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Wicklander-Zulawski expands European presence in partnership with The Cardinal Group

Wicklander-Zulawski (WZ), the US-based consulting and training company, has announced that Chris Norris CFI” the organisation’s director of WZ Europe (WZ-EU), international and webinar training” is moving to the UK on a year’s secondment with a view...
Posted On 16 Sep 2014
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BSIA hosts 25th Anniversary celebrations for CoESS General Assembly

More than 100 security experts from across Europe gathered in London to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the CoESS General Assembly. The prestigious event was hosted by the British Security Industry Association. CoESS” the Confederation of European Security Services”...
Posted On 15 Sep 2014
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Chris Pinder joins Tavcom Training to spearhead marketing and business development drives

Tavcom Training has announced the appointment of Chris Pinder who joins from the National Security Inspectorate in order to spearhead the company’s marketing and development functions. Pinder (pictured) is well known throughout the security sector having carried out...
Posted On 14 Sep 2014
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BSI launches independent assessment scheme to mitigate risks in supply chain security

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has announced that Wilson James is the first company in the UK to be certified to ISO 28000 for supply chain security management. The global transportation of goods is becoming a tougher exercise. Organisations operating in high risk...
Posted On 13 Sep 2014
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“Human Resources Departments are key to information security” states SANS Institute

In tandem with European Cyber Security Awareness Month, Lance Spitzner (director at the SANS Institute) suggests that Human Resources Departments have a critical role to play in helping their organisations improve information security procedures.” Organisations are...
Posted On 12 Sep 2014
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UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner to run Standards Workshops in Manchester, Bristol and London

Tony Porter” the UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner” is determined to ensure that camera systems are used to protect communities rather than spy on them and has teamed up with the BSI to offer a series of workshops on the subject. It has been an eventful couple of...
Posted On 11 Sep 2014
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What’s behind your cloud?

Who’s running the data centres for your business? Where are they located and what applications and data are held in situ? When assessing the suitability of Disaster Recovery as a Service provision, Alex Rabbetts examines why security and risk professionals ought to be conducting...
Posted On 10 Sep 2014
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Time to reinvent security

Following the economic downturn there has been a paradigm shift in the security sector. It’s no longer enough to provide ‘security’ amounting to little more than a licensed officer managing an access control point. Lewis Roberts explains why adding value must be the name of the...
Posted On 10 Sep 2014
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MITIE awarded facilities management contract by BBC Worldwide

FTSE 250 strategic outsourcing company MITIE has just been awarded the prestigious facilities management (FM) contract with BBC Worldwide. The contract will run for a three-year period with provision for an extension. MITIE will now deliver the full range of FM services including...
Posted On 10 Sep 2014
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BSIA issues new guidance document on lone worker protection devices

A new guide has been published by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) to help end users of lone worker devices or smart phone apps understand exactly when to summon help by using their device. Published on Monday 6 October to coincide with National Personal Safety...
Posted On 09 Sep 2014