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Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) has rated the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) as “good” in all categories in its report "Responding to austerity" which examines how the MPS has responded to the reductions in its budget and accompanying demands for improvement in service quality.

London: The 2014 European Computer Audit, Control and Security (EuroCACS) / Information Security and Risk Management (ISRM) conference will take place at Crowne Plaza Barcelona on 29th September - 1 October 2014. The "Today's Connections, Tomorrow's Solutions" event is hosted by ISACA- a non-profit, global association serving more than 110,000 IT governance, assurance, risk and security professionals—and will address hot industry topics such as data privacy, the Internet of Things (IoT), responding to cyber attacks, cybersecurity frameworks and cloud computing. Keynote speeches will be given by scientist and encryption specialist Dr. Simon Singh on "Cracking the Cipher Challenge" and whistleblower Michael Woodford who blew the lid on the Olympus fraud scandal.

London: London-based SMS messaging and mobile payment billing company Fonix Mobile has chosen Alert Logic Threat Manager with ActiveWatch for managed cloud-based intrusion detection and vulnerability scanning to secure its applications and data running on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Alert Logic’s Security-as-a-Service continuously monitors Fonix Mobile’s cloud environment in order to identify, evaluate and mitigate security threats and attackers that may be targeting their web applications.

London: Attenda Limited today has been positioned by Gartner Inc., in the Challengers quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Europe, 2014.



The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN needs to as a matter of urgency wade into this sort of enslavement going on currently in Nigeria, not only in the security sector, but in all sectors where foreigners actively participate in the country's economic activities milking Nigeria dry, paying little or no taxes, yet pay their Nigerian staff mere peanuts.

[The UN Security Council holds a moment of silence in honour of the victims of crashed flight MH17. UN Photo/Loey Felipe]
[The UN Security Council holds a moment of silence in honour of the victims of crashed flight
MH17. UN Photo/Loey Felipe]

The apparent deliberate downing of a Malaysian passenger plane over eastern Ukraine highlights the need for an urgent resumption of a ceasefire and a serious effort to end the ongoing crisis, the United Nations political chief told an emergency meeting of the Security Council last week.

Boss of the SIA Executive Bill Butler welcomes the key findings of the recently published IFSEC and Optima Group 2014 Security Training and The Security Industry Authority (SIA) Survey. The survey provides valuable insight on the views of security professionals, and their thoughts on the SIA's licensing regime and security training.