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ASIS and Johnson Controls confirm long-term partnership for ASIS Europe 2018 and beyond

ASIS International and Johnson Controls have once more confirmed their long-term partnership covering the annual ASIS Europe events, with an intention to maintain this arrangement until 2020. This year’s edition of ASIS Europe – for which Risk UK is an Official Media...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018
Brendan McGarrity
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Brendan McGarrity joins Evolution as head of business’ Risk and Design Division

Evolution, the integrated fire and security business, has appointed Brendan McGarrity as head of the company’s dedicated Risk and Design Division to provide industry-leading security design and specification services to third party integrators, installers and clients....
Posted On 01 Feb 2018
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ASIS Europe 2018 conference programme set to address cyber-physical security risks

ASIS Europe 2018 – for which Risk UK is an Official Media Partner – will take place between 18-20 April in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The event will focus on securing organisations in the era of the Internet of Things and specifically highlight how Enterprise...
Posted On 16 Jan 2018
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