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Professor Dame Carol Black appointed as Independent Reviewer of Drugs

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has appointed Professor Dame Carol Black to lead a major Government review that will look into the ways in which drugs are fuelling serious violence. First announced in Javid’s speech at the Conservative Party’s Annual Conference last...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
Sara Drake
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ICSA: The Governance Institute appoints Sara Drake as organisation’s next CEO

ICSA: The Governance Institute has announced the appointment of Sara Drake as the successor to CEO Simon Osborne, who’s due to step down at the end of June. Drake will join ICSA in early March as CEO Designate before formally taking over as CEO on 1 July. Drake was...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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Body-Worn Cameras: The Real-Time Way to Reduce Security Risk

Body-worn cameras may have started life primarily as a niche tool used in law enforcement and similar surveillance scenarios. However, due to enhancements such as an increase in battery power, their uses have expanded exponentially over the last few years, writes Richard Revis....
Posted On 18 Sep 2018
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Tomorrow’s cyber elite return to University of Cambridge for Inter-ACE cyber security challenge

Over 130 competitors from 18 of the UK’s leading cyber security universities will pit their skills against one another in a two-day cyber security competition organised by the University of Cambridge. Now in its third year, the popular Inter-ACE competition is supported by GCHQ’s...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
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C2C competitors tackle rogue state developing WMD in life-like cyber test scenario

Hugely talented individuals from UK and US universities have fired up their laptops to battle a dangerous (but fictitious) rogue state developing Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) in the life-like cyber security competition that is Cambridge2Cambridge (C2C). The Government and...
Posted On 26 Jul 2017
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‘NotPetya’ ransomware attack spreading rapidly to organisations across the globe

On the same day the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) launched its latest Cyber Resilience Report, the importance of ensuring that organisations are prepared for a cyber security incident has once again been demonstrated as a new ransomware attack is causing turmoil across the...
Posted On 28 Jun 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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Imperial College London students crowned “UK’s most talented” in cyber security competition

Students from Imperial College London have been declared the most talented university pupils in the UK for their cyber skills after beating fierce competition from 11 other top universities, which have been designated as Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research,...
Posted On 24 Mar 2017
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First-ever UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards winners announced

The first-ever UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) event took place at the London Marriott Hotel in Grosvenor Square, London on the evening of Thursday 2 March. Over 330 security professionals gathered to celebrate the ‘Best of the Best’ from across the...
Posted On 03 Mar 2017
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Use of body-worn cameras sees complaints against police ‘virtually vanish’ finds University of Cambridge study

An extensive year-long study of almost 2,000 police officers operational across UK and US forces has shown that the introduction of wearable cameras led to a 93% drop in complaints made against the police by members of the public, in turn suggesting such cameras result in...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016
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