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Kevin Brown succeeds Mark Hughes as managing director of BT’s security business

BT has announced the appointment of Kevin Brown as managing director of BT Security, where he will be responsible for the company’s physical and cyber security activity around the world. Brown succeeds Mark Hughes, who’s stepping down from the role at the end of this year...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
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Smart GDPR Assurance for a Smarter World

Something needs to change when you’re confronted by the present situation whereby devices professing to be ‘Smart’ or part of a ‘Smarter System’ ask for personal data, but are then easily hacked into by criminals such that valuable personal information can be...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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The Unique Challenges of Keeping UK Citizens Safe in 2018 and Beyond

You know you’re facing an area of grave concern when experts at the World Economic Forum signpost ‘cyber attack’  as one of the Top Three most probable global risks of 2018. The threat of such an attack has been put up there with extreme weather events and natural...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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Outgoing Europol executive director Rob Wainwright joins RUSI as Senior Associate Fellow

The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has appointed Rob Wainwright to the position of Senor Associate Fellow. Wainwright is the outgoing executive director of Europol, having led the organisation for the past nine years. Wainwright transformed Europol into the primary...
Posted On 30 Mar 2018
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‘Under-Employed, Under-Inclusive and Under Threat’: World Economic Forum issues Global Risks Report

Economic inequality, societal polarisation and intensifying environmental dangers are the foremost trends that will shape global developments over the next ten years. According to the World Economic Forum’s extensive and thought-provoking Global Risks Report 2017, collaborative...
Posted On 16 Jan 2017
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Britain’s cyber security bolstered by Government’s introduction of “world-class strategy”

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has formally launched the Government’s new National Cyber Security Strategy, which will set out decisive action designed to protect the UK economy and the privacy of British citizens, while also encouraging industry to ‘up its...
Posted On 01 Nov 2016
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UK companies remain vulnerable to cyber attack despite CEOs ranking cyber as top threat for businesses

PwC’s Cyber Security practice has warned that UK companies and institutions remain vulnerable to cyber attacks despite many CEOs now ranking cyber as one of the top threats to their business going forward. PwC’s cyber security partner Richard Horne was commenting on...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016
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‘More Walls, More Warming, Less Water’: World Economic Forum report pinpoints ‘A World at Risk in 2016’

An increased likelihood around all risks, from the environmental to society, the economy, geopolitics and technology looks set to shape the global agenda in the coming year, the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2016 has found. In this year’s annual survey, almost 750...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016
Dr Karin von Hippel: the next director general of RUSI
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Dr Karin von Hippel set to become RUSI’s new director general from December

Professor Michael Clarke, the present director general of RUSI, announced back in May that he would be standing down from his post this year. The chairman of the Institute, the Rt Hon William Hague, is now pleased to announce that Professor Clarke’s replacement has been...
Posted On 26 Sep 2015
Cyber Security Challenge UK runs a series of national inspirational competitions aimed at attracting talented people into the profession and informing them about cyber security careers and learning opportunities
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PwC hosts simulated national cyber forensic investigation to find future UK defenders

PwC’s UK headquarters has just hosted a unique cyber forensics investigation carried out by members of the public. The competition, which is the latest in the series from the Cabinet Office-backed Cyber Security Challenge UK, tasked a group of 22 amateur cyber defenders...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015
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