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Physical Information Security: Neglect It At Your Peril

Mark Harper discusses how the continual mainstream media focus on cyber attacks and digital data breaches means that organisations could be in danger of neglecting their physical information security, duly highlighting the potential risks to paper-based security and how to negate...
Posted On 23 Jul 2019
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Cortech Developments’ Datalog software integrates with DAVANTIS analytics platform

Cortech Developments has announced the integration of its Datalog integrated security management software with the DAVANTIS advanced video analytics platform. DAVANTIS is a specialist in the realm of video analytics for perimeter security. The seamless integration between Datalog...
Posted On 15 Jun 2019
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The Security Institute’s View

Back in 2011, The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals used its Royal Charter and the collective knowledge of The Security Institute to create a comparative standard for security. Eight years on, the post-nominals CSyP are now accepted as The Gold Standard for strategic...
Posted On 29 May 2019
David McCann
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David McCann appointed to risk and resilience director’s role at Cordant Security

Cordant Security, part of the Cordant Group, has further strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of David McCann to the role of risk and resilience director. McCann will now oversee the risk mitigation and resilience requirements for the company and its...
Posted On 30 Apr 2019
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Heald’s award-winning Matador sliding bollard range excels in double crash tests

Heald has announced the success of two recent crash tests for Matador, the company’s award-winning sliding bollard system. The firm – which is based in Hornsea, East Yorkshire – designs and manufactures a range of products and solutions to protect high profile...
Posted On 23 Apr 2019
Mark Harper
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Official Changes in the Destruction of Sensitive Data

Recent updates made by the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) raise a number of questions over the effectiveness of third party document shredding services, writes Mark Harper. With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mandating the destruction...
Posted On 05 Apr 2019
Baroness Ruth Henig CBE
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Baroness Ruth Henig appointed chair of Chartered Security Professionals Registration Authority

After an eight-year term as chairman of the Chartered Security Professionals Registration Authority (CSPRA), Lord Alex Carlile CBE QC has stepped down from the role and passed the baton to The Security Institute’s President Baroness Ruth Henig CBE. The CSPRA is the...
Posted On 27 Mar 2019
Richard Huison
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Gallagher Security appoints new general manager with remit to combat cyber threat

The growing cyber threat is the target for the new man at the helm of Gallagher Security (Europe), whose vision is to equip companies and authorities to combat this ongoing and growing problem area. Richard Huison has stepped up to the role of general manager for the UK and...
Posted On 18 Jan 2019
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Public consultation process launched for new international privacy information management standard

The public consultation process for the draft international privacy information management standard ISO/IEC 27552 is now open until 25 February. As the UK’s national standards body, the British Standards Institution (BSI) is seeking to consult with interested parties from the...
Posted On 18 Jan 2019
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The Security Institute’s View

“Failing to plan is planning to fail…” That’s a famous quote attributed to Benjamin Franklin, of course, who was known as the ‘father of time management’. It sums up the way in which Rick Mounfield believes the security professionals of today...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018