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Resilient by Design: Building Resilience in the UK’s Telecommunications Sector

Recent, high-profile network outages have shown how the convergence of people, processes and systems, accelerated by the introduction of new technologies, has created the potential for systemic failures to proliferate across the telecommunications ecosystem, impacting multiple...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019
NPCC chair Martin Hewitt being interviewed
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“Police well prepared for potential no-deal Brexit” insists National Police Chiefs’ Council

The police service has prepared for a range of scenarios in the event of the UK leaving the European Union without a deal, including planning for potential protest, crime and emergencies. The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) is leading on police planning at the national...
Posted On 05 Apr 2019
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London Borough of Newham fined by ICO for disclosing sensitive personal data on alleged gang members

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined the London Borough of Newham £145,000 for disclosing the personal information of more than 200 people who featured on a police intelligence database. The database is known as the ‘Gangs Matrix’ and its purpose is to record...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019
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ASIS Europe 2019: ‘From Risk to Resilience’ breaks attendance records in Rotterdam

ASIS International has just concluded its largest-ever European event. ASIS Europe 2019: ‘From Risk to Resilience’ took place in Rotterdam on 27-29 March, attracting over 900 registrants from more than 60 countries and 45 exhibitors. Once again, Risk Xtra served as an...
Posted On 01 Apr 2019
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Institute of Strategic Risk Management formed to “understand complex threats of modern world”

The Institute of Strategic Risk Management (ISRM) has been established in order to create a global centre where practitioners, academics and policy-makers can come together to share information, help progress and promote the underlying understanding and capabilities associated...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019
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ASIS International heralds year-on-year growth of flagship educational event in Europe

ASIS International, the dedicated association for practising security professionals, is “excited” by the growth of the organisation’s flagship event in Europe. With two weeks to go before ASIS Europe 2019: From Risk to Resilience opens its doors in Rotterdam on...
Posted On 13 Mar 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
Uri Guterman
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Analogue Surveillance Cameras: Bucking the IP Network Trend

Uri Guterman addresses the reason why analogue-based CCTV systems are still in favour more than a decade after many industry commentators predicted that IP network-based video surveillance would very quickly become the automatic choice for consultants, system designers,...
Posted On 26 Feb 2019
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International business continuity management systems standard undergoes revision

The public consultation process for the revision of the international business continuity management systems standard BS EN ISO 22301 DIS Business Continuity Management Systems is open until Tuesday 26 February. ISO has released the official ISO 22301 Draft International Standard...
Posted On 05 Feb 2019
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Institute of Risk Management professionals identify key risks on horizon for 2019

Cyber security, Brexit, geopolitics and financial market fluctuations are among the chief concerns for businesses voiced by some of the UK’s leading risk experts as they look ahead to 2019. Senior members of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) have identified key risk areas...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019