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Security Convergence: Moving Towards Organisational Collaboration

In last month’s blog about digitalisation and cyber risk, the subject of convergence was touched on to explain a trend towards increasing organisational collaboration and merged management responsibilities to improve security. This is one example of convergence, a term...
Posted On 26 Aug 2019
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Digitalisation and Cyber Risk: The Key Questions for Today’s Organisations

It’s difficult to avoid discussions about digital trends, business models and the resulting benefits. The world’s most valued organisations provide digital services. Private investment in new digital start-ups is sky high, while the benefits to organisations of digitalising...
Posted On 23 Jul 2019
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Converged Security: The Centre of Attention

In today’s high-risk and high-threat environment, there’s a very real and immediate need for a converged security approach that actively unifies the monitoring of both physical and cyber security events through a single platform. Here, James Willison and Sarb Sembhi outline in...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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Ava Group to demonstrate latest technology and innovations at ISC West 2019

Security risk management services and technology solutions specialist Ava Group will be showcasing its portfolio of security solutions at ISC West in Las Vegas from 10-12 April. ISC West is the largest converged security industry trade show in the US. The event provides a major...
Posted On 05 Apr 2019
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Convergence between physical and cyber environments “leaving businesses exposed”

More than half (59%, in fact) of respondents to the latest social media poll conducted by Infosecurity Europe 2019 believe that an attack on the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) is likely this year. As more devices, systems and infrastructure are connected to the...
Posted On 28 Feb 2019
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The Security Institute’s View

‘What makes the modern security professional?’ As Tony O’Brien observes, the right combination of the security mindset, hard skills, soft skills, technical skills, self-awareness and adaptability is almost impossible to define. Today, and increasingly so,...
Posted On 29 Aug 2018
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“Overwhelming majority” of EMEA companies “still struggling” to secure the cloud

Sumo Logic – the cloud-native machine data analytics platform that delivers continuous intelligence for modern applications – has unveiled the results of an independent study that finds 98% of European companies facing “organisational challenges” when it...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018
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IFSEC International 2018: Show Preview

IFSEC International is Europe’s leading security event and the only global stage committed to co-creating the future of integrated security. The show represents the critical, measured response to a world of ever-evolving threats, inviting every vertical of the security...
Posted On 24 May 2018
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Unified Security celebrates eight years of championing security convergence agenda

Unified Security Ltd is celebrating eight years in business championing the convergence of physical and information security management. Founded back in October 2009 by James Willison MA MSyI, the company has consistently advocated that the best way in which to identify and...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017
Mitie's MiTec technology hub in Northern Ireland
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Mitie TSM unveils detail of strategic security and cyber partnership with Fujitsu

The Total Security Management (TSM) business division of Mitie – the FTSE 250 facilities management company – has announced the detail behind a strategic partnership with Fujitsu focused on enterprise cyber security and intelligent building monitoring. The partnership...
Posted On 10 Sep 2015