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David Ward – Protecting our businesses from Cyber attacks In his blog for infologue David Ward, CEO at Ward Security discusses the importance of cyber awareness & why integrating physical and cyber security is crucial Read on »
UK OSPAs Winners Announced The UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) event took place at the Royal Lancaster in central London on 28th February 2019, with over 450 security professionals attending. Read on »
An Interview with Ken Palmer, Founder of CIS Security Ken Palmer, Founder of CIS Security reflects on how the security industry has developed over the past 50 Years; from SIA Licencing to the current political climate Read on »
Saturday, 23 March 2019

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Interserve’s biggest shareholder issues a challenge to swing Rescue Deal in existing shareholder’s Favour

Interserve Plc’s biggest shareholder, which last week threatened to sue the company over its last “Deleveraging Plan”, has written to the board to propose new terms for the restructuring of the Company’s Debts. The US Hedge Fund, Coltrane Asset Management; a 27% Shareholder, has been opposing Last month’s agreed terms with Lenders that would push […]

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Tackling Economic Crime Awards (TECAs) launched to recognise Excellence in Economic Crime Enforcement

Economic Crime has a significant impact on the UK economy; with an estimated 3.24 million fraud offences taking place year ending March 2018 (Office of National Statistics 2018). The intention behind the newly-founded Tackling Economic Crime Awards (TECAs) being to reward and acknowledge those who make a significant contribution in driving out any area of […]

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Convicted Wiltshire security boss must pay £84,000 for proceeds of crime or face two years in jail

It has been announced today that a Wiltshire security firm boss has had assets of over £80,000 confiscated after being convicted of providing unlicensed security guards to a school over a period of 12 years. Steven Renouf, the former owner of Taghna Security Services, has 28 days to comply with the Proceeds of Crime Act […]

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Survey launched on the use of advanced technology in physical security measures

Advances in technology and the Internet of Things have changed the way we live and work, so too they are changing the way security operates – ‘traditional’ security measures are evolving and becoming more advanced and in some cases interconnected. But what is the impact on offenders? Perpetuity Research is undertaking a study, interviewing offenders […]

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SIA signs Major digital services contract for Support of Licencing System

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has awarded a major digital services contract to The IT service provider: Version 1, who will take over support for STeP, the SIA’s online licensing system, in May 2019. Version 1 was established over 20 years ago; currently constituting a 1200 strong team with offices in the UK, the Republic of […]

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NSI welcomes new guidance published on Connected Security Systems

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has welcomed the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) recently published “Cyber Secure It – Best Practice Guidelines for Connected Security Systems,” promoting the importance of secure connections throughout the supply chain in order to protect against cyber security threats. The new guidelines outline a risk-based framework for manufacturers, installers, monitoring […]

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Interserve Group agrees Rescue Plan with Creditors

Interserve, one of the Top 30 largest Security providers in the UK has reached an agreement with its creditors to deal with its rising debts. The firm’s lenders which include RBS, HSBC and BNP Paribas have agreed to help reduce its debts from £600m to around £275m by issuing £480m of new shares, to be […]

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Judges announced for IFSEC Global security and fire 2019

IFSEC Global has announced its judging panel for the 2019 edition of its Security and Fire Influencers, with Labour peer Lord Toby Harris and National Basketball Association (NBA) security chief Jerome Pickett starring. Lord Harris has previously represented the Home Secretary in overseeing the Metropolitan Police’s counter-terror work. Subsequently a member of the Police Counter […]

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