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BSIA appoints David Scott in managing director’s role at Skills for Security

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has appointed David Scott as the new managing director of Skills for Security. Skills for Security works with employers to improve security skills and standards of professionalism by providing access to apprenticeship security...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019
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Barracuda Networks exposes cyber criminals’ use of e-mail account takeovers

Barracuda Networks, the dedicated provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, has released a new report containing key findings about the evolving e-mail threat environment. The latest report, entitled ‘Spear Phishing: Top Threats and Trends Volume 2 – e-mail...
Posted On 15 Aug 2019
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Skillsoft’s inaugural tech skills-focused report reveals learning consumption trends 

Skillsoft, the organisation focused on corporate learning, has just published ‘Tech Learning Consumption Trends: A Skillsoft Signals Research Report’. The document reveals that networking and operating systems, security and programming training are in the highest...
Posted On 23 Jul 2019
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Call for Entries now open for UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2020

The entry process for the 2020 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) has now opened, with the event organisers calling for nominations. Entries are welcomed from now until 1 October 2019. Nominations are invited across a number of categories. This year’s...
Posted On 03 Jul 2019
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“Retailers vulnerable to security threats by failing to grasp DevSecOps” states Claranet

Retailers are putting customers’ data at risk by failing to incorporate proper security controls in their new application development practices. That’s according to the latest research from Claranet. While the majority of retailers have adopted or plan to adopt a DevOps...
Posted On 07 Jun 2019
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53% of businesses increase cyber security spending in preparation for Brexit

Research conducted by data security company Clearswift has shown that, since the announcement of Brexit, over half (53%) of UK businesses have increased their cyber security spending. In preparation for Britain leaving the EU, professional services and manufacturing organisations...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019
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Places of worship set to receive security funding boost from central Government

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has boosted funding for next year’s places of worship protective security to £1.6 million to reassure communities and safeguard mosques and other places of worship. This is double the amount awarded last year. In addition, a new £5 million fund will be...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019
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Entries open and new categories added for 2019’s UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards

The entry process for the 2019 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) has opened, with the event organiser calling for nominations. The UK OSPAs are now in their third year and form part of a global awards scheme currently running in eight countries in order to...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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Linx International Group to deliver security training at PD Ports in bid to expand guidance across North of England

In the wake of overwhelming demand, the Linx International Group has announced that it will be delivering security training courses for PD Ports, the shipping and logistics company. This move will not only benefit the shipping industry, but will also provide an opportunity for...
Posted On 30 May 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