Rick McElroyDean HaydonIain WrightJohn Apter: chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales

Cyber warfare “poses greater threat than ever” in 2020 warns Control Risks

The proliferation of a wide variety of cyber threats will make a high impact, cyber-enabled assault on critical

Hanwha Techwin adds Wisenet X-Lite zoom box camera to solutions portfolio

The latest addition to the Wisenet camera range manufactured by Hanwha Techwin is a 2 MP 32x zoom box camera. The

Darktrace wins Lloyds Bank National Business Award for Artificial Intelligence

Darktrace, the specialist in cyber security solutions that use Artificial Intelligence to protect corporate

“Security set to see high impact from FM digital transformation” claims Mitie

New research from Mitie has shown that almost half (48%) of facilities managers are missing out on the benefits of

West Yorkshire security boss and unlicensed door supervisor found guilty

The former director of a security firm has pleaded guilty to repeatedly deploying an unlicensed door supervisor to

Defender Confidence Rising in Maturing UK Cyber Threat Landscape

Looking at the headlines around cyber attacks and security breaches, anyone would be forgiven for thinking that

Counter-Terrorism Policing calls for increased public vigilance despite decrease in arrests

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Dean Haydon, Counter-Terrorism Policing’s senior national co-ordinator, has again

Bank of England, PRA and FCA look to bolster operational resilience in finance sector

The Bank of England, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have

Securitas aims to double security solutions and electronic security business by 2023

At the company’s Investor Day held in Stockholm on Thursday 5 December, Securitas presented a new ambition

International operation exposes “world’s most harmful” cyber crime group

A Russian national who runs Evil Corp – the world’s most harmful cyber crime group that created and deployed

Abloy UK unveils 2020 Academy Foundation course dates for end users

Security expert Abloy UK has just announced the dates of its 2020 Academy Foundation courses as part of the

Businesses Branching Out: Recognising 50 Shades of Brexit

Whether you’re for it or against it, the reality for many businesses wishing to trade within Europe in a

Dedrone’s counter-drone technology receives approval from UK’s CPNI

Airspace security technology specialist Dedrone has been awarded certification from the UK’s Centre for the

Finalists announced for 2020 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards

The 2020 finalists for the UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) have been announced by the event

Iain Wright announced as next chairman at Institute of Risk Management

Iain Wright CMIRM, chief risk officer for Europe at Great-West Lifeco Inc, has been announced as the incoming chair

barox attains specialist ISO 27001 ISMS certification focused on cyber security

barox, the manufacturer of IT switches, media converters and IP extenders specifically designed for the demands of

C-TEC’s ZFP addressable fire panels protect Gates Power Transmission facility

A subsidiary of the giant US corporation whose motto is: “If it moves you, there’s a good chance Gates has a part

FICO Fraud Map shows UK card fraud losses hit record £671 million in 2018

Analytics software firm FICO has released its annual interactive European Fraud Map, which shows that the UK’s card

Acuity serves to enhance professionalism at London’s Broadgate Quarter

Acuity, the Axis Group’s five-star Front of House division, is providing reception, concierge and event support

Apprenticeship training made accessible thanks to Skills for Security-BMet College partnership

Skills for Security and the Birmingham Metropolitan (BMet) Collage are launching a partnership in a bid to make

Outdated firmware placing security cameras at risk of cyber attack

Outdated camera firmware and the failure to change default passwords are two of the biggest weaknesses when it

BAFE unveils new scheme to assess competency of dry riser/wet riser service and maintenance providers

Over 12 months in the making and taking into account comments elicited during a public consultation period, the new

Wilson James wins Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year Award

Wilson James, the provider of security, logistics and aviation services, won the Corporate Social Responsibility

Police Federation chair calls for urgent review of “growing mental health crisis”

The national chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales has called for a review of what he has called

Deloitte: “Few businesses use enterprise-wide cognitive sensing to detect risks”

Of more than 1,590 C-Suite and other executives recently surveyed by Deloitte, 39.4% report the greatest benefit of

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“Security set to see high impact from FM digital transformation” claims Mitie

New research from Mitie has shown that almost half (48%) of facilities managers are missing out on the benefits of digital transformation by not adopting new technology. The company’s latest report, entitled ‘Digital Transformation: Is Facilities Management...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019
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Counter-Terrorism Policing calls for increased public vigilance despite decrease in arrests

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Dean Haydon, Counter-Terrorism Policing’s senior national co-ordinator, has again called upon members of the public to play their part in the fight against terrorism as the Home Office released its quarterly arrest statistics. The latter’s statistics...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019

Opinion

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Defender Confidence Rising in Maturing UK Cyber Threat Landscape

Looking at the headlines around cyber attacks and security breaches, anyone would be forgiven for thinking that organisations face an insurmountable cyber security task, asserts Rick McElroy. However, when we delve deeper into the UK cyber security landscape, a more nuanced...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019
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Victims’ Law is Needed to End ‘Lottery of Support’

Almost all of us have been affected by crime at some point in our lives, writes Diana Fawcett. Whether through personal experience of a crime or being reminded by terrible acts in the news, crime can have a devastating impact on individuals, making them feel unsafe an...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019

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Businesses Branching Out: Recognising 50 Shades of Brexit

Whether you’re for it or against it, the reality for many businesses wishing to trade within Europe in a post-Brexit world is that a mainland European outpost might be needed. Many large financial services organisations have already relocated staff away from the City of...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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The Evolution of IoT with 5G: Future-Proofing Current IoT Investment

Given the fact that there are close to a billion cellular Internet of Things (IoT) devices deployed today, and with introduction of 5G, will latter replace all the existing IoT technologies and will the current investment in IoT become obsolete? The simple answer is...
Posted On 29 Nov 2019

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Hanwha Techwin adds Wisenet X-Lite zoom box camera to solutions portfolio

The latest addition to the Wisenet camera range manufactured by Hanwha Techwin is a 2 MP 32x zoom box camera. The Wisenet X-Lite XNZ-L6320, which is equipped with a 32x optical motorised varifocal lens with auto focus, is a direct replacement for the highly successful Wisenet...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019
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Dedrone’s counter-drone technology receives approval from UK’s CPNI

Airspace security technology specialist Dedrone has been awarded certification from the UK’s Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) for its counter-drone technology platform DroneTracker. DroneTracker detects, tracks and identifies drones by using...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019

Training and Careers

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Abloy UK unveils 2020 Academy Foundation course dates for end users

Security expert Abloy UK has just announced the dates of its 2020 Academy Foundation courses as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to set the standard when it comes to emergency and panic escape compliance.  The free courses are designed to train security managers,...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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Apprenticeship training made accessible thanks to Skills for Security-BMet College partnership

Skills for Security and the Birmingham Metropolitan (BMet) Collage are launching a partnership in a bid to make apprenticeship training more accessible in the West Midlands. The three-year Fire and Security Apprenticeship training course will see BMet College deliver as much of...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019

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Cyber warfare “poses greater threat than ever” in 2020 warns Control Risks

The proliferation of a wide variety of cyber threats will make a high impact, cyber-enabled assault on critical infrastructure almost certain in 2020. This is one of the key forecasts made in RiskMap 2020, the global outlook for political and security risks in the year ahead...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019
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Darktrace wins Lloyds Bank National Business Award for Artificial Intelligence

Darktrace, the specialist in cyber security solutions that use Artificial Intelligence to protect corporate computer networks from cyber attacks, has won the prestigious Artificial Intelligence Business of the Year category at the prestigious Lloyds Bank National Business Awards...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019