Mary-Jo de Leeuw
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(ISC)² appoints Mary-Jo de Leeuw as director of cyber security advocacy for EMEA

(ISC)2 – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has appointed Mary-Jo de Leeuw as the organisation’s director of cyber security advocacy for the EMEA region. In this role, de Leeuw will work to encourage corporations, Governments,...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
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Successful threat intelligence programmes save UK businesses £6 million on average in past 12 months

Security platform provider ThreatConnect’s latest survey, entitled ‘Building A Threat Intelligence Programme’, reports that cyber security decision-makers inside organisations with mature threat intelligence programs (70%) say their infrastructure has blocked...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018
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Conference programme and speaker line-up finalised for Smart Cities UK 2018

Smart Cities UK 2018 – for which Risk UK is the Official Media Partner – runs at Stamford Bridge, the home of current Premier League champions Chelsea FC, on Thursday 1 February. Joint organisers Ascent Events and 4AllOfUs have now finalised and confirmed the...
Posted On 23 Jan 2018
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BSI Human Trafficking and Supply Chain Slavery Index reveals UK exposed to increased risk of modern day slavery

According to the British Standards Institution’s (BSI) Index, Russia, Slovakia, India and Pakistan are all ‘severe risk’ source countries of ‘modern day slaves’ to the UK. Of the G7 nations, Italy is identified as a ‘high risk’ country partly due to the conflict in Syria....
Posted On 29 Jan 2017
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Government promises “biggest reforms to anti-money laundering regime in over a decade”

Home Secretary Theresa May has set out the most significant changes to the UK’s anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regime in over a decade. The Government’s Action Plan for Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Finance will deliver on the aim set out in the...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
Peter Jackson
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Calais: Strikes, migrants, ‘Operation Stack’ and perimeter security

Hardly a day passes without further news of the latest activity at Calais hitting the headlines as more details are unearthed on the desperate measures taken by migrants in their bid for sanctuary in the UK. Peter Jackson offers his considered views on the matter. Much of the...
Posted On 28 Aug 2015
Dr Simon Harwood
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Dr Simon Harwood joins Cranfield University as director of defence and security

Cranfield University has announced the appointment of Dr Simon Harwood as director of defence and security. Dr Harwood joins from Boeing where he was director of strategy and business development for Phantom Works International which addresses emerging global market...
Posted On 25 Aug 2015
GCHQ's famous headquarters at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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IPT issues final ruling on GCHQ’s handling of Human Rights groups’ communications

The Investigatory Powers Tribunal has issued its third and final judgement on challenges raised by Liberty, Privacy International and others as to the lawfulness of the UK’s bulk interception powers and of the intelligence-sharing arrangements between the UK and the US National...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015