Duncan Cooke
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Peace of Mind for Security Applications

Heightened security awareness has meant that, more than ever, it’s now crucial for security applications such as access control, intruder alarms, perimeter protection, fire safety and video management to be fully-operational around the clock. The possibility of unplanned...
Posted On 11 Oct 2017
John Robinson
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ISO 22316: Preparing for Brexit (Part Two)

With ISO 22316:2017 Security and Resilience – Organisational Resilience – Principles and Attributes now upon us, John Robinson decided to apply his own test – focused on Brexit – in a bid to ascertain what’s of value in this document for security, risk and resilience...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017
Peter Sherry
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Apprenticeships: Striking The Balance Between Employers and Educationalists

One of the key recommendations of the Richard Review of Apprenticeships (published in November 2012 during the 2010-2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat Coalition Government’s time in Parliamentary office) was that apprenticeship programmes should be employer-led, but what does...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017
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Remote Monitoring: Achieving Maximum Benefits for End Users

Here, Jonathan Sturley explains in detail how close working relationships formed with installers can ensure that end users achieve maximum benefit from their investment in a remotely monitored video surveillance system without having to live with the consequences of false alarms...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017
John Robinson
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ISO 22316: Preparing for Brexit (Part One)

The long-awaited ISO 22316:2017 Security and Resilience – Organisational Resilience – Principles and Attributes has arrived. At first read it doesn’t seem to offer much – a long title, but just ten pages of what might be construed as rather dry and heavily-engineered clauses....
Posted On 25 Aug 2017
Peter Webster
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All Things Being Equal

Amid the wider requirement for gender diversity in the workplace, the number of females resident within the security industry remains disconcertingly low. Peter Webster examines why there’s such a gender imbalance and outlines what can be done to make security a more attractive...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017
Josh Lefkowitz
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Cyber Threats in the Oil and Gas Sector

Few threats expose the true interdependency of cyber and physical security more than those targeting the oil and natural gas (ONG) sector, writes Josh Lefkowitz. After all, oil and natural gas together account for 53% of the world’s energy consumption and remain integral...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
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The New ISO Standards: What Can They Bring to Your Business?

Organisations and their leaders are facing change at an unprecedented speed as digital technology and increasing globalisation continues to impact businesses. The new ISO Standards are a response to these forces, allowing organisations to continue to add value, while also helping...
Posted On 26 Jul 2017
Gerard Wallace
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Safe Evacuation: What To Do in a Security Threat Scenario

Given that the current threat level posed by international terrorism in the UK is currently set at ‘Severe’, it’s now time for every business owner to ensure they have comprehensive and up-to-date evacuation procedures in place, writes Gerard Wallace.     As...
Posted On 18 Jul 2017
Simon Cook
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Collaboration and Communication: Increasing Resilience

Physical security is about more than securing doors and monitoring facilities, writes Simon Cook. From assisting in the prevention of incidents through to gathering business information, Physical Security Departments and the systems they deploy can play many roles in an...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017