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Government announces support for cyber security companies to protect UK and allies

International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox has officially launched the Conservative Government’s all-new Cyber Security Export Strategy designed to promote the UK’s world-leading expertise and strengthen defence capabilities in the UK and allied countries. With recent cyber...
Posted On 27 Mar 2018
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Taking a Closer Look at 360 Degree Cameras

In a challenging economic climate and with end users understandably demanding maximum Return on Investment from their financial outlay on video surveillance systems, it might be time for security professionals to take a closer look at how 360° cameras could give them a...
Posted On 12 Mar 2018
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SAP futurist and IoT evangelist Tom Raftery to deliver Keynote at ASIS Europe 2018

ASIS International has announced that Tom Raftery – global vice-president, futurist and Internet of Things evangelist at SAP (the multinational corporation that develops enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations) – will deliver the...
Posted On 06 Feb 2018
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Lodge Service unveils Transpeye cloud-based data mining system for retailers

Lodge Service has launched Transpeye, a low-cost, cloud-based data mining system. The system enables retailers to identify avoidable losses in EPoS and other retail systems both quickly and easily, whether these result from fraud or non-compliance or as a result of staff failing...
Posted On 11 Jan 2018
Duncan Cooke
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Mission-Critical Security: The ‘Availability’ Jargon Buster

Does it really matter if the software applications supporting your security systems are only available for 99% of the time? Well, it probably doesn’t if you’ve installed a video surveillance system primarily to deter shoplifters, but the loss of what equates to more than 90...
Posted On 03 Jan 2018
Duncan Cooke
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Compliance: It’s About Knowing Your Options

In recent years, one of the reasons why there has been significant growth in the deployment of enterprise level access control systems is that advances in technology have enabled the delivery of significant benefits over and above the basic provision of access control to a...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017
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National Business Crime Solution introduces Praesidio online fraud detection initiative

The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS) – the not-for-profit organisation that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and the business community in order to reduce crime – has introduced its latest pioneering fraud detection initiative. Praesidio – the...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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‘NotPetya’ ransomware attack spreading rapidly to organisations across the globe

On the same day the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) launched its latest Cyber Resilience Report, the importance of ensuring that organisations are prepared for a cyber security incident has once again been demonstrated as a new ransomware attack is causing turmoil across the...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
Andrew Taylor
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GDPR: ‘Fresh Thinking’ and ‘A New Paradigm’

“The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones” – John Maynard Keynes… In recent weeks, I’ve spoken with many executives about the impending arrival of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Frequently, these...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM
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Metropolitan Police Service moves to clarify Commissioner’s statement on victims of fraud

Following on from a detailed article published in The Times on Thursday 24 March, the Metropolitan Police Service has stated that it’s wrong for anyone to interpret Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe’s comments, which were made as part of a wide-ranging interview on...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016