Europe. ASIS Europe 2019 ‘From Risk to Resilience’ – for which Risk Xtra is an Official Media Partner – takes place on 27-29 March in Rotterdam and begins with...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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ANPR: When The Numbers Add Up for Security Professionals

Uri Guterman and Jan Hazlbauer highlight the opportunities available for security installers to achieve sales growth by helping their end user clients take advantage of the benefits offered by Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) solutions. We may look back in a few years...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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2018’s Major Security Breaches: How They Could Have Been Avoided

2018 was a year of both highs and lows for information security, asserts Guy Bunker. The enforcement of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took full effect in May which brought the importance of protecting sensitive customer data to the forefront of people’s minds...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019