The first national picture of the breadth and complexity of the work undertaken by the police has been published by the College of Policing
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First analysis of national demands placed on UK police services published by College of Policing

The first national picture of the breadth and complexity of work undertaken by the police service has been published by the College of Policing. The extensive analysis shows the incoming and ongoing work of the police service and suggests an increasing amount of police time is...
Posted On 23 Jan 2015
The World Economic Forum estimates a $3 trillion cost to the global economy if the issue of cyber security is not taken seriously
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Cyber attack risk framework for businesses developed by World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum has developed a new method by which organisations might calculate the potential impact of cyber threats. The framework, designated Cyber Value-at-Risk, sees the light of day at a juncture when cyber attacks are increasing in velocity and intensity and no...
Posted On 23 Jan 2015
The latest the Crime Survey for England and Wales published by the ONS covers the year to September 2014
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Criminality in England and Wales now at “lowest level since 1981” states Office for National Statistics

The latest Crime Survey for England and Wales issued by the Office for National Statistics for the year ending September 2014 shows that, for the offences covered, there were an estimated seven million incidents of criminality perpetrated against households and resident adults...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015
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City hedge fund manager convicted of multi-million pound fraud following SFO investigation

A former city hedge fund manager has been convicted following the Serious Fraud Office’s (SFO) investigation into the collapse of Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund Ltd. Ulf Magnus Michael Peterson, 51, a Swedish national of Otham, Kent was the founding director of Weavering...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015
Proposed cuts in fire authority budgets – and the effect they may have on jobs and services – are now dominating many local communities
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Proposed budget cuts for Fire Services dominate local authority agendas

The recent news agenda has been dominated by stories concerning cuts in fire authority budgets and the effect that they will potentially have on jobs, services and local communities. Last Saturday, demonstrators took to the streets in Lincolnshire to protest against proposed cuts...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015
The Information Commissioner’s Office upholds information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals
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ICO report helps Victims Services Alliance organisations meet data protection challenge

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published a new report highlighting how organisations attached to the Victims Services Alliance are looking after individuals’ information in compliance with the Data Protection Act. The Victims Services Alliance (VSA) is a...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015
Professor Martin Gill
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‘What is the Value of Security in the Workplace?’: New survey launched by Perpetuity Research

As part of the Security Research Initiative (SRI), Perpetuity Research has launched a dedicated and detailed survey in a bold bid to fully understand how effective and efficient security does help – and, indeed, could be assisting – other areas of a given host business. Most...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015
The '10 Steps To Cyber Security'
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GCHQ relaunches ’10 Steps to Cyber Security’ Guide for end user organisations

In association with the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI), the Cabinet Office and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), GCHQ has announced the re-issue of the highly successful ’10 Steps to Cyber Security’, offering updated guidance...
Posted On 21 Jan 2015
The impact of theft on UK retailers has reached its highest level in a decade according to this year's BRC Retail Crime Survey 2014
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BRC Retail Crime Survey 2014: ‘Value of shop theft now tops £600 million’

The impact of theft on UK retailers has reached its highest level in a decade. According to the British Retail Consortium’s Retail Crime Survey 2014, published this morning, the average value of each in-store theft has increased by 36% to £241 per incident, helping to push...
Posted On 20 Jan 2015
The Joint Committee on Human Rights has issued its views on the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill
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‘Safeguards are required in the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill’ urges Joint Committee on Human Rights

Further safeguards are required in the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill for some of the new measures proposed to plug gaps in the Government’s counter-terrorism powers. That’s the firm belief of the Joint Committee on Human Rights which has outlined its views in a new...
Posted On 19 Jan 2015