Neil WilliamsAngus Darroch-WarrenGary TrotterBack Row (Left to Right): Paul Barnard and David Ward (Ward Security), David Evans (Global Aware) and Adrian Moore (VSG Security). Front Row (Left to Right): Richard Woodford (Corporation of London) and City of London Police Commissioner Ian Dyson

Brexit and Business Crime: What Next?

The UK is receiving a record number of European Arrest Warrants for suspects that have fled other European Union

UK faces “unprecedented threat” despite decrease in terrorism-related arrests

Counter-Terrorism Policing’s senior national co-ordinator has warned the UK still faces an ‘unprecedented’ level of

Reputation and brand damage top current risk agenda for global business leaders

More than three-quarters of global business leaders believe their organisation is being influenced by ‘hype

Making The Grade: The Difference Between Grade 4 and Grade 5 of BS 8607

For the benefit of Risk Xtra’s readers, Craig Birch outlines what the new Grade 5 for BS 8607 (focused on

Convicted Portadown security company owner jailed for breaching probation

On Thursday 20 June, Steven Nixon (47) of Portadown – the owner of Eventsafe Security – was imprisoned

IFSEC and FIREX International introduce Protecting Logistics Pavilion at IMHX 2019

IFSEC and FIREX International are set to bring the security and fire safety industries together with leading

NTT Report: “Cyber attacks ranked as top business issue across next 12 months”

UK organisations are failing to make progress towards strong cyber security and “facing paralysis” as

De Montfort and Northumbria Universities recognised for cyber security excellence

Two UK universities have been added to the growing list of Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security

New variant of award-winning router for security applications unveiled by CSL

CSL has announced the arrival of a new variant of its award-winning CSL Router. This new variant is supplied with

LOCKEN’s cable-free access control certified by Health and Safety regulator ATEX

LOCKEN’s latest innovation in cable-free access control, which is powered by contactless technology, has won

Everbridge focuses on Best Practice for operational resilience at industry forum

Everbridge – the specialist in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications designed

Saving Time, Saving Money: A Risk-Based Approach Towards Cyber Security

If you’ve glanced at the opinion columns of security industry publications of late, you’ve probably seen the term

Doctor or Dalek? The Evolving Space of the Security Manager

If you’re familiar with the long-running UK TV sci-fi series Doctor Who, you’ll know that the lead

The Total Retail Loss Model: The Detail Behind Dynamic Loss Prevention

As security and loss prevention specialists, we often discuss ‘retail loss’ or ‘shrinkage’, but what exactly do we

Online CPD presentation on benefits of automatic fire sprinklers created by BSA

A new online Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-certified presentation that looks at the benefits of

IDIS launches AI in the Box deep learning analytics to boost surveillance efficiency

IDIS has launched its AI in the Box (DV-2116), boosting the power of surveillance systems with “the most

InSite solution from Maxxess “set to transform emergency awareness and response”

Transforming the way in which security teams monitor, manage and control multiple systems, Maxxess is launching its

Inaugural Women in Cyber Security Awards scheme introduced by NTT Security

NTT Security, the specialist security company and Centre of Excellence in security for the NTT Group, has launched

BT enhances cyber capabilities in Europe with all-new Security Operations Centre

BT has announced the opening of a new Cyber Security Operations Centre in Paris, as well as upgraded facilities,

Genetec takes top global VMS vendor slot according to latest IHS Market Report

A recent Market Report published by business intelligence provider IHS Markit names Genetec (the technology

Home Office allocates £35 million to police forces for Violence Reduction Units

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has provisionally allocated £35 million to Police and Crime Commissioners in 18 local

Next stage in growth for TDSi signalled as business agrees acquisition by Vitaprotech

After strategic analysis of the best options to accelerate growth at TDSi and augment the launch of the new GARDiS

City Security Council formed to support City of London Police during emergenices

Premier security companies including Axis Security, CIS Security, ICTS, Securitas and VSG Security have formed the

SIA launches #SaferNightsOut campaign to address violence in night-time economy

Private security industry regulator the Security Industry Authority (SIA) is running a national campaign in June

Fraud continues ‘inexorable’ rise in UK plc as new annual figures show 6% increase

Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, has painted an alarming picture of fraud in the UK with the release of

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UK faces “unprecedented threat” despite decrease in terrorism-related arrests

Counter-Terrorism Policing’s senior national co-ordinator has warned the UK still faces an ‘unprecedented’ level of threat, despite arrest numbers falling in the previous 12 months. The Home Office’s quarterly release of statistics relating to the police’s use of powers under the...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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Reputation and brand damage top current risk agenda for global business leaders

More than three-quarters of global business leaders believe their organisation is being influenced by ‘hype cycles’. That’s according to the latest Global Risk Landscape Report published by accountancy and advisory firm BDO LLP. The survey of 500 global C-Suite...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019

Opinion

Neil Williams
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Brexit and Business Crime: What Next?

The UK is receiving a record number of European Arrest Warrants for suspects that have fled other European Union (EU) countries. Here, Neil Williams outlines why he’s concerned for the cross-border policing of business crime if and when Brexit does become a reality....
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
Angus Darroch-Warren
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Doctor or Dalek? The Evolving Space of the Security Manager

If you’re familiar with the long-running UK TV sci-fi series Doctor Who, you’ll know that the lead character (‘The Doctor’) and various adversaries have continually evolved since the show’s debut back in 1963. Our hero’s villains have all adapted, becoming more...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019

Features

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Making The Grade: The Difference Between Grade 4 and Grade 5 of BS 8607

For the benefit of Risk Xtra’s readers, Craig Birch outlines what the new Grade 5 for BS 8607 (focused on Mechanically Operated Push-Button Locksets) includes, why it has been introduced and the benefits that it can help deliver for host organisations. At present,...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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Saving Time, Saving Money: A Risk-Based Approach Towards Cyber Security

If you’ve glanced at the opinion columns of security industry publications of late, you’ve probably seen the term ‘risk-based’ floating around, as in ‘the time is now for a comprehensive, risk-based approach’ or ‘a risk-based approach to security is...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019

Technology

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New variant of award-winning router for security applications unveiled by CSL

CSL has announced the arrival of a new variant of its award-winning CSL Router. This new variant is supplied with two network diverse 4G WorldSIMs: one active and one on standby for total resilience. The CSL Router has been used in over 4,000 installations since its launch in...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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LOCKEN’s cable-free access control certified by Health and Safety regulator ATEX

LOCKEN’s latest innovation in cable-free access control, which is powered by contactless technology, has won certification from Health and Safety regulator ATEX in accordance with new explosive atmosphere requirements. Approved to ATEX II 2 G Ex ib IIB T4, the solution is...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019

Training and Careers

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Online CPD presentation on benefits of automatic fire sprinklers created by BSA

A new online Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-certified presentation that looks at the benefits of automatic fire sprinklers has been created by the Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA). ‘Property Protection and Business Resilience: Automatic Sprinklers – Background and...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
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CTP’s ACT Awareness e-Learning tool scoops top international award from BCI

Counter-Terrorism Policing’s ACT Awareness e-Learning tool has scooped top prize at a prestigious European business resilience awards event. The product, developed in a groundbreaking partnership with retailer Marks and Spencer and learning provider Highfield, is now...
Posted On 29 May 2019

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NTT Report: “Cyber attacks ranked as top business issue across next 12 months”

UK organisations are failing to make progress towards strong cyber security and “facing paralysis” as cyber criminals become more advanced. These are the stark conclusions drawn from the findings of the 2019 Risk:Value Report – ‘Destination Standstill. Are You Asleep...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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De Montfort and Northumbria Universities recognised for cyber security excellence

Two UK universities have been added to the growing list of Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACEs-CSR), further enhancing the UK’s leading position in cyber security research. The two new centres at De Montfort University and Northumbria University have...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019