Iain WrightJohn Apter: chair of the Police Federation of England and WalesDiana Fawcett

International operation exposes “world’s most harmful” cyber crime group

A Russian national who runs Evil Corp – the world’s most harmful cyber crime group that created and deployed

Abloy UK unveils 2020 Academy Foundation course dates for end users

Security expert Abloy UK has just announced the dates of its 2020 Academy Foundation courses as part of the

Businesses Branching Out: Recognising 50 Shades of Brexit

Whether you’re for it or against it, the reality for many businesses wishing to trade within Europe in a

Dedrone’s counter-drone technology receives approval from UK’s CPNI

Airspace security technology specialist Dedrone has been awarded certification from the UK’s Centre for the

Finalists announced for 2020 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards

The 2020 finalists for the UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) have been announced by the event

Iain Wright announced as next chairman at Institute of Risk Management

Iain Wright CMIRM, chief risk officer for Europe at Great-West Lifeco Inc, has been announced as the incoming chair

barox attains specialist ISO 27001 ISMS certification focused on cyber security

barox, the manufacturer of IT switches, media converters and IP extenders specifically designed for the demands of

C-TEC’s ZFP addressable fire panels protect Gates Power Transmission facility

A subsidiary of the giant US corporation whose motto is: “If it moves you, there’s a good chance Gates has a part

FICO Fraud Map shows UK card fraud losses hit record £671 million in 2018

Analytics software firm FICO has released its annual interactive European Fraud Map, which shows that the UK’s card

Acuity serves to enhance professionalism at London’s Broadgate Quarter

Acuity, the Axis Group’s five-star Front of House division, is providing reception, concierge and event support

Apprenticeship training made accessible thanks to Skills for Security-BMet College partnership

Skills for Security and the Birmingham Metropolitan (BMet) Collage are launching a partnership in a bid to make

Outdated firmware placing security cameras at risk of cyber attack

Outdated camera firmware and the failure to change default passwords are two of the biggest weaknesses when it

BAFE unveils new scheme to assess competency of dry riser/wet riser service and maintenance providers

Over 12 months in the making and taking into account comments elicited during a public consultation period, the new

Wilson James wins Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year Award

Wilson James, the provider of security, logistics and aviation services, won the Corporate Social Responsibility

Police Federation chair calls for urgent review of “growing mental health crisis”

The national chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales has called for a review of what he has called

Deloitte: “Few businesses use enterprise-wide cognitive sensing to detect risks”

Of more than 1,590 C-Suite and other executives recently surveyed by Deloitte, 39.4% report the greatest benefit of

Victims’ Law is Needed to End ‘Lottery of Support’

Almost all of us have been affected by crime at some point in our lives, writes Diana Fawcett. Whether through

Ethical surveillance under discussion at Global MSC Security Conference 2019

On Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 November, security practitioners, law enforcement professionals, academics and

NCA agrees £190 million settlement in wake of frozen funds investigation

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has agreed a settlement figure with a family that owns large property developments

Manufacturers “grind to a standstill” in face of economic and political storm

Britain’s manufacturers have ended the year “at a standstill” as the toll of ongoing political

BSIA launches British Security Awards 2020 by announcing regional rounds

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is launching its 2020 celebration of the industry’s finest, namely

“Global business confidence in long-term resilience falls for first time” states BSI

BSI’s third Organisational Resilience Index finds business leaders struggling to adapt to new technology amid

Cyber crime site selling hacking tool taken down following international operation

A website which sold a hacking tool purchased by cyber criminals in 124 countries and gave full remote control of

Holography trade body looks ahead to “new growth and opportunity” in 2020

Rising global demand for ID and packaging security and authentication devices will strengthen the market for

HelpSystems announces Clearswift acquisition to expand cyber security portfolio

HelpSystems has announced that it will acquire Clearswift, the UK-based content threat protection software company.

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Iain Wright announced as next chairman at Institute of Risk Management

Iain Wright CMIRM, chief risk officer for Europe at Great-West Lifeco Inc, has been announced as the incoming chair of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM). Wright has served as deputy chair since May 2018 and as chair of the Audit and Risk Committee since December 2016. Wright...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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FICO Fraud Map shows UK card fraud losses hit record £671 million in 2018

Analytics software firm FICO has released its annual interactive European Fraud Map, which shows that the UK’s card fraud losses hit a record £671 million in 2018. The data from Euromonitor International and UK Finance compares these losses against previous years and 18 other...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019

Opinion

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Victims’ Law is Needed to End ‘Lottery of Support’

Almost all of us have been affected by crime at some point in our lives, writes Diana Fawcett. Whether through personal experience of a crime or being reminded by terrible acts in the news, crime can have a devastating impact on individuals, making them feel unsafe an...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019
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No Carrot for Non-Compliance – Only a Stick

Expectations of security are increasing in every region, making it vital that enterprises understand the risks posed to customer data and information in order to retain their trust. By managing new cyber security threats, asserts Morgan Jay, enterprises will be able to...
Posted On 29 Nov 2019

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Businesses Branching Out: Recognising 50 Shades of Brexit

Whether you’re for it or against it, the reality for many businesses wishing to trade within Europe in a post-Brexit world is that a mainland European outpost might be needed. Many large financial services organisations have already relocated staff away from the City of...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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The Evolution of IoT with 5G: Future-Proofing Current IoT Investment

Given the fact that there are close to a billion cellular Internet of Things (IoT) devices deployed today, and with introduction of 5G, will latter replace all the existing IoT technologies and will the current investment in IoT become obsolete? The simple answer is...
Posted On 29 Nov 2019

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Dedrone’s counter-drone technology receives approval from UK’s CPNI

Airspace security technology specialist Dedrone has been awarded certification from the UK’s Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) for its counter-drone technology platform DroneTracker. DroneTracker detects, tracks and identifies drones by using...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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Outdated firmware placing security cameras at risk of cyber attack

Outdated camera firmware and the failure to change default passwords are two of the biggest weaknesses when it comes to organisations’ cyber security defences in the surveillance arena. As the number of interconnected security devices continues to grow, keeping pace with...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019

Training and Careers

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Abloy UK unveils 2020 Academy Foundation course dates for end users

Security expert Abloy UK has just announced the dates of its 2020 Academy Foundation courses as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to set the standard when it comes to emergency and panic escape compliance.  The free courses are designed to train security managers,...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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Apprenticeship training made accessible thanks to Skills for Security-BMet College partnership

Skills for Security and the Birmingham Metropolitan (BMet) Collage are launching a partnership in a bid to make apprenticeship training more accessible in the West Midlands. The three-year Fire and Security Apprenticeship training course will see BMet College deliver as much of...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019

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International operation exposes “world’s most harmful” cyber crime group

A Russian national who runs Evil Corp – the world’s most harmful cyber crime group that created and deployed malware causing financial losses totalling hundreds of millions of pounds in the UK alone – has been indicted in the United States following unprecedented collaboration...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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barox attains specialist ISO 27001 ISMS certification focused on cyber security

barox, the manufacturer of IT switches, media converters and IP extenders specifically designed for the demands of video networks, has announced that, alongside its ISO 9001 certification, the business has successfully implemented an ISO 27001 Information Security Management...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019