Glenn Lemons
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Why Executive Protection Teams Need Finished Intelligence

For executive protection teams tasked with safeguarding business leaders in what is now an increasingly complex threat landscape, having rapid access to relevant information is essential. However, as more threat actors shift operations online – and often to illicit,...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
Tom Kellermann
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Looking Over The Horizon: What Does Cyber Security Have in Store for 2019?

In every intelligence industry there’s often a central aim: predicting the future. We collect and analyse, dissect and interpret, looking for that essential nugget that will give us the edge over our adversaries by indicating what they’ll do next. While this activity goes on...
Posted On 14 Jan 2019
Aziz Rahman
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Scaling Down The Rolls-Royce Investigation: A Sign of Panic at the SFO?

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has finally stopped investigating a number of former Rolls-Royce employees in connection with the bribery and corruption scandal that has been rumbling on for many years now. A shrewd decision based on available evidence? Or the frightened actions...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
Abbey Petkar
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Brexit: Why is it ‘All Quiet’ on the Private Security Industry Front?

Abbey Petkar finds it strange just how quiet the security industry is on the subject of Brexit. Whether you voted to leave or remain, whether you believe in Theresa May’s exit strategy or feel that the Prime Minister is wasting valuable time, Brexit is undoubtedly the topic of...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
Mark Clegg SIRM
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The Risk Xtra Interview: Mark Clegg SIRM (NG Bailey)

Mark Clegg SIRM is director of safety, risk and resilience at NG Bailey, one of the leading independent engineering and services businesses in the UK. The company is a national business offering a local presence. Its project portfolio includes nuclear new build, fast-paced...
Posted On 07 Jan 2019
Mick Creedon QPM
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Unexplained Wealth Orders: Not Just for the Super-Rich

Mick Creedon, the former Chief Constable of Derbyshire Constabulary, believes the use of Unexplained Wealth Orders in the UK is to be welcomed. However, their real benefit will emerge when they’re used against low-level criminals who seriously damage local communities. The...
Posted On 04 Jan 2019
Peter Barker of 3M
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Secure Mobile Working: Adopting a More Serious Approach in 2019

Over one third of the global workforce is already mobile. Indeed, this cohort is estimated to exceed 50% by 2025. That’s according to research conducted by industry analyst Quocirca last year, writes Peter Barker. Other studies suggest similar figures, so it’s fair to...
Posted On 02 Jan 2019
Johan Paulsson
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Working Smarter in 2019: Top Five Technology Trends for the Physical Security Sector

2018 was a challenging year for businesses across the globe, asserts Johan Paulsson. The implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the NIS Directive on the security of network and information systems left everyone in no doubt that cyber security...
Posted On 17 Dec 2018
Dr Sandra Bell
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Resilient Organisations Make Hay When The Sun Shines

Supply chain risk is often thought of only in terms of how the failure of such chains could disrupt a given organisation’s day-to-day operations. In the modern and interconnected world, localised operational disruptions, often caused by relatively mundane incidents such as...
Posted On 12 Dec 2018
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Meeting the Requirements of the GDPR: Going Beyond Digital

Since the European Union’s inception of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May, a strong emphasis has been placed on the digital security of organisations. However, should organisations be neglecting the paper-based documents upon which so many departments...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018