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Home Secretary opens bidding process to run Youth Endowment Fund aimed at tackling violent crime

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has launched the bidding process to choose an organisation or consortium that will run the £200 million Youth Endowment Fund. Announced in October as part of the Government’s long-term plan to tackle serious violence, the Youth Endowment Fund will...
Posted On 11 Dec 2018
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TDSi brings GARDiS access management software to market for end users

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi has announced the launch of its new GARDiS access management software. The powerful solution is available for free download to registered users directly from the TDSi website. The GARDiS software is a new user-friendly solution which improves...
Posted On 11 Dec 2018
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UBM announces Converged Security Centre’s return to IFSEC International in 2019

Developed in partnership with global enterprise security software leader Vidsys and proving hugely popular this year, the Converged Security Centre is set to return to IFSEC International next June. The expert-led exhibition zone affords visitors the unique opportunity to learn...
Posted On 11 Dec 2018
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“Large disparity in cyber security skills and spending across NHS Trusts” reveals Redscan Freedom of Information requests

Redscan has announced the results of a series of Freedom of Information (FoI) requests submitted to NHS Trusts across the UK. The penetration testing, threat detection and incident response specialist has found that, on average, NHS Trusts have just one member of staff on the...
Posted On 11 Dec 2018
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Popular Thought Leadership Summit returns to UK OSPAs line-up in February 2019

On Thursday 28 February, attending professionals from the UK’s security business sector will once again be given the opportunity to listen to the views aired by a line-up of first class speakers and contribute to matters affecting the industry at the Thought Leadership...
Posted On 11 Dec 2018
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British Security Industry Association unveils plans for 2019 British Security Awards

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has launched the British Security Awards for 2019. With the ceremony scheduled to take place on Wednesday 10 July at The Marriot Hotel on Grosvenor Square in London, the British Security Awards will celebrate the achievements made...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018
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Home Affairs Committee points to “serious risk of security downgrade” if Prime Minister’s Brexit deal wins Parliamentary vote

In its detailed report on Home Office preparations for Brexit, the Home Affairs Select Committee has warned that the political declaration agreed by the UK and the EU is seriously lacking in detail on security, customs and border arrangements and that there’s a real danger...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018
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EU-wide law enforcement action taken against buyers of counterfeit cash on Darknet

All over Europe, law enforcement agencies have performed actions against suspects who bought counterfeit Euro banknotes on illegal platforms on the Darknet. These actions, which have been co-ordinated by Europol, started on 19 November. The majority of the interventions took...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018
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British Standard for private investigators revised to help distinguish professionals from rogue operators

BSI has revised BS 102000, the business standards company’s Code of Practice for the Provision of Investigative Services. The British Standard was developed within a committee comprising a number of experts from industry associations, security specialists, academia,...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018
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FIA launches Access to Foundation course focused on fire detection and alarm systems

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is has launched a new fire detection and alarm training course. Access to Foundation, which is now available to book under the Training tab on the FIA’s website, is specifically aimed at individuals who may wish to do some additional...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018