Consumers in the online space are now more vulnerable to data breaches than at any time in the past
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“Cyber attack episodes leave one-in-five consumers out of pocket” states Deloitte research

One-in-five UK consumers (21%) have had their personal details stolen and their bank accounts used to buy goods and services as a result of a cyber security breach. That’s according to new research conducted and published by Deloitte, the business advisory firm. The survey...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015
Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE: CEO of Mitie Group plc
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Mitie Group plc posts “strong” financials for six months ending 30 September 2015

Mitie Group plc, the facilities management organisation delivering a range of end user-centric services across the UK, has announced its results for the six-month period ending 30 September 2015. The FTSE 250 company’s latest set of financials reflect “strong revenue...
Posted On 23 Nov 2015
Corporate risk appetite and sentiment has faded in the face of weakness in emerging economies and global equity markets
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“Rising uncertainty hitting business confidence in UK” states Deloitte

Business’ corporate risk appetite has faded in the face of weakness in emerging economies and global equity markets. That’s according to Deloitte’s latest survey of Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) for Q3 2015 which gauged the views of 122 CFOs resident at FTSE 350 and...
Posted On 18 Oct 2015
Mitie has been appointed preferred bidder for a five-year integrated FM contract with Deloitte
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Mitie appointed preferred bidder for UK FM contract with Deloitte

Mitie has been appointed preferred bidder for a five-year integrated facilities management (FM) contract with leading professional services firm Deloitte. The new contract has a total base value in excess of £40 million over the five-year period of the deal. Mitie will delive...
Posted On 24 Aug 2015
Regulatory action and reputational damage arising from third party actions could cost organisations’ shareholders an average of ten times the size of the fine itself as the market value of the company is impacted
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Third party failure “could cause shareholder losses of up to ten times the regulatory fine” warns Deloitte

Regulatory action and reputational damage arising from third party actions could cost organisations’ shareholders an average of ten times the size of the fine itself as the market value of the company is impacted. This is the stark warning issued by business advisory firm...
Posted On 07 Aug 2015
Deloitte and IBM are jointly delivering next generation risk intelligence solutions
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Deloitte and IBM’s strategic alliance set to deliver “next generation risk intelligence”

Deloitte and IBM have announced the latest step in their long-standing strategic alliance which is specifically designed to create a “transformative series” of risk management and regulatory compliance solutions. Significant changes have occurred in the risk landscape...
Posted On 18 May 2015
David Strachan of Deloitte
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“Senior Managers Regime ‘adds complexity’ to the Chief Compliance Officer’s role” states Deloitte

New rules on individual accountability are increasing the challenges put before chief compliance officers (CCOs), in turn adding to what is already a complex and evolving role. That’s the view of business advisory firm Deloitte, outlined in more detail within the...
Posted On 05 May 2015
The World Economic Forum estimates a $3 trillion cost to the global economy if the issue of cyber security is not taken seriously
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Cyber attack risk framework for businesses developed by World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum has developed a new method by which organisations might calculate the potential impact of cyber threats. The framework, designated Cyber Value-at-Risk, sees the light of day at a juncture when cyber attacks are increasing in velocity and intensity and no...
Posted On 23 Jan 2015
The new Emprise White Paper focuses on the benefits of an integrated approach to security provision
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Emprise White Paper: “Integrated security strategies can reduce costs by up to 30%”

A new White Paper compiled by Emprise, entitled: ‘Reduce Costs and Risk with an Effective Security Strategy’, offers insights relating to the importance of security strategies for business continuity as well as the potential impact for those organisations who ‘get it...
Posted On 10 Jan 2015
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“If experiential retail is to save the High Street, security systems must evolve in tandem”

Over the past decade, thousands of column inches have been dedicated to writing the High Street’s epitaph, asserts James Somerville-Smith. The rise of online players like Amazon, eBay and Asos mean that, according to the Centre for Retail Research, online shopping sales in Europe...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015