EC3 operates from Europol's hq in The Hague
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Mandate of Joint Cyber Crime Action Task Force extended after successful first six months

Launched on 1 September 2014 to further strengthen the fight against cyber crime in the European Union (EU) and beyond, the Joint Cyber Crime Action Task Force’s (J-CAT) mandate, initially set up for a period of six months, has been extended following its success. All...
Posted On 25 Jun 2015
Chris Gould
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EY brings in experienced professional Chris Gould to lead fight against cyber criminals in UK plc

EY has appointed a new partner, Chris Gould, specifically to head up its cyber crime team in the UK. He will now lead a group of dedicated professionals that helps organisations tackle the threat of cyber crime by pro-actively identifying threats, responding to data breaches and...
Posted On 24 Jun 2015
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Financial services firms “must take data security more seriously” warns Advanced 365

Financial services organisations must take data security more seriously and adapt their strategies to mitigate the risk of emerging cyber threats in what’s tipped to be the sector’s next disruptive decade. These are the findings of a new White Paper commissioned by managed...
Posted On 22 May 2015
Cyber security insurance is becoming a major issue for the corporates
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KPMG Survey: “Senior security professionals ‘don’t trust’ cyber insurance products”

New insurance products launched to protect businesses from suffering the losses caused by cyber attacks have apparently been met with great scepticism. A KPMG survey of senior information security professionals, whose organisations are members of KPMG’s International Information...
Posted On 05 May 2015
Interpol World 2015 runs from 14-16 April
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Inaugural Interpol World Forum focuses on innovation for global security

Fostering innovation to meet global security challenges is the focus of the first Interpol World Forum which opened today in Singapore. Comprising an Expo and a Congress, the three-day event aims to create a platform for the security industry, law enforcement and Government...
Posted On 14 Apr 2015
CPNI recommends that organisations should view supply chain security risk as being an extension of existing arrangements to mitigate security risk within the organisation itself
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CPNI issues Good Practice Guide on mitigating security risks in national infrastructure supply chain

The Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) has issued a new Good Practice Guide for organisations designed to mitigate security risks for both themselves and their assets arising from vulnerabilities in their supply chain. The 11-page document –...
Posted On 14 Apr 2015
Mark Brown: Vice-President of Product Strategy at Sword Active Risk
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Security risk cannot operate in isolation

Due to greater focus by the international news agencies on terrorism-related events and easier access to global information, our awareness of the risk of physical and non-physical threats to the things we hold precious in our lives is becoming more of a concern to us as...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015
Chief constable Sara Thornton
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Co-ordination of operational policing begins at the all-new National Police Chiefs’ Council

The new body designed specifically to co-ordinate operational policing and collaboration among forces at the national level has been formally established today. The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) will bring together operationally independent and locally accountable chief...
Posted On 01 Apr 2015
Louis Grever: joining the Board at the Winyard Group
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Former FBI executive assistant director Louis Grever joins Wynyard Group’s Board

Crime-fighting software and services concern Wynyard Group has announced that the former FBI executive assistant director for science and technology, Louis Grever, will join its Board of Directors. An existing member of Wynyard’s high-calibre Advisory Council, US-based Grever’s...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015
Don Randall MBE
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Don Randall MBE joins Pilgrims Group in specialist senior strategic advisor role

Don Randall MBE, former head of security and Chief Information Security Officer at the Bank of England, has joined global security and risk management specialist Pilgrims Group as the company’s senior advisor. An internationally renowned figure in the fields of security,...
Posted On 24 Mar 2015