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National Association for Healthcare Security Conference aims to ‘Protect The Millions’

The National Association for Healthcare Security’s (NAHS) 2018 Conference runs in Birmingham on Thursday 8

Automated gate safety on the agenda at Westminster as Gate Safe returns for talks

Eight years after Gate Safe – the charity established to drive awareness of the required safety protocols

Sophisticated criminals cause 350%-plus increase in Contact Centre fraud attacks from 2013-2017

Pindrop’s Voice Intelligence Report 2018 suggests that voice fraud has intensified and is on the up. Between

PerpetuityARC Training unveils online version of popular Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management course

PerpetuityARC Training, which is part of the Linx International Group, has launched a distance learning option for

HID Global acquires Crossmatch in bid to expand biometric identity management offer

HID Global, the trusted identity solutions specialist, has acquired Crossmatch, a leader in the field of biometric

SD Cards: The Unsung Heroes of Video Surveillance

SD cards are small and tucked away, but we should never take them for granted as they can make a significant

Institute of Risk Management launches all-new Digital Risk Management Certificate

A new specialist Certificate awarded by the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) – and developed with support

Security Industry Authority publishes results of Approved Contractor Scheme review

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has announced the key changes from the latest review of its flagship Approved

Credit reference agency Equifax fined £500,000 by ICO for data security breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued Equifax Ltd with a £500,000 fine for failing to protect the

BSI partners with NMU for increased supply chain risk management across insurance industry

BSI Supply Chain Services and Solutions has announced a partnership with NMU, one of the UK’s leading niche

Why Today’s CEOs Must Pay Attention to Security Programmes

There are various questions CEOs should be asking their teams when it comes to cyber security. Some of them

Body-Worn Cameras: The Real-Time Way to Reduce Security Risk

Body-worn cameras may have started life primarily as a niche tool used in law enforcement and similar surveillance

Defeating The Criminals: Best Practice in Retail Security and Loss Prevention

Second only to the products that it’s selling, arguably the most important aspect of any retailer’s business

NatWest to pilot UK’s first intelligent cash management system with automated account crediting

NatWest and G4S are working in tandem to pilot the UK’s first intelligent cash management solution for businesses

Dahua publishes detailed White Paper on ‘Electronic Surveillance within Education’

In days gone by, electronic surveillance within the education sector has often been viewed as a ‘grudge purchase’,

Mayor Sadiq Khan takes decisive action to strengthen London’s Violent Crime Task Force

Metropolitan Police Service Commissioner Cressida Dick and Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, are boosting the fight

Securitas celebrates outstanding performance of personnel at annual Community Awards

Securitas UK hosted its annual Community Awards on Thursday 13 September at Sopwell House in St Albans,

MoD/Home Office joint funding supports tests of “life-saving” chemical detection robots and drones

A new fleet of robots and drones designed to test for chemical agents, provide 3D mapping and identify casualties

Fire and Rescue Service stresses “competent providers” should be used by businesses for fire risk assessments “if required”

During Business Safety Week 2018 on Friday 14 September, the Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service ran a live stream

BDO Optimism Index: “UK business confidence levels sink to 15-month low”

Business output in the UK has recovered from July’s six-year low, but optimism has hit its lowest level since May

Fortinet survey pinpoints myriad business security implications of digital transformation

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cyber security, has announced the findings of its new

Security officer who committed identity theft and fraud jailed for five months

On Thursday 6 September at Woolwich Crown Court, Kazeem Oladimeji of Bromley pleaded guilty to an offence under the

Home Office statistics show number of terrorists brought to justice hitting ten-year high

The number of terrorists brought to justice following Counter-Terrorism Policing investigations has reached its

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport and Eurostar extend security contracts with Mitie

Mitie’s security business has been awarded two contract extensions for travel clients Strathclyde Partnership for

Risk Xtra September 2018

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Automated gate safety on the agenda at Westminster as Gate Safe returns for talks

Eight years after Gate Safe – the charity established to drive awareness of the required safety protocols associated with automated gates – took its campaign to Downing Street, the organisation has returned to Westminster to meet with its key stakeholders and discuss...
Posted On 24 Sep 2018
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Sophisticated criminals cause 350%-plus increase in Contact Centre fraud attacks from 2013-2017

Pindrop’s Voice Intelligence Report 2018 suggests that voice fraud has intensified and is on the up. Between 2016 (one in 937 calls) and 2017 (one in 638 calls), the overall voice channel fraud rate increased by 47%, continuing on the upward trend from last year’s 113%...
Posted On 24 Sep 2018

Opinion

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SD Cards: The Unsung Heroes of Video Surveillance

SD cards are small and tucked away, but we should never take them for granted as they can make a significant contribution towards end users achieving maximum benefit from their video surveillance systems. Here, Uri Guterman sings the praises of SD cards and provides some...
Posted On 24 Sep 2018
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Why Today’s CEOs Must Pay Attention to Security Programmes

There are various questions CEOs should be asking their teams when it comes to cyber security. Some of them concentrate on how organisations are managing risks, the evolution of the budget and understanding the Top Five risks (or high-risk areas) within the business. Here, Rick...
Posted On 18 Sep 2018

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Body-Worn Cameras: The Real-Time Way to Reduce Security Risk

Body-worn cameras may have started life primarily as a niche tool used in law enforcement and similar surveillance scenarios. However, due to enhancements such as an increase in battery power, their uses have expanded exponentially over the last few years, writes Richard Revis....
Posted On 18 Sep 2018
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Defeating The Criminals: Best Practice in Retail Security and Loss Prevention

Second only to the products that it’s selling, arguably the most important aspect of any retailer’s business are the loss prevention measures it has in place. Without such measures, asserts Evgenia Ostrovskaya, a retailer has little to no chance of surviving – and...
Posted On 18 Sep 2018

Technology

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HID Global acquires Crossmatch in bid to expand biometric identity management offer

HID Global, the trusted identity solutions specialist, has acquired Crossmatch, a leader in the field of biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions, from Francisco Partners. Crossmatch’s portfolio of products includes biometric identity management hardware...
Posted On 24 Sep 2018
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Frontier Pitts adds to perimeter protection solutions with LPS 1175-rated Platinum range

Perimeter security equipment solutions manufacturer Frontier Pitts is constantly identifying today’s ever-changing security threats and, to this end, has now further developed its Automatic High-Security Gates portfolio to provide an intruder-resistant Platinum range...
Posted On 14 Sep 2018

Training and Careers

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PerpetuityARC Training unveils online version of popular Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management course

PerpetuityARC Training, which is part of the Linx International Group, has launched a distance learning option for its popular Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management BTEC Level 4 qualification. The new online course is said to be “perfect” for security, operations and...
Posted On 24 Sep 2018
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Institute of Risk Management launches all-new Digital Risk Management Certificate

A new specialist Certificate awarded by the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) – and developed with support from the WMG Cyber Security Centre at the University of Warwick as well as input from the University’s Department of Politics and International Studies – has...
Posted On 24 Sep 2018

Cyber

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Fortinet survey pinpoints myriad business security implications of digital transformation

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cyber security, has announced the findings of its new 2018 Security Implications of Digital Transformation Survey, which provides insights into the state of cyber security in organisations around the world. The findings...
Posted On 17 Sep 2018
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Bomgar acquires BeyondTrust to expand Privileged Access Management offer

Bomgar, a global leader in Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BeyondTrust, a global leader in privilege-centric security, from an affiliate of Veritas Capital. The combined company, which will be called BeyondTrust, brings...
Posted On 13 Sep 2018