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European Banking Federation joins Europol’s ‘No More Ransom’ campaign

The European Banking Federation together with its member bank associations has joined the ‘No More Ransom’ campaign, a public-private project launched in 2016 offering free decryption tools for ransomware victims and awareness material. Ransomware is a type of malware...
Posted On 26 Jul 2019
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Managing Insider Threats: Why Context is Critical

The subject of ‘The Insider Threat’ is fast rising up on the corporate agenda. While you might think a company’s own employees would be less likely to pose security risks than external attackers, a recent analysis by Computing has found that this type of threat was a...
Posted On 04 Jul 2019
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In the Spotlight: ASIS International UK Chapter

International travel is commonplace in the world of business and tourism. Whether it be the desire to visit new commercial markets, current global operations or new locations, most of us will be bitten by the travel bug at some point in our lives. Unfortunately, many travellers...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018
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Interpol report affirms organised crime underpins major conflicts and terrorism worldwide

A new report warns that the illegal exploitation and taxation of gold, oil and other natural resources is overtaking traditional sources of threat finance, such as kidnapping for ransom and drug trafficking, which fund terrorist and militant groups. The World Atlas of Illicit...
Posted On 28 Sep 2018
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Hiscox introduces Security Incident Response policy to meet changing risk landscape

Specialist global insurer Hiscox has announced the launch of a new Security Incident Response (SIR) policy specifically designed to address the changing risk landscape. SIR will enable organisations to fulfil their Duty of Care obligations to protect people, operations,...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017
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IP CCTV surveillance system end users “must consider network security” warn BSIA member companies

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) CCTV Section have issued a stark warning that end users of IP-connected CCTV systems should be taking cyber security very seriously indeed. In an article published by The Times, Nigel Inkster (former director of...
Posted On 20 Sep 2016
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