Face of fraud changes as conmen rely on innocence of youth

KPMG’s latest Fraud Barometer states that fraud cases totalling
Posted On 11 Jun 2014

Big data ‘not a game played by different rules’ states the ICO

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has set out how big data can” and must” operate within data protection law. The regulator’s latest report outlines that operating within the law should not be seen as a barrier to innovation. Big data is a way of...
Posted On 10 Jun 2014

Assa Abloy White Paper: ‘How Can Access Control Systems Improve Security and Reduce Costs?’

Assa Abloy Security Solutions has launched a downloadable White Paper to discuss how access control systems can be a convenient and cost-effective security solution for building owners and facilities managers at a time when capex budget is often being restricted. The White Paper...
Posted On 09 Jun 2014

Body-worn video trials begin in four South London Boroughs

Police officers operating across four South London Boroughs have begun piloting new body-worn video cameras as part of an ongoing trial carried out by the Metropolitan Police Service. The London Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley, Croydon and Lewisham are among ten that have been chosen...
Posted On 08 Jun 2014

UKAS accredits Certification International for latest information security management standard

Certification International” a leader in the assessment and certification of international, national and industry standards” has received accreditation from UKAS for the revised ISO 27001:2013 standard. ISO 27001:2013 specifies the requirements for establishing,...
Posted On 07 Jun 2014

G4S Technology and Entertech Systems to provide UK enterprise-level integrated biometric security solutions

Entertech Systems and G4S Technology have announced a technology partnership that combines the former’s identity management and Suprema biometrics with G4S’ security solutions, in turn providing a robust security offering to UK end user customers.” This new...
Posted On 06 Jun 2014

Liberty represents MPs David Davis and Tom Watson in legal challenge to Government’s” emergency” surveillance law

Liberty has announced that it will seek a Judicial Review of the Government’s” emergency” surveillance law on behalf of MPs David Davis and Tom Watson. The announcement comes days after the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 (DRIP) was”...
Posted On 05 Jun 2014

Security partnerships” delivering savings to the police service”

Continued partnership working between the police service and the UK’s private sector security companies has helped forces across the country reduce costs in the face of public sector budget cuts. In a report published by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary...
Posted On 04 Jun 2014

“International tensions heighten cyber security risks” warns KPMG

Malcolm Marshall” UK and global lead in KPMG’s cyber security practice” has commented on the impact that international political disputes can have on organisations’ ability to conduct ‘business as usual’.” While attention is focused on...
Posted On 03 Jun 2014

London Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime launches new Business Crime Strategy

The London Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) has launched a new 48-page Business Crime Strategy designed specifically to help protect London-based companies from acts of criminality. The crime threat in the UK is changing. Criminals are becoming more...
Posted On 02 Jun 2014