Abbey PetkarGuy MathiasBaroness Ruth Henig CBEAlex HilesMike Haley: CEO at CifasJohn Hirst CBEAlan ClampAtul Rajput (left) and Guy Ferguson

Hate Crime Action Plan “refreshed” to protect victims and promote shared values

The Home Office and the Ministry for Communities, Housing and Local Government has published an update to the

Magenta Security Services urges support for Regulator’s ‘next generation’ licence qualifications

Magenta Security Services believes it’s vital that the industry engages with the Security Industry Authority

BSI Survey: “One-in-six businesses presently unprepared for data breach episodes”

Research conducted by BSI, the business improvement company, has revealed that one-in-six European organisations

Government welcomes Property Guardian firms’ launch of industry Trade Association

Seven of the UK’s leading property guardian firms have joined forces to form the sector’s first Trade Association

Guy Mathias appointed chairman elect for 2019 by The Security Commonwealth

At the September meeting of The Security Commonwealth, Guy Mathias FSyI was confirmed as a vice-chairman and

Leading tech companies support Code of Practice to strengthen security of Internet-connected devices

In what’s described as a “world first”, the Government has published new measures specifically

Final Event Safety and Security Summit (E3S) 2018 agenda unveiled by organiser ILMC

The agenda for the second annual Event Safety and Security Summit (E3S) – which takes place on 30 October at the

Newcastle International Airport and Trident Manor join forces on Security Risk Management Workshops

The North East’s largest airport and a prominent security, risk and crisis management consultancy in the region

‘Manchester Security – Safe and Secure for Business’ returns on 13 November

The popular free event entitled ‘Manchester Security – Safe and Secure for Business’ will return to the

b-next publishes detailed White Paper on ‘Tackling Cryptocurrency Fraud’

b-next, the specialist provider of capital markets compliance solutions, has issued a new White Paper entitled

ECITB gives green light for all-new drone training focused on industrial process sector

Drone pilots working on industrial sites can ‘earn their wings’ by undertaking a programme of

BTP officers decorated by Her Majesty The Queen for bravery during London Bridge terror attack

Two British Transport Police officers have been awarded medals by Her Majesty The Queen for their heroic actions

Alex Hiles promoted to corporate services director’s role at Anchor Group Services

National outsourced services provider Anchor Group Services has announced the promotion of Alex Hiles to the

Cifas data reveals alarming 24% rise in under-21s falling victim to identity fraud

Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has released startling figures showing a marked increase in the

FIA Market Conditions Survey details impact of Grenfell Tower, Brexit and ‘cutting corners’ on fire industry

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has released the results of its Market Conditions Survey Wave 10 that offers a

BSI appoints John Hirst CBE as non-executive director and Chairman Designate

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has announced that John Hirst CBE will be appointed as a non-executive

Embracing lone worker technology “has potential to save millions for public purse”

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) reports that an increase in organisations using accredited lone

Government’s all-new specialist financial crime unit set to crack down on prison gangs

A new specialist unit will identify and freeze bank accounts linked to organised crime behind bars, Justice

“40% of office workers feel negative corporate welcomes damage brands” reveals Proxyclick White Paper

Next generation visitor management software developer Proxyclick’s White Paper entitled ‘The Integrated

SIA serves reminder to private security industry over responsibilities under Equality Act 2010

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has issued a timely reminder to the private security industry about the need

Cyber security to the fore at Tyco’s dedicated C•CURE end user event in London

Cyber security was one of the current hot topics up for discussion at Tyco’s C•CURE end user event, which

BSIA Briefing

Ask most people to describe an apprentice and they’ll speak of non-academic, working class 16-year-olds, perhaps a

FIA Technical Briefing

Reading and understanding British Standards and Codes of Practice is the fire safety specialist’s bread and butter,

Fire Doors: Are Yours Fit for Purpose?

Fire doors are doors with fire-resistance ratings that are used as part of a passive fire protection system to

Axis Communications gains full membership of Secured by Design initiative

Network video specialist Axis Communications has been awarded full membership of Secured by Design (SBD), part of

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Hate Crime Action Plan “refreshed” to protect victims and promote shared values

The Home Office and the Ministry for Communities, Housing and Local Government has published an update to the Government’s Hate Crime Action Plan. The new measures include a wide-ranging Law Commission review into hate crime to explore how to make current legislation more...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018
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Magenta Security Services urges support for Regulator’s ‘next generation’ licence qualifications

Magenta Security Services believes it’s vital that the industry engages with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to develop the ‘next generation’ of licence qualifications. This follows on from the launch of a month-long consultation process by the SIA which...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018

Opinion

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The Relentless March of the Cybermen

Cyber security is the protection of Internet-connected systems – including hardware, software and data – from cyber attacks. In a computing context, security comprises cyber security and physical security. Both are used by enterprises to protect against unauthorised...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018
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Digital Forensics: Restoring Authority to Human Resources Departments

Where Human Resources (HR) and IT Departments engage in a common cause, the outcomes can be immensely beneficial for the host organisation, and especially so in large organisations and wherever there’s a premium put on the use of sophisticated systems an...
Posted On 27 Sep 2018

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Fire Doors: Are Yours Fit for Purpose?

Fire doors are doors with fire-resistance ratings that are used as part of a passive fire protection system to reduce the spread of fire and smoke between separate compartments of a structure and enable safe egress from a building. In the wake of Fire Door Safety Week, which ran...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018
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Digital Advancements: Helping Front Line Emergency and Security Services

The ability to share timely and accurate data is extremely valuable. It’s even more critical for security operations and the Emergency Services, who need to work closely together to manage often challenging and dangerous situations. Simon Hall examines the importance of data...
Posted On 01 Oct 2018

Technology

Atul Rajput (left) and Guy Ferguson
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Axis Communications gains full membership of Secured by Design initiative

Network video specialist Axis Communications has been awarded full membership of Secured by Design (SBD), part of Police Crime Prevention Initiatives’ (PCPI) group of crime prevention organisations and which operates in support of the police service throughout the UK. Membership...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018
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Zaun adds Palisade fencing solutions to extensive perimeter protection portfolio

Pioneering perimeter systems manufacturer Zaun has entered into a previously untapped market for the Wolverhampton-based business by introducing Palisade fencing to its extensive product portfolio. The company’s production facility in Wolverhampton now boasts the most...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018

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Newcastle International Airport and Trident Manor join forces on Security Risk Management Workshops

The North East’s largest airport and a prominent security, risk and crisis management consultancy in the region have teamed up to provide bespoke security training programmes aimed at local and international clients. Newcastle International Airport and Trident Manor have formed...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018
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ECITB gives green light for all-new drone training focused on industrial process sector

Drone pilots working on industrial sites can ‘earn their wings’ by undertaking a programme of structured training and technical testing which has been given the green light by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB). The new Industrial Drone...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018

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Leading tech companies support Code of Practice to strengthen security of Internet-connected devices

In what’s described as a “world first”, the Government has published new measures specifically designed to help manufacturers boost the security of Internet-connected devices such as alarm systems.  There are expected to be more than 420 million such devices in...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018
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“Reckless campaign” of cyber attacks by Russian military intelligence service exposed

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has identified that a number of cyber actors widely known to have been conducting cyber attacks around the world are, in fact, the GRU (the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation). These...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018