The British Security Industry Association has published its Annual Review for 2014-2015

BSIA Annual Review highlights growing influence of Trade Association in standards development

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published its Annual Review for 2014-2015, a document revealing that the Trade Association continues to expand its influence when it comes to the development of both British and European Standards. In the past 12 months alone,...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
The initial element of the project is due to finish next year

University of Leicester researchers examine how social media can help mitigate disaster scenarios

Researchers at the University of Leicester are evaluating how communities can use social media to improve their resilience to both man-made and natural disasters such as the recent Nepal earthquake or the sinking of ships that left thousands of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants...
Posted On 10 Jun 2015
The SANS Institute has announced the speakers and agenda for the upcoming European Security Awareness Summit in London

Speakers and agenda announced for SANS Institute’s European Security Awareness Summit

SANS Institute has announced the speakers and agenda for 10 July’s eagerly-awaited European Security Awareness Summit in London which offers a blend of practical and theoretical sessions delivered by teams working inside leading European organisations. The line-u...
Posted On 14 May 2015
Banks operating in the Eurozone are still at risk

Banks remain “vulnerable to failure” in wake of global economic crash and recession

New research has shown that Eurozone banks are as vulnerable to failing today as they were in the run-up to the 2008 global economic crash and subsequent recession. In the first study to compare sources of systemic risk in Eurozone banks, economists found banks in southern...
Posted On 12 May 2015
Europol's headquarters in The Hague

Production of counterfeit goods across the EU “on the rise” warns Europol

Publication of the first extensive and in-depth Situation Report on Counterfeiting in the European Union (EU) is the direct result of a joint project carried out by EU agencies Europol and the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) through the European Observatory...
Posted On 05 May 2015
David Strachan of Deloitte

“Senior Managers Regime ‘adds complexity’ to the Chief Compliance Officer’s role” states Deloitte

New rules on individual accountability are increasing the challenges put before chief compliance officers (CCOs), in turn adding to what is already a complex and evolving role. That’s the view of business advisory firm Deloitte, outlined in more detail within the...
Posted On 05 May 2015
G4S has just published its Annual Report for 2014

G4S posts strong 2014 Annual Report with revenues totalling £6.8 billion

Global security business G4S has just issued its Annual Report for 2014, wherein the company outlines that emerging market businesses have accounted for 36% of Group revenues and 40% of profits across the last 12-month period. The company has posted total revenues of £6.8 billion...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015

Why Cyber Incidents are NOT high impact

In the second instalment of a three-part series for Risk UK exploring ‘cyber’, what it is and how to manage it, Colin Lobley examines how cyber-driven threats stack up against other forms of risk and asks the fundamental question: “Is ‘cyber’ really the biggest risk a corporation...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015

Insurers called to establish set of common operational risk standards and principles

The insurance industry is being urged to establish a set of common standards and principles, particularly in relation to scenario analysis and capital model design, in order to deliver a greater level of industry convergence while at the same time enhancing Best Practice. The...
Posted On 31 Mar 2015