SOLOPROTECT IS updating its lone worker offer and launching a range of new, tiered solutions later on this month. Revamped solution packages will afford deploying organisations an enhanced toolkit for consistent safety behaviour, simplified purchase options and a data-driven approach towards personal safety management for lone workers.
BUSINESS RESTRUCTURING, recovery and turnaround specialist the SFP Group has just published a free ‘Guide to Business Survival’ that contains easy-to-follow practical steps outlining a number of remedies designed to assist fire and security sector businesses to successfully navigate their way through the current COVID-19 crisis.
ECHO (ELECTRONIC Call Handling Operations Ltd) – the not-for-profit, industry-backed alarms handling operator – has completed the first ‘end-to-end’ testing of its new automated alarm signalling transmissions between an Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) and the pioneering Essex Police Control Room.
£245.3 million worth of fines have been imposed for a wide range of infringements of Europe’s data protection laws. That’s according to international law firm DLA Piper. The figure is taken from the firm’s latest annual General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) fines and data breaches report covering the 27 European Union Member States plus the UK, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.
THE GOVERNMENT has committed “millions of pounds” to bolster the protection of the public against terrorism by announcing substantial funding for an all-new national Counter-Terrorism Operations Centre as part of its latest Spending Review.
OVER THE next six months, experts from GCHQ (the intelligence, cyber and security agency) will support five academics from UK universities who’ll be conducting research into areas including counter-terrorism and cyber security. The research will add to the intelligence community’s existing knowledge, improve understandings and better equip that community to tackle some of the biggest national security challenges facing the UK.
THROUGH ITS dedicated security management training section PerpetuityARC Training, the Linx International Group has announced the relaunch of its updated MSc degree in International Security and Risk Management in partnership with the University of West London. Applications to study for this academic qualification in the field of security management are open now for intakes in February and October 2021.
THE JOINT Committee on the National Security Strategy has now published its report entitled ‘Biosecurity and National Security’. The document assesses how prepared the Government is for major biological security risks, using the current COVID-19 pandemic as a test case, in order to consider whether and how the identification of risk in the national security system provokes a proportionate response in terms of means to address that risk.
International Security Expo is free-to-attend and unites the entire security community allowing shared learning and collaboration from Government, CNI, Law Enforcement, Military, Major Events, Transport & Borders, Cyber Security, Facilities, Public and Private sectors.
ISE features a major-scale exhibition including a series of CPD certified conferences, workshops and interactive features exploring considerations of security from initial design through to technologies to secure and in the event of an attack the capabilities to respond.