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The Security Institute launches ‘A Manifesto for Professional Security’

The Security Institute” the UK’s largest membership body for security professionals” launched its ‘Manifesto for Professional Security’ on Tuesday 18 November at the Churchill War Rooms in London. The Security Institute’s vision is to make...
Posted On 22 Nov 2014
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BSI publishes BS ISO 37500: Guidance on Outsourcing

BSI” the business standards company” has published BS ISO 37500: Guidance on Outsourcing, the first overarching ISO standard to set out the generic principles and procedures of outsourcing and assist businesses in accessing a common vocabulary on which to base their...
Posted On 21 Nov 2014
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City of London Police Commissioner calls on financial centres to act now and prevent a major cyber attack

International financial centres, Governments and law enforcement must work closely together to prevent organised criminals and terrorist organisations from bringing global markets to a standstill with a massive cyber attack. This was the message delivered by City of London Police...
Posted On 20 Nov 2014
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Dr Peter Speight CSyP wins prestigious CIR Risk Manager of the Year Award

The UK Chapter of ASIS International has congratulated Dr Peter Speight CSyP” director of security risk management and consultancy services at Securitas in the UK” for winning the prestigious CIR Risk Manager of the Year Award 2014. Now in their fifth year, the CIR...
Posted On 19 Nov 2014
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NaCTSO promotes National Counter-Terrorism Awareness Week

The National Counter-Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) has been working with partner organisations (among them ACPO and Police Scotland) on the launch of National Counter-Terrorism Awareness Week 2014, which runs from 24-30 November. In August, the international terrorism threat...
Posted On 18 Nov 2014
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Figures show rise in reported physical assaults against NHS staff

NHS Protect has released the 2013-2014 figures for reported physical assaults against NHS staff in England. The figures have been collated from 266 health bodies across the country. The number of criminal sanctions following reported assaults has risen by 191, from 1,458 to...
Posted On 17 Nov 2014
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Centrify survey pinpoints ID theft as key concern for digital consumers

Identity theft has ranked as the top concern among 2,000 consumers questioned about their digital lifestyles in new research commissioned by Centrify Corporation. The survey reveals that 81% of respondents stated they are concerned” or very concerned” about the...
Posted On 16 Nov 2014
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“Victims let down by poor crime recording” states HMIC report

In its latest report entitled ‘Crime Recording: Making the Victim Count’, encompassing the results of what is the most extensive inspection and analysis of crime recording carried out to date, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) finds that the...
Posted On 15 Nov 2014
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Houses of Parliament achieves business continuity management certification

Business continuity management has become a critical business discipline, helping organisations prepare for (and recover from) a wide range of unexpected incidents and unwelcome interruptions. As part of its commitment to ensure there’s a robust business continuity...
Posted On 14 Nov 2014
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Strong growth and improved operating margins reported by Loomis

Revenues at Loomis (the Cash-in-Transit and cash management specialist) for the third quarter increased to SEK 3,600 million (2,897). Organic growth was 3% (4) and real growth 18% (4). Loomis’s operating income (EBITA)1 amounted to SEK 406 million (311). The operating...
Posted On 13 Nov 2014