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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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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 video networks, has announced that, alongside its ISO 9001 certification, the business has successfully implemented an ISO 27001 Information Security Management...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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“Account checking Armageddon close at hand in New Year” warns Blueliv

Liv Rowley, threat intelligence analyst at Blueliv, has shared details of the company’s predictions on the biggest cyber threats likely to develop in the New Year, from account checking Armageddon through to Monero cryptocurrency mining. With users continuing to re-use the...
Posted On 29 Nov 2019
Left to Right: Awards host Tess Daly, Naomi Austin and Duaine Taylor of Axis Group Integrated Services and Jeff Johnson from SSR Personnel
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Axis Group Integrated Services wins prestigious 2019 Inspiration in HR Award

Axis Group Integrated Services has won the 2019 Inspiration in HR Award, sponsored as always by SSR Personnel. The trophy was bestowed at the IFSEC Security and Fire Excellence Awards Ceremony held at The London Hilton Hotel on Park Lane. The Inspiration in HR Award is designed...
Posted On 26 Nov 2019
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IFSEC International strengthens four-decade partnership with NSI

IFSEC International has announced the renewal and strengthening of its partnership with the National Security Inspectorate (NSI), a relationship that has now spanned four decades. Taking place on 19-21 May at ExCeL London, IFSEC International is the global platform for the...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019
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Mitie takes off with two-year security contract extension at London City Airport

Facilities management and professional services company Mitie has been awarded a two-year contract extension at London City Airport. The business has provided bespoke security solutions at the airport since 2016. Mitie will continue to provide behind the scenes security services...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019
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“Electronic signatures valid for executing documents” affirms Law Commission

Electronic signatures can be used to execute documents, including on those occasions where there’s a statutory requirement for a signature, the Law Commission has confirmed. This means that, in most cases, electronic signatures can be used as a viable alternative to...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019
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‘How to Hire a Great Chief Risk Officer’ addressed by all-new IRM guidance

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has released new guidance on hiring for the most senior risk positions. The organisation also remarks on a shortage of candidates for senior level positions and calls on organisations to ensure that their professional development schemes and...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019
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Body-Worn Cameras: The Smart Technology Response to Retail Crime

Shocking new figures show that attacks on retail workers in the UK are on the rise, with over 42,000 violent incidents recorded in the last year alone. These attacks are costing retailers a staggering £900 million, at the same time placing the mental health of retail workers and...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
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Meet The Security Company: First Response Group

This is the 23rd instalment in a series of articles for the readers of Risk Xtra where we shine the spotlight on NSI-approved businesses for the benefit of risk and security managers who purchase security guarding as well as systems-focused solutions. Answering our questions on...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019