UK Police Cyber Budget Boost

Government Announces £100m IT Boost for UK Police The UK government has pledged £100m to drive digital transformation in the police force, helping it tackle cybercrime and improve its controversial use of biometrics. The home secretary has already approved £70m of the Police Transformation Fund allocation to four projects. A National Enabling Programme will create a unified IT system across police forces to “deliver more joined-up working within and between forces,” while a Digital Policing Portfolio aims to create an …

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Cybersecurity: Keep Your Data Safe

With the recent news that Google’s parent company, Alphabet, are in the process of launching a cybersecurity company, and the scandal surrounding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, there’s never been a better time to ensure that your business is practising proper cybersecurity. In 2018, cybersecurity is just as pressing an issue as physical security. Data breeches can ruin businesses. Let’s take a look at some of the key ways to ensure that your data is kept safe. Firewalls and Antivirus Software …

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Keeping Your Construction Site Secure

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The last thing any business wants when they’re trying to complete a building project is attacks from trespassers and vandals. Unfortunately, a site that’s unmanned is a likely target for criminals so it’s important to invest in the proper construction site security measures to keep your site safe and your project meeting its deadlines. CCTV CCTV surveillance is a great way to deter trespassers from setting foot on your construction site. A CCTV system from Hikvision is guaranteed to be …

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Why Cyber Security is Important for the Modern Business

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In 2017 physical security systems are not enough on their own. An increased reliance on computers and the internet means that cyber security is more important than ever. Maintaining a high level of cyber security is vital to protect sensitive information and details about your customers.There are a number of ways to protect your business’ information; cyber security doesn’t simply stop at installing anti-virus software and a firewall. This post will explore some of the methods you can use to …

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5 Ways To Protect Your Business From Cyber Crime

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So by now, you will have heard all about the cyber- attack on the NHS computer system. You may think that cyber crime doesn’t affect you but as a security business in Southampton, we can tell you that criminals use a wide array of tactics to target your business. The same tactics used by international terrorism we might add. You might not be aware of the bigger picture with a potentially global threat to online security. We all know that computer …

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How Security Companies Can Protect Your Data If you work in a security company in Southampton, when you hear the term ‘data protection’ it can set off alarm bells. Some may think of ‘banks or stockbrokers, sweating over losing the names and addresses of customers. You may even read how online cyber thieves have stolen customer details from a mobile phone company. You might not even think this is a real security issue in the Southampton construction industry? You probably think …

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