TITLE

Welsh police put focus on security

AUTHOR(S)
Hiscock, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
IT Training;Apr2004, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
South Wales Police have recently developed their own custom-designed security-awareness program for their 5,000 staff. Once the force-wide implementation of its learning management system (LMS) was completed, sergeant Alun Williams of the Technology Enhanced Learning unit at the force met with Jimmy Wright, the force's information security officer, whose responsibility it is to ensure that all police staff are security trained and aware. The project began with an assessment of the programs that were already available as commercial, off-the-shelf packages. Their meeting was the catalyst for the security-awareness package that has since been developed and is now enriching the security knowledge of more than 5,000 police officers, civilian staff and third-party contractors. The package, which is built into the South Wales Police Force LMS, covers every area of security, from visiting police premises and visitor-escorting procedures to information security and password protection. Communication, consultation and effective scoping are key to success. INSET: Profile.
ACCESSION #
13648375

 

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