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Time for Transformation

Looking towards the future roadmap for private sector security provision in the UK, Danny Williams tracks the move from traditional security guarding to the delivery of a new style of service that affords value-driven, predictive and intelligent solutions making use of client and...
Posted On 15 Apr 2018
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Evolving Backwards: Strategies for Adapting to Devolving Threats

With relatively efficient and professional policing and a robust private security sector, terrorism and organised crime have historically been kept to manageable levels. Across the past few years, though, there have been upticks in terrorism and violent crime trends as...
Posted On 15 Apr 2018
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Mental Health: Are You Doing Enough to Support Your People?

With workplace stress on the increase and mental health issues now firmly on the agenda, this really should be something that security businesses are tackling head on. Yet, according to the charity Mind, 30% of employees questioned in a recent survey disagreed with the statement:...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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The Global Context: Cyber Risks, Reputation and the Real World

Cyber security, the EU’s upcoming GDPR, reputational risk and regulation and compliance are among the chief concerns for businesses voiced by some of the UK’s leading risk experts as they look ahead into 2018. In the second instalment of an exclusive series for Risk UK, Nicola...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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Acting on Auto: Autonomous Vehicles and the Terrorism Threat

Developments in self-driving technology suggest that fully-autonomous vehicles will be on our road networks in the near future, but just how far are we from the point of introduction? Importantly, is the advent of such vehicles potentially going to signal an increase in the...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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Nation State-Sponsored Hacking: Compounding Cyber Security Risks

Such is the prevalence of cyber attacks that all companies are at risk. There’s a higher than average likelihood of being hit if a company holds digital data on customers and – not surprisingly – in those businesses where senior managers fail to prioritise cyber security. As Paul...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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The Changing Face of Console Design

Defined as the science of fitting workplace conditions and job demands to the capabilities of the working population, ergonomics sounds like a simple match up between the employee and work conditions. However, given all the factors that affect Control Room ergonomics, it has now...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018