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FCA, ICO and FSCS warn insolvency practitioners and authorised firms on data use

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the Financial Services

Secure I.T. Environments attains ISO 45001 for OH&S Management Systems

Secure I.T. Environments, one of the UK’s leading design and build companies for modular and containerised Data

Ocucon develops lighter version of ‘Cloud by Ocucon’ VSaaS solution for retailers

Technology company Ocucon has developed a lighter version of its Video Surveillance-as-a-Service (VSaaS) product

Wisenet four-channel multi-sensor cameras unveiled by Hanwha Techwin

Hanwha Techwin has enhanced its premium Wisenet P Series with the addition of three new four-channel multi-sensor

New NHSCFA process enables investigators to share information on fraud risks

The National Health Service Counter Fraud Authority’s (NHSCFA) Fraud Prevention Unit has just launched a new system

The Airbus Case Settlement: Significant Facts Behind the Figures

As reported by Risk Xtra, the Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) recently announced between Airbus and the

Everbridge appoints Finastra CEO Simon Paris to company’s Board of Directors

Everbridge, the global specialist in critical event management (CEM), has announced the appointment of Simon Paris

“Lack of supply chain visibility raises business risk levels” finds HBRAS study

The results of a study conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services (HBRAS) and commissioned by Basware

Vista and Facewatch combine to realise GDPR-compliant facial recognition solution

Vista CCTV and Facewatch, the retail crime deterrent solution that uses facial recognition, have announced a new

Hanwha Techwin brings serverless ANPR solution to market for site management

Hanwha Techwin has strengthened its range of intelligent traffic management solutions with the introduction of a

Vanderbilt’s SPC Connect 3.0 focuses on greater visibility for security professionals

Vanderbilt, the provider of state-of-the-art security systems, has just released the latest version of SPC Connect,

Comelit Group looks after fire detection regime at Kingfisher House

Comelit Group has worked with local fire safety and security specialist KJ Fire Safety to upgrade the fire

Bollard system launched to protect bridges from risk of vehicle attacks

Heald Ltd, the UK designer and manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation security products, has announced the

Chief Information Security Officers: The Key Skills for 2020 and Beyond

Since the creation of the first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) role about 25 years ago, the job has

A Smarter Approach to Critical Alerts and Communication

In an increasingly interconnected world, businesses from all industries must ensure that cross-team communication

“Noticeable differences between police and service they provide” states HMICFRS

The public receives inconsistent service from its local police forces, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary

Court of Appeal dismisses Unexplained Wealth Order appeal by Zamira Hajiyeva

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Zamira Hajiyeva – the wife of jailed Azerbaijani banker Jahangir

Sir David Lidington nominated as next chair of Royal United Services Institute

The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has announced the nomination of the Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE

Cifas points to sharp increase in cases involving attempts to hide adverse credit

The latest research conducted by Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has revealed that the number of

NFCC expresses shock at evidence presented during Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 2

Evidence that emerged during the opening days of the second phase of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry has been met with

ICO celebrates excellence in data protection with third annual award for practitioners

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham is presently looking for data protection practitioners who have

Organic sales growth of 4% posted by Securitas in Full-Year financials for 2019

Securitas has issued its Full-Year financial results for 2019. Total sales are MSEK 110 899 (101 467), with an

Tackling the Cyber Risks of Obsolete Software Platforms

More than a decade after launching Windows 7, Microsoft finally ended support for its best-selling desktop

Growing number of High Street banks adopt UCN Plus fraud prevention tool

The TALL Group of Companies is working with a growing number of High Street banks that have all signed up as early

Policing cyber crime review welcomed by National Business Crime Solution

A high-level review which admits existing police technology is struggling to fight industrial levels of cyber crime

Security & Fire Management News

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New NHSCFA process enables investigators to share information on fraud risks

The National Health Service Counter Fraud Authority’s (NHSCFA) Fraud Prevention Unit has just launched a new system weakness referral process. By ‘system weakness’, the NHSCFA references an inadequate level of controls, or otherwise a lack of controls, which creates an...
Posted On 10 Feb 2020
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Everbridge appoints Finastra CEO Simon Paris to company’s Board of Directors

Everbridge, the global specialist in critical event management (CEM), has announced the appointment of Simon Paris to the company’s Board of Directors. Paris serves as CEO of London-based Finastra, a leading global Fintech provider of financial solutions and one of the...
Posted On 10 Feb 2020

Opinion

Aziz Rahman
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The Airbus Case Settlement: Significant Facts Behind the Figures

As reported by Risk Xtra, the Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) recently announced between Airbus and the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) means that the former will pay €991 million – making it the UK’s largest DPA – as part of a €3.6 billion global settlement. Here, Aziz Rahman...
Posted On 10 Feb 2020
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Chief Information Security Officers: The Key Skills for 2020 and Beyond

Since the creation of the first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) role about 25 years ago, the job has changed dramatically. What was once an uncommon position has quickly become standard, writes Jake Olcott, with the majority of companies including a cyber...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020

Features

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Campus Fire Safety and Security: Making The Grade

In the wake of recent events at Bolton University, where a student accommodation tower went up in flames, Karen Trigg looks into how campus management teams must improve their fire safety and security strategies in an ongoing bid to keep students safe. University management teams...
Posted On 05 Feb 2020
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Best Practice in Managing and Reducing False Fire Alarms

The proliferation of false fire alarms places a huge burden on the Fire and Rescue Service. Understanding false fire alarm causes and taking steps to prevent them can help reduce false dispatches, as Jim O’Dwyer explains.  The threat of fire is known to all. There’s...
Posted On 05 Feb 2020

Technology

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Ocucon develops lighter version of ‘Cloud by Ocucon’ VSaaS solution for retailers

Technology company Ocucon has developed a lighter version of its Video Surveillance-as-a-Service (VSaaS) product ‘Cloud by Ocucon’, allowing retailers to benefit from innovative cloud technology for a select number of cameras. ‘Cirrus Cloud by Ocucon’ is a...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Wisenet four-channel multi-sensor cameras unveiled by Hanwha Techwin

Hanwha Techwin has enhanced its premium Wisenet P Series with the addition of three new four-channel multi-sensor cameras designed to provide a cost-effective solution for detecting and tracking objects over wide open areas. The 8 MP Wisenet PNM-9084QZ features motorised...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020

Training and Careers

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Linx International Group introduces Defence Discount Service for Armed Forces personnel training

Accredited security systems training courses provider the Linx International Group has announced that it’s supporting members of the Armed Forces, veterans and the wider military community by offering 28 courses through the Defence Discount Service. No less than 28...
Posted On 06 Feb 2020
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Tavcom Training and SSAIB partner to maintain high standards in security sector

Tavcom Training has announced a partnership with the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB). The former will provide registered firms of the professional certification body with access to technical security training as part of a long-term initiative designed to...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020

Cyber

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FCA, ICO and FSCS warn insolvency practitioners and authorised firms on data use

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) have issued a joint statement warning insolvency practitioners and FCA-authorised firms to be responsible when dealing with personal data. The...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Secure I.T. Environments attains ISO 45001 for OH&S Management Systems

Secure I.T. Environments, one of the UK’s leading design and build companies for modular and containerised Data Centres and Data Centre refurbishment, has achieved the latest ISO 45001:2018 standard for Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Management Systems. This replaces...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020