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International standard for effective business continuity updated by ISO

Natural disasters, fires, supply chain issues and cyber attacks are just some of the many unexpected yet possible threats posed to the smooth running of any business. Consistent and robust business continuity planning for what to do when disaster strikes is the best defence. The...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019
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United Kingdom all set to host 93rd Interpol General Assembly in 2024

The UK will host the General Assembly of the international policing organisation Interpol in 2024 – the largest global gathering of senior law enforcement officials and heads of ministries. The announcement was made during the 88th Interpol General Assembly in Santiago, Chile...
Posted On 24 Oct 2019
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Euralarm publishes list of major Priorities and Challenges for 2019-2024

Euralarm, the association representing the fire safety and security industries, has presented its Priorities and Challenges for 2019-2024. ‘Working Together for a Safer and More Secure Future’ is the name of the document that describes areas of co-operation to achieve a safer and...
Posted On 08 Oct 2019
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Fire and security business Evolution achieves Cyber Essentials Plus certification

Evolution, the integrated fire and security solutions business, has been recognised with Cyber Essentials Plus certification by a panel of industry experts. Cyber Essentials is the Government-backed scheme that helps organisations to protect themselves and their data against a...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019
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C-Suite involvement in business continuity planning “growing”, but progress “still too slow”

New research conducted by Databarracks has found that senior leadership (ie CEOs, CFOs, managing directors and/or finance directors) are in charge of business continuity plans at 25% of UK organisations, which is up from 21% in 2015. IT is in charge of business continuity plans...
Posted On 30 Sep 2019
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Kentec develops integration-friendly gas suppression system for fire safety

Kentec, the manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched the Elite XT+, a new multi-addressable extinguishant control panel designed to be easily integrated as part of a wider fire safety solution. It features intelligent functionality to make it easier to install...
Posted On 10 Sep 2019
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ASIS issues revised standard for private security company conformity assessment

ASIS International, the association for security management professionals, has released its new standard ‘Conformity, Assessment and Auditing Management Systems for the Quality of Private Security Company Operations’ (ANSI/ASIS PSC.2-2019). This standard, which is a...
Posted On 03 Sep 2019
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The Nash Equilibrium: Applications in the Security World

In Game Theory, the Nash Equilibrium, itself named after the mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr, is a proposed solution of a non-co-operative game involving two or more players in which each player is assumed to know the equilibrium strategies of the other players and no player...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019
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Most businesses “ignoring security” when investing in new technology

As businesses strive towards digital transformation, a new report by UK software company Advanced has revealed that only 24% of organisations are prioritising security when it comes to technology investment. These findings come as a blow as separate reports (the Hiscox Cyber...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019
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£100 million crackdown on criminality in prisons outlined by Ministry of Justice

Prison security will be boosted by a £100 million investment as part of a crackdown on crime behind bars, the Government has announced. The investment will target all types of crime in prison – from drug smugglers fuelling a rise in violence and self-harm through to gang...
Posted On 13 Aug 2019