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This page features recent and archived press releases about our work with Clients, new solutions, developments in the security industry and stories about our employees. Please click on the relevant heading below to view the press release.

If you are a journalist and would like more information about Ward Security – or an informed comment about the security industry in general, please contact Linda Donaldson on 01225 422051 or email linda@geometrypr.co.uk

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  • WARD SECURITY IS PASSIONATE ABOUT PERKS!
    Ward Security, working in partnership with PerkBox, now offers all employees the fantastic free benefit of Gold Level membership to recognise and reward the contribution of our greatest asset, our people. All members of the Ward Security Team with more than six months service will be automatically ...
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  • Metropolitan Police Cyber Awareness Videos – Day 5
    As per the message from Monday, please see the fifth and final video in the series. Stop thieves stealing your ID, update your privacy settings on all social media account.  Only let people you know see your pages. Never accept a friend request from someone you don't know and avoiding posting v...
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  • Metropolitan Police Cyber Awareness Videos – Day 4
    As per the message from Monday, please see the fourth video in the series of five being released, one per day this week... Cyber criminals can intercept personal information being shared online when you use public Wi-Fi Don't bank, shop or do anything else that requires you to enter login detail...
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  • Metropolitan Police Cyber Awareness Videos – Day 3
    As per the message from Monday, please see the third video in the series of five being released, one per day this week... Phishing is a form of fraud where criminals trick you into giving personal information by posing as a trusted organisation Don't assume anyone who's sent an email or text, or...
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  • Metropolitan Police Cyber Awareness Videos – Day Two
    As per the message from Monday, please see the second video in the series of five being released, one per day this week........ Updates are vital in protecting your devices from ransomware and other malicious software Day 2 Video Link Subject: "COMPUTER UPDATES" Please click here for the video. ...
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  • Metropolitan Police Cyber Awareness Videos – Day One
    You don’t have to be a computer expert to avoid being a cybercrime victim… Over the last few months the Metropolitan Police’s FALCON “Cyber Protect” Team have been developing Cyber Awareness Videos to assist in addressing the apparent lack of “cyber awareness” identified by the “Nat...
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  • Incident at Finsbury Park – Update
    A CSSC Bridge call was held during which Industry Sector Leads were briefed by Superintendent Dave Roney from the office of the “National Coordinator Protect and Prepare,” and Superintendent Nick Aldworth from the Metropolitan Police “Protective Security Operations & London Protect.” Ple...
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  • Incident at Finsbury Park
    The Metropolitan and Counter Terrorism Police have been responding to what has been described as a “serious incident” near Finsbury Park, north London. A man has died and eight people have been injured after a van collided with pedestrians near a mosque shortly after midnight. The 48 year old v...
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  • Operational Update Following London Bridge Incident
    Operational contingency plans continued to be followed where our frontline resources were not allowed access to affected sites within the Police cordon. Control room staff and Operational Managers were in regular contact with the Police helpline and the security Officers involved were regularly visi...
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  • Contingencies and Guidance Following London Bridge Incidents
    Following a Bridge Call between senior representatives of “Counter Terrorism Security Office” (NaCTSO), The “Office of the National Coordinator Protect and Prepare,” and “Industry Sector Leaders,” please see key points relating to the investigation and current stance following the even...
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  • Incidents at London Bridge Update
    For the 3rd time this year the UK is waking up to reports of another terror attack. As reported earlier, vehicle attack and stabbing incidents occurred on London Bridge and Borough Market in London yesterday evening. The Metropolitan Police Service in conjunction with British Transport Police, Cit...
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  • Incidents at London Bridge
    The Metropolitan Police (MPS) have been investigating a serious incident on London Bridge where a number of pedestrians have been hit by a white van travelling at speed, followed by reports of stabbings in and around the bars and restaurants at Borough Market. These acts appear to be coordinated ...
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  • Terror Threat Level Adjustment
    On Saturday 27th May it was announced that the threat level from international terrorism to the UK was to be adjusted from CRITICAL back to SEVERE. It was further communicated that, based on risk and community reassurance, the increased Police presence was to remain in place over the Bank Holiday ...
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  • Ward Security celebrates ACS Pacesetters Awards
    Ward Security is pleased to announce that Karen Jones, one of our canine team, has been awarded a Security Officer of Distinction award at the ACS Pacesetters Annual Awards. Karen has been a conscientious member of the canine team at Ward Security for six years, transferring to her current assignme...
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  • Threat Level Actions Update
    As the nation continues to come to terms with the events of Monday 22nd May the threat remains at CRITICAL, the first time for 10 years. Although this level does not usually remain in place for more than a few days or weeks it is important to remember that even when, or if, it returns to SEVERE th...
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  • Increased Threat Level Response and Actions
    As previously communicated, last night the independent Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) raised the threat level for international terrorism in the UK to CRITICAL, an assessment that means not only that an attack remains highly likely, but a further attack may be imminent. Such an assessment ...
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  • UK Threat Level Changed to Critical
    Ward Security would like to make our clients aware that the UK terror threat level has been raised from “Severe – An Attack is Highly Likely,” to “Critical - An Attack is Expected Imminently.” We will provide further updates in the next few hours once policing plans have been communica...
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  • Statement to all Clients from Ward Security re: Manchester Arena attack
    We are deeply saddened by the news from Manchester and our thoughts today go out to all the families who have lost loved ones and those who are injured. The Police will be able to tell us more over the next few days and they, along with the security forces, will continue to be vigilant but they nee...
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  • Ward Security recognised by the Living Wage Foundation
    Ward Security is pleased to announce that it has become a Recognised Service Provider working alongside the Living Wage Foundation. The achievement means Ward Security and all its subsidiaries are putting a Living Wage pathway in place that meets the standards set by the Living Wage Foundation for g...
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  • Ward Security sponsors leading Kent Business Awards
    Ward Security is pleased to be a sponsor of the Start-Up Business of the Year category of the Kent Excellence in Business Awards 2017. Established in 2000 by security specialists Kevin and David Ward to fill a niche for a highly professional provider of quality security services to organisations in...
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  • Young artists excel in designing Ward Security birthday card
    Students from Cliffe Woods Primary School in Rochester have impressed security company Ward Security with the quality of their art following a competition to design a birthday card that the company will use for employees throughout 2017. Over 340 students took part in the competition, with the st...
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