NPCC chair Martin Hewitt being interviewed
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“Police well prepared for potential no-deal Brexit” insists National Police Chiefs’ Council

The police service has prepared for a range of scenarios in the event of the UK leaving the European Union without a deal, including planning for potential protest, crime and emergencies. The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) is leading on police planning at the national...
Posted On 05 Apr 2019
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BlackBerry to acquire Cylance and add “premier AI and cyber security capabilities”

BlackBerry has entered into a definitive agreement to wholly acquire Cylance, a specialist in the spheres of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cyber security, for US$1.4 billion in cash, plus the assumption of unvested employee incentive awards. This will be BlackBerry’s...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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Global Cyber Academy launches #ProjectThankYou in bid to heighten UK’s cyber resilience

The London-based Global Cyber Academy specialising in cyber and tech-focused security has introduced #ProjectThankYou in a bid to make the UK more cyber resilient. The Academy will be providing a flat 40% course fee reduction for all applications received from UK Blue Light...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018
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Securitas attends British Forces Resettlement Services Careers Fair in Aldershot

Securitas UK attended the British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) Careers Fair in Aldershot on Thursday 24 May. Over 60 companies were in attendance on the day, including Royal Mail, Fujitsu, XPO Logistics and DHL. BFRS is a Community Interest Company: a social enterprise...
Posted On 29 May 2018
Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham
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Information Commissioner’s Office publishes first-ever International Strategy document

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published its first-ever International Strategy document to help the organisation meet overseas data protection challenges, including those posed by increased globalism, changing technology, the EU’s forthcoming General...
Posted On 04 Jul 2017
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Storm in a T-CUP: Thinking Clearly Under Pressure

Major risks and threats will always exist, and plans must be in place to address them. However, the ability to maintain and manage the fundamentals and ongoing operational activities – and the minor risks to them – often becomes more important on a day-to-day and routine basis,...
Posted On 19 May 2016
BSI has just published the security management standard BS 16000
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BS 16000 Security Management Standard published by British Standards Institution

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has published BS 16000: Security Management – Strategic and Operational Guidelines. The guidance outlines the basic principles of security management and describes what should be included to effectively...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
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Securing The Security Companies

What are the key factors to be brought into the equation and carefully weighed up when arranging insurance cover for a security business? Tina Chittenden moves to pinpoint the main risks and potential pitfalls security companies ought to bear in mind Security companies are in the...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015
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Education for The Digital Age

eGuarding – a new programme of training for security officers – has been developed by security and risk management specialist Pilgrims Group to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the sector today. As David Freear outlines, this bespoke educational package is already...
Posted On 10 Jan 2015