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Group of insurance fraudsters sentenced in wake of ‘Crash for Cash’ plot

On Monday 2 December, four men were sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court in the wake of a ‘Crash for

Advances in key management unlocked by eFusion integration with Traka

Powerful tools for managing keys and high value assets can now be used seamlessly within centralised management

Account Freezing Orders: The Guilt-Free Means to an End

The National Crime Agency (NCA) was no doubt happy to announce that it had reached an out-of-court settlement with

Seeing Clearly in the Cloud

Say the word ‘smart’ to most business leaders and you’ll hear a host of different perspectives on what it actually

White Paper highlights overriding need for greater cyber security in retail sector

Axis Communications has published its latest White Paper entitled ‘Cyber Security: The Biggest Threat to

Cyber warfare “poses greater threat than ever” in 2020 warns Control Risks

The proliferation of a wide variety of cyber threats will make a high impact, cyber-enabled assault on critical

Hanwha Techwin adds Wisenet X-Lite zoom box camera to solutions portfolio

The latest addition to the Wisenet camera range manufactured by Hanwha Techwin is a 2 MP 32x zoom box camera. The

Darktrace wins Lloyds Bank National Business Award for Artificial Intelligence

Darktrace, the specialist in cyber security solutions that use Artificial Intelligence to protect corporate

“Security set to see high impact from FM digital transformation” claims Mitie

New research from Mitie has shown that almost half (48%) of facilities managers are missing out on the benefits of

West Yorkshire security boss and unlicensed door supervisor found guilty

The former director of a security firm has pleaded guilty to repeatedly deploying an unlicensed door supervisor to

Defender Confidence Rising in Maturing UK Cyber Threat Landscape

Looking at the headlines around cyber attacks and security breaches, anyone would be forgiven for thinking that

Counter-Terrorism Policing calls for increased public vigilance despite decrease in arrests

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Dean Haydon, Counter-Terrorism Policing’s senior national co-ordinator, has again

Bank of England, PRA and FCA look to bolster operational resilience in finance sector

The Bank of England, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have

Securitas aims to double security solutions and electronic security business by 2023

At the company’s Investor Day held in Stockholm on Thursday 5 December, Securitas presented a new ambition

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

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Group of insurance fraudsters sentenced in wake of ‘Crash for Cash’ plot

On Monday 2 December, four men were sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court in the wake of a ‘Crash for Cash’ episode. The City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) began investigating the case back in March 2017 when insurer LV Insurance raised...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019
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“Security set to see high impact from FM digital transformation” claims Mitie

New research from Mitie has shown that almost half (48%) of facilities managers are missing out on the benefits of digital transformation by not adopting new technology. The company’s latest report, entitled ‘Digital Transformation: Is Facilities Management...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019

Opinion

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Account Freezing Orders: The Guilt-Free Means to an End

The National Crime Agency (NCA) was no doubt happy to announce that it had reached an out-of-court settlement with billionaire property tycoon and philanthropist Malik Riaz Hussain that sees the latter handing over a £50 million house overlooking Hyde Park and £140 million...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019
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Defender Confidence Rising in Maturing UK Cyber Threat Landscape

Looking at the headlines around cyber attacks and security breaches, anyone would be forgiven for thinking that organisations face an insurmountable cyber security task, asserts Rick McElroy. However, when we delve deeper into the UK cyber security landscape, a more nuanced...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019

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Seeing Clearly in the Cloud

Say the word ‘smart’ to most business leaders and you’ll hear a host of different perspectives on what it actually means. For some, the Smart Cities of the future will spring to mind. For others, it’s all about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and automation. Within the video...
Posted On 11 Dec 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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Advances in key management unlocked by eFusion integration with Traka

Powerful tools for managing keys and high value assets can now be used seamlessly within centralised management platforms following the integration of Maxxess eFusion with Traka from ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions. Given that Traka solutions are globally deployed in many market...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019
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Hanwha Techwin adds Wisenet X-Lite zoom box camera to solutions portfolio

The latest addition to the Wisenet camera range manufactured by Hanwha Techwin is a 2 MP 32x zoom box camera. The Wisenet X-Lite XNZ-L6320, which is equipped with a 32x optical motorised varifocal lens with auto focus, is a direct replacement for the highly successful Wisenet...
Posted On 11 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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Cyber warfare “poses greater threat than ever” in 2020 warns Control Risks

The proliferation of a wide variety of cyber threats will make a high impact, cyber-enabled assault on critical infrastructure almost certain in 2020. This is one of the key forecasts made in RiskMap 2020, the global outlook for political and security risks in the year ahead...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019
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Darktrace wins Lloyds Bank National Business Award for Artificial Intelligence

Darktrace, the specialist in cyber security solutions that use Artificial Intelligence to protect corporate computer networks from cyber attacks, has won the prestigious Artificial Intelligence Business of the Year category at the prestigious Lloyds Bank National Business Awards...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019