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HID Global acquires Crossmatch in bid to expand biometric identity management offer

HID Global, the trusted identity solutions specialist, has acquired Crossmatch, a leader in the field of biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions, from Francisco Partners. Crossmatch’s portfolio of products includes biometric identity management hardware...
Posted On 24 Sep 2018
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“Only 5% of organisations claim to be ready for GDPR” discovers BSI research study

Research conducted by BSI has underlined the growing concern that European businesses are simply not ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Even though 97% of organisations admit that the implementation of the GDPR will affect their business, just 5% say they...
Posted On 04 May 2018
Mick Creedon QPM
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Former Derbyshire Constabulary Chief Constable appointed chair of Atmaana’s Emergency Services and Security Sector

Mick Creedon QPM takes over the role as chair of Atmaana’s Emergency Services and Security Division with immediate effect. The news follows on from the announcement that Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Peter Maddison QPM as chair of the Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body....
Posted On 06 Mar 2018
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Evidence Talks’ Elizabeth Sheldon appointed vice-president for security by ADS Group

Elizabeth Sheldon, chairman of digital forensics specialist Evidence Talks, has been appointed as vice-president for security by the ADS Group, the trade organisation for companies in the UK security, aerospace, defence and space sectors. Sheldon is expected to serve a three-year...
Posted On 29 Jan 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
Paul Everitt: CEO at ADS
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“Light touch customs deal vital to economy post-Brexit” urges Security Trade Association

The Government must pursue a more ambitious customs agreement with the European Union (EU) than any yet proposed and work closely with industry to develop concrete proposals. That’s the view of Trade Association the ADS Group. Introducing new customs processes for trade...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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IRM supports Government moves to offer cyber security education in schools

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport recently announced that it will be providing £20 million for cyber security lessons to be offered in schools and specifically designed to fit around pupils’ current courses and examinations. It’s a move that has been...
Posted On 14 Feb 2017
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Integration agreed between MoD’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory and Home Office’s CAST

An integration has been agreed between the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) and the Home Office’s Centre for Applied Science and Technology (CAST). This decision has been taken following a detailed review examining the best ways in...
Posted On 24 Jan 2017
Allianz Risk Barometer 2017: Top 10 Global Risks
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Allianz Global Corporate’s latest Barometer charts Top 10 business risks for 2017

Cyber security and related issues are fast emerging as the biggest risk for today’s companies. That’s the firm belief of risk experts in the UK and overseas whose views are showcased in the sixth annual Allianz Risk Barometer issued by Allianz Global Corporate and...
Posted On 13 Jan 2017
Dr Simon Harwood
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Dr Simon Harwood joins Cranfield University as director of defence and security

Cranfield University has announced the appointment of Dr Simon Harwood as director of defence and security. Dr Harwood joins from Boeing where he was director of strategy and business development for Phantom Works International which addresses emerging global market...
Posted On 25 Aug 2015
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