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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
Theresa May
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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
Home Secretary Theresa May
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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
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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Rise of the CDO

The never-ending race to drive competitive advantage and improved efficiency to the full through the enhanced use of information assets is leading to a sharp rise in the number of chief data officers (CDOs) in post. As a result, security market analyst Gartner predicts that no...
Posted On 10 Feb 2016
Prime Minister David Cameron
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Prime Minister David Cameron announces £5 million fund for Commonwealth Counter-Extremism Unit

Prime Minister David Cameron is setting aside £5 million of UK Government funding in order to establish and support a new Commonwealth Counter-Extremism Unit. As part of the Government’s comprehensive strategy for tackling the scourge of extremism, the Prime Minister wants to...
Posted On 01 Dec 2015
Scott Samme: joining the team at PwC
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PwC appoints analytics directors to Financial Services Risk and Regulation team

PwC has appointed two new data analytics directors to the UK company’s Financial Services Risk and Regulation team. Scott Samme and Tayyaba Arif immediately join the leadership team of PwC’s Financial Services Advanced Risk and Compliance Analytics (ARCA) practice. Samme joins...
Posted On 01 Sep 2015
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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In Total Control?

Robust financial benchmarks play a significant role in the global economy and impact a multitude of monetary instruments and contracts used by companies, Governments and consumers. It’s somewhat worrying, then, that the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) thematic review of...
Posted On 17 Aug 2015