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
The home of GCHQ and CESG in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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CESG launches Certified Cyber Security Consultancy Scheme targeting Government and industry

CESG, the ‘information security arm’ of GCHQ, has announced the launch of a new scheme which will provide Government and industry customers with expert advice configured to meet their cyber security needs. The Certified Cyber Security Consultancy Scheme is a new...
Posted On 09 Jun 2015
In 2015, tensions between business and politics will increase as Governments around the world pursue short-term populist measures, often to the detriment of foreign companies, in order to shore up domestic power bases
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Control Risks publishes RiskMap 2015: ‘The New World Disorder’

Control Risks, the global business risk consultancy, has just published its annual RiskMap report, an established authoritative guide and a key reference point for policy makers and business leaders seeking to plot global trends over the coming year. RiskMap highlights the most...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014