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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

Wisenet four-channel multi-sensor cameras unveiled by Hanwha Techwin

Hanwha Techwin has enhanced its premium Wisenet P Series with the addition of three new four-channel multi-sensor

Institute of Risk Management: Risk Predictions for 2020 (Part 1)

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

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’

340-plus arrests made as Operation Fahrenheit targets London’s West End

More than 340 arrests have been made as part of an ongoing operation tackling robbery in the West End as the

UK risks talent shortage as fewer overseas skilled workers apply to private sector

The number of skilled workers from overseas applying to enter the UK’s private sector has fallen by 9% since the

New NHSCFA process enables investigators to share information on fraud risks

The National Health Service Counter Fraud Authority’s (NHSCFA) Fraud Prevention Unit has just launched a new system

The Airbus Case Settlement: Significant Facts Behind the Figures

As reported by Risk Xtra, the Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) recently announced between Airbus and the

Everbridge appoints Finastra CEO Simon Paris to company’s Board of Directors

Everbridge, the global specialist in critical event management (CEM), has announced the appointment of Simon Paris

“Lack of supply chain visibility raises business risk levels” finds HBRAS study

The results of a study conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services (HBRAS) and commissioned by Basware

Vista and Facewatch combine to realise GDPR-compliant facial recognition solution

Vista CCTV and Facewatch, the retail crime deterrent solution that uses facial recognition, have announced a new

Hanwha Techwin brings serverless ANPR solution to market for site management

Hanwha Techwin has strengthened its range of intelligent traffic management solutions with the introduction of a

Vanderbilt’s SPC Connect 3.0 focuses on greater visibility for security professionals

Vanderbilt, the provider of state-of-the-art security systems, has just released the latest version of SPC Connect,

Comelit Group looks after fire detection regime at Kingfisher House

Comelit Group has worked with local fire safety and security specialist KJ Fire Safety to upgrade the fire

Bollard system launched to protect bridges from risk of vehicle attacks

Heald Ltd, the UK designer and manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation security products, has announced the

Chief Information Security Officers: The Key Skills for 2020 and Beyond

Since the creation of the first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) role about 25 years ago, the job has

A Smarter Approach to Critical Alerts and Communication

In an increasingly interconnected world, businesses from all industries must ensure that cross-team communication

Security & Fire Management News

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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 fined £1,000 and ordered to pay court costs of £1,000 for infringement of the Private Security Industry Act 2001. He was ordered to pay £30,000 on Friday 27 January under the...
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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 risk of being used by criminals to launder money. Officers from Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and the City of London Police will visit every MSB in...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020

Opinion

Angus Darroch-Warren
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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 level. This is compounded by the fact that the remit of the security professional not only continues to expand to meet new threats, but also requires the exploitation of...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Institute of Risk Management: Risk Predictions for 2020 (Part 1)

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 1 of Risk Xtra’s round-up,...
Posted On 17 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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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 ‘Cloud by Ocucon’, allowing retailers to benefit from innovative cloud technology for a select number of cameras. ‘Cirrus Cloud by Ocucon’ is a...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Wisenet four-channel multi-sensor cameras unveiled by Hanwha Techwin

Hanwha Techwin has enhanced its premium Wisenet P Series with the addition of three new four-channel multi-sensor cameras designed to provide a cost-effective solution for detecting and tracking objects over wide open areas. The 8 MP Wisenet PNM-9084QZ features motorised...
Posted On 17 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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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 Compensation Scheme (FSCS) have issued a joint statement warning insolvency practitioners and FCA-authorised firms to be responsible when dealing with personal data. The...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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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 Centres and Data Centre refurbishment, has achieved the latest ISO 45001:2018 standard for Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Management Systems. This replaces...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020