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Former BBC journalist Anna Averkiou appointed media advisor to The Security Institute

The Security Institute’s senior leadership team has announced that former BBC journalist, Anna Averkiou, has accepted a position as Board advisor in the area of media engagement. An international journalist, part-time journalism lecturer, media consultant and trainer,...
Posted On 24 May 2019
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Special Events at Infosecurity Europe designed to support information security professionals

Infosecurity Europe – for which Risk Xtra is serving as an Official Media Partner – will host a series of Special Events as part of the 2019 event’s conference agenda, which stands as the world’s largest complimentary conference programme with 240-plus free to attend...
Posted On 14 May 2019
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Six new directors elected by membership vote at The Security Institute’s 2019 AGM

Six new directors – namely Alex Yates FSyI, John Sephton MSyI MISRM, Jonathan Schulten FSyI, Paul Barnard MSyI, Bob Martin CSyP FSyI RISC MASC and Stephanie Roberts MSyI – have been appointed by The Security Institute following a membership vote at the...
Posted On 10 May 2019
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“Cyber readiness levels stall as attacks reach new heights of intensity” finds Hiscox study

A sharp increase in the number and cost of cyber attacks is the key finding in a study of more than 5,400 organisations across seven countries commissioned by commercial insurer Hiscox. More than three out of every five firms (ie 61%) report one or more attacks in the past year,...
Posted On 23 Apr 2019
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Defence Science and Technology Laboratory to host AI Defence and Security Conference

Applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the theme for this year’s ‘AI Fest’, an annual conference hosted by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) that explores the implications of AI for defence and security. The conference will be held on Wednesday 5...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019
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Businesses urged to pay suppliers on time or risk losing out on Government contracts

More than 10,000 businesses have been warned by the Government that they must pay their suppliers on time or face being prevented from winning further Government contracts. Officials from the Cabinet Office have written to the businesses – which include all of the...
Posted On 08 Apr 2019
Mike Bluestone CSyP
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Corporate Security: Unfurling the Resilience Umbrella

Economic crises and consumer trends are just a couple of the pitfalls that can dramatically affect the way in which a given organisation does business and survives. As Mike Bluestone duly observes, resilience is the key for any business wanting to thrive in an ever-changing...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019
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BCC: Businesses ‘hung out to dry’ without answers in event of unwanted ‘no-deal’ Brexit

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has published a list of 20 critical questions that remain unanswered for the business community in what the organisation describes as the “unwelcome event” of the UK leaving the European Union (EU) on Friday 29 March with no exit deal having...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019
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Euralarm urges use of holistic approach towards fire safety for building renovations

Following on from the new Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), many renovations of existing buildings are to be expected in the coming years. These renovations must lead to buildings that are more energy efficient than they are today. This will require the...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
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IOSH receives high praise for course designed to create more productive workplaces

IOSH’s new ‘Managing Occupational Health and Well-Being’ course, which is specifically designed to create healthier and more productive workplaces, has received high praise from business leaders. The course was developed by IOSH and provides practical advice and...
Posted On 28 Nov 2018