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The return of the visitor – Is your office safe?

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Employee safety and well-being have never been so important. Keeping the workforce healthy is key to productivity, morale and staff retention – and businesses increasingly recognise their legal duty of care obligations. Yet while companies have stepped up as employees return to the office, creating health policies and implementing strong solutions for managing capacity, too […]

Gett appoints Runli Guo as Chief Information Security Officer

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Business travel specialist and PA Life Club partner Gett has confirmed the appointment of Runli Guo as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), as it continues to expand operations. Runli is based in London and reports to Chief Information Officer (CIO) Dina Dembo-Orgil within the Technology and Innovation Function at Gett. Currently around one quarter of Fortune 500 […]

“It wasn’t me”: Cover-up culture leading to accidental information loss

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As remote working remains the norm during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, research reveals that UK office workers are accidentally deleting vital business information from shared, cloud-based applications such as Office 365 or Google Drive. And many are opting to keep quiet rather than owning up to their mistakes. The research from Veritas Technologies, which interviewed 2,000 UK […]

One in four risks sharing confidential work-related information  

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A new survey carried out by KnowBe4 Research shows that nearly a quarter of employees are unsure whether the information they are working with is confidential or not. KnowBe4 Research investigates the IT security culture of companies worldwide. They carry out continuous surveys to see how companies and organisations handle IT security and training. New figures show that 24 percent are […]

40% of businesses sacked staff due to breach of security during Covid

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39 per cent of UK business decision makers have admitted to dismissing staff members due to a breach of company cyber security policy since the start of the Covid-19 outbreak. That’s according to research from Centrify, which surveyed 200 UK business decision makers, revealing that almost two-thirds (65 per cent) of companies have made substantial changes to […]

Five familiar email fails: Why they could be more than an embarrassing mishap

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Email is a fundamental component of business communications. The benefit of near instant messaging, no matter the location, means that business deals and management can be conducted quickly and seamlessly. But our reliance on email as a communication tool has inspired an element of complacency amongst users. The repetitive and familiar nature of email usage means […]

How To: Prepare your business for post-lockdown 

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With businesses across the hospitality and leisure industry preparing for the ‘new normal’, drastic changes have needed to be implemented in order to ensure both staff and customers are kept safe and risk is minimised.  In order to help business prepare for returning to work post-lockdown, Brighouse-based self-storage providers My Secure has created a helpful […]

Locate Global’s incident management platform designed or organisational resilience

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Has your business been affected by COVID-19? Looking for tools to ensure rapid recovery, whilst improving your resilience as an organisation? Introducing Locate Global, an incident management platform designed for organisational resilience, critical event & crisis management, and extensive communication. Quickly locate users, identify emergency events and initiate critical tasks instantly. Manage all incidents and […]

Innoventive gets things done – Cleaning, Maintenance, Security & Staffing

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By ​Charley Lowe, Managing Director, Innoventive If you see an Innoventive van in the street, you will see four words written underneath the brand: Cleaning, Maintenance, Security, Staffing. These four words need to be expanded upon if the reality of what we do is to be truly understood. Cleaning is about first impressions, consistent standards, […]

PA Life LIVE welcomes Innoventive as Event Partner

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FM specialist Innoventive has joined as an Event Partner for this Wednesday’s PA Life LIVE digital conference. Innoventive delivers facilities management services across the UK, covering cleaning, maintenance and security. Not only does the company operate in these specific areas, but it also helps its clients problem solve and project manage. Join 100+ fellow PAs, EAs […]

Coronavirus: Productivity and security at risk from remote working

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By Stuart Dickinson, COO at eacs Although the global spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) is itself grabbing the headlines, the impact it is having on UK businesses, both big and small, is still unclear.   In light of the recent contagion across Europe, organisations are starting to respond by implementing remote working strategies, but how well will businesses cope if most staff are self-isolating or avoiding travelling to the workplace? According to eacs, leaders in […]

Is the Wi-Fi hotspot you’re reading this on secure?

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Millions of Brits have gambled with their personal data by ‘blindly’ accessing Wi-Fi hotspots, according to a study. One in five have taken ‘significant risks’ by failing to check if public Wi-Fi connections are legitimate – instead using hotspots which are free, seem to be credible and offer fast speeds. Worryingly, users could be connecting […]

Here are the 10 worst passwords you might be using – stop it

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11 million Brits (21%) only use between one to three passwords for all their online accounts or profiles, 8% use the same password for everything and over a quarter (28%) use between four to six. That’s according to research from Insurance2go, which recently ran a poll to gain insight into why so many members of […]

Do you use one of these passwords? Change it now

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Brits have been urged to apply steps to stay safe online after results of the UK Cyber Survey exposed exploitable gaps in personal security knowledge. The polling was independently carried out on behalf of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a part of GCHQ, and Department for Digital, Media and Sport (DCMS). The findings, it is hoped, […]

How to ensure your hotel guests are safe

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Staying overnight in another location can be unnerving if you are by yourself and in an unfamiliar place, so what can hotels do to ensure their guests feel safe? Jamie Roberts, copywriter at Mediaworks, shares his thoughts from the benefits of enhanced CCTV and why hotels need a clear response plan. There are many factors […]

Younger employees to blame for security breaches, says study

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Have you ever been guilty of a security breach at work? It turns out that more than a third of senior executives believe the blame lies with younger employees. A new independent study into attitudes of the next generation workforce about cybersecurity, commissioned by Centrify, found that over a third of 18 to 24-year-olds are […]

Tackling your security threats from the front desk

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Ioana Nitu, product and solutions manager at technology solutions provider, Brother UK shares her thoughts and best practises for tackling security threats. From managing the diaries of senior team members to filing confidential documents, the role of a PA involves dealing with business-critical tasks on a daily basis to keep the office running smoothly and safely. And, […]

The Hillary Clinton effect: the majority of uk workers risk data security

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The majority of British workers are putting confidential professional documents and data at risk, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 UK workers commissioned by IT provider, Probrand.co.uk revealed that employee attitudes to confidentiality and cyber security are worryingly relaxed, with 74% of workers admitting to using personal technology to freely access work documents. […]


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