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2019 UK OSPAs finalists “highlight exceptional industry talent and innovation”

The finalists for the 2019 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) have been announced by founder Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI. Now into their third year, the UK OSPAs specifically serve to acknowledge and recognise the creditable and infinite contributions that...
Posted On 30 Nov 2018
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Meetings, networking and learning underpin Total Security Summit in Manchester

UK security professionals converged on the Renaissance Hotel in Manchester on 8 and 9 October for two full working days of networking, connection building and education at the Total Security Summit. More than 65 delegates and a host of leading industry suppliers talked through...
Posted On 08 Nov 2018
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Axis Security wins significant guarding contract with University College London

Axis Security, one of the UK’s leading providers of security services, has won a significant contract to provide security guarding services for University College London’s (UCL) entire estate. Some 200 security officers will protect the university’s main campus in Bloomsbury, as...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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University College London hit by ransomware attack following May’s WannaCry episode

Only a month after the WannaCry attack that affected around 250,000 networks across the world, it seems that ransomware is back in the headlines again with an attack on University College London, one of the largest universities in the UK with over 10,000 employees and nearly...
Posted On 16 Jun 2017
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Smart cities guide for sharing data and information launched by British Standards Institution

The British Standards Institution (BSI), the business standards company, has launched a new guide on establishing a framework for sharing data and information services in cities. PAS 183:2017 Smart Cities – Guide to Establishing a Decision-Making Framework for Sharing Data and...
Posted On 03 May 2017
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University of Edinburgh to become Centre of Excellence for UK cyber security research

The University of Edinburgh has become a Government-approved Centre of Excellence for cyber security research in the UK. Ben Gummer, Minister for the Cabinet Office, has praised the university’s efforts in becoming the first such centre in Scotland to gain the accolade, in...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
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Government Communications Headquarters certifies six more Masters degrees in cyber security

Ciaran Martin, director general for cyber security at Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), has announced that, as the National Technical Authority for Information Assurance, GCHQ has now certified six more Masters degrees focused on the subject of cyber security. The...
Posted On 24 May 2016
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David Clark appointed chairman of ASIS International’s UK Chapter following AGM

At the ASIS International UK Chapter’s 2015 Annual General Meeting – which took place on Thursday 10 December at the offices of State Street Bank in London’s Canary Wharf – David Clark CPP PCI PSP was elected as the new chairman of the Chapter. He will...
Posted On 15 Dec 2015
The SANS Institute has announced the speakers and agenda for the upcoming European Security Awareness Summit in London
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Speakers and agenda announced for SANS Institute’s European Security Awareness Summit

SANS Institute has announced the speakers and agenda for 10 July’s eagerly-awaited European Security Awareness Summit in London which offers a blend of practical and theoretical sessions delivered by teams working inside leading European organisations. The line-u...
Posted On 14 May 2015