Safer London News

London, UK – The London Digital Security Centre (LDSC) will work alongside the Safer London Business Partnership and the Metropolitan Police this week and next, engaging directly with small to medium sized businesses based in the West End of London, Southwark, Lambeth and Lewisham. The programme will take place from Monday 5th – Monday 12th June, to highlight potential vulnerabilities in those business’ digital security. 


Safer London Business Partnership would like to invite its BCRP members and partners to our “Getting a Grip” licensing event. 


The Mayor's Office for Policing Crime (MOPAC) commits to encouraging the work of the Safer London Business Partnership in promoting Business Crime Reduction Partnerships across the capital to help improve the activity taken to support businesses large and small.


Safer London would like to thank London Digital Security Centre (LDSC) for sharing with us an opportunity for Safer London members to participate in the LDSC trial Membership Scheme.


Safer London would like to share with its members the below information from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) regarding a new campaign to counter terrorism.

 

 


Safer London would like to share with members that Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner Craig Mackey has been appointed as the new NPCC lead for Business Crime Reduction and private Security Liaison following the retirement of Nottinghamshire Police Temporary Chief Constable Sue Fish in March 2017. 


Every day thousands of computer systems all over the world are attacked. There are criminals who take advantage of the anonymity of the online world to deceive, hack and steal if the opportunity arises.


As part of the latest round of police transformation funding, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has recently awarded over £1 million across 3 years to Nottinghamshire Police to set up a national business crime reduction hub that will address business crime in a more consistent way across the UK (this will be a new shared capability to coordinate activity in order to respond to the evolving crime threat to businesses).


On Tuesday 28th March 2017, the new UK £1 coin will enter circulation, and The Royal Mint is producing 1.5 billion of the new coins.


Safer London Business Partnership and Clapham BID have recently won a silver award at the 2016 Problem Orientated Partnership (POP) Awards 2016. The POP award recognises best practice in crime prevention projects within the capital, where partner agencies have applied rational and evidence–based analysis of problems and their solutions within a policing context. 


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