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
Peter Webster
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Does Legislative Repeal Fit the Bill?

One of the largest legislative projects ever to be undertaken, the Great Repeal Bill will ensure that European law no longer applies in the United Kingdom. Here, Peter Webster examines why guarding companies should be concerned about the uncertainty this legislation could well...
Posted On 20 Jun 2017
Christine Caunce
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Corporate Culture, A Sense of Risk and Innovation

Although organisations see the value of adopting an innovative approach, it’s not always the easiest thing to introduce. This isn’t necessarily because people are openly opposed to the idea. Instead, it’s the perceived sense of risk that ultimately scuppers a company’s...
Posted On 12 Jun 2017
Isabelle Moeller
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Biometrics at the Borders

While policy creation for the use of biometric technologies at national borders remains a matter for Government, it’s fair to state that Best Practice and guiding principles for their effective deployment can be built through collaboration between the industry’s various and many...
Posted On 18 May 2017
Peter Webster
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SIA Regulation, Business Licensing and the ACS: A Personal Perspective

Tuesday 14 March witnessed the 2017 edition of the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) annual Stakeholder Conference, which ran at the Hallam Conference Centre in central London. A reflection of the partnership working theme for the day, the confirmed speakers emanated from...
Posted On 18 Apr 2017
Emma Shaw MBA CSyP FSyl FCMI
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Safety and Security for the Corporate Environment

It was at Donald Trump’s first press conference as President-elect when the term ‘fake news’ broke out of media discussions and into the mainstream. What’s real and very evident across all organisations is the threat of corporate espionage, writes Emma Shaw. Every week we...
Posted On 12 Apr 2017
Simon Cook
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How Physical Security Systems Can Protect the ‘Everyday’

The success of any organisation or environment depends on its ability to support the healthy flow of people, products, information and ideas, writes Simon Cook. This is apparent in our daily lives when a minor disruption makes our everyday activities more difficult (or even...
Posted On 12 Apr 2017