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Tom Ford appointed membership development manager at BSIA

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has appointed Tom Ford as the Trade Association’s new

The Serious Fraud Office and LIBOR: The End of the Line

Here, Neil Williams explains why nobody should be surprised that, seemingly out of the blue, the Serious Fraud

Joint operation in Northern Ireland nets huge firearms and ammunition haul

No less than 24 firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition have been seized in a joint operation conducted by

Security guidance issued to assist candidates on General Election campaign trail

All General Election 2019 candidates are being issued with guidance to help them respond if they experience

National Health Service joins global initiative in bid to raise awareness of fraud

International Fraud Awareness Week (IFAW) 2019 runs from 17 to 23 November, with hundreds of organisations around

Deloitte European CFO Survey: “Pessimism rises as risk appetite tumbles further”

Over a third (36%) of Europe’s CFOs feel more pessimistic about their companies’ financial prospects than they did

Hanwha Techwin introduces affordable Wisenet QVGA thermal cameras

Hanwha Techwin is now able to offer an even greater choice of cameras following on from the announcement that the

ASSA ABLOY advises industry and practising professionals on fire safety liability

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland is advising all practising fire safety professionals on the

Mitie takes off with two-year security contract extension at London City Airport

Facilities management and professional services company Mitie has been awarded a two-year contract extension at

“Electronic signatures valid for executing documents” affirms Law Commission

Electronic signatures can be used to execute documents, including on those occasions where there’s a

‘How to Hire a Great Chief Risk Officer’ addressed by all-new IRM guidance

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has released new guidance on hiring for the most senior risk positions. The

Vanderbilt adds third party biometric readers to ever-expanding portfolio

State-of-the-art security systems developer Vanderbilt has recently announced the addition of three ZKTeco

Traka looks after key management for business protection company Guarding UK

Traka has become the key management solution of choice for multi-sector business protection management company

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust deploys Everbridge solutions to support crucial IT infrastructure

Critical event management and enterprise safety software applications specialist Everbridge has announced that

CSC UK calls on business community to take lead in tackling cyber crime

Cyber Security Connect UK (CSC UK), the forum for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), has called upon UK

Videx enhances 4000 Series keypads thanks to new features and functionality

Access control and door entry systems provider Videx has introduced a new range of its 4000 Series keypads that

Voice alarm system BIM Objects unveiled by specialist developer Baldwin Boxall

Baldwin Boxall has just announced the availability of BIM Objects for its specialist VIGIL3 and VIGIL2 voice alarm

Race to lock down cyber security vendors intensifies as more technologies at risk

The cyber security sector’s largest-ever deal, specifically Broadcom’s landmark acquisition of Symantec for $10.7

Caught in the Crossfire of Cyber Warfare

The National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) Annual Review for 2019 doesn’t shy away from naming the four key

Hanwha Techwin’s Wisenet WAVE integrated with BlueBox’s video wall controllers

The technology partnership established between BlueBox Video and Hanwha Techwin means that images captured by

Biometrics incorporated within Inner Range’s Inception access control solution

A new firmware update for Inner Range’s intelligent access control system Inception means that end users can now

City of London Police and Microsoft crack down on fraudulent Indian Call Centres

Two criminal Call Centres in Kolkata, which were instrumental in defrauding thousands of victims in the UK alone,

Security Industry Authority licence fraudster from West London remanded in custody

On Thursday 7 November, Oladeji Christopher Owolabi of West London pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud and one

Magenta Security Services backs First Aid training for licensed security officers

Magenta Security Services is strongly supporting the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) decision to require

NCA secures multi-million pound asset portfolio following proceeds of crime investigation

Property worth up to £8.1 million – including a villa in Tenerife, a Range Rover Evoque and 16 addresses in

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Tom Ford appointed membership development manager at BSIA

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has appointed Tom Ford as the Trade Association’s new membership development manager. Ford’s background is within managing client accounts and developing client relationships for a variety of Trade Associations and...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019
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Joint operation in Northern Ireland nets huge firearms and ammunition haul

No less than 24 firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition have been seized in a joint operation conducted by the National Crime Agency (NCA) and the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI). The investigation commenced following the interception of an AR-15 semi-automatic...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019

Opinion

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The Serious Fraud Office and LIBOR: The End of the Line

Here, Neil Williams explains why nobody should be surprised that, seemingly out of the blue, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) recently ended its lengthy investigation into the suspected rigging of LIBOR – the London Interbank Offered Rate and the benchmark interest rate that tracks...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019
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Deepfake Videos: When Good Technology Turns Bad

More than a decade ago, leading UK investigative journalist Nick Davies published Flat Earth News, an exposé of how the mass media had abdicated its responsibility to the truth. Davies argued that newsroom pressure to publish more stories faster than their competitors had led to...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019

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Caught in the Crossfire of Cyber Warfare

The National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) Annual Review for 2019 doesn’t shy away from naming the four key protagonists when it comes to state-based cyber threats against our country. The comprehensive document sites China, Russia, North Korea and Iran as being actively...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019
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The Human Cost of Disruption on Health and Well-Being in the Workplace

It’s great to see many high-profile figures speaking out about the mental health issues they’ve faced in 2019, writes John Young. What’s highly encouraging to hear, too, is that many companies are actively educating their employees on the signs of stress and mental illness at...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019

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Hanwha Techwin introduces affordable Wisenet QVGA thermal cameras

Hanwha Techwin is now able to offer an even greater choice of cameras following on from the announcement that the company has introduced three new ‘affordable’ Wisenet QVGA resolution thermal models. Unlike traditional cameras which rely on light to see images, thermal cameras...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019
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Vanderbilt adds third party biometric readers to ever-expanding portfolio

State-of-the-art security systems developer Vanderbilt has recently announced the addition of three ZKTeco biometric readers to its ever-expanding access control products portfolio. This news follows on from the launch of the company’s Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) readers, plus the...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019

Training and Careers

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Supply Chain Risk Management Certificate launched by Institute of Risk Management

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has announced the addition of a new Supply Chain Risk Management Certificate to its existing portfolio of qualifications. This qualification introduces the concepts behind supply chain risk management and equips risk practitioners and others...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
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FIA develops new Level 3 qualification in fire detection and alarm systems

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is offering training to a new Level 3 qualification for the fire detection and alarms (FD&A) sector, namely the FIA Awarding Organisation Level 3 Fundamentals of Fire Detection and Alarm Systems in Non-Domestic Premises. This qualification...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019

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CSC UK calls on business community to take lead in tackling cyber crime

Cyber Security Connect UK (CSC UK), the forum for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), has called upon UK businesses to take the lead in tackling cyber crime following the publication of the National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) Annual Review for 2019. The NCSC’s...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019
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Race to lock down cyber security vendors intensifies as more technologies at risk

The cyber security sector’s largest-ever deal, specifically Broadcom’s landmark acquisition of Symantec for $10.7 billion, set the tone for an uptick in transaction volume and continuously strong valuations. That’s according to Hampleton Partners’ latest analysis of global...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019