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Martin Harvey appointed President of Euralarm at organisation’s 50th General Assembly

During the 50th General Assembly of Euralarm, the European association representing the fire safety and security industries, the members chose Martin Harvey of Johnson Controls to be the organisation’s new President. Harvey succeeds Enzo Peduzzi who has served in the role...
Posted On 29 Jun 2018
NATO headquarters
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GCHQ director Jeremy Fleming addresses NATO on benefits of collective security

During his visit to NATO headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday 19 June, GCHQ’s director Jeremy Fleming talked about countering global threats, the importance of European partnerships and the benefits of collective security. After meeting with the NATO secretary general Jens...
Posted On 25 Jun 2018
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First UK ePassport gates opened in Gare du Nord, Paris by Border Force director general

The British Ambassador to France, Lord Llewellyn, and the director general of Border Force, Sir Charles Montgomery, have opened the UK’s first overseas ePassport gates. In a ceremony held at the UK’s border control at Paris Gare du Nord Station, the Ambassador hailed the positive...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
Lord Toby Harris of Haringey
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Mayor of London appoints Lord Harris of Haringey to lead full terror preparedness review

Sadiq Khan, the newly-elected Mayor of London, has appointed Lord Toby Harris of Haringey to undertake a full and independent review designed to ensure London is as prepared as possible for responding to a major terrorist incident. Lord Harris has a long and distinguished career...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016
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Euralarm Symposium 2016 shows new technology “disrupting” electronic fire safety and security industries

A must-attend event for practising professionals operating within the electronic fire safety and security industries was the Euralarm Symposium 2016, which took place on 9 May in Lisbon, Portugal. The day focused on challenges and opportunities for businesses due to the impact of...
Posted On 27 May 2016
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Information Security Solutions Europe Conference and Exhibition set for Paris return in 2016

EEMA, the leading independent European Think Tank focusing on identification, authentication, privacy, risk management, cyber security, the Internet of Things and mobile applications, has just announced that Paris will be the host city for the Information Security Solutions...
Posted On 27 May 2016
John Hayes MP
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‘What is Real is Reasonable’

There are those set on destroying our values, radicalising our young people and killing indiscriminately across the globe. Out of such adversity, though, comes an opportunity for the Government to provide real leadership, and absolutely grasp the fact that our certainty must...
Posted On 19 May 2016
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CIPS Risk Index: “Natural disasters test global supply chain resilience as risk edges higher”

Supply chain risk rose for the second consecutive quarter in Q1 2016, with several natural disasters revealing stark regional differences in the resilience of global supply chains. That’s according to the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply’s (CIPS) latest...
Posted On 04 May 2016
The devastating aftermath at Zaventem International Airport following the terrorist attack
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Policing and security presence at major UK locations beefed up in wake of Brussels terror attacks

In the wake of yesterday’s terrorist atrocities in Belgium, Mark Rowley (the National Police Chiefs’ Council’s lead on counter-terrorism) has put forward salient security advice for members of the public while at the same time outlining what’s being done...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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The EU Question

KPMG has conducted an extremely interesting economic assessment. Carried out on behalf of leading trade body ADS Group, the analysis – underpinned by in-depth interviews with industry leaders – aimed to decipher whether or not the UK’s membership of the European Union (EU)...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015
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