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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
David Gill MSc CSyP FSyI: managing director of the Linx International Group
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PerpetuityARC Training introduces Essential Security Practices instruction programme

PerpetuityARC Training, which is part of the Linx International Group of companies, has now launched its Essential Security Practices online learning programme. The modular online education programme provides non-security personnel and those for whom corporate security is one of...
Posted On 21 May 2018
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Business in the Community urges UK SMEs to address vulnerabilities against disasters

To help tackle the potentially devastating consequences of a lack of business resilience, Business in the Community (which was founded by HRH The Prince of Wales) is launching a tool for businesses designed to check their robustness in the face of a crisis. SMEs make up 99.9% of...
Posted On 10 May 2018
Mike Hurst CPP
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Industry champion Mike Hurst achieves Certified Protection Professional designation

Now serving in his twentieth year as a member of ASIS UK, the Chapter’s vice-chairman and security industry champion Mike Hurst has attained the highly prestigious Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation at the first attempt. The CPP certification for security...
Posted On 10 May 2018
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Atmaana Business Consulting confirms deal to acquire 30% share in Right Stone Consulting

Atmaana Business Consulting Limited – the internationally-recognised strategic security, Emergency Services and defence consultancy – has announced a deal to acquire a 30% shareholding in Right Stone Consulting Limited, the resilience and crisis management consultancy, with an...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
Ken Livingstone MSc FSyI
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Linx International Group publishes results of research study into training trends

The Linx International Group – the consultancy providing security, risk management and training services – has just revealed the results of an extensive survey conducted by the company with a view to investigating the attitudes of security professionals towards...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017
Ken Livingstone MSc FSyI
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Perpetuity Training Academy heralds first intake for MSc in International Security and Risk Management

Perpetuity Training Academy – the renowned provider of security management training – has announced that the first intake of students for its MSc in International Security and Risk Management is now underway. This is a unique collaboration between Perpetuity and the...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017
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Protective security advice for crowded places issued by National Counter-Terrorism Security Office

New and updated guidance intended to offer protective security advice to those responsible for managing the security of crowded places has been issued by the National Counter-Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO). This new guidance is primarily aimed at those with a direct...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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‘NotPetya’ ransomware attack spreading rapidly to organisations across the globe

On the same day the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) launched its latest Cyber Resilience Report, the importance of ensuring that organisations are prepared for a cyber security incident has once again been demonstrated as a new ransomware attack is causing turmoil across the...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017