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NHSCFA publishes latest counter fraud standards for NHS organisations

The National Health Service Counter Fraud Authority’s (NHSCFA) counter fraud standards for 2020-2021 were issued on 14 January. The 2020 counter fraud standards differ from last year’s only in very minor ways. The changes made for this year consist of altering the dates to...
Posted On 22 Jan 2020
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The Security Institute’s View

Fraud is a high-volume crime which affects many within the UK. The Office for National Statistics reported that, in the 12 months to September 2017, there were 3.2 million incidents of fraud. Traditional law enforcement is unlikely to have the resource to tackle this volume of...
Posted On 25 Jul 2018
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Equifax launches facial recognition solution to improve speed and security of financial applications

Equifax, the consumer and business insights specialist, has launched a bespoke Document Verifier solution to provide faster identity authentication for financial product applications using facial recognition. The solution can verify whether an applicant is genuine in a matter of...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017
Exeter Crown Court
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Former NHS England Equality Lead Paula Vasco-Knight CBE and husband plead guilty to fraud

Paula Vasco-Knight (NHS England’s former National Lead for Equality, who was also CEO of Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust) and her husband Stephen Vasco-Knight have both pleaded guilty at Exeter Crown Court to fraud against the NHS. Following a thorough investigation...
Posted On 29 Jan 2017
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University of Portsmouth celebrates first awards of Professional Doctorate in Security Risk Management

The University of Portsmouth, renowned as one of the world’s leading providers of security risk management education, is celebrating the first two awards of its Professional Doctorate in Security Risk Management. Dr Mike Gilbert and Dr David Rubens CSyP FSyI were the recipients...
Posted On 18 Jul 2016