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PwC Survey: “UK CEOs rate cyber risks as second most significant business threat”

PwC’s latest CEO Survey reveals that three-quarters (76%) of UK CEOs consider cyber risks to be a significant business threat. Indeed, cyber risk is ranked second only to the availability of key skills, and ahead of changing consumer behaviour, the speed of technological change...
Posted On 29 Jan 2017
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‘Under-Employed, Under-Inclusive and Under Threat’: World Economic Forum issues Global Risks Report

Economic inequality, societal polarisation and intensifying environmental dangers are the foremost trends that will shape global developments over the next ten years. According to the World Economic Forum’s extensive and thought-provoking Global Risks Report 2017, collaborative...
Posted On 16 Jan 2017
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BDO and Ideagen publish thought-leading White Paper on Corporate Compliance and Oversight

BDO LLP, the global accountancy organisation, has teamed up with software business Ideagen to produce a White Paper on achieving effective corporate compliance and oversight. The report, entitled ‘The Golden Thread: Achieve Sustainable Competitive Advantage via Risk-Based...
Posted On 09 Jan 2017
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BS ISO 37001 standard addresses growing global concern over bribery in organisations

BSI, the business standards company, has launched BS ISO 37001: Anti-Bribery Management Systems, a new standard specifically designed to aid the prevention and detection of bribery in today’s organisations. BS ISO 37001 assists companies with turning the legal requirements...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
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Risk and crisis tool from Instinctif Partners assists Boards of Directors in measuring business resilience

CrisisOptic – a new risk and crisis tool developed by Instinctif Partners to ascertain a business’ ability to respond to a crisis – quantifies business resilience in ten key areas, from governance and risk management through to operational response. Using a carefully weighted...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016
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BeCyberSure joins EEMA to deliver cyber security education across public and private sector supply chain

EEMA – the independent, not for profit European Think Tank focusing on identification, authentication, privacy, risk management, cyber security, the Internet of Things and mobile applications – has just welcomed BeCyberSure as its newest member organisation....
Posted On 19 Jul 2016
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Home Secretary addresses Association of Police and Crime Commissioners General Meeting

Home Secretary Theresa May MP has addressed the first meeting of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) since the 6 May elections, stressing that it’s Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) who will drive reform over the next four years. This was the first...
Posted On 26 May 2016
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Home Secretary Theresa May sets out “radical” Fire and Rescue Service reform programme

Home Secretary Theresa May has unveiled a programme of reform for the Fire and Rescue Services that promises to be as radical and ambitious as that delivered across the policing landscape since 2010. Speaking at an event hosted by Think Tank Reform, the Home Secretary praised the...
Posted On 25 May 2016
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“Over 90% of companies feel ill-equipped to manage risk posed by using third party organisations” outlines Deloitte

Almost nine-in-ten (87%) organisations have faced a disruptive incident involving third parties in the last three years, according to a new survey conducted by Deloitte, the professional services firm. Such incidents can include loss of data by a third party, or failure to...
Posted On 10 Mar 2016
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Home Secretary announces reforms to Independent Police Complaints Commission

The Home Secretary has announced that the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) will be reformed and renamed to improve efficiencies, drive more effective governance and make it more responsive to the public. Theresa May has concluded that the IPCC’s existing governance...
Posted On 09 Mar 2016