Campbell Murray
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Maintaining a Circle of Trust

As news outlets report on yet another vulnerability impacting a popular application – in this case WhatsApp – it’s time that we ask ourselves: ‘With all the different methods we use to communicate for work, with friends and with family, which messaging apps can...
Posted On 21 May 2019
Nick Sacke
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Are Organisations Capitalising on the Opportunities Presented by the IoT?

The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) market is impressive, with analysts predicting that the number of connected devices around the world is on track to grow to almost 31 billion by 2025. The increase in the number of connected assets has enabled organisations to amass a...
Posted On 21 May 2019
Syedur Rahman
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Raids by the FCA: Why We Need to Look Beyond the Numbers

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has recently reported that it carried out more raids last year than in any year since 2010. Syedur Rahman outlines why he firmly believes the reasons for those raids – and the results they eventually realise – are more important...
Posted On 17 May 2019
Uri Guterman
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Complying with the GDPR by ‘De-Identifying’ Recorded Video

Uri Guterman explains how system integrators can help their end user clients comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by ‘de-identifying’ recorded video.  The European Union’s GDPR has spurred on companies and organisations in all...
Posted On 14 May 2019
Helen Devery
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Three Years On: Putting Health and Safety First

The revised Health and Safety sentencing guidelines introduced in February 2016 have delivered greatly increased fines for offences across all sectors in England and Wales. Here, Helen Devery, head of health & safety and partner at law firm BLM, explores the impact the...
Posted On 08 May 2019
Jake Olcott
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Cyber Risk: Key Considerations for Boards of Directors During M&A Procedures

Data breaches are a constant in today’s headlines, but in recent years the risk has been front and centre of some of the most significant M&A deals, writes Jake Olcott. In 2017, Verizon discounted its acquisition price by $350 million when Yahoo belatedly disclosed that it...
Posted On 08 May 2019
Syedur Rahman
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Are Large Fines for Banks’ Wrongdoings Really Effective?

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has recently fined Standard Chartered Bank (Standard Chartered) the sum of £102,163,200 for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) breaches in two higher risk areas of its business. This is the second largest financial penalty ever imposed by the FCA...
Posted On 02 May 2019
Graham Hunter
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Why Talent Investment and Development will be Key to Business Success

Today’s increasingly digital workplace is keeping employers and employees on their toes, writes Graham Hunter. New technologies that can improve productivity and replace repetitive or menial tasks are being brought into every sector, disrupting the day-to-day processes. However,...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019
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Official Changes in the Destruction of Sensitive Data

Recent updates made by the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) raise a number of questions over the effectiveness of third party document shredding services, writes Mark Harper. With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mandating the destruction...
Posted On 05 Apr 2019
Lawrence Fennelly
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Security Managers, Security Supervisors and Security Officers: Professional Development

Whether it’s an aspiring protection officer or a university student who’s interested in a career in the security profession, we all know there’s no substitute for experience. It should be remembered, though, that security managers and supervisors gain real-life...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019