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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

Staff screening “vital for UK security and compliance post-Brexit” urges Pinkerton

Global risk management specialist Pinkerton is urging UK businesses to tighten up on employee screening procedures

Government’s Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill receives Royal Assent

New laws affording the UK greater powers to crack down on hostile state activity have received Royal Assent. The

New unit “ready to help UK police co-operate with EU” in event of no-deal Brexit

The International Crime Co-ordination Centre (ICCC) will assist UK police officers to use alternative mechanisms to

Property developers warned by London Fire Brigade to stop ignoring sprinkler advice

The London Fire Brigade has made numerous warnings about the importance of fitting sprinklers in property

“Unparalleled” conference programme announced for NSI’s 2019 Summit

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has unveiled an “unparalleled” conference programme for the

BCI 2019 Horizon Scan: “Health and Safety incidents become biggest loss driver for organisations”  

Health and Safety incidents have become the leading financial loss driver for businesses around the globe, with

Home Secretary outlines detail underpinning further action to target youth violence

Chairing the latest Serious Violence Task Force, Home Secretary Sajid Javid set out details of a new youth

ThreatAware platform “aims to transform cyber security” for risk-focused managers

A new software platform aims to “transform cyber security” by allowing practising risk and

NICE Transformational Global Policing Summit to showcase power of digital evidence management

NICE is hosting the Transformational Global Policing Summit on Tuesday 19 March at Stamford Bridge, the home of

ReconEyez launches wire-free video verification system that removes false alarms

A battery-powered alarm system complete with video verification has been launched by ReconEyez, in turn providing a

IRM enlists Fundamentals of Risk Management training provider in South East Asia

JGA Training Services has recently been accredited as a licensed Fundamentals of Risk Management (FoRM) training

Vigilant Software introduces GDPR Manager to streamline data protection and compliance procedures

Information security and compliance specialist Vigilant Software has launched GDPR Manager, which is an entirely

Carbon Black Threat Report: “88% of UK businesses surveyed suffer cyber breach during last 12 months”

Endpoint security specialist Carbon Black has just released the results of its second UK Threat Report. The

ASIS International’s flagship Europe event for 2019 explores ‘Cities of the Future’

ASIS International is now in full preparation mode for the next edition of its flagship event in Europe. ASIS

ANPR: When The Numbers Add Up for Security Professionals

Uri Guterman and Jan Hazlbauer highlight the opportunities available for security installers to achieve sales

2018’s Major Security Breaches: How They Could Have Been Avoided

2018 was a year of both highs and lows for information security, asserts Guy Bunker. The enforcement of the EU’s

Professor Dame Carol Black appointed as Independent Reviewer of Drugs

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has appointed Professor Dame Carol Black to lead a major Government review that will

Mitie links with Connect Group to win new five-year FM contract worth £7.5 million

Mitie has won a five-year contract with specialist distribution and logistics company Connect Group following a

Are Funding Levels Actively Harming Public Safety and Security?

When restricted by budgets, safety and security standards can waver. Here, Karen Trigg discusses how to overcome

Modern slavery ‘Week of Action’ proves successful for City of London Police

The City of London Police’s week of activity took place from 28 January to 1 February. A number of

Nittan launches enhanced photoelectric smoke detector featuring integral sounder

In line with the business’ ongoing commitment to continuous improvement, fire detection product manufacturer

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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 further protections for shop workers from acts of violence and abuse. The Government’s Call for Evidence – issued by the Home Office – is intended to...
Posted On 15 Feb 2019
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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 scammers, with the latest data from Action Fraud revealing over £197 million of reported losses in 2018. Victims were scammed out of over £29,000 on average last...
Posted On 15 Feb 2019

Opinion

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ANPR: When The Numbers Add Up for Security Professionals

Uri Guterman and Jan Hazlbauer highlight the opportunities available for security installers to achieve sales growth by helping their end user clients take advantage of the benefits offered by Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) solutions. We may look back in a few years...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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Are Funding Levels Actively Harming Public Safety and Security?

When restricted by budgets, safety and security standards can waver. Here, Karen Trigg discusses how to overcome financial challenges and outlines precisely why large budgets should not legitimise complacency when it comes to security provision.  Addressing budgetary restrictions...
Posted On 07 Feb 2019

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2018’s Major Security Breaches: How They Could Have Been Avoided

2018 was a year of both highs and lows for information security, asserts Guy Bunker. The enforcement of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took full effect in May which brought the importance of protecting sensitive customer data to the forefront of people’s minds...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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The Importance of Business Risk to the Enterprise

Business risk is foundational to business risk intelligence, but it’s also commonly misunderstood because its scope extends far beyond what security practitioners typically deal with on a daily basis. Broadly speaking, asserts Josh Lefkowitz, business risk refers to the...
Posted On 05 Feb 2019

Technology

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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 market, allowing building owners to identify leaks quickly and minimise the risk of water damage to their properties. If not managed effectively, water leaks can...
Posted On 15 Feb 2019
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ReconEyez launches wire-free video verification system that removes false alarms

A battery-powered alarm system complete with video verification has been launched by ReconEyez, in turn providing a new high quality and flexible solution for outdoor security with a particular emphasis on mobile/temporary security as well as permanent outdoor asset and...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019

Training and Careers

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(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 founding of its Professional Development Institute (PDI) to combat one of the largest challenges facing the cyber security community today, namely the global shortage of...
Posted On 14 Feb 2019
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IRM enlists Fundamentals of Risk Management training provider in South East Asia

JGA Training Services has recently been accredited as a licensed Fundamentals of Risk Management (FoRM) training provider by the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) and will be operating in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam. The FoRM course is...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019

Cyber

Jon Abbott (left) and Steve Thomson (Photo: Simon Jacobs)
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ThreatAware platform “aims to transform cyber security” for risk-focused managers

A new software platform aims to “transform cyber security” by allowing practising risk and security-focused managers to monitor the whole of their cyber security realm from one single screen. ThreatAware brings together cyber security tools and company-wide compliance...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019
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Carbon Black Threat Report: “88% of UK businesses surveyed suffer cyber breach during last 12 months”

Endpoint security specialist Carbon Black has just released the results of its second UK Threat Report. The research indicates that the UK’s cyber threat environment is intensifying. According to the report, attacks are growing in volume, while the average number of breaches has...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019