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European Commission study confirms “promising era of growth” for UK’s security business sector

A study* wholly focused around the development of statistical data on the European security technological and industrial base has shown that the UK’s security sector finds itself in “a promising era of growth”. The study, which was commissioned by the European...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016
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Nuclear resurgence demands secure asset protection

Confirmation of £6 billion worth of Chinese investment for Hinkley Point C should finally trigger Britain’s first new nuclear plant in a generation – and with it the need for intelligent and integrated security systems, as Chris Plimley explains. We’re still awaiting the ultimate...
Posted On 13 Nov 2015
On 1 July, Europol launched the the European Union Internet Referral Unit to combat terrorist propaganda and related violent extremist activities on the Internet
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EU’s Internet Referral Unit set to combat terrorist and violent extremist propaganda

Europol has launched the European Union Internet Referral Unit, which is designed to combat terrorist propaganda and related violent extremist activities on the Internet. Terrorists’ use of the Internet and social media has increased significantly in recent years. Jihadist...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
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“More than one-in-four British businesses suffer from security breaches” finds Vanderbilt research

A comprehensive study conducted across four European countries by YouGov on behalf of Vanderbilt reveals that more than one in four (28%) of British SMEs have suffered loss, disruption or inconvenience as a direct result of physical or cyber security breaches. While cyber...
Posted On 16 Jun 2015
Standards are making a huge contribution towards the UK's GDP growth
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CEBR report shows business standards contributed towards £8.2 billion* of GDP growth in UK plc

BSI, the business standards company, has published independent research from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) demonstrating the economic benefits of standards to both the UK and individual UK businesses. The research – which is an update to a Department...
Posted On 11 Jun 2015
Banks operating in the Eurozone are still at risk
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Banks remain “vulnerable to failure” in wake of global economic crash and recession

New research has shown that Eurozone banks are as vulnerable to failing today as they were in the run-up to the 2008 global economic crash and subsequent recession. In the first study to compare sources of systemic risk in Eurozone banks, economists found banks in southern...
Posted On 12 May 2015
US Secretary of State John F Kerry at the World Economic Forum
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“Civilised world will not bow to the threat of terrorism” urges US Secretary of State Kerry

Speaking at the 45th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, US Secretary of State John F Kerry has vowed that the civilised world will never bow to the threat of terrorism. “The 20th Century was defined by the civilised struggle to uphold the values...
Posted On 26 Jan 2015
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