Benchmark May 2013 now available

The May 2013 issue of Benchmark – Risk UK’s sister publication – is now available, both as a print hard copy publication, along with an on-line interactive edition, which is free to view. The latest issue includes a technology test looking at the best ways of...
Posted On 28 Jul 2013

BCI Comment: Adopting good practice

In a recent column for Risk UK, Lyndon Bird of the BCI discussed the need for good practice. He stated, ‘The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) recently released the 5th edition of the Good Practice Guidelines (GPG). The 2013 version is the most comprehensive yet, building...
Posted On 27 Jul 2013

System Sensor expands aspiration business

Tim Checketts has been recruited by System Sensor Europe to fill the newly created position of EMEA Sales Manager, Speciality Products. His primary focus is to drive new channel partnerships for the newly launched aspiration sensing range and other speciality products, as well as...
Posted On 26 Jul 2013

Nominet joins new Government Cyber initiative

Nominet has been invited to join the Government’s cyber crime reduction partnership, an initiative which aims to bring together leading representatives from industry, academia, government and law enforcement to tackle cyber crime in the UK. Jointly chaired by Security...
Posted On 25 Jul 2013

Virtual serial port connectivity enhanced

Opengear has upgraded its virtual serial port software through a new partnership with Eltima Software. Customers can benefit from evolution with Eltima’s virtualised serial port software. This delivers the ability to open remote serial ports and communicate with connected...
Posted On 24 Jul 2013

Risk UK Comment: Terror hoaxes present significant continuity issues

Threats to business continuity come in many forms, and whilst not all terror hoaxes are intentional, the disruption they can cause still affects the supply chain for a large number of businesses and organisations. In the 1970s, the terror campaign by the Provisional IRA against...
Posted On 23 Jul 2013

G4S wins BA aviation contract

G4S Aviation Services has announced a new three year contract to be the provider of security solutions to British Airways at Heathrow and Gatwick Airports. Duties will include screening of staff, passengers, baggage and cargo, along with document and biometric verification,...
Posted On 22 Jul 2013

LPCB grows capabilities with new accreditation

LPCB is now able to carry out testing to EN 1627 (Pedestrian doorsets, windows, curtain walling, grilles and shutters ‘
Posted On 21 Jul 2013

Ward Security wins DRE contract

Ward Security has secured the contract to manage the entire security provision for Deloitte Real Estate’s Asset Property Management Unit’s multi-client property portfolios in London, the South East and the Midlands. Ward Security entered a competitive tender, along...
Posted On 20 Jul 2013

BSIA offers end-user advice over regulatory reform

The BSIA (British Security Industry Association) has produced a guide for end-users and security buyers, to help them understand the proposed changes to the licensing and regulatory regime of the UK’s private security industry. There will be a gradual change in the way...
Posted On 19 Jul 2013