Jason Towse: leader of Mitie's security management business
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Mitie becomes Platinum Associate Member of National Business Crime Solution

Mitie’s security management business division has become a Platinum Associate Member of the National Business Crime Solution (NBCS), the organisation that provides a collaborative approach towards tackling cross-border serious and organised crime. The NBCS enables the...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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Risk management “continues to head for the Cloud” finds Sword Active Risk survey

Risk management solutions specialist Sword Active Risk has published the findings of its annual Global Customer Survey. Responses emanated from over 100 risk managers in companies worldwide across highly risk-aware industry sectors, and included customers in the Australia and New...
Posted On 25 Oct 2017
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Paysafe study highlights consumers’ desire to see businesses heighten online security measures

More than half (52%) of UK consumers think fraud is an inevitable part of shopping online. That’s according to new research conducted by Paysafe, the global payments provider. In what is most certainly a wake-up call for online business, the Lost in Transaction report...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017
Paul Barnard
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Ward Security appoints Paul Barnard as director of security, risk and mitigation

Ward Security has appointed Paul Barnard in the role of security, risk and mitigation director for the business. In this newly-created role, Barnard will be actively involved in security risk assessment and management as well as the design of effective client contingency...
Posted On 17 Oct 2017
John Robinson
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ISO 22316: Preparing for Brexit (Part One)

The long-awaited ISO 22316:2017 Security and Resilience – Organisational Resilience – Principles and Attributes has arrived. At first read it doesn’t seem to offer much – a long title, but just ten pages of what might be construed as rather dry and heavily-engineered clauses....
Posted On 25 Aug 2017
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Hackers target retail business sector as cyber attack volumes double in just 12 months

The risk of a data breach is increasing in the retail business sector as retailers accumulate more and more personal information on their customers as part of their ongoing Big Data initiatives. As such, the number of retail businesses reporting data breaches to the Information...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017
Christine Caunce
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Corporate Culture, A Sense of Risk and Innovation

Although organisations see the value of adopting an innovative approach, it’s not always the easiest thing to introduce. This isn’t necessarily because people are openly opposed to the idea. Instead, it’s the perceived sense of risk that ultimately scuppers a company’s...
Posted On 12 Jun 2017
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All-new format for ASIS Europe 2017 draws security business sector leaders to Milan

ASIS Europe 2017: ‘From Risk to Resilience’, ASIS International’s European Security Conference, gathered an impressive crowd of both established and aspiring security leaders in Milan between 29 and 31 March. The total participation numbered 700 registrants from...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
Max Hill QC
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Max Hill QC appointed as Government’s new Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation

The Home Secretary Amber Rudd has appointed Max Hill QC as the Government’s new Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation. Hill has been a QC for nine years and boasts extensive experience of both defending and prosecuting complex cases involving terrorism, homicide, violent...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
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Hiscox introduces Security Incident Response policy to meet changing risk landscape

Specialist global insurer Hiscox has announced the launch of a new Security Incident Response (SIR) policy specifically designed to address the changing risk landscape. SIR will enable organisations to fulfil their Duty of Care obligations to protect people, operations,...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017