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Business Continuity: What The Office Really Means to Today’s Organisations

In spite of best intentions, protective measures, vigilance and forward planning, organisations will always be at risk of losing their workplace due to reasons such as fire, flooding/extreme weather conditions or structural collapse. Likewise, even if the fabric of the buildings...
Posted On 19 Aug 2019
Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI
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SRI publishes report on ‘The Barriers to Effective Buyer-Supplier Relationships in the Security Sector’

The latest report from the Security Research Initiative (SRI) – entitled ‘The Barriers to Effective Buyer-Supplier Relationships in the Security Sector’ – has now been published. The aim of the research was to identify and discuss the factors in the buyer-supplier relationship...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018
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In the Spotlight: ASIS International UK Chapter

Security budgets are very often frozen at present. In parallel, vertical markets are now more competitive than ever. In a buyers’ market, and whether we like it or not, price can be the issue that ultimately decides which suppliers are chosen by buyers, but does it have to be...
Posted On 28 Aug 2018
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ICO’s latest survey shows most UK citizens don’t trust organisations with their data

Steve Wood, deputy commissioner at the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), is reminding organisations to be transparent with people’s personal data after a survey revealed a significant deficit of trust that organisations must address if they want to innovate with...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017
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Hackers target retail business sector as cyber attack volumes double in just 12 months

The risk of a data breach is increasing in the retail business sector as retailers accumulate more and more personal information on their customers as part of their ongoing Big Data initiatives. As such, the number of retail businesses reporting data breaches to the Information...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017
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Global private companies “confident” about prospects but “underprepared” for cyber attacks

Private companies are confident about their own prospects, but underprepared for cyber attacks. That’s according to a new study conducted by PwC. Key findings from the global report include the fact that only 68% of private company CEOs are concerned about the speed of...
Posted On 17 Mar 2017
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WMG’s Cyber Security Centre set to play key role in new £23 million Internet of Things Research Hub

The Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) at the University of Warwick is to play a significant role in a new £23 million interdisciplinary Research Hub designed to drive forward UK research on the Internet of Things (IoT). Ed Vaizey, Minister of State for Culture and the Digital...
Posted On 06 Jan 2016
The Hotel Palace, Berlin: venue for ISSE 2015
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Information Security Solutions Europe 2015 Conference Programme unveiled

Revolution Events – the organiser of Information Security Solutions Europe (ISSE), the independent and interdisciplinary security conference and exhibition – has just unveiled the programme for the 2015 event which takes place on 10 and 11 November at the Hotel Palace...
Posted On 23 Jul 2015
Standards are making a huge contribution towards the UK's GDP growth
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CEBR report shows business standards contributed towards £8.2 billion* of GDP growth in UK plc

BSI, the business standards company, has published independent research from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) demonstrating the economic benefits of standards to both the UK and individual UK businesses. The research – which is an update to a Department...
Posted On 11 Jun 2015