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BSI launches Code of Practice to protect vulnerable customers from fraud and financial abuse

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has launched a new Code of Practice that gives recommendations to organisations for protecting vulnerable customers from financial harm that might occur as a result of fraud or financial abuse. Sponsored by...
Posted On 20 Nov 2017
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“Business continuity remains essential in building supply chain resilience” asserts BCI

Almost three-quarters of organisations have reported having business continuity arrangements related to supply chain management. That’s according to a new report published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and supported by Zurich Insurance Group. The report shows...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017
John Robinson
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ISO 22316: Preparing for Brexit (Part Two)

With ISO 22316:2017 Security and Resilience – Organisational Resilience – Principles and Attributes now upon us, John Robinson decided to apply his own test – focused on Brexit – in a bid to ascertain what’s of value in this document for security, risk and resilience...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017
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“Government must refresh its Brexit strategy” warns security Trade Association ADS

The Government must refresh its Brexit strategy and reach out to a wider community in order to build consensus for its negotiating priorities. Trade Association ADS believes it’s important all the potential options for a successful Brexit remain on the table. These would...
Posted On 19 Jun 2017
Raymond Clarke: Group CEO at IQ
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Diston and Galloway appointed to key roles at awarding body Industry Qualifications

In two significant developments, Ofqual-regulated awarding organisation Industry Qualifications (IQ) has appointed Richard Diston MSc MSyI in the role of sector manager for security risk and resilience, at the same time appointing vastly experienced security training and...
Posted On 12 Apr 2017
RUSI headquarters in central London
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RUSI subject experts focus on key defence and security issues for Brexit negotiations

With Article 50 now triggered by Prime Minister Theresa May as the nation prepares to exit the European Union, experts at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) have moved to outline what outcomes they will be looking for during the Brexit process negotiations in terms of...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
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All-new format for ASIS Europe 2017 draws security business sector leaders to Milan

ASIS Europe 2017: ‘From Risk to Resilience’, ASIS International’s European Security Conference, gathered an impressive crowd of both established and aspiring security leaders in Milan between 29 and 31 March. The total participation numbered 700 registrants from...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
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Integration agreed between MoD’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory and Home Office’s CAST

An integration has been agreed between the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) and the Home Office’s Centre for Applied Science and Technology (CAST). This decision has been taken following a detailed review examining the best ways in...
Posted On 24 Jan 2017
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Deloitte acquires Regester Larkin to double crisis management and strategic risk business

Business advisory firm Deloitte has announced the acquisition of crisis, issues and reputation management consultancy Regester Larkin. For more than two decades, Regester Larkin has worked with blue chip multinationals as they prepare for, respond to or recover from crises and as...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016
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Organisations “exposed to significant risk” due to lack of workplace recovery arrangements

A “disconnect” exists between business continuity professionals and end users when it comes to workplace recovery. That’s according to a report just published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and supported by Regus Workplace Recovery. The global study...
Posted On 15 Nov 2016