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‘Tools of the Trade’: Hints and Tips for Working in Risk Management

What’s it really like to work in the field of risk management? In conjunction with the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), Risk Xtra continues its series of articles running under the banner ‘Tools of the Trade’ in which we ask practising risk management professionals to offer...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019
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International standard for effective business continuity updated by ISO

Natural disasters, fires, supply chain issues and cyber attacks are just some of the many unexpected yet possible threats posed to the smooth running of any business. Consistent and robust business continuity planning for what to do when disaster strikes is the best defence. The...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019
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BSI points towards collaboration on Artificial Intelligence guidance “to give industry clarity”

BSI research has revealed that guidance on Artificial Intelligence (AI) produced to date by international bodies, national Governments and technology providers alike is “disconnected”. As a result, the business standards company is calling for the consolidation of...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019
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IEC and ISO develop ‘toolbox’ of risk management standards for business sector

All businesses face threats on an ongoing basis, ranging from unpredictable political landscapes to rapidly evolving technology and competitive disruption. With this in mind, the IEC and ISO have developed a ‘toolbox’ of risk management standards designed to help...
Posted On 01 Jul 2019
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ThreatAware’s cyber security platform allows firms to provide proof of compliance

ThreatAware, the dedicated cyber security monitoring and compliance platform, has added a new reporting feature which provides businesses with a full audit trail on any aspect of their IT security. The new feature permits users to create a full report on the status of their cyber...
Posted On 01 Jun 2019
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Everbridge confirms Best Practice for information security management systems with ISO 27001 certification

Everbridge – the specialist in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running – has received ISO 27001 certification, the international standard outlining Best Practices for information security...
Posted On 14 May 2019
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ASIS International issues new guidelines for selection and training of security officers

ASIS International has published the ASIS Private Security Officer (PSO) Selection and Training Guidelines (ASIS PSO-2019) which provides recommendations for establishing and managing a programme for the selection and training of private security officers. The document is deemed...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019
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British Standards Institution secures full membership of CEN and CENELEC post-Brexit

On Friday 23 November, the General Assemblies of the European standards organisations CEN and CENELEC approved a plan that secures BSI’s full membership post-Brexit. BSI welcomes the outcome as a “pragmatic solution” that provides stability for the European standards...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018
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Pelco introduces GFC Professional 4K camera to provide “clarity with purpose”

Pelco by Schneider Electric has released the GFC Professional 4K, a video surveillance camera delivering 8 MP resolution detail for demanding security applications with heavy foot and vehicular traffic. The GFC Professional 4K is also designed to support challenging lighting...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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ISO/IEC 27005 issued in determined bid to reduce risk of information security breaches

In our hyper-connected, technology-driven world, data breaches and cyber attacks remain a significant threat to organisations. On the basis that a lack of awareness of the risks involved is often to blame for data breaches, a newly-revised standard has been introduced to assist...
Posted On 27 Jul 2018