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Laying the Groundwork for Combating AI-Powered Cyber Crime

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already being applied to diverse use cases, from consumer-oriented devices such as

Protecting the Higher Education Sector: A Lecture on University Security

Forty years ago, DEC (latterly acquired by Compaq) said there was no reason why anyone would want a computer in

Working Together to Fight Cheque Fraud

In terms of recent history, cheque fraud losses peaked in 2008 and, during the following decade, they reduced by

Honeywell expands access reader offer with introduction of OmniAssure Touch

Honeywell is expanding its OmniAssure access control reader product line with the launch of the OmniAssure Touch

Jacksons Fencing launches LPCB Issue 8-certified security mesh perimeter protection system

Perimeter security solutions manufacturer Jacksons Fencing has expanded its range of certified products with

IOSH urges next Government to provide Health and Safety assurance for 2020s

The global Chartered body for safety and health-focused professionals has urged the UK Government to provide

“IT industry must balance innovation with risk to succeed in 2020” states CompTIA

The global information technology (IT) industry heads into 2020 balancing its drive to produce new products and

Securitas and Allcooper support inaugural girls-only cyber security event in UK

In support of the Cyber Schools Hub, Securitas and Allcooper are sponsoring the launch of a landmark cyber security

British Red Cross calls for change in law to improve response when UK emergencies strike

The British Red Cross is calling for the law to be updated to give individuals and communities alike more say in

ECHO service officially launched at CSL Industry Forum in central London

The Electronic Call Handling Operations (ECHO) digital service was launched at the CSL Industry Forum held at the

CPD-accredited webinar set to highlight Best Practice in water leak detection

Life safety solutions manufacturer Hochiki Europe will be hosting a Continuing Professional Development

Tom Ford appointed membership development manager at BSIA

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has appointed Tom Ford as the Trade Association’s new

The Serious Fraud Office and LIBOR: The End of the Line

Here, Neil Williams explains why nobody should be surprised that, seemingly out of the blue, the Serious Fraud

Joint operation in Northern Ireland nets huge firearms and ammunition haul

No less than 24 firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition have been seized in a joint operation conducted by

Security guidance issued to assist candidates on General Election campaign trail

All General Election 2019 candidates are being issued with guidance to help them respond if they experience

National Health Service joins global initiative in bid to raise awareness of fraud

International Fraud Awareness Week (IFAW) 2019 runs from 17 to 23 November, with hundreds of organisations around

Deloitte European CFO Survey: “Pessimism rises as risk appetite tumbles further”

Over a third (36%) of Europe’s CFOs feel more pessimistic about their companies’ financial prospects than they did

Hanwha Techwin introduces affordable Wisenet QVGA thermal cameras

Hanwha Techwin is now able to offer an even greater choice of cameras following on from the announcement that the

ASSA ABLOY advises industry and practising professionals on fire safety liability

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland is advising all practising fire safety professionals on the

Mitie takes off with two-year security contract extension at London City Airport

Facilities management and professional services company Mitie has been awarded a two-year contract extension at

“Electronic signatures valid for executing documents” affirms Law Commission

Electronic signatures can be used to execute documents, including on those occasions where there’s a

‘How to Hire a Great Chief Risk Officer’ addressed by all-new IRM guidance

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has released new guidance on hiring for the most senior risk positions. The

Vanderbilt adds third party biometric readers to ever-expanding portfolio

State-of-the-art security systems developer Vanderbilt has recently announced the addition of three ZKTeco

Traka looks after key management for business protection company Guarding UK

Traka has become the key management solution of choice for multi-sector business protection management company

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust deploys Everbridge solutions to support crucial IT infrastructure

Critical event management and enterprise safety software applications specialist Everbridge has announced that

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IOSH urges next Government to provide Health and Safety assurance for 2020s

The global Chartered body for safety and health-focused professionals has urged the UK Government to provide assurance and certainty on the future of the UK’s Health and Safety system. Following the General Election on 12 December, the Institution of Occupational Safety and...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
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British Red Cross calls for change in law to improve response when UK emergencies strike

The British Red Cross is calling for the law to be updated to give individuals and communities alike more say in how they’re treated and the support they receive during an emergency scenario. Currently, the Emergency Services, Government bodies and councils, who together...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019

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Laying the Groundwork for Combating AI-Powered Cyber Crime

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already being applied to diverse use cases, from consumer-oriented devices such as voice-controlled personal assistants and self-directed vacuum cleaners, through to groundbreaking business applications that optimise everything from drug discovery...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
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The Serious Fraud Office and LIBOR: The End of the Line

Here, Neil Williams explains why nobody should be surprised that, seemingly out of the blue, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) recently ended its lengthy investigation into the suspected rigging of LIBOR – the London Interbank Offered Rate and the benchmark interest rate that tracks...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019

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Protecting the Higher Education Sector: A Lecture on University Security

Forty years ago, DEC (latterly acquired by Compaq) said there was no reason why anyone would want a computer in their home. Thirty years ago, the Internet was invented and, ten years ago, we had only just discovered smart phones and social networking. The world of technology and...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
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Working Together to Fight Cheque Fraud

In terms of recent history, cheque fraud losses peaked in 2008 and, during the following decade, they reduced by more than 85%, which is far in excess of the decline in cheque volumes over the same period, writes Martin Ruda. However, the latest statistics reveal that cheque...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019

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Honeywell expands access reader offer with introduction of OmniAssure Touch

Honeywell is expanding its OmniAssure access control reader product line with the launch of the OmniAssure Touch access control solution. OmniAssure Touch provides advanced security against credential cloning and reader tampering, increases operator productivity when deploying...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
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Jacksons Fencing launches LPCB Issue 8-certified security mesh perimeter protection system

Perimeter security solutions manufacturer Jacksons Fencing has expanded its range of certified products with Securi-Mesh A1. The new product is a 358 mesh, commonly referred to as prison mesh, and designed for applications that specifically demand robust and reliable security....
Posted On 20 Nov 2019

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CPD-accredited webinar set to highlight Best Practice in water leak detection

Life safety solutions manufacturer Hochiki Europe will be hosting a Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-accredited webinar at 2.00 pm on Monday 2 December around the importance of water leak detection in modern buildings. The content in the CPD session will outline five key...
Posted On 19 Nov 2019
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Supply Chain Risk Management Certificate launched by Institute of Risk Management

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has announced the addition of a new Supply Chain Risk Management Certificate to its existing portfolio of qualifications. This qualification introduces the concepts behind supply chain risk management and equips risk practitioners and others...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019

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“IT industry must balance innovation with risk to succeed in 2020” states CompTIA

The global information technology (IT) industry heads into 2020 balancing its drive to produce new products and services with the need to address issues that are often by-products of innovation. That’s according to the ‘IT Industry Outlook 2020’ report produced...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
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Securitas and Allcooper support inaugural girls-only cyber security event in UK

In support of the Cyber Schools Hub, Securitas and Allcooper are sponsoring the launch of a landmark cyber security event exclusively for girls. Taking place on Friday 22 November, the National Cyber Security Centre Cyber Schools Hub: EmPowerCyber is the first cyber security...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019