Mike Hurst CPP
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Industry champion Mike Hurst achieves Certified Protection Professional designation

Now serving in his twentieth year as a member of ASIS UK, the Chapter’s vice-chairman and security industry champion Mike Hurst has attained the highly prestigious Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation at the first attempt. The CPP certification for security...
Posted On 10 May 2018
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Carphone Warehouse fined £400,000 after “serious failures” placed customer and employee data at risk

Carphone Warehouse has been issued with one of the largest fines imposed by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after one of the company’s computer systems was compromised as a result of a cyber attack in 2015. The business’ failure to secure the system...
Posted On 11 Jan 2018
Rick McElroy
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Risk Management: Five Questions for CEOs in 2018

There’s not a CEO on the planet who doesn’t have security high on their business agenda as we move into 2018. The combination of escalating cyber attacks and new privacy legislation means that CEOs are being held accountable for the resilience of their organisation and the...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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KPMG agrees to acquire global Identity and Access Management business of Cyberinc

KPMG LLP has agreed to acquire the Identity and Access Management (IAM) business of Silicon Valley-based Cyberinc, which provides cyber security solutions globally. Cyberinc, the largest independent IAM technology provider in the world, will enhance KPMG’s existing capabilities...
Posted On 03 Jan 2018
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Smart Cities specification for data, information and asset security management launched by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has launched a new smart cities specification for safeguarding data and information security in cities. PAS 185 Smart Cities – Specification for Establishing and Implementing a Security-Minded Approach lists the requirements for creating a...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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British Standard BS 7799-3 focused on information security risk revised by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has revised its guidance standard for information security management systems, namely BS 7799-3 Guidelines for Information Security Risk Management. BS 7799-3 specifically assists organisations regarding the risks and opportunities of aspects...
Posted On 28 Nov 2017
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“50% of UK consumers don’t feel commercial organisations care about their privacy” reports Thales eSecurity

Thales eSecurity – the specialist in critical information systems, cyber security and data security – has just announced the results of its research on the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Based on a study conducted by Censuswide and sponsored by...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017
Richard Jenkins: CEO at the NSI
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National Security Inspectorate to sponsor Outstanding Installer category at 2018 OSPAs

The next UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) ceremony will be taking place on Thursday 1 March 2018 in London, with the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) delighted to be sponsoring the prestigious Outstanding Installer category. The UK OSPAs are part of a global...
Posted On 31 Oct 2017
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Unified Security celebrates eight years of championing security convergence agenda

Unified Security Ltd is celebrating eight years in business championing the convergence of physical and information security management. Founded back in October 2009 by James Willison MA MSyI, the company has consistently advocated that the best way in which to identify and...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017
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Outstanding Security Performance Awards return to UK for March 2018 presentations

Following the huge success of the inaugural UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) earlier this year, the awards scheme will be returning in 2018. The UK OSPAs are part of a global awards scheme currently running in eight countries and designed to recognise and reward...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017