Ian Livsey: CEO at the IRMMary-Jo de LeeuwPeter GroucuttKevin BrownProfessor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI

Home Secretary opens bidding process to run Youth Endowment Fund aimed at tackling violent crime

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has launched the bidding process to choose an organisation or consortium that will run

TDSi brings GARDiS access management software to market for end users

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi has announced the launch of its new GARDiS access management software. The

UBM announces Converged Security Centre’s return to IFSEC International in 2019

Developed in partnership with global enterprise security software leader Vidsys and proving hugely popular this

“Large disparity in cyber security skills and spending across NHS Trusts” reveals Redscan Freedom of Information requests

Redscan has announced the results of a series of Freedom of Information (FoI) requests submitted to NHS Trusts

Popular Thought Leadership Summit returns to UK OSPAs line-up in February 2019

On Thursday 28 February, attending professionals from the UK’s security business sector will once again be

Risk Xtra December 2018

News Update. News Analysis: Intelligence and Security Committee Report on Terror Attacks in the UK in 2017.

British Security Industry Association unveils plans for 2019 British Security Awards

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has launched the British Security Awards for 2019. With the

Home Affairs Committee points to “serious risk of security downgrade” if Prime Minister’s Brexit deal wins Parliamentary vote

In its detailed report on Home Office preparations for Brexit, the Home Affairs Select Committee has warned that

EU-wide law enforcement action taken against buyers of counterfeit cash on Darknet

All over Europe, law enforcement agencies have performed actions against suspects who bought counterfeit Euro

British Standard for private investigators revised to help distinguish professionals from rogue operators

BSI has revised BS 102000, the business standards company’s Code of Practice for the Provision of

FIA launches Access to Foundation course focused on fire detection and alarm systems

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is has launched a new fire detection and alarm training course. Access to

Webinar on Digitalisation: ‘The 4th Industrial Revolution for Risk Management’

Cyber attacks and data breaches are among the foremost threats facing any business. Indeed, the mainstream news is

ICO issues first fines to organisations for non-payment of data protection fees

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued the first fines for non-payment of the data protection

BSI publishes European technical specification focused on crisis management

BSI, the business standards company, has published a new European technical specification, PD CEN/TS 17091:2018

Travel Risk Management: The Need for Duty of Care

Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, all organisations have a legal obligation to adequately protect their

(ISC)² appoints Mary-Jo de Leeuw as director of cyber security advocacy for EMEA

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

Government safeguards governing revised investigatory powers come into effect

The Conservative Government has commenced final provision in the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 subject to the

Databarracks survey shows 60% of organisations have not evaluated continuity risks across cloud services in over 12 months

Despite sensitive data being increasingly moved to the cloud, extensive research recently carried out by business

Oncam introduces ExD explosive environment camera range for hazardous areas

Oncam, the provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, has released its new ExD

Enrolments now open for IRM’s all-new Digital Risk Management Certificate

Enrolments are now open for the Institute of Risk Management’s (IRM) new Digital Risk Managemen

Meeting the Requirements of the GDPR: Going Beyond Digital

Since the European Union’s inception of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May, a strong

Kevin Brown succeeds Mark Hughes as managing director of BT’s security business

BT has announced the appointment of Kevin Brown as managing director of BT Security, where he will be responsible

Security Industry Authority promotes safer security at Brighton’s student haunts

On Friday 30 November, members of the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) South East Partnerships and

Fraud “not prioritised by the police” finds joint Perpetuity Research-Police Foundation study

New research conducted by Perpetuity Research and The Police Foundation has found that the police response to

Meet The Security Company: Verifile

This is the fourteenth instalment in a series of articles for the readers of Risk Xtra where we shine the spotlight

Security & Fire Management News

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Home Secretary opens bidding process to run Youth Endowment Fund aimed at tackling violent crime

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has launched the bidding process to choose an organisation or consortium that will run the £200 million Youth Endowment Fund. Announced in October as part of the Government’s long-term plan to tackle serious violence, the Youth Endowment Fund will...
Posted On 11 Dec 2018
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British Security Industry Association unveils plans for 2019 British Security Awards

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has launched the British Security Awards for 2019. With the ceremony scheduled to take place on Wednesday 10 July at The Marriot Hotel on Grosvenor Square in London, the British Security Awards will celebrate the achievements made...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018

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Meeting the Requirements of the GDPR: Going Beyond Digital

Since the European Union’s inception of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May, a strong emphasis has been placed on the digital security of organisations. However, should organisations be neglecting the paper-based documents upon which so many departments...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
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Drones: Why Is The Security Threat Posed Not Being Taken Seriously?

The threat horizon within the context of security risk management continually evolves, writes Jon Roadnight. Threats emerge largely in response to the identification of vulnerabilities. Those vulnerabilities are either perceived or real, but without a vulnerability or weakness,...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018

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Digitalisation: Delivering An Agile and Protected Workspace

The built environment is changing to an ever-greater degree. New and innovative technologies now offer increasingly clearer insights into how workplaces are used. We’re poised on the threshold of new methodologies that will transform how we work, protect people and control...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018
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Security for the Education Sector: Creating a Safe Environment in Schools

Schools are continuing to upgrade security measures for pupil safety. However, on top of all the fundamental challenges school management teams face, implementing well-rounded and effective security solutions can be deemed a difficult task. Andrew Shaw discusses the advantages of...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018

Technology

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TDSi brings GARDiS access management software to market for end users

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi has announced the launch of its new GARDiS access management software. The powerful solution is available for free download to registered users directly from the TDSi website. The GARDiS software is a new user-friendly solution which improves...
Posted On 11 Dec 2018
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Oncam introduces ExD explosive environment camera range for hazardous areas

Oncam, the provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, has released its new ExD explosive environment camera range which the company describes as “the only 360-degree single-sensor camera with an explosion-protected housing.” The range...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018

Training and Careers

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FIA launches Access to Foundation course focused on fire detection and alarm systems

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is has launched a new fire detection and alarm training course. Access to Foundation, which is now available to book under the Training tab on the FIA’s website, is specifically aimed at individuals who may wish to do some additional...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018
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Enrolments now open for IRM’s all-new Digital Risk Management Certificate

Enrolments are now open for the Institute of Risk Management’s (IRM) new Digital Risk Management Certificate. Awarded by the IRM and developed in tandem with support from the WMG Cyber Security Centre at the University of Warwick in addition to the same university’s...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018

Cyber

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“Large disparity in cyber security skills and spending across NHS Trusts” reveals Redscan Freedom of Information requests

Redscan has announced the results of a series of Freedom of Information (FoI) requests submitted to NHS Trusts across the UK. The penetration testing, threat detection and incident response specialist has found that, on average, NHS Trusts have just one member of staff on the...
Posted On 11 Dec 2018
Peter Groucutt
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Databarracks survey shows 60% of organisations have not evaluated continuity risks across cloud services in over 12 months

Despite sensitive data being increasingly moved to the cloud, extensive research recently carried out by business continuity and disaster recovery solutions provider Databarracks reveals that over 60% of organisations have not evaluated the continuity risks for their cloud...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018