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Institute of Risk Management professionals identify key risks on horizon for 2019

Cyber security, Brexit, geopolitics and financial market fluctuations are among the chief concerns for businesses voiced by some of the UK’s leading risk experts as they look ahead to 2019. Senior members of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) have identified key risk areas...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
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Euralarm urges use of holistic approach towards fire safety for building renovations

Following on from the new Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), many renovations of existing buildings are to be expected in the coming years. These renovations must lead to buildings that are more energy efficient than they are today. This will require the...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
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The Risk Xtra Interview: Mark Clegg SIRM (NG Bailey)

Mark Clegg SIRM is director of safety, risk and resilience at NG Bailey, one of the leading independent engineering and services businesses in the UK. The company is a national business offering a local presence. Its project portfolio includes nuclear new build, fast-paced...
Posted On 07 Jan 2019
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Cyber security and privacy issues likely to prevail in 2019 highlighted by Ropes & Gray

Rohan Massey, European head of privacy and cyber security at law firm Ropes & Gray, has offered some perspectives on the key issues expected to impact both areas over the coming year, which is set to be the most important in terms of international data transfer compliance...
Posted On 02 Jan 2019
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Oncam introduces ExD explosive environment camera range for hazardous areas

Oncam, the provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, has released its new ExD explosive environment camera range which the company describes as “the only 360-degree single-sensor camera with an explosion-protected housing.” The range...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
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Meeting the Requirements of the GDPR: Going Beyond Digital

Since the European Union’s inception of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May, a strong emphasis has been placed on the digital security of organisations. However, should organisations be neglecting the paper-based documents upon which so many departments...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
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Retailers acting quickly to fix flaws in software as code quality issues “remain rampant”

Veracode’s latest State of Software Security Report reveals that the retail space is faster than most industry sectors when it comes to addressing common vulnerabilities found in software, ranking second only to healthcare in its speed of shutting down flaws to reduce risk...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
Sadiq Khan: Mayor of London
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London Mayor calls for separate security agreement with European Union post-Brexit

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has called for a separate security agreement with the European Union away from the politics of Britain’s main post-Brexit deal in order to protect the safety of Londoners and mitigate the risk of a ‘no deal’ scenario. Such a move would...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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Cyber attacks and IT outages posing “main threats” to supply chains asserts BCI report

Cyber attacks and data breaches (49%) are the most concerning challenges for professionals both over the next 12 months and the upcoming five years. That’s according to the 2018 Supply Chain Resilience Report published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) in...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018
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BSI appoints John Hirst CBE as non-executive director and Chairman Designate

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has announced that John Hirst CBE will be appointed as a non-executive director of the organisation with effect from Monday 15 October 2018. From 1 January 2019, Hirst will take over from the BSI’s current chairman, Sir David Brown, who...
Posted On 12 Oct 2018