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Are risks increasing as shops re-open?

As Brits flock back to high streets following months of the induced lockdown, the substantial spike in footfall created will put the public at greater risk of attack, according to ATG Access. With non-essential retail outlets, such as Primark and Sports Direct, now having...
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A warning ahead of returning to the workplace

People need to be on their guard if they return to offices for work when lockdown is loosened says Matt Horan from C3IA Solutions as it is unwise for staff to just to turn on the office computers and pick up where they left off. According to Matt there are a number of cyber risks...
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Are you building a data protection culture?

Data protection regulations are clear and have been for some time now. So why are organisations still tripping up? Mark Harper of HSM says a lack of company culture may be affecting their approach to data protection. The term ‘organisational culture’ was first coined back in 1951...
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How COVID-19 has affected guarding in Europe

PROMOTION: Titan Security Europe is a European security guard provider having expanded across Europe with offices and staff. Pavel Kowalczyk considers how COVID-19 has changed its market across the region The most recent change in the guarding market, as with many other markets,...
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Good governance should be a differentiator

Businesses are at risk of falling behind if they fail to see the advantages of good governance, and the benefits it can bring according to Brendan McGarrity, Head of Risk & Design at Evolution. He argues that ‘box ticking’ to meet a legal, regulatory or compliance obligation...
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What does the cloud mean for security?

Rodrigue Zbinden, CEO of Morphean, examines what the shifting physical security landscape as a result of IoT and cloud computing means for the traditional fire and security industry. The cloud is transforming business in every sector, offering benefits of scalability,...
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Will AI and IoT innovation increase revenues?

The advent of 4G and 5G IoT-based connectivity is spurring the online migration of smart-city applications, helping generate a more than sevenfold increase in smart-city artificial intelligence (AI) software revenue by 2025. The global smart-city AI software market is set to soar...
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Institute of Risk Management: Risk Predictions for 2020 (Part 3)

Global conflict, bush fires, flooding and political unrest. These are just some of the key issues unearthed as a result of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) asking its senior members what their risk predictions are for 2020. In Part 3 of Risk Xtra’s comprehensive round-up,...
Posted On 24 Feb 2020
Aziz Rahman
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Corporate Crime: Reaping the Benefits of Self-Reporting

Recently disclosed statistics show that only a small number of companies are prosecuted after self-reporting bribery and corruption. Aziz Rahman observes that such a course of action demands careful consideration. There’s a widely-accepted view that, when it comes to...
Posted On 20 Feb 2020
Vinay Shrivastava
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Institute of Risk Management: Risk Predictions for 2020 (Part 2)

Global conflict, bush fires, flooding and political unrest. These are just some of the key issues unearthed as a result of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) asking its senior members what their risk predictions are for 2020. In Part 2 of Risk Xtra’s comprehensive round-up,...
Posted On 20 Feb 2020