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Dedicated international standard for managing risk in organisations revised by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has published the revised international standard for risk management BS ISO 31000:2018 Risk Management: Guidelines. The purpose of this standard is to assist a given organisation to integrate risk management into all of its activities and...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018
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Cyber attacks top list of key business threats for third year running in BCI’s Horizon Scan

The large-scale cyber attacks that took place last year have reaffirmed the need to build cyber resilient organisations. That’s according to the seventh edition of the Business Continuity Institute’s (BCI) Horizon Scan 2018, released in association with the BSI. For...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
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New deputy chairman and vice-chairman appointed by The Security Institute

The Security Institute has announced the appointment of Peter Lavery FSyI as deputy chairman and Paul Drury MSyI in the role of vice-chairman. Lavery and Drury were voted on to the Board of Directors in April last year having previously served on the Validation Board for several...
Posted On 05 Jan 2018
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Smart Cities specification for data, information and asset security management launched by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has launched a new smart cities specification for safeguarding data and information security in cities. PAS 185 Smart Cities – Specification for Establishing and Implementing a Security-Minded Approach lists the requirements for creating a...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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British Standard BS 7799-3 focused on information security risk revised by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has revised its guidance standard for information security management systems, namely BS 7799-3 Guidelines for Information Security Risk Management. BS 7799-3 specifically assists organisations regarding the risks and opportunities of aspects...
Posted On 28 Nov 2017
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BSI launches Code of Practice to protect vulnerable customers from fraud and financial abuse

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has launched a new Code of Practice that gives recommendations to organisations for protecting vulnerable customers from financial harm that might occur as a result of fraud or financial abuse. Sponsored by...
Posted On 20 Nov 2017
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“Regulation of security dog industry now long overdue” urges Ward Security’s CEO

Regulation of the security dog industry is long overdue and an issue that demands to be addressed. That’s the view of David Ward, CEO of national security company Ward Security. “While BS 8517-1:2016 Security Dogs – Part 1: Code of Practice for the Use of General Security...
Posted On 25 Sep 2017
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Reputation tops list of business priorities in BSI’s Organisational Resilience benchmarking study

Protecting reputation tops business leaders’ list of priorities ahead of financial achievements and business leadership. That’s according to the world’s first benchmarking study of Organisational Resilience published by the British Standards Institution (BSI). The...
Posted On 14 Sep 2017
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British Standard 8593:2017 for police body-worn video cameras backed by industry

The British Standards Institution (BSI), the business standards company, has launched a new standard for body-worn video. With body-worn video cameras now widely adopted by councils and police services across the UK, and in response to concerns over data security and privacy, the...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017
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Unmanaged third party risks now “costing businesses” warns MetricStream study

As companies outsource processes and services, they expose themselves to a plethora of third party risks. Whether in relation to data security, business disruption or compliance risk, organisations must have the relevant measures in place to mitigate their potential impact on...
Posted On 26 May 2017