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Most UK businesses left “unprepared to respond” as cyber attacks soar in Q1 2019

As we approach the first anniversary of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), cyber

GCHQ director Jeremy Fleming delivers Keynote Speech at CYBERUK 2019

In his CYBERUK address to an audience of 2,500 people in Glasgow from across the tech community (including

Linx International Group introduces Approved Education Partner Programme

Linx International Group, the global provider of security, risk management, consultancy and training services, has

Screening business Verifile secures prestigious Queen’s Award for International Trade

Verifile Limited, one of the UK’s leading providers of background screening services, has been awarded the Queen’s

Supply chain terrorism “remains significant global threat in 2019” asserts BSI report

BSI has identified five major themes that are most likely to impact the supply chain in 2019. The analysis of how

Government publishes 13-point Action Plan designed to improve police forensics

The Home Office has published a detailed 13-point Action Plan with a view towards improving police forensics. These

Potential for “brain drain from UK economy” if concerted effort not made to attract skilled talent post-Brexit

No less than 41,510 Board-level directors of UK businesses are citizens of EU27 countries – over 6% of the total of

Surveillance Camera Commissioner unveils detail of inaugural Surveillance Camera Day

As part of the National Surveillance Camera Strategy for England and Wales, Tony Porter QPM LLB – the

Most hacked passwords revealed as UK Cyber Survey exposes gaps in online security

Brits have been urged to apply steps to stay safe online after results of the UK Cyber Survey exposed exploitable

“Cyber readiness levels stall as attacks reach new heights of intensity” finds Hiscox study

A sharp increase in the number and cost of cyber attacks is the key finding in a study of more than 5,400

Heald’s award-winning Matador sliding bollard range excels in double crash tests

Heald has announced the success of two recent crash tests for Matador, the company’s award-winning sliding

LILIN adds entry-level outdoor IP bullet camera to video surveillance product mix

LILIN Americas, an entity of Taiwan-based IP video surveillance solutions manufacturer Merit LILIN, has further

BSIA Briefing

Recently, a story appeared in the national media about how a robbery was thwarted due to the in situ security

IDIS introduces DirectIP Super Fisheye 5 MP Compact camera for end users

IDIS has launched the DirectIP Super Fisheye 5 MP Compact camera (DC-Y6513RX), thereby further extending its

Operational priorities for year ahead set out in National Crime Agency’s Annual Plan 2019-2020

Informed by an enhanced understanding of the evolving threat posed to the UK and its citizens from serious and

Securitas receives RoSPA Health and Safety Award for thirteenth year in succession

Securitas UK has been bestowed with the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) President’s Award in

(ISC)² adds four new courses to Professional Development Institute’s portfolio

(ISC)² – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has announced the

IndigoVision partners with AnyVision to deliver state-of-the-art facial recognition integration

End user customers of IndigoVision will now be able to access advanced facial recognition technology following the

Perpetuity Research commissioned by ICTS to conduct ‘Women in Security’ Survey

Perpetuity Research has been commissioned by ICTS to conduct a study on the experiences of women working in the

Buckinghamshire New University and Thames Valley Police joins forces to deliver degree apprenticeships in policing

Buckinghamshire New University has been selected by Thames Valley Police to deliver degree apprenticeships in

Richard Cunliffe joins secure connectivity specialist CSL as product and innovation director

CSL, the provider of secure connectivity for M2M/Internet of Things (IoT) devices, has announced the appointment of

NSI and BAFE award landmark third party certification to Abbot Fire Group

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) and BAFE, the independent register of quality fire safety service

Stricter UK laws designed to tackle ongoing terrorist threat come into force

Measures including longer sentences for several terrorism offences and ending automatic early release for convicted

Dedicated Cyber Crime Units earn multi-million pound cash injection from Government

The National Police Chief’s Council’s (NPCC) National Cyber Crime Programme has announced that every

Interpol determines to bring police information closer to front line for greater impact

Strengthening its membership’s capacity to serve national and regional policing needs was the focus of an

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Screening business Verifile secures prestigious Queen’s Award for International Trade

Verifile Limited, one of the UK’s leading providers of background screening services, has been awarded the Queen’s Award for International Trade. Based in Bedford, Verifile helps organisations make informed decisions regarding the candidates whom they recruit. The company offers...
Posted On 23 Apr 2019
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Supply chain terrorism “remains significant global threat in 2019” asserts BSI report

BSI has identified five major themes that are most likely to impact the supply chain in 2019. The analysis of how these five themes will affect supply chains this year forms the business improvement company’s annual analysis of global supply chain risks. The five themes are as...
Posted On 23 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
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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

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Resilient by Design: Building Resilience in the UK’s Telecommunications Sector

Recent, high-profile network outages have shown how the convergence of people, processes and systems, accelerated by the introduction of new technologies, has created the potential for systemic failures to proliferate across the telecommunications ecosystem, impacting multiple...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019
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Professional Services: A New Breed of Third Party Cyber Risk to Manage

Organisations are beholden to their suppliers. For a retailer it could mean the difference between having products on the shelves or not. For a manufacturer, it’s about securing the vital components and materials needed to build industry-leading products. In the UK, we are now...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019

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Heald’s award-winning Matador sliding bollard range excels in double crash tests

Heald has announced the success of two recent crash tests for Matador, the company’s award-winning sliding bollard system. The firm – which is based in Hornsea, East Yorkshire – designs and manufactures a range of products and solutions to protect high profile...
Posted On 23 Apr 2019
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LILIN adds entry-level outdoor IP bullet camera to video surveillance product mix

LILIN Americas, an entity of Taiwan-based IP video surveillance solutions manufacturer Merit LILIN, has further strengthened its line-up of IP cameras with the MR832 bullet camera. Designed to help security professionals easily deploy an outdoor surveillance system, the MR832...
Posted On 23 Apr 2019

Training and Careers

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Linx International Group introduces Approved Education Partner Programme

Linx International Group, the global provider of security, risk management, consultancy and training services, has announced the launch of its worldwide Linx Group Approved Education Partner Programme. Organisations can now apply to join and deliver award-winning, internationally...
Posted On 24 Apr 2019
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(ISC)² adds four new courses to Professional Development Institute’s portfolio

(ISC)² – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has announced the availability of a range of new courses for its Professional Development Institute (PDI) portfolio. PDI course offerings are free to (ISC)² members and associates. Up to 35...
Posted On 19 Apr 2019

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Most UK businesses left “unprepared to respond” as cyber attacks soar in Q1 2019

As we approach the first anniversary of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), cyber attacks are rocketing in 2019 with more than half of British firms reporting cyber attacks this year. Among firms reporting attacks, average losses associated with...
Posted On 24 Apr 2019
Jeremy Fleming speaking at CYBERUK 2019
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GCHQ director Jeremy Fleming delivers Keynote Speech at CYBERUK 2019

In his CYBERUK address to an audience of 2,500 people in Glasgow from across the tech community (including Government, academia and industry), GCHQ director Jeremy Fleming talked about the organisation’s cyber security mission in the third decade of the Internet age....
Posted On 24 Apr 2019