Calls for Boris to set up ‘Mayor’s Standard’ to tackle cybercrime

– Cyber-security badge would encourage higher standards and better inform consumers Boris Johnson should establish a ‘Mayor’s Standard’ of cyber security for businesses to help combat online fraud in the capital, says Conservative London Assembly member Roger Evans. Companies that sign up to the Mayor’s Standard hallmark would have their company name published on the GLA website and could use Mayoral branding to promote their…

London Fire Brigade video streaming app could improve response to major incidents

New technology could better inform and speed up emergency response London Fire Brigade could improve its response to major incidents with a mobile app that allows eyewitnesses to stream live video footage to the control room, a new report shows. Streaming technology has already been trialled by West Midlands Fire Service and similar apps are currently used in Sacramento, California, and Victoria, Australia. A new…