Iain Wright
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Iain Wright announced as next chairman at Institute of Risk Management

Iain Wright CMIRM, chief risk officer for Europe at Great-West Lifeco Inc, has been announced as the incoming chair of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM). Wright has served as deputy chair since May 2018 and as chair of the Audit and Risk Committee since December 2016. Wright...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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barox attains specialist ISO 27001 ISMS certification focused on cyber security

barox, the manufacturer of IT switches, media converters and IP extenders specifically designed for the demands of video networks, has announced that, alongside its ISO 9001 certification, the business has successfully implemented an ISO 27001 Information Security Management...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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Acuity serves to enhance professionalism at London’s Broadgate Quarter

Acuity, the Axis Group’s five-star Front of House division, is providing reception, concierge and event support services at Broadgate Quarter in central London to further enhance Front of House professionalism through employee training and management support. The flagship...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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Apprenticeship training made accessible thanks to Skills for Security-BMet College partnership

Skills for Security and the Birmingham Metropolitan (BMet) Collage are launching a partnership in a bid to make apprenticeship training more accessible in the West Midlands. The three-year Fire and Security Apprenticeship training course will see BMet College deliver as much of...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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“Global business confidence in long-term resilience falls for first time” states BSI

BSI’s third Organisational Resilience Index finds business leaders struggling to adapt to new technology amid political and economic uncertainty. According to the third annual Organisational Resilience Index report, published by the BSI and which surveys 800 senior leaders across...
Posted On 02 Dec 2019
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Axis Academy opens Sidcup hq to expand training and development programme

The Axis Academy, Axis Group’s dedicated learning and development business division, has opened a new head office in Sidcup, Kent that encompasses a suite of training rooms, duly enabling the company to expand its training and development programmes and capabilities. The Axis...
Posted On 22 Nov 2019
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ASSA ABLOY advises industry and practising professionals on fire safety liability

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland is advising all practising fire safety professionals on the importance of properly certified hardware and training following warnings from experts in fire safety law that they may now be deemed responsible for any breaches. Liability...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019
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(ISC)² finds cyber security workforce must grow by 145% to close skills gap

(ISC)² – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has announced the findings of its 2019 Cyber Security Workforce Study, which for the first time estimates the current cyber security workforce (2.8 million professionals), as well as the...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
Alan Calder
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Defending Against (and Recovering From) Cyber Attacks: Five Key Steps

Given how commonplace cyber attacks have become on a global basis, the topic of cyber security is moving increasingly up the Boardroom agenda, and rightly so. 72% of large businesses here in the UK have said that they’ve identified at least one cyber security breach in the...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
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Body-Worn Cameras: The Smart Technology Response to Retail Crime

Shocking new figures show that attacks on retail workers in the UK are on the rise, with over 42,000 violent incidents recorded in the last year alone. These attacks are costing retailers a staggering £900 million, at the same time placing the mental health of retail workers and...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019