Sarah Hayward

Developing a Career in the Security Business Sector

ASIS UK’s Young Professionals Group held its ‘Developing a Career in the Security Industry’ event at the Aon Centre in London recently and the message was clear: networking and people skills are key to building a security career. On average, 241 people apply for each...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018
Steve Bailes

The Real Battle Being Fought at Calais

The UK-France Summit at the Sandhurst Royal Military Academy during January brought forth the surprise announcement that the British Government will provide an additional £44.5 million in funding to reinforce security at the UK border with France. The money is to be be spent on...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018

Taking a Closer Look at 360 Degree Cameras

In a challenging economic climate and with end users understandably demanding maximum Return on Investment from their financial outlay on video surveillance systems, it might be time for security professionals to take a closer look at how 360° cameras could give them a...
Posted On 12 Mar 2018
Paul German

Fixing the Cyber Security Skills Shortage

Attitudes towards security continue to harden, with terrorism, geopolitical uncertainty and cyber threats now joining over-regulation in the top four threats posed to business growth prospects in PwC’s 2018 CEO Survey. This shift is reflected by the language now used publicly –...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018
Andrew Shaw

Safeguarding Schools: Secure Emergency Lockdown Protocols

The Duty of Care that education officials have in terms of providing a safe environment for everyone on their premises is arguably more challenging in today’s world than at any time in days gone by. One area that should be identified for regular review is emergency lockdown....
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
Daniel Hardy

Taking Back The Power

Cuts to police funding, misinterpreted legislation and social issues that are creating a rise in certain types of offending have led to a lack of control when it comes to dealing with criminals. Here, Daniel Hardy examines the factors that have created the current situation and...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
Duncan Cooke

IoT: Is the Electronic Security Industry Ready, Willing and Able?

Gartner, one of the world’s leading IT research and advisory companies, estimates that as many as 5.6 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices owned by enterprises and Governments will make use of edge computing for data collection and processing in 2020, while by 2019, as much...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018
Jayne Pett

Health and Safety: Risk Management on the Road

The Health and Safety performance of businesses is under constant scrutiny in this day and age, with the Health and Safety Executive and industry trade organisations alike enforcing ever stricter regulations. Mobile workforces can pose a significant Health and Safety risk for...
Posted On 29 Jan 2018
Simon Chapman

Covering All The Bases: A Reappraisal of Security Guarding

Organisations across all vertical sectors now have a wide array of security-related issues to consider, ranging from theft, anti-social behaviour and terrorism to vandalism and Health and Safety compliance. With higher levels of protection required than ever before, Simon Chapman...
Posted On 23 Jan 2018
Graham Lowe

Life Safety First: Enhanced Foundations for the Built Environment

Across the last four decades, the life safety industry has met a number of significant challenges and opportunities presented to it, among them the need for better risk management within the global built environment. While those working diligently across the sector have made...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018