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Best Practice digital safety tips for business travellers outlined in Riskline’s TCR

With cyber crime costing the global economy over half a trillion dollars each year, global travellers working abroad now have an invaluable new tool to help them stay updated on international technology laws, customs and Best Practice. Riskline’s Technology and Communication...
Posted On 22 Oct 2019
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BSIA Briefing

In this month’s BSIA Briefing, Craig Swallow discusses some of the safety challenges faced by those employing a mobile or lone workforce, addresses how a deploying organisation can use the latest technology to ensure a team is better educated about risk and approaches the...
Posted On 30 Sep 2019
Klaus Allion
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Is an ARC the Best Way to Manage Critical Alarms?

External Alarm Receiving Centres (ARC) are employed by a number of organisations to monitor their alarms around the clock, or after hours when few or no staff are physically on site. With robust procedures in place, ARCs can be used effectively and provide reassurance to...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019
David Gauke
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Justice Secretary David Gauke backs evidence-led approach to cut criminality

Justice Secretary David Gauke has called for an “evidence-led” approach towards tackling re-offending in order to crack down on crime and reduce the number of victims. The intervention comes as new research reveals that repeat offenders cost society more than £18 billion per...
Posted On 22 Jul 2019
Gloucestershire Constabulary's headquarters
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Gloucestershire Constabulary protects local communities with real-time SAS insights

Serving 600,000 residents and policing more than 1,000 square miles of urban centres and rural environments, Gloucestershire Constabulary wanted to gain an up-to-date picture of incidents across the county. In a bid to do so, the force has employed analytics software from SAS to...
Posted On 02 Jan 2018
John Davies
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Going Mobile: Smart Phone Technology for Access Control

If you think about one item that has revolutionised the way in which we’ve all interacted with the world over the last ten years, it has to be the smart phone. Given that it’s now a decade since the first Apple iPhone was launched, and with the smart phone becoming as essential a...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017
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Turnover and profits reported at “record high” by lone worker security specialist Send For Help Group

Send For Help Group – the largest dedicated lone worker protection firm in the world – has seen annual turnover break the £8 million mark for the first time (representing a rise of 30% on the previous year) as organisations across both the private and public sectors...
Posted On 09 Nov 2017
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Lone worker safety “essential” for businesses as British Summer Time officially ends

Sunday 30 October saw British Summer Time (BST) officially coming to an end, with extended hours of darkness now upon us. Personal safety should be of the utmost importance the whole year round, of course, but particularly so during these darker nights, where the risks of crime...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
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Lone worker welfare service from Reliance High-Tech set to boost staff safety

Reliance High-Tech is enhancing its Reliance Protect lone worker service by introducing a new welfare check capability for those lone workers entering high risk situations, in turn adding a further layer of safety and reassurance for both staff and employers. Reliance High-Tech...
Posted On 16 Sep 2016
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Criminals using 3D printing technology “present growing threat” to global shipping sector

While 3D printing has existed since the 1980s, advances in technology mean that the process now costs just hundreds of pounds rather than hundreds of thousands of pounds. Unfortunately, this puts it within reach of cargo thieves. Indeed, over the past few years, law enforcement...
Posted On 26 Jul 2016
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