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“Beware what you share” warns new CIFAS guide on social media usage

People are being warned by CIFAS” the UK’s Fraud Prevention Service” of the consequences of sharing too much information on social media platforms. ‘Beware What You Share’ is a new publication designed to highlight the often unexpected dangers of...
Posted On 27 Sep 2014
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Valerie Dale joins Securitas as Human Resources director

Securitas has announced the appointment of Valerie Dale as the company’s new Human Resources director who will support the business in achieving its strategies for growth and commercial success. Dale joins Securitas from G4S Secure Solutions (UK) and brings over 20...
Posted On 26 Sep 2014
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National Business Crime Solution helping to” save millions” in fight against retail criminality

The National Business Crime Solution” a not-for-profit initiative providing businesses with access to a collaborative partnership that spans the public and private sectors as well as law enforcement agencies” has revealed how it has helped to cut crimes costing...
Posted On 25 Sep 2014
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Vanderbilt Industries enters agreement to acquire Siemens’ Security Products business

State-of-the-art security systems provider Vanderbilt Industries has entered into an agreement to acquire Siemens’ Security Products business, which is part of the Siemens Building Technologies Division. Under the terms of the deal, the combined offer would be renamed...
Posted On 24 Sep 2014
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Home Secretary praises National Crime Agency on organisation’s first anniversary

During its first year of operation, the National Crime Agency has” broken new ground in the fight against serious and organised crime” and received due praise from Home Secretary Theresa May for doing so. The National Crime Agency (NCA) and the Serious and Organised...
Posted On 23 Sep 2014
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“Ticking boxes will not prevent the next Rana Plaza” states the Institute of Risk Management

According to a new report published by the Institute of Risk Management, businesses responding to supply chain scandals with additional rules and regulations leave workers even more vulnerable. The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) report entitled ‘Extended Enterprise:...
Posted On 22 Sep 2014
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Consec 2014 highlights overriding need for true analysis of business risks

Held on Thursday 2 October, Consec 2014″ the Association of Security Consultants’ Annual Conference” ran under the banner ‘Securing Business, Protecting the Future’ and highlighted the overriding need for a true analysis of risks and necessary...
Posted On 21 Sep 2014
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FALCON will be” an important addition to the national economic crime capability”

City of London Police Commissioner Adrian Leppard has welcomed the Metropolitan Police Service’s announcement concerning the creation of a new fraud and cyber crime team dedicated to protecting Londoners vulnerable to the threat of economic criminality. Metropolitan Police...
Posted On 20 Sep 2014
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“Nearly half of all frauds are identity crimes” reveals CIFAS

Data-driven identity crimes” ie frauds carried out using a victim’s identity details to obtain new accounts or take over existing ones” accounted for over 45% of all the confirmed frauds identified in the first three quarters of 2014. These figures issued by...
Posted On 19 Sep 2014
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UK security sector provides equipment in support of international response to Ebola virus

The UK’s world-leading security sector is working with the Government to identify how it might increase support to help contain and control Ebola as the spread of the virus intensifies. Many of the UK’s 11,500 companies operating in the security sector harbour...
Posted On 18 Sep 2014