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Conservative Government minded to appoint Ofcom as online harms regulator

Digital secretary Nicky Morgan and Home Secretary Priti Patel have announced that the Conservative Government is

KPMG market analysis pinpoints 5% rise in insolvency events during 2019

The number of companies falling into administration increased by just under 5% during 2019. That’s according

Security and fire systems specialist Trigion strengthens sales team

Security and fire systems and security guarding specialist Trigion Security Services welcomes a new business

Automated actions triggered by user counts for Inner Range’s Inception

Access control solutions developer Inner Range has released a new update for it’s popular Entry-level product

UK-focused strategic alliance formed between LHD Group and Vimpex

An all-new strategic partnership between LHD Group and Vimpex brings together one of Europe’s foremost

Credit and political risk insurance “still in heavy demand” from extractive industries

BPL Global, the specialist credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) broker, has published its annual Market

Full programme unveiled for 2020 OSPAs Thought Leadership Summit

The third Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) Thought Leadership Summit, organised in association with

Leicester security boss ordered to pay £30,000-plus or face time behind bars

On Friday 14 February, Irfan Dogan (23) from Leicester was sentenced at Leicester Crown Court. Dogan was fine

National Economic Crime Centre partners’ Action Day targets city money laundering

A day of action by National Economic Crime Centre (NECC) partners will target money service businesses (MSBs) at

Government seeks to end automatic early release of terrorist offenders

Emergency legislation introduced in Parliament will end the automatic early release of terrorist offenders as the

Looking Ahead: The Security Challenges of the 2020s

As we enter a new decade, the security landscape never ceases to change and evolve, both on a macro and micro

Security Convergence: Getting It Together

The convergence of security and other building technologies offers considerable commercial, operational and

CPD webinar set to raise awareness on benefits of multi-sensor technology

Life safety systems developer Hochiki Europe is set to host a Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-accredited

FCA, ICO and FSCS warn insolvency practitioners and authorised firms on data use

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the Financial Services

Secure I.T. Environments attains ISO 45001 for OH&S Management Systems

Secure I.T. Environments, one of the UK’s leading design and build companies for modular and containerised Data

Ocucon develops lighter version of ‘Cloud by Ocucon’ VSaaS solution for retailers

Technology company Ocucon has developed a lighter version of its Video Surveillance-as-a-Service (VSaaS) product

Wisenet four-channel multi-sensor cameras unveiled by Hanwha Techwin

Hanwha Techwin has enhanced its premium Wisenet P Series with the addition of three new four-channel multi-sensor

Institute of Risk Management: Risk Predictions for 2020 (Part 1)

Global conflict, bush fires, flooding and political unrest. These are just some of the key issues unearthed as a

Business Continuity Planning: Best Practice Guidelines

It’s absolutely no secret that today’s fast-paced world is driving an ever-increasing demand for ‘always-on’

340-plus arrests made as Operation Fahrenheit targets London’s West End

More than 340 arrests have been made as part of an ongoing operation tackling robbery in the West End as the

UK risks talent shortage as fewer overseas skilled workers apply to private sector

The number of skilled workers from overseas applying to enter the UK’s private sector has fallen by 9% since the

New NHSCFA process enables investigators to share information on fraud risks

The National Health Service Counter Fraud Authority’s (NHSCFA) Fraud Prevention Unit has just launched a new system

The Airbus Case Settlement: Significant Facts Behind the Figures

As reported by Risk Xtra, the Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) recently announced between Airbus and the

Everbridge appoints Finastra CEO Simon Paris to company’s Board of Directors

Everbridge, the global specialist in critical event management (CEM), has announced the appointment of Simon Paris

“Lack of supply chain visibility raises business risk levels” finds HBRAS study

The results of a study conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services (HBRAS) and commissioned by Basware

Security & Fire Management News

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KPMG market analysis pinpoints 5% rise in insolvency events during 2019

The number of companies falling into administration increased by just under 5% during 2019. That’s according to new analysis from KPMG. A study of notices in the London Gazette shows that a total of 1,403 companies went into administration last year compared to 1,341 in the...
Posted On 18 Feb 2020
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Credit and political risk insurance “still in heavy demand” from extractive industries

BPL Global, the specialist credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) broker, has published its annual Market Insight Report revealing that the oil, mining, metals and extractive industries continue to make up the largest proportion of demand for CPRI coverage. Around one third...
Posted On 18 Feb 2020

Opinion

Angus Darroch-Warren
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Looking Ahead: The Security Challenges of the 2020s

As we enter a new decade, the security landscape never ceases to change and evolve, both on a macro and micro level. This is compounded by the fact that the remit of the security professional not only continues to expand to meet new threats, but also requires the exploitation of...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Institute of Risk Management: Risk Predictions for 2020 (Part 1)

Global conflict, bush fires, flooding and political unrest. These are just some of the key issues unearthed as a result of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) asking its senior members what their risk predictions are for 2020. In Part 1 of Risk Xtra’s round-up,...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020

Features

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Security Convergence: Getting It Together

The convergence of security and other building technologies offers considerable commercial, operational and environmental benefits. Here, Alistair Enser explains how joining previously separate systems together avoids duplication of effort and increases efficiency, while at the...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Business Continuity Planning: Best Practice Guidelines

It’s absolutely no secret that today’s fast-paced world is driving an ever-increasing demand for ‘always-on’ services among businesses and end consumers alike. However, writes Mark Wass, in addition to being ‘always-on’ and keeping things running in the present, businesses of all...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020

Technology

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Automated actions triggered by user counts for Inner Range’s Inception

Access control solutions developer Inner Range has released a new update for it’s popular Entry-level product Inception, allowing operators to set automated actions in response to specific user numbers. Automated actions based on user count triggers include being able to change...
Posted On 18 Feb 2020
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UK-focused strategic alliance formed between LHD Group and Vimpex

An all-new strategic partnership between LHD Group and Vimpex brings together one of Europe’s foremost Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) manufacturers with one of the UK’s leading specialist suppliers of PPE and rescue equipment to form a powerful alliance that will...
Posted On 18 Feb 2020

Training and Careers

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CPD webinar set to raise awareness on benefits of multi-sensor technology

Life safety systems developer Hochiki Europe is set to host a Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-accredited webinar at 2.00 pm on Thursday 5 March focusing on the benefits of multi-sensors and the importance of understanding the most appropriate accreditation for this...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Linx International Group introduces Defence Discount Service for Armed Forces personnel training

Accredited security systems training courses provider the Linx International Group has announced that it’s supporting members of the Armed Forces, veterans and the wider military community by offering 28 courses through the Defence Discount Service. No less than 28...
Posted On 06 Feb 2020

Cyber

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Conservative Government minded to appoint Ofcom as online harms regulator

Digital secretary Nicky Morgan and Home Secretary Priti Patel have announced that the Conservative Government is minded to appoint communications watchdog Ofcom as the regulator to enforce rules designed to make the Internet a safer place. The announcement comes as the Government...
Posted On 18 Feb 2020
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FCA, ICO and FSCS warn insolvency practitioners and authorised firms on data use

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) have issued a joint statement warning insolvency practitioners and FCA-authorised firms to be responsible when dealing with personal data. The...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020