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‘Tools of the Trade’: Hints and Tips for Working in Risk Management

What’s it really like to work in the field of risk management? In conjunction with the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), Risk Xtra continues its new series of articles running under the banner ‘Tools of the Trade’ in which we ask practising professionals to offer their handy...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019
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Riskline reports inform female business travellers on security and risk mitigation

Female business travellers have a valuable new resource to advise and support them when travelling and working abroad. The Female Traveller Safety Reports, launched by travel risk intelligence company Riskline, are a new addition to a series of detailed country-specific reports...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019
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Remote Risk Monitoring: Managing Water Leaks in the Cloud

From 2012 up until 2017, approximately 10% of water leak detection systems were equipped with the ability to send external notifications, using GSM technology to deliver this service. Since that time, cloud technology has become increasingly reliable for the delivery of data that...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019
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Mitie Security acquires security tech specialist Global Aware International Group

Mitie Security has acquired the Global Aware International Group (GAIG), the provider of niche intelligent software and security solutions, for an undisclosed sum. This move further accelerates the growth of Mitie’s premium technology-enabled and intelligence-led security...
Posted On 05 Aug 2019
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PerpetuityARC Training delivers risk and crisis management instruction for senior managers at Lafarge Egypt

PerpetuityARC Training, which is part of the Linx International Group of companies, recently delivered a risk and crisis management workshop for Lafarge Egypt (part of the LafargeHolcim Group) in Cairo. The training provided senior managers from across the organisation with the...
Posted On 29 Jul 2019
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‘Tools of the Trade’: Hints and Tips for Working in Risk Management

What’s it really like to work in the field of risk management? In conjunction with the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), Risk Xtra continues its new series of articles running under the banner ‘Tools of the Trade’ in which we ask practising professionals to offer their handy...
Posted On 26 Jul 2019
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Government makes plans to safeguard future security of UK’s telecoms sector

Digital Secretary Jeremy Wright has set out plans to improve security standards and practices across the UK’s telecoms sector, including in new 5G and full-fibre broadband networks. The Government’s proposals include new legislation to enforce stronger security requirements...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019
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22% of banks in UK “not taking advantage” of FCA-approved background checks

BDO has stated that banks are concerned any failures during their due diligence process may potentially expose them to huge Anti-Money Laundering (AML) fines even if the process is fully compliant. Concerns over money laundering penalties mean that 22% of banks in the UK are...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019
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Physical Information Security: Neglect It At Your Peril

Mark Harper discusses how the continual mainstream media focus on cyber attacks and digital data breaches means that organisations could be in danger of neglecting their physical information security, duly highlighting the potential risks to paper-based security and how to negate...
Posted On 23 Jul 2019
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Two-thirds of UK companies admit to never testing physical security measures

Almost two-thirds (63%) of UK companies who took part in a recent survey have admitted to never testing their physical security. That’s according to ‘Setting the Standard for Security’, a report produced by physical security solutions expert Jacksons Fencing....
Posted On 17 Jul 2019