Margaret Durr
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NSI consultation on draft Code of Practice NCP 119 receives “positive response”

The National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) consultation on its new draft Code of Practice, NCP 119, for the provision of labour in the security and events sector has resulted in a “positive response” from approved companies and labour providers. Margaret Durr, head of...
Posted On 25 Nov 2019
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‘Dark’ data creating “major security blind spot” for most companies across UK plc

UK businesses continue to house ‘dark’ data within their organisations, creating a honeypot for cyber criminals. That’s a key finding of the latest research from Veritas Technologies, the specialist in enterprise data protection and software-defined storage. The...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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Print and Printer Security: Why The Threat is Real

Cyber security is, of course, already high on the agenda for both risk professionals and C-Suite executives who have realised the financial cost, legal implications and reputational damage that can result from a serious data breach.  However, while most responsible organisations...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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KPMG unveils Discovery and Maturity Assessment Model for EU’s General Data Protection Regulation

KPMG has unveiled a solutions offer developed in tandem with Microsoft to help companies prepare for and meet the requirements of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the landmark data privacy law – in force as of 25 May 2018 –...
Posted On 06 Mar 2018
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Global Threat Landscape Report reveals “major cyber security inertia infecting organisations worldwide”

According to CyberArk’s Global Advanced Threat Landscape Report 2018, nearly half (46%) of those IT security professionals questioned stated that they rarely change their security strategy substantially even after the business has experienced a cyber attack. This level of...
Posted On 06 Mar 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
Raymond Clarke: Group CEO at IQ
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Diston and Galloway appointed to key roles at awarding body Industry Qualifications

In two significant developments, Ofqual-regulated awarding organisation Industry Qualifications (IQ) has appointed Richard Diston MSc MSyI in the role of sector manager for security risk and resilience, at the same time appointing vastly experienced security training and...
Posted On 12 Apr 2017
Jason Petrucci
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EU GDPR Compliance: Unlocking Data Value

Jason Petrucci explains why European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance signposts a new era of data discovery and data value that will enable firms to unlock invaluable Intellectual Property. Professional services organisations sell knowledge. Information...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
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New BSI Code of Practice helps organisations in safeguarding business travellers

BSI, the business standards company, has published PAS 3001:2016 Travelling for Work – Responsibilities of an Organisation for Health, Safety and Security – Code of Practice. Developed in association with International SOS, the medical and travel security risk services company,...
Posted On 27 Sep 2016
Phillip Wood MBE
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A Fork in the Road to Resilience

Given all of today’s current and recurrent issues, are we able to realistically plan to protect ourselves against the possibilities and realities of security risk? Is it in fact realistic in any way to think that we can effectively protect or otherwise prevent our organisational...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016
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