Cyber fraudsters have been stopped in their tracks thanks to a law enforcement operation co-ordinated by Europol

International Europol operation successfully dismantles financial cyber fraud gang

On Wednesday 10 June, a joint international operation led to the dismantling of a group of cyber criminals active in Italy, Spain, Poland, the UK, Belgium and Georgia, the members of which are suspected of committing financial fraud involving e-mail account intrusions. The...
Posted On 11 Jun 2015

Investigatory Powers Review highlights law that’s “fragmented, obscure and under constant challenge”

This morning in Parliament, Prime Minister David Cameron published the much-anticipated report of the Investigatory Powers Review. Entitled ‘A Question of Trust’, the document was submitted by David Anderson QC, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation and a debate...
Posted On 11 Jun 2015
The latest EY survey on fraud and corruption suggests that increased regulation is failing to improve levels of corporate ethical behaviour

Increased regulation “failing to improve levels of corporate ethical behaviour” finds EY survey

The UK is making progress when it comes to tackling fraud and corruption but regulators, Boards and enforcement agencies are still struggling to translate policies into improvements in ethical behaviour. These are the key findings of EY’s 2015 Europe, Middle East, India and...
Posted On 18 May 2015
A Call for Presentations has been announced by ASIS International for the organisation’s 2016 Middle East Security Conference

Call for Presentations announced by ASIS International for 2016 Middle East Security Conference

ASIS International has announced that it’s now accepting applications from industry leaders interested in presenting on a specialist subject at its 7th Middle East Security Conference & Exhibition (ASIS Middle East 2016) that will take place on 21-23 February 2016 in...
Posted On 05 May 2015
Mike Haley: joining Cifas in May as the organisation's new deputy CEO

Cifas moves to appoint Mike Haley as UK Fraud Prevention Service’s next deputy CEO

Cifas – the UK’s Fraud Prevention Service – has announced the appointment of Mike Haley as the organisation’s new deputy chief executive. The appointment will commence on 18 May. Haley moves to Cifas from his role as an associate director in Grant Thornton’s...
Posted On 28 Apr 2015
Raymond Clarke: CEO at Industry Qualifications

IQ investigation sees 250-plus certificates for security qualifications revoked at Ashley Commerce College

Following a detailed four-week investigation process conducted in the wake of the BBC’s Inside Out programme broadcast on 23 March, Industry Qualifications has now submitted a final report on alleged fraudulent claims for certification by Ashley Commerce College. The...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015
The CCTV in the Workplace survey was carried out after the Government announced that it was planning to cut funding to its CCTV network which helps many UK businesses to protect their premises, staff and customers

CCTV in the Workplace survey finds 60% of employees fear “theft, physical attack and trespassers”

NG Bailey’s IT Services division – a specialist in the design, supply, installation, management and maintenance of IP CCTV solutions – has just announced the findings of its detailed CCTV in the Workplace survey. The CCTV in the Workplace survey questioned 1,017 UK...
Posted On 24 Apr 2015
ASIS International will hold its 15th European Security Conference and Exhibition in London on 6-8 April 2016

London set to host 2016 ASIS European Security Conference and Exhibition

ASIS International, the global organisation for security professionals, has announced that it will hold its 15th European Security Conference and Exhibition in the city of London on 6-8 April 2016. The 15th ASIS European Security Conference and Exhibition (or ASIS Europe 2016) is...
Posted On 16 Apr 2015
Detail of the new March Networks Searchlight4 for Banking security solution

Financial institutions set to benefit from video-driven analytics and insight thanks to March Networks’ Searchlight4

March Networks – a specialist when it comes to intelligent IP video surveillance for financial institutions – has introduced the Searchlight4 for Banking. This new, video-based business intelligence solution provides banks with “exceptional insights” into...
Posted On 02 Apr 2015
Cifas' Fraudscape report is the essential guide to UK fraud trends on an annual basis

Recorded fraud up 25% and “increasingly organised” suggests latest Cifas Fraudscape study

According to the latest Fraudscape report published by Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, incidents of recorded frauds increased by 25% last year. In total, there were 276,993 frauds recorded in 2014 compared to 221,075 in 2013. The single biggest threat continues to...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015