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ICO set to audit data protection practices at Leave.EU and Eldon Insurance post-fines

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued fines totalling £120,000 to an EU Referendum campaign and an insurance company for “serious breaches” of electronic marketing laws and, furthermore, is set to review how both are complying with data protection...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
RUSI headquarters in central London
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Royal United Services Institute outlines detail behind “busy research agenda” for 2019

The various centres of research within the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) have looked back on the many achievements made in 2018 and also taken the opportunity to preview the “busy agenda” that awaits in 2019. RUSI is an independent Think Tank engaged in...
Posted On 14 Jan 2019
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Surveillance tech start-up Ocucon agrees collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The team at Ocucon – the fully-managed Video Surveillance-as-a-Service (VSaaS) system – has announced that, as part of a newly-signed OEM agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), the business will now offer its customers “the world’s most secure...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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“Progress made on corporate reporting, but there’s still room for improvement” states EY

The rhetoric around the new Corporate Governance Code and related legislation is already having a positive impact on corporate reporting in the FTSE 350, despite not officially coming into force until January next year. EY’s analysis of 100 annual reports from FTSE 350 companies...
Posted On 28 Sep 2018
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Detail underpinning all-new Government Counter Fraud Profession unveiled by Cabinet Office

Chloe Smith, Minister for the Constitution, has announced a new central Government Profession to be launched on Tuesday 9 October for specialists working to fight fraud and economic crime. The Government Counter Fraud Profession (GCFP) will create a new community of counter fraud...
Posted On 30 Jul 2018
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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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Britain’s ‘gig economy’ “could be key driver” for new wave of internal dishonesty in retail sector

Britain’s ‘gig economy’ could be one of the key drivers for a new wave of internal dishonesty in the retail sector as financial pressures and the perceived low risk of being caught act as tell-tale ‘trigger points’ for staff theft. That’s according to research...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
Winsted's WAVE console for CCTV Control Rooms
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IFSEC International 2018: Risk Xtra’s Solutions Guide for End Users (Part One)

Organised by UBM, IFSEC International’s 2018 edition takes place at ExCeL London from Tuesday 19 June until Thursday 21 June. As always, Risk Xtra will be there for the entire event. Ahead of the doors to the exhibition opening, here’s the first instalment of a...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018
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When Two Worlds Coalesce

The demands of a modern day security system are changing at pace as different technologies appear on the horizon. These rapid developments very often realise benefits for the procuring organisation by dint of inviting decisions to be taken by security and risk management...
Posted On 11 Jun 2018
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“Overwhelming majority” of EMEA companies “still struggling” to secure the cloud

Sumo Logic – the cloud-native machine data analytics platform that delivers continuous intelligence for modern applications – has unveiled the results of an independent study that finds 98% of European companies facing “organisational challenges” when it...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018