Dr Sandra Bell
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Resilient Organisations Make Hay When The Sun Shines

Supply chain risk is often thought of only in terms of how the failure of such chains could disrupt a given organisation’s day-to-day operations. In the modern and interconnected world, localised operational disruptions, often caused by relatively mundane incidents such as...
Posted On 12 Dec 2018
Ian Livsey: CEO at the IRM
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Webinar on Digitalisation: ‘The 4th Industrial Revolution for Risk Management’

Cyber attacks and data breaches are among the foremost threats facing any business. Indeed, the mainstream news is constantly highlighting global organisations (including well-known and trusted names) that have suffered attacks at the hands of cyber criminals. These attacks can...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018
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BSI publishes European technical specification focused on crisis management

BSI, the business standards company, has published a new European technical specification, PD CEN/TS 17091:2018 Crisis Management, to provide organisations with good practice on how to prepare for, anticipate, respond to and recover from a crisis event. The ability of an...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018
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Only 30% of organisations respond to customer data requests within GDPR timeframe

Six months on from the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect, more than two-thirds of organisations are responding to customer data requests late. That’s according to new global research by Deloitte. The survey of 1,100 organisations* found that...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018
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Ava Group unveils latest enhancements to Aura Ai-2 intruder detection system

Risk management services and technologies provider Ava Group has unveiled the detail around enhancements made to its Future Fibre Technologies (FFT) Aura Ai-2 advanced fibre optic detection controller, which offers “superior intrusion detection location accuracy”...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018
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PerpetuityARC Training launches Security Management BTEC Level 4 eLearning course

PerpetuityARC Training has launched a new Security Management BTEC Level 4 eLearning course. The latest in the Linx International Group company’s growing prospectus of interactive eLearning courses, this particular entry in the series provides an essential introduction to...
Posted On 22 Nov 2018
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New Eastern Region chairman Guy Mathias calls for increased business involvement in CSSC initiative

Security and risk management-focused professional Guy Mathias FSyI has been appointed chairman of the Eastern Region of the Cross-Sector Safety and Security Communications (CSSC) initiative. Operating on a charitable basis and founded in June 2011 by a team of senior UK security...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
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Retailers acting quickly to fix flaws in software as code quality issues “remain rampant”

Veracode’s latest State of Software Security Report reveals that the retail space is faster than most industry sectors when it comes to addressing common vulnerabilities found in software, ranking second only to healthcare in its speed of shutting down flaws to reduce risk...
Posted On 21 Nov 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
Scarlett Cureton pictured with James Devlin
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IRM issues prize for Best Overall Student on Risk Management Decisions 2017-2018 at Nottingham University Business School

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM), the professional body focused on enterprise risk management, has sponsored one of Nottingham University Business School’s student prizes. This year, the winner was Scarlett Cureton who received her certificate from James Devlin, Dean of...
Posted On 19 Nov 2018