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Mayor of London to invest £55.5 million on tackling causes of violent crime

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has announced that he’s directing £55.5 million of new funding into tackling

ICO consults on draft AI auditing framework guidance for organisations

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched a consultation focused on the organisation’s

Corporate Crime: Reaping the Benefits of Self-Reporting

Recently disclosed statistics show that only a small number of companies are prosecuted after self-reporting

Institute of Risk Management: Risk Predictions for 2020 (Part 2)

Global conflict, bush fires, flooding and political unrest. These are just some of the key issues unearthed as a

Arcules partners with Milestone Systems to deliver hybrid VMS solution

Arcules, the specialist in integrated video and access control cloud services, has announced the commercial

Genetec introduces Security Center to unify airport security and operations 

Genetec has introduced Security Center for Airports, a new solution designed to help airports of all sizes manage

Egress Survey: 97% of IT leaders say insider data breaches are “major concern”

Egress, the provider of human layer data security solutions, has announced the findings of its second Global

BlackBerry report highlights most common tactics used by cyber criminals

BlackBerry Limited has issued its 2020 Threat Report examining the latest adversarial techniques and tactics as

Daiwa reappoints Axis Group businesses to safeguard European head office

Axis Security has been re-appointed by Daiwa Capital Markets Europe to provide security guarding and reception

Conservative Government minded to appoint Ofcom as online harms regulator

Digital secretary Nicky Morgan and Home Secretary Priti Patel have announced that the Conservative Government is

KPMG market analysis pinpoints 5% rise in insolvency events during 2019

The number of companies falling into administration increased by just under 5% during 2019. That’s according

Security and fire systems specialist Trigion strengthens sales team

Security and fire systems and security guarding specialist Trigion Security Services welcomes a new business

Automated actions triggered by user counts for Inner Range’s Inception

Access control solutions developer Inner Range has released a new update for it’s popular Entry-level product

UK-focused strategic alliance formed between LHD Group and Vimpex

An all-new strategic partnership between LHD Group and Vimpex brings together one of Europe’s foremost

Credit and political risk insurance “still in heavy demand” from extractive industries

BPL Global, the specialist credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) broker, has published its annual Market

Full programme unveiled for 2020 OSPAs Thought Leadership Summit

The third Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) Thought Leadership Summit, organised in association with

Leicester security boss ordered to pay £30,000-plus or face time behind bars

On Friday 14 February, Irfan Dogan (23) from Leicester was sentenced at Leicester Crown Court. Dogan was fine

National Economic Crime Centre partners’ Action Day targets city money laundering

A day of action by National Economic Crime Centre (NECC) partners will target money service businesses (MSBs) at

Government seeks to end automatic early release of terrorist offenders

Emergency legislation introduced in Parliament will end the automatic early release of terrorist offenders as the

Looking Ahead: The Security Challenges of the 2020s

As we enter a new decade, the security landscape never ceases to change and evolve, both on a macro and micro

Security Convergence: Getting It Together

The convergence of security and other building technologies offers considerable commercial, operational and

CPD webinar set to raise awareness on benefits of multi-sensor technology

Life safety systems developer Hochiki Europe is set to host a Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-accredited

FCA, ICO and FSCS warn insolvency practitioners and authorised firms on data use

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the Financial Services

Secure I.T. Environments attains ISO 45001 for OH&S Management Systems

Secure I.T. Environments, one of the UK’s leading design and build companies for modular and containerised Data

Ocucon develops lighter version of ‘Cloud by Ocucon’ VSaaS solution for retailers

Technology company Ocucon has developed a lighter version of its Video Surveillance-as-a-Service (VSaaS) product

Security & Fire Management News

City Hall: the GLA's headquarters in the heart of the capital
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Mayor of London to invest £55.5 million on tackling causes of violent crime

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has announced that he’s directing £55.5 million of new funding into tackling the complex underlying causes of violent crime in the capital. Khan has made tackling violent crime his foremost priority and duly set out a comprehensive package...
Posted On 20 Feb 2020
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ICO consults on draft AI auditing framework guidance for organisations

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched a consultation focused on the organisation’s draft guidance on the Artificial Intelligence (AI) auditing framework. The guidance contains advice on how to understand data protection law in relation to AI and...
Posted On 20 Feb 2020

Opinion

Aziz Rahman
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Corporate Crime: Reaping the Benefits of Self-Reporting

Recently disclosed statistics show that only a small number of companies are prosecuted after self-reporting bribery and corruption. Aziz Rahman observes that such a course of action demands careful consideration. There’s a widely-accepted view that, when it comes to...
Posted On 20 Feb 2020
Vinay Shrivastava
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Institute of Risk Management: Risk Predictions for 2020 (Part 2)

Global conflict, bush fires, flooding and political unrest. These are just some of the key issues unearthed as a result of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) asking its senior members what their risk predictions are for 2020. In Part 2 of Risk Xtra’s comprehensive round-up,...
Posted On 20 Feb 2020

Features

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Security Convergence: Getting It Together

The convergence of security and other building technologies offers considerable commercial, operational and environmental benefits. Here, Alistair Enser explains how joining previously separate systems together avoids duplication of effort and increases efficiency, while at the...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Business Continuity Planning: Best Practice Guidelines

It’s absolutely no secret that today’s fast-paced world is driving an ever-increasing demand for ‘always-on’ services among businesses and end consumers alike. However, writes Mark Wass, in addition to being ‘always-on’ and keeping things running in the present, businesses of all...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020

Technology

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Arcules partners with Milestone Systems to deliver hybrid VMS solution

Arcules, the specialist in integrated video and access control cloud services, has announced the commercial availability of the Arcules-XProtect Hybrid VMS solution in Europe and North . The solution represents a combination of the Arcules Video Surveillance-as-a-Service (VSaaS)...
Posted On 20 Feb 2020
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Genetec introduces Security Center to unify airport security and operations 

Genetec has introduced Security Center for Airports, a new solution designed to help airports of all sizes manage and optimise their security and airport terminal operations. Available immediately, Security Center for Airports enables security managers, Control Room operators,...
Posted On 20 Feb 2020

Training and Careers

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CPD webinar set to raise awareness on benefits of multi-sensor technology

Life safety systems developer Hochiki Europe is set to host a Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-accredited webinar at 2.00 pm on Thursday 5 March focusing on the benefits of multi-sensors and the importance of understanding the most appropriate accreditation for this...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Linx International Group introduces Defence Discount Service for Armed Forces personnel training

Accredited security systems training courses provider the Linx International Group has announced that it’s supporting members of the Armed Forces, veterans and the wider military community by offering 28 courses through the Defence Discount Service. No less than 28...
Posted On 06 Feb 2020

Cyber

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Egress Survey: 97% of IT leaders say insider data breaches are “major concern”

Egress, the provider of human layer data security solutions, has announced the findings of its second Global Insider Data Breach Survey. The study found that a staggering 97% of IT leaders say insider breach risk is a significant concern. 78% think employees have put data at risk...
Posted On 20 Feb 2020
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BlackBerry report highlights most common tactics used by cyber criminals

BlackBerry Limited has issued its 2020 Threat Report examining the latest adversarial techniques and tactics as analysed by BlackBerry Cylance threat researchers, duly providing key guidance organisations can leverage in order to mitigate risk. Key findings include the continued...
Posted On 20 Feb 2020