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Complexity heralds return of ‘back to basics’ approach for information security professionals

It appears that many organisations will begin the New Year by reviewing their security infrastructure and taking a ‘back to basics’ approach to information security. This is according to the latest in a series of social media polls conducted by Infosecurity Europe 2019. Asked...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
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Perpetuity Training proudly heralds first MSc graduates in International Security and Risk Management

Perpetuity Training has announced the first graduates from its International Security and Risk Management MSc course developed and delivered by the business in collaboration with the University of South Wales (USW). The graduation ceremony took place in Pontypridd on Monday 17...
Posted On 03 Jan 2019
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Fighting Cyber Crime: The Partnership Approach

There’s plenty of evidence to suggest that neither the business community nor the police service have effectively prioritised their response to cyber crime. Indeed, a 2016 Institute of Directors survey of businesses found that only 57% had a cyber or information security strategy...
Posted On 02 Jan 2019
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The Duty of Care Contract: Developing a Culture of Mutual Responsibility

At its heart, Duty of Care is a social contract between the employer and the employee. The employer agrees to take care of the employee, while for their part the employee agrees to avoid unnecessary risk. All-too-often, however, both parties fail to live up to their obligations...
Posted On 22 Nov 2018
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Using Social Media to Evade Crisis and Drive Effective Response

Social media is fast becoming the preferred communication tool for the masses, observes Tim Willis. According to Pew Research, 69% of all American adults now use at least one social media site. This is up from just 5% in 2005 and 50% in 2011, which means that adoption continues...
Posted On 13 Sep 2018
Anton Pieterse: managing director of Safetell
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The Risk Xtra Interview: Anton Pieterse (Safetell) (Part One)

Anton Pieterse is the managing director of Safetell, the specialist physical security provider of counter-terrorism and target hardening solutions for risk mitigation professionals serving organisations, Governments and businesses alike. With over 30 years’ experience,...
Posted On 26 Jul 2018
Wes Harper
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Harper Morgan secures exclusive partnership to deliver Highlight to the security business sector

Security management consultancy Harper Morgan has signed an exclusive partnership with Highlight to introduce its network and application performance services to the security market. Highlight is a cloud-based service that’s quick to install. It monitors the real-time...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
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Churchill Services Group moves to acquire AOS Security Ltd and establish stronger profile

Churchill Services Group has announced the acquisition of AOS Security Ltd in a bold bid to further enhance service capability and continue the strategy of establishing a stronger profile for the business within the UK’s security industry. In the wake of this deal,...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI
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Security Research Initiative focuses attentions on key considerations for security sector

The Security Research Initiative (SRI) has just published two reports addressing key considerations for the security industry. Together, the comprehensive documents seek to understand and highlight the ways in which private security can help protect the public – in both private...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017
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All-new format for ASIS Europe 2017 draws security business sector leaders to Milan

ASIS Europe 2017: ‘From Risk to Resilience’, ASIS International’s European Security Conference, gathered an impressive crowd of both established and aspiring security leaders in Milan between 29 and 31 March. The total participation numbered 700 registrants from...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017