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Budgets – Security’s friend or foe

Budgets need to be managed properly or security suffers

Budgets are integral to every business. The start up’s business plan has to include budgets and the multinational will have an entire finance unit geared around making sure that every year the numbers are crunched, and budgets allocated. At a very fundamental level, a budget allows businesses to grow. It allows them to develop without going […]

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Retail security in an online world

Retail security threats - triangulation attack workflow.

The internet has been changing the world for decades now, and nowhere has this been more obvious than the retail sector. Internet access has opened up new markets, invented new businesses and allowed retailers to grow in ways never before imagined. However, along with this growth, the internet has also shown that retail security needs […]

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Retail security, business protection, loss reduction

The retail sector remains vulnerable to cyber attacks

Retail security is in the news again as the British Retail Consortium (BRC) report that crime in this sector has reached a 10 year high. This reporting appears to indicate crime accounts for almost 0.2% of the total sector turnover. As reported by the BBC this includes the possibly obvious activities such as shoplifting, but […]

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Data protection needs good physical security

Data protection needs good physical security

Data protection is frequently in the news as organisations more become aware of just how important it is to their business. Unfortunately all too often data protection measures focus on the technical aspects, overlooking the basic need for good physical security controls. Technical controls, such as encryption & access management are important for data protection […]

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Do you value your security?

Do you value your security?

We are in a new year now, the end of the world never materialised and everyone will be back at work, getting ready to push on their new years resolutions – even the ones doomed to failure. Unfortunately, lots of the mistakes that were made last year will be repeated and it likely that during […]

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Business Security Guide – Free Download

Business Security Guide – Free Download

The effects of crime can be devastating on people and businesses. While recent crime trends have been reassuring, there is still a reported 1 in 50 businesses in the United Kingdom that suffer a robbery or burglary each year. This can create a terrible economic burden on both the business itself and the surrounding community […]

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3 critical things every business leader should know about security

3 critical things every business leader should know about security

There isn’t a day without some form of security breach reported on the news and a company or organisation being fined, losing customers, suffering reputational damage etc. Its rare for a week to pass without the Information Commissioner reporting a judgement against organisations for data misuse and, globally, research shows the cost caused by security […]

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