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Security Industry Authority awards major digital services contract to Version 1

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has awarded a major digital services contract to Version 1. The IT service

Home Secretary visits policing hubs to assess preparations for no-deal Brexit scenario

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has visited two policing hubs to see how the law enforcement world in the UK is

Q&A with Mike Reddington: CEO at the British Security Industry Association

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has issued the results of a Q&A with Mike Reddington to mark

IFSEC International and Security & Counter Terror Expo to co-locate at ExCeL London in 2020

Organisers UBM and Clarion have announced the co-location of their ever-popular IFSEC International and Security

BAFE issues new instructional video focused on benefits of third party certification

BAFE, the independent register of fire safety service providers, has released a new instructional video promoting

The Growing Importance of Risk Transfer and Cyber Insurance

As data mega-breaches dominate the mainstream news headlines, businesses worldwide are necessarily focusing on how

Five Essential Tools for Supply Chain Risk Management

All areas of risk management – including supply chain risk management – involve ‘blind

IRM unveils licensed Fundamentals of Risk Management training provider in Myanmar

The Myanmar Institute of Governance and Management (MIGM) operated by the Myanmar Education Development Co Ltd

Wavestore’s EcoStore hard drive spin-down technology delivers on sustainability

Wavestore, the British developer of open platform Video Management Software (VMS), has introduced EcoStore, an

dormakaba introduces MUTO M 60 sliding door solution to UK’s access control market

Security and access control solutions developer dormakaba has launched its newest addition to the MUTO range: the

Retail sector “lagging behind in technology innovation and security” finds KCOM study

The retail industry is lagging behind other sectors in several key areas of technology innovation including

Research network launched to understand latest trends in online terrorist propaganda

Leading Think Tanks and academic institutions from around the world are coming together to understand terrorist

Print and Printer Security: Why The Threat is Real

Cyber security is, of course, already high on the agenda for both risk professionals and C-Suite executives who

Combating the Threat to 5G Services: Empowering Next Generation Smart Devices

For the telecoms industry, 2019 is the year of 5G writes Adrian Taylor. Service providers are in a race to roll-out

Abloy UK proud to attain CLIQ Competence Centre by ABLOY certification

Abloy UK has announced that its digital transformation team has been awarded CLIQ Competence Centre by ABLOY

2019: The Year of the Unexplained Wealth Order?

With the National Crime Agency (NCA) having stated that the organisation is presently looking at upwards of 100

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee issues final report on disinformation and ‘fake news’

The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of Parliament has published its final 111-page report on

Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group to oversee use of large data sets by Home Office

The Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group (BFEG), a non-departmental public body, will now be asked to consider

UK cyber security leaders move to state perceived Huawei 5G risks “can be managed”

UK cyber security chiefs at the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have apparently stated that any potential

Mitie awarded five-year FM contract with Yorkshire Building Society worth £14.5 million

Mitie has been awarded a five-year facilities management-focused contract with the Yorkshire Building Society

Universities invited to apply for National Cyber Security Centre certification of undergraduate cyber security degrees

Universities across the UK now have a further opportunity for their cyber security-related degrees to gain

Minister for Crime makes plans to protect shop workers from acts of violence

Victoria Atkins, the Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability, is now examining options for providing

Hochiki Europe’s LEAKalarm provides “fast and reliable” water leak detection system for buildings

Life safety solutions specialist Hochiki Europe has brought an innovative new moisture detection system to the

FCA issues warning on investment scams following £197 million reported losses in 2018

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is warning investors to be vigilant concerning the threat posed by investment

(ISC)² invests in professional development of global cyber security workforce

(ISC)² – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has announced the

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Security Industry Authority awards major digital services contract to Version 1

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has awarded a major digital services contract to Version 1. The IT service provider will now take over support for STeP, the SIA’s online licensing system, in May of this year. Version 1, which was established over 20 years ago, specialises...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019
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Home Secretary visits policing hubs to assess preparations for no-deal Brexit scenario

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has visited two policing hubs to see how the law enforcement world in the UK is preparing for the possibility of leaving the European Union without a deal. Javid was given a tour of the International Crime and Co-ordination Centre (ICCC), a unit...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019

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Q&A with Mike Reddington: CEO at the British Security Industry Association

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has issued the results of a Q&A with Mike Reddington to mark his first month as CEO of the Trade Association. The Q&A focuses on the value that membership of the BSIA offers, the current and changing state of the...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019
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Combating the Threat to 5G Services: Empowering Next Generation Smart Devices

For the telecoms industry, 2019 is the year of 5G writes Adrian Taylor. Service providers are in a race to roll-out 5G services that will empower the next generation of smart devices and the Internet of Things (IoT). With its massive increase in bandwidth speeds, ultra-low...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019

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The Growing Importance of Risk Transfer and Cyber Insurance

As data mega-breaches dominate the mainstream news headlines, businesses worldwide are necessarily focusing on how to manage and mitigate cyber risk. The Marriott breach is only the latest in a litany of incidents whose repercussions will surely echo for a long time to come, but...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019
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Five Essential Tools for Supply Chain Risk Management

All areas of risk management – including supply chain risk management – involve ‘blind spots’. To be effective in this field, asserts Jake Olcott, risk professionals must account for risks from a wide variety of sources, from bad password management...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019

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Wavestore’s EcoStore hard drive spin-down technology delivers on sustainability

Wavestore, the British developer of open platform Video Management Software (VMS), has introduced EcoStore, an energy saving technology developed to significantly increase the sustainability of a video surveillance solution. With businesses looking at ways in which to reduce...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019
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dormakaba introduces MUTO M 60 sliding door solution to UK’s access control market

Security and access control solutions developer dormakaba has launched its newest addition to the MUTO range: the MUTO M 60 sliding door system. This manual sliding door system offers simple installation, versatility and “exceptional” longevity, with a variety of...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019

Training and Careers

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IRM unveils licensed Fundamentals of Risk Management training provider in Myanmar

The Myanmar Institute of Governance and Management (MIGM) operated by the Myanmar Education Development Co Ltd (MIGM-MED) has been accredited as a licensed Fundamentals of Risk Management (FoRM) training provider by the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) and will be operating in...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019
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Universities invited to apply for National Cyber Security Centre certification of undergraduate cyber security degrees

Universities across the UK now have a further opportunity for their cyber security-related degrees to gain certification as part of the Government’s National Cyber Security Strategy. After a rigorous process, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) – itself a part of GCHQ...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019

Cyber

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Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee issues final report on disinformation and ‘fake news’

The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of Parliament has published its final 111-page report on disinformation and ‘fake news’. The Committee is calling for a compulsory Code of Ethics for tech companies overseen by an independent regulator and wants to see that...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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UK cyber security leaders move to state perceived Huawei 5G risks “can be managed”

UK cyber security chiefs at the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have apparently stated that any potential risk posed by involving technology concern Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s solutions in forthcoming UK telecoms projects “can be managed”. The...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019