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Critical Communications: Using Social Media in a Crisis

From terrorist attacks to major cyber breaches, the world suddenly seems to be more dangerous. On top of concerns about the security of employees, IT systems and supply chains comes pressure from investors, clients and regulators to ensure that organisations are ready to act...
Posted On 14 Dec 2018
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BSI publishes European technical specification focused on crisis management

BSI, the business standards company, has published a new European technical specification, PD CEN/TS 17091:2018 Crisis Management, to provide organisations with good practice on how to prepare for, anticipate, respond to and recover from a crisis event. The ability of an...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018
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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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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
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Newcastle International Airport and Trident Manor join forces on Security Risk Management Workshops

The North East’s largest airport and a prominent security, risk and crisis management consultancy in the region have teamed up to provide bespoke security training programmes aimed at local and international clients. Newcastle International Airport and Trident Manor have formed...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018
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PerpetuityARC Training unveils online version of popular Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management course

PerpetuityARC Training, which is part of the Linx International Group, has launched a distance learning option for its popular Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management BTEC Level 4 qualification. The new online course is said to be “perfect” for security, operations and...
Posted On 24 Sep 2018
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PerpetuityARC Training set to focus on ASIS PSP and CPP qualifications at GSX 2018

PerpetuityARC Training, part of the Linx International Group, will be on Stand 1484 at the Global Security Exchange (GSX) to share details of how the business has achieved a 98% first time pass rate in 2018 for security professionals working towards the ASIS International...
Posted On 11 Sep 2018
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‘The Power of Communication’: The Importance of Critical Event Management Platforms

Critical events were commonplace across the world last year, ranging from major weather episodes such as Hurricane Irma through to large-scale cyber attacks and on again to the shocking terrorist attacks in London, Manchester, America and Sweden, not to mention many other...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
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Global Cyber Academy appoints Carolyn Harrison as GDPR Ambassador to Advisory Council

Carolyn Harrison, the managing director of risk management and data protection concern Assured Clarity, has been appointed to the role of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Ambassador to the Advisory Council of the recently-launched Global Cyber Academy. Harrison will now...
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
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Deloitte study finds organisations’ confidence exceeds crisis preparedness capabilities

Organisations are now keenly aware of the increasing threat of crises. According to Deloitte Global’s 2018 crisis management survey, entitled ‘Stronger, Fitter, Better: Crisis Management for the Resilient Enterprise’, nearly 60% of respondents believe that...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018