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BRE Group reports increased revenues of £54.1 million in 2017-2018 at AGM

“The BRE Group of companies delivered increased revenues of £54.1 million in 2017-2018, bringing a net profit o

Legal proceedings lodged in wake of Government’s failure to act on police pay

The Police Federation of England and Wales has stated that formal legal proceedings will now commence following the

Crimestoppers reports “significant rise” in information received from members of public

Crimestoppers has just released figures that show a significant escalation in the number of pieces of information

1,500-plus companies sign up for ACT Awareness e-Learning counter-terrorism training

More than 1,500 companies across the UK have signed up to an innovative training scheme that could help in the

Industrial Control Systems: Securing The Heartbeat of Critical Infrastructure

Industrial Control Systems (ICS) are a specialised set of physical and cyber systems that drive production for

The Value of Certification in the Security and Fire Safety Supply Chain

Security and fire safety are very much at the forefront of the public consciousness in 2018. Questions are now

Digital Barriers forges partnership with Vodafone’s ‘Tomorrow Street’ Innovation Centre

Digital Barriers, the provider of edge-based Internet of Things (IoT) surveillance and security technologies, has

Paxton introduces PaxLock Pro wireless access control solution for end users

Paxton, the electronic IP access control and door entry systems specialist, has just launched PaxLock Pro, the

(ISC)2 report finds cyber security workforce gap has increased to more than 2.9 million globally

(ISC)² – the world’s largest non-profit association of certified cyber security professionals – has issued the

BAFE unveils “groundbreaking” scheme focused on kitchen fire protection systems

BAFE has unveiled the detail underpinning its latest scheme to be made available for third party certification

Duo sentenced at Wirral Magistrates’ Court for committing offences under Private Security Industry Act 2001

On Thursday 18 October 2018, Wirral brothers’ Kyle James Owen (27) and Ryan Arthur Owen (24) were sentenced

Association of Fencing Industries joins list of official Gate Safe supporters

The Association of Fencing Industries (AFI), the professional Trade Association servicing the needs of the

Appointment of Pete Browitt as md heralds “new phase of growth” at Advanced

Global fire systems specialist Advanced has announced the appointment of Pete Browitt the company’s new

Amulet forms strategic partnership with The Senate Group based on intelligence delivery

Amulet, the security division of Churchill Services Group, has announced a strategic partnership with The Senate

PerpetuityARC Training launches Principles of Security Management course

PerpetuityARC Training has launched its new Principles of Security Management course. The three-day classroom

Digital Evidence Management in the Police Service: Room for Improvement?

British statesman Sir Robert Peel introduced the first-ever police force – the Metropolitan Police Force of

Meet The Security Company: Octaga Security Services

This is the thirteenth instalment in a series of articles for the readers of Risk Xtra where we shine the spotlight

Hate Crime Action Plan “refreshed” to protect victims and promote shared values

The Home Office and the Ministry for Communities, Housing and Local Government has published an update to the

Magenta Security Services urges support for Regulator’s ‘next generation’ licence qualifications

Magenta Security Services believes it’s vital that the industry engages with the Security Industry Authority

BSI Survey: “One-in-six businesses presently unprepared for data breach episodes”

Research conducted by BSI, the business improvement company, has revealed that one-in-six European organisations

Government welcomes Property Guardian firms’ launch of industry Trade Association

Seven of the UK’s leading property guardian firms have joined forces to form the sector’s first Trade Association

Guy Mathias appointed chairman elect for 2019 by The Security Commonwealth

At the September meeting of The Security Commonwealth, Guy Mathias FSyI was confirmed as a vice-chairman and

Leading tech companies support Code of Practice to strengthen security of Internet-connected devices

In what’s described as a “world first”, the Government has published new measures specifically

Final Event Safety and Security Summit (E3S) 2018 agenda unveiled by organiser ILMC

The agenda for the second annual Event Safety and Security Summit (E3S) – which takes place on 30 October at the

Newcastle International Airport and Trident Manor join forces on Security Risk Management Workshops

The North East’s largest airport and a prominent security, risk and crisis management consultancy in the region

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BRE Group reports increased revenues of £54.1 million in 2017-2018 at AGM

“The BRE Group of companies delivered increased revenues of £54.1 million in 2017-2018, bringing a net profit of £2.1 million,” said chairman James Wates CBE when introducing the BRE Trust’s 21st Annual General Meeting and announcing the publication of the BRE’s Annual...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
John Apter: chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales
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Legal proceedings lodged in wake of Government’s failure to act on police pay

The Police Federation of England and Wales has stated that formal legal proceedings will now commence following the Government’s failure to act on police pay recommendations. The staff association for police officers in England and Wales has lodged an application for Judicial...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018

Opinion

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Digital Evidence Management in the Police Service: Room for Improvement?

British statesman Sir Robert Peel introduced the first-ever police force – the Metropolitan Police Force of London – way back in 1829 during his tenure as Home Secretary in the Conservative Government of the day. The Met was tasked with detecting and preventing crime....
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
Stephen Smith
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The Relentless March of the Cybermen

Cyber security is the protection of Internet-connected systems – including hardware, software and data – from cyber attacks. In a computing context, security comprises cyber security and physical security. Both are used by enterprises to protect against unauthorised...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018

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Industrial Control Systems: Securing The Heartbeat of Critical Infrastructure

Industrial Control Systems (ICS) are a specialised set of physical and cyber systems that drive production for critical infrastructure industries such as power generation and distribution, oil production and refining, chemical manufacturing and more, observes Mark Carrigan. ICS...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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The Value of Certification in the Security and Fire Safety Supply Chain

Security and fire safety are very much at the forefront of the public consciousness in 2018. Questions are now being asked more frequently than ever before as to how people, properties and assets can be best protected. All purchasers, from domestic to commercial and community...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018

Technology

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Digital Barriers forges partnership with Vodafone’s ‘Tomorrow Street’ Innovation Centre

Digital Barriers, the provider of edge-based Internet of Things (IoT) surveillance and security technologies, has formed a partnership with ‘Tomorrow Street’, Vodafone’s Luxembourg-based Innovation Centre. The collaboration will see Digital Barriers’ full suite of...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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Paxton introduces PaxLock Pro wireless access control solution for end users

Paxton, the electronic IP access control and door entry systems specialist, has just launched PaxLock Pro, the latest addition to the company’s range of wireless access control solutions, in conjunction with the new and improved Net2Air bridge, the connector to the Net2...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018

Training and Careers

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1,500-plus companies sign up for ACT Awareness e-Learning counter-terrorism training

More than 1,500 companies across the UK have signed up to an innovative training scheme that could help in the prevention of terrorism attacks. In just six months since the product was first made available, representatives from organisations as varied as John Lewis &...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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PerpetuityARC Training launches Principles of Security Management course

PerpetuityARC Training has launched its new Principles of Security Management course. The three-day classroom course uses Case Studies and group work to provide a comprehensive introduction to the essentials of corporate security management. It’s also the first course to be...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018

Cyber

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(ISC)2 report finds cyber security workforce gap has increased to more than 2.9 million globally

(ISC)² – the world’s largest non-profit association of certified cyber security professionals – has issued the findings of its 2018 Cyber Security Workforce Study. The research shows a widening of the global cyber security workforce gap to nearly three million across North...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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Leading tech companies support Code of Practice to strengthen security of Internet-connected devices

In what’s described as a “world first”, the Government has published new measures specifically designed to help manufacturers boost the security of Internet-connected devices such as alarm systems.  There are expected to be more than 420 million such devices in...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018