Glenn LemonsTony Porter QPM LLB: the Surveillance Camera CommissionerAndrew Buxton

Cross-party Police and Crime Commissioners seek assurances on Brexit from Home Secretary

The Association of Police and Crime Commissioners’ three lead Commissioners on Brexit – namely Matthew Scott,

Threat detection platform delivers 36% reduction in staff injuries for Post Office

An integrated security system that includes new IP cameras and two-way audio technology has seen the rate of

Third party risk management “remains top business concern” for procurement and compliance professionals

Data and analytics specialist Dun & Bradstreet’s latest in-depth survey of procurement and compliance

BSI partners with OriginTrail in bold bid to develop blockchain-enabled solutions

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has exclusively partnered with OriginTrail to deliver blockchain-enabled

Minister outlines measures designed to help tackle violent crime against shop workers

The Association of Convenience Stores has welcomed a raft of new commitments on tackling retail crime announced by

‘The Future of Cash’ Conference set to highlight inherent dangers of “cashless world”

People urgently need to wake up to the implications of the disappearance of cash as society faces the ‘dangers’ of

SSAIB marks 25 years of certification excellence with series of 2019 celebrations

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) is honouring 25 years of excellence with a series of

Leaving the European Union: How Might Brexit Affect Contractors in the UK?

With 29 March 2019 edging ever closer and the politicians still arguing their myriad points in the House of

Botnets and Machine Learning: A Story of ‘Hide and Seek’

Botnets have been a major issue in the cyber security industry. As techniques to stop them have come into play, so

FIA Technical Briefing

Becoming qualified is a vital process in demonstrating competence in the fire industry, writes Ian Moore. Fire

BSIA Briefing

Money and the art of trading have been around for centuries. As the world progresses into the technological era,

Cyber security decisions “must focus on deploying emerging technologies to benefit society”

The world is at a ‘technology crossroads’ whereby society needs to move beyond trusting emerging

Why Executive Protection Teams Need Finished Intelligence

For executive protection teams tasked with safeguarding business leaders in what is now an increasingly complex

Complexity heralds return of ‘back to basics’ approach for information security professionals

It appears that many organisations will begin the New Year by reviewing their security infrastructure and taking

Mitie flying high with £17 million FM contract extension for London Gatwick Airport

Mitie has expanded its relationship with London Gatwick Airport’s management team by winning a five-year

Secure Stations Scheme sets standard for crime reduction on Britain’s rail network

Hundreds of Britain’s railway stations are setting the standard in reducing crime, safeguarding vulnerable people

Hidden air pollution in workplaces “continues to impact health and well-being of employees”

With indoor air pollution continuing to impact the health and well-being of UK workers, Siemens Building

Registration now open for National Security Inspectorate’s 2019 Summit

The National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) Annual Summit 2019 will take place on Thursday 21 March at The Vox

Surveillance Camera Commissioner publishes detailed Annual Report for 2017-2018

Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter QPM LLB’s fifth Annual Report has been laid before Parliament. In his

Institute of Risk Management highlights key risk trends for energy sector in 2019

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has issued its 56-page report entitled ‘Fuelling the Debate: Latest

ASSA ABLOY UK re-brands as ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland

ASSA ABLOY UK, a division of the ASSA ABLOY Group, has unveiled its new name, with the business now being known as

Access control solutions developer Videx expands GSM offer for end users

Videx has expanded its GSM range, introducing a new device compatible with the company’s flagship VX2200

Risk Xtra announced as Official Media Partner for Cortech Developments’ Utilities Forum

As a business, Cortech Developments determines to help today’s professionals mitigate risk through smarter

Dardan Security appoints former British Army commander Andrew Buxton as head of client services

Security Industry Authority Approved Contractor Dardan Security has appointed former British Army commander of

“Brexit fears crystallise as economic gloom takes hold of UK plc” finds ICSA survey

A survey of FTSE 350 companies finds just 2% of respondents predicting an improvement in UK economic conditions as

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Cross-party Police and Crime Commissioners seek assurances on Brexit from Home Secretary

The Association of Police and Crime Commissioners’ three lead Commissioners on Brexit – namely Matthew Scott, Lord Willy Bach (representing the Labour Party) and Martyn Underhill – have met with Home Secretary Sajid Javid to discuss policing matters and what happens...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019
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Threat detection platform delivers 36% reduction in staff injuries for Post Office

An integrated security system that includes new IP cameras and two-way audio technology has seen the rate of injuries as a result of attacks on Post Office staff decline by 36% in just three years. This follows the deployment of a sophisticated monitoring and intelligent threat...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019

Opinion

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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

Features

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Leaving the European Union: How Might Brexit Affect Contractors in the UK?

With 29 March 2019 edging ever closer and the politicians still arguing their myriad points in the House of Commons, everyone is waiting with baited breath to see what the effects of the decision to leave the European Union (EU) will be, both in the short and longer terms. For...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019
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Botnets and Machine Learning: A Story of ‘Hide and Seek’

Botnets have been a major issue in the cyber security industry. As techniques to stop them have come into play, so the bots have evolved ways of navigating their way around these solutions. Leonidas Plagakis explains why machine learning may be the industry’s best chance of...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019

Technology

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ASSA ABLOY UK re-brands as ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland

ASSA ABLOY UK, a division of the ASSA ABLOY Group, has unveiled its new name, with the business now being known as ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland. The name change reflects ASSA ABLOY Group’s ongoing commitment to strengthen the ASSA ABLOY brand and help its...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
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Access control solutions developer Videx expands GSM offer for end users

Videx has expanded its GSM range, introducing a new device compatible with the company’s flagship VX2200 system, both two-wire audio and six-wire video versions, that enables audio calls to be made from any of the VX2200 entrances to a mobile phone or landline....
Posted On 22 Jan 2019

Training and Careers

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IRM and ITI EdVest sign MoU to deliver risk management education and research in India

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ITI EdVest – an education-focused initiative developed by the Investment Trust of India Limited (ITI) – with the intention to promote and deliver risk management education and...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
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Perpetuity Training proudly heralds first MSc graduates in International Security and Risk Management

Perpetuity Training has announced the first graduates from its International Security and Risk Management MSc course developed and delivered by the business in collaboration with the University of South Wales (USW). The graduation ceremony took place in Pontypridd on Monday 17...
Posted On 03 Jan 2019

Cyber

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Cyber security decisions “must focus on deploying emerging technologies to benefit society”

The world is at a ‘technology crossroads’ whereby society needs to move beyond trusting emerging technologies and focus on deploying them in ways that benefit society. That’s the message espoused this week by Unisys Corporation’s chief trust officer Tom...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
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Complexity heralds return of ‘back to basics’ approach for information security professionals

It appears that many organisations will begin the New Year by reviewing their security infrastructure and taking a ‘back to basics’ approach to information security. This is according to the latest in a series of social media polls conducted by Infosecurity Europe 2019. Asked...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019