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Big Brother Watch investigation unearths “facial recognition epidemic” in UK

An investigation by Big Brother Watch has uncovered a facial recognition “epidemic” across privately owned sites in the UK. The civil liberties campaign group has found major property developers, Shopping Centres, museums, conference centres and casinos using the...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019
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Cyber security specialists respond to WhatsApp messaging service hacking episode

As reported in the national media last week, Facebook recently revealed that a major vulnerability had been discovered in its hugely popular messaging service WhatsApp. According to The Financial Times, the vulnerability had been open for weeks, allowing hackers to inject spyware...
Posted On 21 May 2019
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UK cyber security leaders move to state perceived Huawei 5G risks “can be managed”

UK cyber security chiefs at the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have apparently stated that any potential risk posed by involving technology concern Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s solutions in forthcoming UK telecoms projects “can be managed”. The...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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“Brexit fears crystallise as economic gloom takes hold of UK plc” finds ICSA survey

A survey of FTSE 350 companies finds just 2% of respondents predicting an improvement in UK economic conditions as concerns about the impact of Brexit start to hit home, with 73% predicting damage to their company as a result of Brexit. The latest Boardroom Bellwether Survey...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019
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IRM experts outline chief concerns in detailed risk predictions overview for 2017

Political risk, cyber security, bribery and oil price and financial market fluctuations are among the chief concerns for businesses being voiced by some of the UK’s leading risk experts as they look ahead to 2017. Nicola Crawford CFIRM, chair of the Institute of Risk Management...
Posted On 05 Jan 2017
Peter Webster
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The EU: Breaking Up is Hard to Do

As the dust begins to settle on the UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) following late June’s Referendum, Peter Webster reflects upon the events of the last month or so and explains why he firmly believes we now find ourselves at the beginning of a long and arduous...
Posted On 19 Aug 2016
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FIA survey shows EU Referendum result will have positive impact for just 12% of businesses

Less than 12% of businesses within the UK’s fire safety sector believe that Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) will positively affect business in the coming months and years. This is one of the central findings of a thorough survey conducted by the Fire Industry...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016
Richard Morris
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Cyber Security: The Weakest Link

In order to save market reputation, avoid expensive damages and protect the valuable data your business holds, it’s now time to take a considered view of cyber risk. Throw away the ‘tick-box’ sheet and manage the cyber risk that’s appropriate to the organisation. By doing s...
Posted On 14 Mar 2016