Sean Sutton
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Sean Sutton appointed cyber security partner at PwC UK

Sean Sutton has been appointed as cyber security partner at PwC UK, and will be based at the firm’s new Birmingham home at One Chamberlain Square. A former managing director for Accenture’s UK and Ireland cyber security business, Sutton brings over 16 years’ direct...
Posted On 27 Feb 2020
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Honeywell expands access reader offer with introduction of OmniAssure Touch

Honeywell is expanding its OmniAssure access control reader product line with the launch of the OmniAssure Touch access control solution. OmniAssure Touch provides advanced security against credential cloning and reader tampering, increases operator productivity when deploying...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
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IBM Security study highlights 12% escalation in data breach costs post-2014

IBM Security has announced the results of its annual study examining the financial impact of data breaches on today’s organisations. According to the report, the cost of a data breach has risen 12% over the past five years and now costs $3.92 million on average. These...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019
Duncan Cooke
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IoT: Is the Electronic Security Industry Ready, Willing and Able?

Gartner, one of the world’s leading IT research and advisory companies, estimates that as many as 5.6 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices owned by enterprises and Governments will make use of edge computing for data collection and processing in 2020, while by 2019, as much...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018
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IHMA urges more action in face of new anti-counterfeiting report on pharma industry

The commercial hologram industry has welcomed a new report predicting ‘impressive’ growth for pharmaceutical authentication technologies, but warns that more work still needs to be done to tackle global counterfeiting ‘hotspots’. The International Hologram Manufacturers...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
Duncan Hughes
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Healthcare: The Vulnerable Sector for Cyber Attack

The year 2017 is set to feature enhanced attacks on Internet security, with the broad adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) leading to compromise and data often held on legacy systems being vulnerable, writes Duncan Hughes. Healthcare is one of the sectors particularly...
Posted On 27 Jan 2017
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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Advisory Capacity

Risk and regulatory work is now officially the fastest-growing consulting service in the UK. Helping today’s organisations comply with the law, address cyber threats and manage the fall-out from unfortunate corporate episodes has led to double-digit growth in risk and...
Posted On 15 Mar 2016
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Risk consulting “booming” in the UK suggests Source Global Research report

Risk and regulatory work is now the fastest-growing consulting service in the UK, breaking the £500 million barrier for the first time. Helping today’s organisations comply with regulations, address cyber threats and manage the fall-out from major corporate scandals has led...
Posted On 02 Mar 2016
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Regulation drives 10% global risk consulting market growth to underpin $14 billion valuation

The latest sector report published by Source Information Services (Source) finds that the global market for risk consulting rose by over $1 billion (9%) in 2014 to attain a value of just under $14 billion. Work across the financial services sector dominates the market, accounting...
Posted On 13 Jul 2015