Interpol's Global Complex for Innovation, which is based in Singapore
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Interpol’s partnership agreement with Cellebrite strengthens efforts to combat cyber crime

Interpol and Cellebrite have signed an agreement which will see the mobile data technology specialist provide additional and continued support for Interpol’s global efforts aimed at fighting cyber criminality. The agreement will see Cellebrite provide the Interpol Global...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016
Jamie Wilson
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Bobbies on the Beat… Or Not

It will come as no surprise to those working in front line policing and, indeed, the general public resident across England and Wales that police officers are often spending less than half of their time on the beat, writes Jamie Wilson. However, in recent headline stories, Her...
Posted On 11 Mar 2016
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Specialist policing teams actively support Europe’s biggest-ever disaster training exercise

Specialist police teams from across the UK are taking part in Europe’s biggest-ever disaster training exercise, which begins on Monday 29 February. Exercise Unified Response – which is part-funded by the European Commission and co-ordinated by the London Fire Brigade on...
Posted On 29 Feb 2016
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Deloitte CPO Survey: “Is procurement now at a digital tipping point?”

Rising risk levels and a skills shortage are among procurement leaders’ main concerns at present. That’s according to Deloitte’s Global Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Survey. No less than 45% of CPOs questioned for the study report a rise in procurement-related risk as a...
Posted On 16 Feb 2016
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EY appoints five partners to forensic investigations team as “record revenues” expected for 2016

EY has appointed five new partners to its UK and Ireland Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services (FIDS) team as record growth generated by the business is expected to see revenues hit the £100 million mark in 2016. EY’s UK FIDS practice has witnessed an annual growth rate of...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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On Solid Ground

Regional Organised Crime Units (ROCUs) are undoubtedly a force for good in tackling some of the UK’s most serious and organised criminals, but a detailed report just issued by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) finds that there’s “further work to be done” in order...
Posted On 09 Dec 2015
David Ward
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Embracing the Social Aspect of Security and Policing

David Ward examines the growing opportunities for security improvement provided by social media and mobile devices. As reported by Risk UK’s Editor Brian Sims in his recent Editorial Comment entitled ‘Joining Forces’ (Risk UK, November 2015), the Government is setting aside...
Posted On 09 Dec 2015
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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Joining Forces

The Conservative Party has unveiled bold plans to invest a substantial £5 million in building a national network of grassroots organisations that will challenge all forms of extremist ideology. In fact, the announcement was made immediately prior to publication of t...
Posted On 13 Nov 2015
CSARN is warning of the present threat being posed to companies through criminals' social engineering tactics
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“Hostile activity by Iranian-linked group reflects threat from social engineering” warns CSARN

CSARN (City Security and Resilience Networks) reports that Iranian cyber espionage groups have been linked to a large-scale and sophisticated campaign targeting members of the nation’s diaspora and at least one Western-based activist, with the tactics used reflecting the threat...
Posted On 13 Oct 2015
The European Police Chiefs Convention was held at Europol's headquarters in The Hague
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Police chiefs meet at Europol’s headquarters to discuss terrorism and illegal immigration issues

On 23 and 24 September, over 300 high-level representatives from 50 countries and a dozen international and European organisations attended the European Police Chiefs Convention (EPCC) at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague. This year, the police chiefs and senior...
Posted On 26 Sep 2015