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First-ever UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards winners announced

The first-ever UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) event took place at the London Marriott Hotel in Grosvenor Square, London on the evening of Thursday 2 March. Over 330 security professionals gathered to celebrate the ‘Best of the Best’ from across the...
Posted On 03 Mar 2017
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European Union Court of Justice backs challenge to Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act

According to civil liberties and Human Rights champion Liberty, the Government is breaking the law by indiscriminately collecting the nation’s Internet activity and phone records and letting hundreds of public bodies grant themselves access to these personal details with no...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016
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Finalists announced for 2017 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards

Professor Martin Gill CSyP, director of Perpetuity Research, has now unveiled the finalists for the inaugural UK edition of the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs), which are specifically designed to recognise and reward the achievements of both companies and...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016
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Advocate General: “Lack of safeguards in Government surveillance law breaches people’s fundamental rights”

Powers allowing the police service and public bodies alike to grant themselves access to people’s communications data with no external oversight of that process or the need for suspicion of serious criminality in order to do so breach Human Rights law. That’s the conclusion...
Posted On 26 Jul 2016
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90% of Brits believe surveillance powers outlined in ‘Snoopers’ Charter’ are “not acceptable” finds ComRes poll

A new poll commissioned by Liberty and conducted by ComRes has revealed that nine out of ten of those British adults questioned believe state surveillance powers as proposed by the Government’s Investigatory Powers Bill are not acceptable. 90% of the public either say...
Posted On 13 Jun 2016
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Director and operations manager of Paramount Monitoring and Response Ltd sentenced for SIA regulation offences

On 25 May 2016, James Lovett (the director of Paramount Monitoring and Response Ltd) and the company’s operations manager, James Turner, were sentenced at Nottingham Magistrates Court. Their sentencing follows the guilty pleas Paramount Monitoring and Response Ltd and...
Posted On 27 May 2016
‘Operation Broadway’ has been set-up specifically to tackle organised criminality in the financial sector
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Operation Broadway goes public in multi-agency drive to stop investment fraud across the Capital

A London-wide clampdown on suspected investment frauds operating out of some of the Capital’s most iconic buildings in the heart of the UK’s main financial districts has taken place. The City of London Police, City of London Trading Standards and the Metropolitan Police...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015