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Latest 1E data shows most companies “far behind” on Windows 10 migration

With the end of Windows 7 support looming large on the horizon, new data from endpoint management and security company 1E shows that many companies remain significantly behind in completing their Windows 10 migration. With just over 68% of endpoints converted, the lagging process...
Posted On 23 Jul 2019
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Call for Entries now open for UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2020

The entry process for the 2020 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) has now opened, with the event organisers calling for nominations. Entries are welcomed from now until 1 October 2019. Nominations are invited across a number of categories. This year’s...
Posted On 03 Jul 2019
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Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report outlines scale of current cyber threat

C-Level executives with access to a company’s most sensitive information are now the major focus for social engineering attacks. According to Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, senior executives are 12 times more likely to be the target of social incidents...
Posted On 09 May 2019
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Potential victims of trafficking and modern slavery rise by 80%-plus in two years

The number of potential victims of trafficking and modern slavery reported to the authorities has risen by more than 80% in two years. That’s according to figures released by the National Crime Agency. The National Referral Mechanism end of year summary shows that, in 2018,...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019
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Alpro squares the access control circle in historic quarter of London’s Finsbury Square

IDF Aluminium has installed transom closers, solenoid locks and hook locks supplied by Alpro Architectural Hardware at a building in an historic section of London’s Finsbury Square.  4 Chiswell Street backs onto the Artillery Ground which has seen archery in Tudor times, some of...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019
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Multiple Invictus PTZ cameras deployed by DSSL Group across Greater London towns

Following the recent successful installation of 360 Vision Technology’s Invictus ruggedised PTZ cameras by a north London Borough, the same Borough has now rolled-out over 100 Invictus cameras across seven Greater London towns. With an early success in prosecuting serious crime...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019
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ASIS International’s flagship Europe event for 2019 explores ‘Cities of the Future’

ASIS International is now in full preparation mode for the next edition of its flagship event in Europe. ASIS Europe 2019 ‘From Risk to Resilience’ – for which Risk Xtra is an Official Media Partner – takes place on 27-29 March in Rotterdam and begins with...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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Magenta Security’s leader highlights need for industry to support public services

A combination of uncertainty over Brexit negotiations and recent cutbacks in other areas of police funding has highlighted an opportunity for the private security industry to support public services. That’s the firm belief of Abbey Petkar, managing director of Magenta...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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Insurance scammers and rogue tradesmen underpin £1.2 billion UK fraud volume

The number of fraud cases reaching courts in the UK rose by 78% in 2018 according to research conducted by KPMG Forensic. KPMG’s Fraud Barometer, which records cases of alleged fraud with a value of more than £100,000, found that 453 cases with a total value of £1.2 billion went...
Posted On 16 Jan 2019
Left to Right: Melanie McMordie (BT Enterprise PSSN business director), Paul Wickens (CEO for Enterprise Shared Services with the Northern Ireland Civil Service), Paul Murnaghan (BT Enterprise regional director for Norhtern Ireland) and Irene Kincaid (PSSN contract manager for the Northern Ireland Civil Service)
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BT secures £50 million Public Sector Shared Network contract in Northern Ireland

BT has been awarded a multi-million pound nine-year contract by the Department of Finance to provide industry leading telecommunications services to all public sector bodies across Northern Ireland. The company will deliver network and unified communication services including new...
Posted On 17 Dec 2018