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In The Learning Zone

Established and award-winning security education specialist Tavcom Training has recently completed major upgrades to its headquarters at Bishops Waltham in Hampshire. In tandem with this move, the business has just issued its 2015 Course Directory. Paul Tennent reviews some of...
Posted On 10 Feb 2015
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Data is King, but Security is Emperor

The digital world is constantly evolving. A truism which can open it up to continued attacks from hackers with data loss being a potential consequence. It stands to reason, then, that enterprises must be highly vigilant if they’re to protect one of their biggest assets:...
Posted On 10 Feb 2015
Andrew Hallam: the new managing director at Unipart Security Solutions
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Andrew Hallam appointed managing director at Unipart Security Solutions

Unipart Security Solutions has announced the appointment of Andrew Hallam as managing director of the business with effect from 1 February 2015. Hallam takes over the role from Colin Moore who remains a Board member but is now moving across to focus on leading Unipart Group...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015
Alf Göransson: President and CEO at Securitas
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Upbeat figures underpin 2014 Full Year Report issued by Securitas

According to Securitas’ Full Year Report for 2014, organic sales growth has continued to show a positive trend for the business driven by successful sales efforts, a strategy focused on both security guarding solutions and technology offerings and an improved macro economic...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015
The World Economic Forum estimates a $3 trillion cost to the global economy if the issue of cyber security is not taken seriously
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Cyber attack risk framework for businesses developed by World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum has developed a new method by which organisations might calculate the potential impact of cyber threats. The framework, designated Cyber Value-at-Risk, sees the light of day at a juncture when cyber attacks are increasing in velocity and intensity and no...
Posted On 23 Jan 2015
The '10 Steps To Cyber Security'
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GCHQ relaunches ’10 Steps to Cyber Security’ Guide for end user organisations

In association with the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI), the Cabinet Office and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), GCHQ has announced the re-issue of the highly successful ’10 Steps to Cyber Security’, offering updated guidance...
Posted On 21 Jan 2015
Andy Williams: Chairman of ASIS International's UK Chapter
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It’s Good to Talk

Given the exacting demands often placed upon those resident in security and risk management roles it can sometimes be difficult to leave the office behind for a few hours and attend a conference or an industry event. However, as Andy Williams explains, security professionals...
Posted On 10 Jan 2015
The new Emprise White Paper focuses on the benefits of an integrated approach to security provision
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Emprise White Paper: “Integrated security strategies can reduce costs by up to 30%”

A new White Paper compiled by Emprise, entitled: ‘Reduce Costs and Risk with an Effective Security Strategy’, offers insights relating to the importance of security strategies for business continuity as well as the potential impact for those organisations who ‘get it...
Posted On 10 Jan 2015
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Bring Your Own Device: The Security Checklist

With personal mobile devices now increasingly accessing the corporate network, security, IT and risk managers are faced with a huge logistical challenge: how to protect the business infrastructure and its valuable data. Anders Lofgren offers them some timely advice. Very few of...
Posted On 10 Aug 2014