Agreement reached on European Commission’s EU data protection reform

The European Commission first put forward its bold and forward-looking EU General Data Protection Regulation proposals back in January 2012 to “make Europe fit for the digital age”. Now, an agreement has been reached between the European Parliament and the Council in...
Posted On 21 Dec 2015
Michael Fallon: Secretary of State for Defence

Strategic Defence and Security Review: £178 billion of equipment spending promised by Conservatives

The Government has published the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), outlining its five-year plan for investment in the Royal Air Force, the Royal Navy and the Army to deter threats, protect the UK and its allies and improve on our national ability to respond to crises....
Posted On 23 Nov 2015
Peter Webster

Public Sector Contracts: An Evaluation of Scale and Resources

For some time now, the way in which central Government contracts are allocated, awarded and serviced has represented a cause of deep concern within the security sector. Peter Webster explains why the Conservative Government’s latest move designed to appoint more small-to-medium...
Posted On 13 Oct 2015
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk UK

Focusing on R&D

Pre-dating a Strategic Defence and Security Review scheduled to take place later on this year, the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) report entitled ‘The Future of Research and Development in the UK’s Security and Intelligence Sector’...
Posted On 21 May 2015
Unipart Security Solutions has launched its Cyber Assurance services for SMEs

Unipart Security Solutions unveils “industrial strength” service to protect SMEs from cyber attack

Unipart Security Solutions, a business division within the Unipart Group, has introduced a new range of bespoke services designed specifically to protect SMEs from attacks perpetrated by cyber criminals. While cyber security issues have long been a concern for larger businesses,...
Posted On 13 May 2015
Paul Heffernan: Principle Consultant (Cyber) at Unipart Security Solutions

Protecting Critical Information: Four Key Steps for Ensuring Data Security

A recent independent report entitled the 2014 Information security Breaches Survey* finds that 60% of SMEs and 81% of those larger organisations surveyed have failed to secure their key-critical information and subsequently suffered the fall-out from a security breach. Paul...
Posted On 07 May 2015
Gordon Brockington: new role at G4S Facilities Management

Gordon Brockington takes on business development director’s role at G4S Facilities Management

G4S Facilities Management, the FM division of global security company G4S plc, has appointed Gordon Brockington as its new strategy and business development director. Previously group business development director at ESG and, prior to that, director for market developmen...
Posted On 28 Apr 2015
Developments in Body Worn Video will be a focus for the new Security Innovation and Demonstration Centre

Government and industry partnership launches Security and Innovation Demonstration Centre

Karen Bradley – the Minister for Organised Crime – has officially launched the Security and Innovation Demonstration Centre (SIDC) which is designed to bring together Government, industry and academia in exploring security and policing challenges and enabling the...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014

Bring Your Own Device: The Security Checklist

With personal mobile devices now increasingly accessing the corporate network, security, IT and risk managers are faced with a huge logistical challenge: how to protect the business infrastructure and its valuable data. Anders Lofgren offers them some timely advice. Very few of...
Posted On 10 Aug 2014