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Deepfake Videos: When Good Technology Turns Bad

More than a decade ago, leading UK investigative journalist Nick Davies published Flat Earth News, an exposé of how

The Human Cost of Disruption on Health and Well-Being in the Workplace

It’s great to see many high-profile figures speaking out about the mental health issues they’ve faced in 2019,

5G’s Roll-Out in the UK: A Case of Too Little, Too Soon?

5G has arrived – or has it? The new services are surprisingly limited in geographic coverage, performance and

Money Laundering in UK plc: The Dirty Secret That Will Not Go Away

A new report produced by anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International lays bare what it believes is massive

Supply Chain Risk Management Certificate launched by Institute of Risk Management

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has announced the addition of a new Supply Chain Risk Management Certificate

Malwarebytes reports 60% jump in healthcare endpoint threat detections

Advanced endpoint protection and remediation solution specialist Malwarebytes has announced the results of its

“Lack of automation” revealed as underlying security challenge in digital transformation initiatives

FireMon has released its 2019 State of the Firewall report, which is seen as the annual benchmark of current issues

FIA develops new Level 3 qualification in fire detection and alarm systems

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is offering training to a new Level 3 qualification for the fire detection and

Bosch Building Technologies makes access management simple with Access Management System 2.0

Today’s security and risk managers want access management systems that are easy to set up and use. Those systems

Kentec introduces VR Nimbus advanced management tool for fire detection

Kentec, the manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched VR Nimbus, an advanced management tool

Securitas publishes Interim Report covering period from January-September 2019

Global security solutions giant Securitas has just issued its interim financial report covering the period from

ICO calls for views on application for powers under Proceeds of Crime Act

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham invites views on her office being granted access to investigation and

UK terror threat level lowered to ‘Substantial’ by Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre

The threat level posed in the UK from terrorism has been reduced to ‘Substantial’, meaning that an

End user survey affords ringing endorsement for ACT Awareness eLearning

Nine out of ten users of an online terrorism awareness course developed by Counter-Terrorism Policing and High

HMRC aims to recover £612 million in underpaid tax relating to R&D tax reliefs

According to accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has

Luke Bird FBCI elected to Business Continuity Institute’s Global Board

The Business Continuity Institute’s (BCI) member volunteer community has just elected a new member to the BCI

Two-thirds of legal professionals expect no rise in SFO conviction rate

More than two-thirds of legal professionals who specialise in white collar crime don’t believe the Serious

Speaker line-up confirmed for 2019 CSL Industry Forum in central London

CSL has just announced the speaker line-up for its annual Industry Forum (formally known as the Insurers’ Forum),

National Cyber Deception Laboratory helps MoD take fight to network attackers

Cranfield University and the Defence Cyber School at the Defence Academy in Shrivenham are working together to

Johnson Controls launches CEM Systems S3050 portable reader for access control

The CEM Systems S3050 portable reader is a lightweight hand-held card reading device for use with the AC2000 access

Dedicated Wisenet Pinhole Height Strip camera issued by Hanwha Techwin

The new H.265 Wisenet XNB-H6461H Pinhole Height Strip camera from Hanwha Techwin offers end users the opportunity

(ISC)² finds cyber security workforce must grow by 145% to close skills gap

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

Glasgow Caledonian University seeks industry leaders to join inaugural security MBA programme

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has partnered with security consultant CAMOR to launch two work-based

What Today’s Boards of Directors Are Missing About Cyber Security

Cyber attacks have increased significantly in recent years, bringing vital conversations about cyber security into

Defending Against (and Recovering From) Cyber Attacks: Five Key Steps

Given how commonplace cyber attacks have become on a global basis, the topic of cyber security is moving

Security & Fire Management News

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Securitas publishes Interim Report covering period from January-September 2019

Global security solutions giant Securitas has just issued its interim financial report covering the period from January through until September this year. The document highlights a 5% organic sales growth during that time on total sales of MSEK 82 642, with the company’s...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
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ICO calls for views on application for powers under Proceeds of Crime Act

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham invites views on her office being granted access to investigation and other associated powers under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) 2002. Personal data has a monetary value and is increasingly being recognised and treated as a commodity...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019

Opinion

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Deepfake Videos: When Good Technology Turns Bad

More than a decade ago, leading UK investigative journalist Nick Davies published Flat Earth News, an exposé of how the mass media had abdicated its responsibility to the truth. Davies argued that newsroom pressure to publish more stories faster than their competitors had led to...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
Syedur Rahman
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Money Laundering in UK plc: The Dirty Secret That Will Not Go Away

A new report produced by anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International lays bare what it believes is massive and carefully planned money laundering in the UK. Here, Syedur Rahman voices concern about the effectiveness of the authorities’ efforts designed to tackle it. ...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019

Features

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The Human Cost of Disruption on Health and Well-Being in the Workplace

It’s great to see many high-profile figures speaking out about the mental health issues they’ve faced in 2019, writes John Young. What’s highly encouraging to hear, too, is that many companies are actively educating their employees on the signs of stress and mental illness at...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
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5G’s Roll-Out in the UK: A Case of Too Little, Too Soon?

5G has arrived – or has it? The new services are surprisingly limited in geographic coverage, performance and features, observes Nick Sacke, focusing on broadband-only applications. The massive Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity application of the services has been delayed to...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019

Technology

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Bosch Building Technologies makes access management simple with Access Management System 2.0

Today’s security and risk managers want access management systems that are easy to set up and use. Those systems must also be easily scaleable and able to integrate with other security solutions like video and intrusion systems. On top of all that, access management systems need...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
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Kentec introduces VR Nimbus advanced management tool for fire detection

Kentec, the manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched VR Nimbus, an advanced management tool specifically for fire detection which enables system integrators and service companies alike to remotely access and manage their fire safety system. VR Nimbus allows end...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019

Training and Careers

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Supply Chain Risk Management Certificate launched by Institute of Risk Management

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has announced the addition of a new Supply Chain Risk Management Certificate to its existing portfolio of qualifications. This qualification introduces the concepts behind supply chain risk management and equips risk practitioners and others...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
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FIA develops new Level 3 qualification in fire detection and alarm systems

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is offering training to a new Level 3 qualification for the fire detection and alarms (FD&A) sector, namely the FIA Awarding Organisation Level 3 Fundamentals of Fire Detection and Alarm Systems in Non-Domestic Premises. This qualification...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019

Cyber

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Malwarebytes reports 60% jump in healthcare endpoint threat detections

Advanced endpoint protection and remediation solution specialist Malwarebytes has announced the results of its latest Cyber Crime Tactics and Techniques (CTNT) report entitled ‘CTNT Q3 2019: The State of Healthcare Cyber Security’. The company observed a 60% increase...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
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“Lack of automation” revealed as underlying security challenge in digital transformation initiatives

FireMon has released its 2019 State of the Firewall report, which is seen as the annual benchmark of current issues in firewall management. The latest report finds that enterprises are slow to abandon manual processes, despite being short staffed, as the lack of automation,...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019