Mitie has forged an online crime reporting partnership with Facewatch
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Mitie unveils online crime reporting partnership with Facewatch

FTSE 250 strategic outsourcing company Mitie has announced a strategic partnership with Facewatch, the online crime reporting and networking service. Facewatch is a secure, cloud-based platform that enables business users, the public and the police to report low-level crime with...
Posted On 22 Dec 2014
1,000 covers for guests were provided inside a temporary venue on the site of Horse Guards Parade
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‘On Parade’: ISC outlines Security Management Best Practice for Special Events

Managing security at an iconic central London venue allows absolutely no room for error. Recently, Integrated Security Consultants provided support for a lavish private event held at Horse Guards Parade. Brian Sims outlines the service delivery and what lessons were learned....
Posted On 22 Dec 2014
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Institute of Risk Management experts outline key risk areas for 2015

Political instability caused by low oil prices, increased shareholder activism and the business threat posed by a potential UK exit from the EU are among the chief concerns voiced by some of the UK’s leading risk experts for 2015. As 2014 draws to a close, members of the...
Posted On 22 Dec 2014
Bill Butler CSyP: CEO at the Security Industry Authority
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Chartered Security Professional status bestowed upon SIA chief executive Bill Butler

The Security Institute has announced that Bill Butler – CEO of the Security Industry Authority (SIA), the Regulator for the private security business sector – is admitted to the Register of Chartered Security Professionals as of Tuesday 9 December following his interview with...
Posted On 22 Dec 2014
Hitesh Patel: UK head of forensics at KPMG
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KPMG: ‘2015 at risk of becoming Year of the Fraudster as mobile payments increase’

With National Fraud Authority estimates suggesting that fraud costs the UK economy £30 billion each year, Hitesh Patel – KPMG’s UK head of forensics – predicts that 2015 will be a year in which the number and assortment of scams will go up, in tur...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014
Concerned about the increase in frauds related to Iinternet payments, the EBA decided that the implementation of a more secure framework for such payments across the EU was needed
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EBA issues guidelines to strengthen requirements for the security of Internet payments across the EU

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has issued its final guidelines on the security of Internet payments. These new guidelines set the minimum security requirements that Payment Service Providers (PSPs) in the EU will be expected to implement by 1 August 2015. The EBA decided to...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014
Developments in Body Worn Video will be a focus for the new Security Innovation and Demonstration Centre
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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
Emma Shaw CSyP: chairman of The Security Institute
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The Security Institute signs Memorandum of Understanding with the International Professional Security Association

The Security Institute, the UK’s largest membership body for security professionals, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Professional Security Association outlining reciprocal membership arrangements. The relationship between the two organisations will...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014
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Corporate calling

Working in a uniformed environment is very different from operating in the commercial world where every penny of the investment made in security and resilience has to be justified and is often hard won against competing commercial priorities. Jeff Little examines a new training...
Posted On 10 Dec 2014
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Rewriting The Script

Copyright infringement of software – also known as software piracy – is an ever-increasing problem for the UK’s software community. As Jamie Longmuir states, this form of criminality is difficult to trace, can be even harder to prevent and, if truth be told, is almost impossible...
Posted On 10 Dec 2014