Graham HunterHome Secretary Sajid JavidJeremy Fleming speaking at CYBERUK 2019Tony Porter QPM LLB: the Surveillance Camera Commissioner

Fatal Accidents and Criminal Liability: Examining the Legal Landscape

Fatal accidents are usually preventable, which leads to questions of responsibility and criminal liability. Here,

FIA Technical Briefing

When selecting a detector there can be a number of issues that arise from choosing the wrong type of detector for

Why Talent Investment and Development will be Key to Business Success

Today’s increasingly digital workplace is keeping employers and employees on their toes, writes Graham Hunter. New

Mobile phone detection kit introduced in UK’s prisons by Ministry of Justice

Specialist mobile detection technology is being used to detect and seize illegal phones used by prisoners, Justice

Home Secretary determined to take action against violent content in online world

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has confirmed that a new £1.38 million Government-funded social media hub will be fully

Specific data breach roles outlined by heads of NCSC and ICO at key cyber conference

The victims of cyber incidents stand to benefit from an improved approach towards breaches between the UK’s

Future-Proofing Cyber Security: Securing Against an Arsenal of New Technology

Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, quantum computing and blockchain all have the potential to drive

Perimeter protection specialist Zaun develops ‘world-first’ 20-minute security fence

A key customer requirement has driven a steel mesh fencing manufacturer to a probable world-beating performance in

Most UK businesses left “unprepared to respond” as cyber attacks soar in Q1 2019

As we approach the first anniversary of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), cyber

GCHQ director Jeremy Fleming delivers Keynote Speech at CYBERUK 2019

In his CYBERUK address to an audience of 2,500 people in Glasgow from across the tech community (including

Linx International Group introduces Approved Education Partner Programme

Linx International Group, the global provider of security, risk management, consultancy and training services, has

Screening business Verifile secures prestigious Queen’s Award for International Trade

Verifile Limited, one of the UK’s leading providers of background screening services, has been awarded the Queen’s

Supply chain terrorism “remains significant global threat in 2019” asserts BSI report

BSI has identified five major themes that are most likely to impact the supply chain in 2019. The analysis of how

Government publishes 13-point Action Plan designed to improve police forensics

The Home Office has published a detailed 13-point Action Plan with a view towards improving police forensics. These

Potential for “brain drain from UK economy” if concerted effort not made to attract skilled talent post-Brexit

No less than 41,510 Board-level directors of UK businesses are citizens of EU27 countries – over 6% of the total of

Surveillance Camera Commissioner unveils detail of inaugural Surveillance Camera Day

As part of the National Surveillance Camera Strategy for England and Wales, Tony Porter QPM LLB – the

Most hacked passwords revealed as UK Cyber Survey exposes gaps in online security

Brits have been urged to apply steps to stay safe online after results of the UK Cyber Survey exposed exploitable

“Cyber readiness levels stall as attacks reach new heights of intensity” finds Hiscox study

A sharp increase in the number and cost of cyber attacks is the key finding in a study of more than 5,400

Heald’s award-winning Matador sliding bollard range excels in double crash tests

Heald has announced the success of two recent crash tests for Matador, the company’s award-winning sliding

LILIN adds entry-level outdoor IP bullet camera to video surveillance product mix

LILIN Americas, an entity of Taiwan-based IP video surveillance solutions manufacturer Merit LILIN, has further

BSIA Briefing

Recently, a story appeared in the national media about how a robbery was thwarted due to the in situ security

IDIS introduces DirectIP Super Fisheye 5 MP Compact camera for end users

IDIS has launched the DirectIP Super Fisheye 5 MP Compact camera (DC-Y6513RX), thereby further extending its

Operational priorities for year ahead set out in National Crime Agency’s Annual Plan 2019-2020

Informed by an enhanced understanding of the evolving threat posed to the UK and its citizens from serious and

Securitas receives RoSPA Health and Safety Award for thirteenth year in succession

Securitas UK has been bestowed with the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) President’s Award in

(ISC)² adds four new courses to Professional Development Institute’s portfolio

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

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Mobile phone detection kit introduced in UK’s prisons by Ministry of Justice

Specialist mobile detection technology is being used to detect and seize illegal phones used by prisoners, Justice Secretary David Gauke has revealed. The new technology is the latest weapon in the fight against phone smuggling which can lead to drug-dealing and violence behind...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019
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Home Secretary determined to take action against violent content in online world

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has confirmed that a new £1.38 million Government-funded social media hub will be fully operational at the end of May. A 17-strong team of dedicated police staff and officers will be tasked with disrupting and removing overt and covert gang-related...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019

Opinion

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Why Talent Investment and Development will be Key to Business Success

Today’s increasingly digital workplace is keeping employers and employees on their toes, writes Graham Hunter. New technologies that can improve productivity and replace repetitive or menial tasks are being brought into every sector, disrupting the day-to-day processes. However,...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019
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Official Changes in the Destruction of Sensitive Data

Recent updates made by the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) raise a number of questions over the effectiveness of third party document shredding services, writes Mark Harper. With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mandating the destruction...
Posted On 05 Apr 2019

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Fatal Accidents and Criminal Liability: Examining the Legal Landscape

Fatal accidents are usually preventable, which leads to questions of responsibility and criminal liability. Here, Guy Bastable and Tom McNeill seek to explain those occasions when organisations and individuals will be found criminally liable, for which offences and with what...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019
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Resilient by Design: Building Resilience in the UK’s Telecommunications Sector

Recent, high-profile network outages have shown how the convergence of people, processes and systems, accelerated by the introduction of new technologies, has created the potential for systemic failures to proliferate across the telecommunications ecosystem, impacting multiple...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019

Technology

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Perimeter protection specialist Zaun develops ‘world-first’ 20-minute security fence

A key customer requirement has driven a steel mesh fencing manufacturer to a probable world-beating performance in security tests. A development fencing system based on Zaun’s CorruSec has resisted serious attempts at forced entry for over 20 minutes with tools including...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019
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Heald’s award-winning Matador sliding bollard range excels in double crash tests

Heald has announced the success of two recent crash tests for Matador, the company’s award-winning sliding bollard system. The firm – which is based in Hornsea, East Yorkshire – designs and manufactures a range of products and solutions to protect high profile...
Posted On 23 Apr 2019

Training and Careers

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Linx International Group introduces Approved Education Partner Programme

Linx International Group, the global provider of security, risk management, consultancy and training services, has announced the launch of its worldwide Linx Group Approved Education Partner Programme. Organisations can now apply to join and deliver award-winning, internationally...
Posted On 24 Apr 2019
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(ISC)² adds four new courses to Professional Development Institute’s portfolio

(ISC)² – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has announced the availability of a range of new courses for its Professional Development Institute (PDI) portfolio. PDI course offerings are free to (ISC)² members and associates. Up to 35...
Posted On 19 Apr 2019

Cyber

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Specific data breach roles outlined by heads of NCSC and ICO at key cyber conference

The victims of cyber incidents stand to benefit from an improved approach towards breaches between the UK’s technical authority for cyber threats (the National Cyber Security Centre) and its independent authority for data protection (the Information Commissioner’s Office)....
Posted On 25 Apr 2019
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Most UK businesses left “unprepared to respond” as cyber attacks soar in Q1 2019

As we approach the first anniversary of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), cyber attacks are rocketing in 2019 with more than half of British firms reporting cyber attacks this year. Among firms reporting attacks, average losses associated with...
Posted On 24 Apr 2019