News Analysis: SIA Approved Contractor Scheme Phase One Review. News Special: Total Security Summit. Opinion: Mind Your Own Business. BSIA Briefing: Private Security – First Responders to Acid Attacks. Risk Predictions for 2018 and the Risk Agenda 2025. Control Rooms, Monitoring Centres and ARCs: The Design Considerations. Security in the Financial Services Sector: Best Practice in Risk Management. Counter-Terrorism: The Evolving Threat of Vehicle Attacks, HVM Assessments and Security Awareness Strategies. Meet The Security Company: Cole Security Services. The Security Institute’s View: Mindset + Training + Application = Development. In The Spotlight: ASIS International’s UK Chapter on Lessons in Leadership. FIA Technical Briefing: Fire and Security Systems Integration. Plus: Fire Safety Management and Installation Supplement, Security Services: Best Practice Casebook on Professionalising The Security Team, Cyber Security: Nation State-Sponsored Hacking, Training and Career Development: Ex-Armed Services Personnel in the Security Industry, Risk in Action, Technology in Focus and Appointments
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.