Jake Olcott
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Chief Information Security Officers: The Key Skills for 2020 and Beyond

Since the creation of the first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) role about 25 years ago, the job has changed dramatically. What was once an uncommon position has quickly become standard, writes Jake Olcott, with the majority of companies including a cyber...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
Klaus Allion
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A Smarter Approach to Critical Alerts and Communication

In an increasingly interconnected world, businesses from all industries must ensure that cross-team communication is flawless. Not only is it important in order for specific job roles to function effectively, but also from a safety perspective as well, asserts Klaus Allion. From...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
Aziz Rahman
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The SFO’s ‘Evaluating Compliance Programmes’ Guidance: An Opportunity Missed?

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has just published a guidance document on how the organisation will assess the compliance programmes of the companies which it investigates. Here, Aziz Rahman outlines his concerns that the guidance perhaps falls somewhat short of what’s...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020
Anthony Webb
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Addressing the Talent Shortfall in Technology: What’s The Answer?

Whatever happens to Britain’s relationships with Europe and the wider world in the coming months, it seems certain that the shortage of talent in the UK’s technology industry is set to continue, and potentially worsen. 89% of employers in our sector expect to struggle with a...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019
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EY France launches ‘Wire by EY’ for secure client communication and collaboration

Specialist workplace collaboration platform Wire has just announced that EY France – a key territory for the assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services organisation – is now using the Wire platform to enhance the security of its communications both internally...
Posted On 17 May 2019
Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI
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SRI publishes report on ‘The Barriers to Effective Buyer-Supplier Relationships in the Security Sector’

The latest report from the Security Research Initiative (SRI) – entitled ‘The Barriers to Effective Buyer-Supplier Relationships in the Security Sector’ – has now been published. The aim of the research was to identify and discuss the factors in the buyer-supplier relationship...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018
Louise McCree
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‘Mastery’, ‘Autonomy’ and ‘Purpose’: Motivation in the Private Security Industry

As Louise McCree correctly points out, security team members are responsible for continuing to keep the places we visit safe and secure. They’re required to remain vigilant and are accountable if a breach should occur. In addition, a number of security staff work long hours...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018
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StaySafe app enables employers to instantly locate staff in event of terror attack

Safety app specialist StaySafe has launched IncidentEye, an app that allows companies to quickly locate and monitor the safety of their staff in the event of a terror attack or other emergency scenario. IncidentEye, which is compatible with both Android and iOS devices, is a...
Posted On 28 Aug 2018
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CSSC launches in East Midlands as business community bids to defeat terrorism

In the fourth and final week of the Action Counters Terrorism campaign, the Cross-Sector Safety and Security Communications (CSSC) initiative has been launched in the East Midlands. The CSSC is a partnership between the police service and the business community which uses an...
Posted On 13 Apr 2018
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HawkSight SRM launches two-day Leadership in Security Risk Management training course

HawkSight SRM has launched its new Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) development training course for security risk managers and consultants. Working in conjunction with UK-based Agile Group*, HawkSight SRM has designed this innovative course to equip participants with...
Posted On 09 Nov 2017
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