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iStorage introduce the most secure hard drives ever made

iStorage Limited reveal their new diskAshur range, which consists of the most secure hard drives and solid state drives on the market

Securing large scale events in the aftermath of terrorism

James Kelly, Chief Executive of the British Security Industry Association, looks at some of the most effective methods of securing large-scale events

Security dominates the General Election two days before polling

As the UK braces for yet another election it is the issue of security that is dominating both parties’ election campaign trails

Improving trust in computer systems using formal proofs

Dale Miller, Inria, Université Paris-Saclay, LIX, École Polytechnique, and CNRS highlights the role formal proofs can have in ensuring trust in computer systems

Governments must adopt an agile mind-set towards security

Fen Labalme and Robert L. Read of Agile Government Leadership, explain the role of an agile security process in highlighting and preventing security risks

Crime against businesses: What is your security strategy?

Tim Strawson, Managing Director of security solutions manufacturer Bradbury Group, analyses 2016’s crime against businesses figures, and offers his advice on how to keep your company safe
Police numbers will grow as Labour pledges an extra 10,000 officers

Police numbers will grow as Labour pledges an extra 10,000 officers

Extra police officers will be put on the streets of England and Wales if Labour wins the upcoming snap General Election

New initiatives highlight the value of apprenticeships

James Kelly, Chief Executive of the British Security Industry Association looks at the value of apprenticeships and how they are shaping the industry

How can we fight cybercrime in a digital age?

In an increasingly connected world tackling cybercrime must be a consideration for everyone, says EU Commissioner for the Security Union, Julian King
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Postal operators’ security challenges are great, but collaboration is key

Botond Szebeny, Jean-Paul Forceville, David Pilkington, Antonino Scribellito and Waqas Ahsen at PostEurop describe their work to tackle postal operators' security challenges Can you tell us about the collaboration at PostEurop, and how important this collaboration is from a postal security perspective? Botond Szebeny – Secretary General, PostEurop: The main tasks...
Prison officer pay boost labelled ‘divisive’ and ‘poorly thought out’

Prison officer pay boost labelled ‘divisive’ and ‘poorly thought out’

A prison officer pay boost announced by the Justice Secretary has been slammed as “divisive” and inadequate by the Prison Officers’ Association Prison officers at 31 prisons in London and the South East are set to get an immediate pay rise, according to the Ministry of Justice. Justice Secretary Elizabeth Truss...
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How accredited security consultants can help manage risk

James Kelly, Chief Executive of BSIA, tells Open Access Government why reputable security consultants and staff training are worthwhile when it comes to risk As we begin to move forward through 2017, planning for the future and ensuring risk management processes are in place for all eventualities is essential. 2016...
police officers need degree by 2020

New police officers will need a degree from 2020

The College of Policing is introducing measures to ensure new police officers are educated to degree level from 2020, in line with the modern force's needs All new police officers in England and Wales will have to be educated to degree level from 2020, the College of Policing has announced. It...
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The customs X-Ray simulator

Alexander Flisch, Project Coordinator, Empa – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology outlines a new platform for cargo X-ray image interpretation training The development of transportation and information technology has advanced the interconnectedness of global markets. With this global economic integration, new trade partners, shipping and transport routes emerge. The weight...
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How project ACXIS is revolutionising x-ray cargo inspection

Empa – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology discuss ACXIS, a project funded by the EU under the 7th Framework Programme
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Access control and what the future looks like

James Kelly, Chief Executive of the BSIA discusses access control and what the future looks like…
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Municipality issues passports in the middle of a shopping centre

The municipality of Frederiksberg (Denmark) serviced citizens in the preferred time and place of families with children. It was made possible by a high-tech suitcase from Biometric Solutions ApS. “We were present in the Frederiksberg Centre on Saturday June 5th from 10 am to 17 pm. Our event was an...
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Using biometrics to fight crime

INTERPOL highlights how biometrics can be used globally to investigate crime and tackle terrorism
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The European Union Internet Referral Unit at Europol

Corporate Communications at Europol outline how the internet has become a powerful tool for terrorists and how they aim to combat this problem Terrorists’ use of the internet and social media has increased significantly in recent years. Via the internet, terrorists can now reach millions of people with a single...

Making Europe safe for all

AG highlights comments from the EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dimitris Avramopoulos from a speech in 2015 regarding the European Agenda on Security, In today’s world, what does security mean? Feeling safe in your own home, your own town or even your own country. In the last few months, Europe...

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