Effective Internal Investigation Process.

November 25, 2013 2:05 pm

Companies struggle to put in place an effective program for conducting internal investigation and meting out discipline.  One of the first questions which internal stakeholders struggle with is who is responsible for the internal investigation issue. Auditors claim they are […]

Cost of Cyber Crime in 2013

November 20, 2013 11:24 am

Larry Ponemon, Founder of Ponemon Institute, revield the critical results from a survey on British. French and German organizations. The survey shows clear differences  in security posture, costs, and fundamentals throughout each region. Over four year research was sponsored by […]

Compliance: Dealing with a fraud allegation

November 4, 2013 9:03 am

Building a culture of compliance can really pay off when it comes to trouble, such as an allegation of fraud. There are only two ways to hear about such allegations: directly from an employee or whistleblower, or indirectly ffom government body or […]

Banks under foreign exchange scrutiny – Compliance investigation.

November 1, 2013 11:42 am

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has suspended two traders in connection to a growing investigation into the possible manipulation of foreign exchange rates.Regulators in the United States, Asia and Europe are investigating possible manipulation of these benchmarks. Investigation Management system […]

Police Oracle: Supervisors course ‘to improve Undercover Operations’

October 31, 2013 9:19 am

A new training course will be given to aspiring chief officers to ensure they have the necessary skills to supervise undercover operations, the College of Policing has confirmed. The Chief Officers’ Authorising Officers course will become a prerequisite of the […]

Challenges of Accident and Incident Investigation

October 21, 2013 3:31 pm

Thorough accident and incident investigations can be one of the most valuable exercises that companies undertake, yet too few have policies and programs in place to carry them out. Many employers have not established comprehensive accident investigation policies. Even among […]

Rising Cost of Retail Crime

October 15, 2013 11:05 am

More effective engagement between the retail business community and UK authorities is required as retail crime continues to increase, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC). The industry trade association says that “serious, organised offending is pushing up the cost of […]

Managing Incident Investigations – Process vs Technology

September 27, 2013 9:31 am

Many organisations facing increase in threat of breaches, cyber-attacks and fraud are enhancing their efforts to create robust incident response strategies that identify how an incident investigation would proceed and what data would need to be collected. Some of them have a […]

Software for Managing Confidential Informants

August 2, 2013 8:27 am

In our latest blog international confidential informant expert John Buckley discusses the use of software for the management of confidential informants.   As I travel about helping law enforcement agencies develop their confidential informant management programs one of the first […]

New Zealand Police Undercover Operations; under the Microscope.

November 29, 2012 1:29 pm

In this blog ABM Consultant and undercover operations expert, George Harrison, discusses the recent scrutiny of New Zealand Police following their undercover investigation of the Red Devils motorcycle gang, drawing comparisons to the 1999 Regina v Campbell case in Canada. […]