off

Second phase of ‘Action Counters Terrorism’ campaign launched by Metropolitan Police Service

Neil Basu – the new head of UK Counter-Terrorism Policing and Assistant Commissioner of Specialist Operations at the Metropolitan Police Service – has used the launch of a campaign about terrorist attack planning methods as a platform to reveal that more than one...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
off

National Cyber Security Centre prevents “thousands of attacks” in first 12 months of operations

A 44-page report marking the first anniversary of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has shone light on the vital work the organisation has already conducted to make the UK a safe place in the online world. The NCSC, which is part of GCHQ*, brought together elements of its...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017
Nick Fisher: CEO at Facewatch
off

Facewatch appoints Nick Fisher as CEO to lead UK’s facial recognition roll-out

Facial recognition technology and a ‘self-help’ approach towards crime prevention can save businesses millions of pounds and help to protect the public in commercially-operated spaces. That’s according to Nick Fisher, the newly-appointed CEO of Facewatch. With new...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
off

Cardinal Security looks to shape future of guarding through all-new Training Academy

Security solutions provider Cardinal Security has announced the forthcoming introduction of the Cardinal Training Academy, which will perform a vital role in attracting new entrants to the industry. Scheduled to open in August 2017, the Training Academy is already attracting a...
Posted On 16 Jun 2017
off

(ISC)2 and Learning Tree to embed cyber security certifications within global public/private sector training programmes

International not-for-profit membership association (ISC)2 and Learning Tree International have announced a global agreement designed to enhance the development of professional cyber security practice around the world. (ISC)2 certifications will now be recognised within Learning...
Posted On 08 May 2017
off

Europol supports joint investigation targeting international human trafficking crime gang

As a result of co-ordinated and joint operational activities, authorities from Slovakia and the UK – supported by both Europol and Eurojust – have actively dismantled an organised criminal group involved in trafficking Slovak victims for the purposes of sham marriages...
Posted On 20 Feb 2017
Left to Right: Rob King (head of strategic engagement, Kings Security), Steve Hurst (head of SaferCash) and Anthony King, CEO at Kings Security
off

Kings Security selected to manage and host dedicated SaferCash Intelligence Portal

Kings Security has been selected to manage and host the intelligence database for SaferCash, the intelligence sharing initiative aimed at reducing the number of attacks on Cash-in-Transit couriers, banking establishments and ATMs. This prestigious contract, effective as of this...
Posted On 13 Feb 2017
off

Use of body-worn cameras sees complaints against police ‘virtually vanish’ finds University of Cambridge study

An extensive year-long study of almost 2,000 police officers operational across UK and US forces has shown that the introduction of wearable cameras led to a 93% drop in complaints made against the police by members of the public, in turn suggesting such cameras result in...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016
off

UK officers supporting French police to help ensure trouble-free Euro 2016

With less than 20 days to go until the start of Euro 2016, football fever is beginning to kick in. Fans are travelling to France to enjoy the football and mix with fellow supporters from across Europe, but there’s always a chance that a minority will engage in disorder. On...
Posted On 24 May 2016
Professor Martin Gill
off

Detailed ‘Retail Loss Prevention in Perspective’ report issued by Perpetuity Research and Consultancy International

Produced by Perpetuity Research and Consultancy International (PRCI) and sponsored by leading High Street retailer Marks and Spencer, the 48-page report entitled ‘Retail Loss Prevention in Perspective’ has been authored by PRCI’s director Professor Martin Gill...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016