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G4S Risk Consulting secures three-year partnership agreement with International Cricket Council

G4S Risk Consulting has secured a three-year agreement with cricket’s global governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC). G4S will now offer security advice to the ICC at the very highest level on matters of operational and strategic value. G4S Risk Consulting’s...
Posted On 05 Feb 2019
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Liberty report “exposes police forces’ use of discriminatory data to predict crime”

At least 14 UK police forces have used or intend to use discriminatory computer programs to predict where crime will be committed and by whom. That’s according to research results published by Human Rights campaigning organisation Liberty. The new report entitled...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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Orange acquires SecureData “to increase international reach and expertise in cyber security”

Orange has announced the acquisition of the SecureData Group for an undisclosed sum. SecureData is the largest independent cyber security service provider in the UK and boasts a 25-year track record of providing integrated cyber solutions designed to assess risks, detect threats,...
Posted On 01 Feb 2019
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In The Spotlight: ASIS International UK Chapter

Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, all organisations have a legal obligation to adequately protect their members of staff when they’re travelling for business purposes. Any failure to do this is legally recognised as negligence, writes Leo Kelly, which the Legal...
Posted On 04 Dec 2018
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Security and intelligence specialist Blackstone Consultancy features in Spear’s 500 ‘Top Recommended’ for 2019

Blackstone Consultancy, the London-based security and intelligence consultancy, has been featured in the 2019 Spear’s 500 listing of ‘Top Recommended’ organisations. Billed as the ‘indispensable’ guide to the top private client advisors, wealth managers,...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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Industrial Control Systems: Securing The Heartbeat of Critical Infrastructure

Industrial Control Systems (ICS) are a specialised set of physical and cyber systems that drive production for critical infrastructure industries such as power generation and distribution, oil production and refining, chemical manufacturing and more, observes Mark Carrigan. ICS...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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BSI Survey: “One-in-six businesses presently unprepared for data breach episodes”

Research conducted by BSI, the business improvement company, has revealed that one-in-six European organisations are unprepared for a data breach. The research, which has been carried out by the Cyber Security and Information Resilience division of BSI for Cyber Security...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018
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Government agrees on principles for tackling modern slavery in global supply chains

Alongside the US, Canada, New Zealand and Australia, the UK Government has developed principles for nations to adopt in order to tackle modern slavery in global supply chains. The entrapment of people in forced labour is estimated to affect 25 million people worldwide but, by...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018
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Security: A Growing Influence on Data Centre Selection

The development and proliferation of the global Data Centre industry over recent years has been nothing less than incredible. A bubble that many experts expected to burst in the early 2000s has, in fact, grown exponentially since that time. Driven by the movement of data from...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018
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Fire safety and construction issues under the microscope at 2018’s Build Show

Fire doors failing to meet standards… Concerns that the Hackitt Review was “too light”… Calls for a wider ban on combustible cladding… Fire safety and construction issues are never far from the headlines, but with media prominence comes conflicting...
Posted On 16 Aug 2018