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New drone laws issued by Department for Transport set to boost airport safety

New laws being introduced by the Department for Transport in tandem with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will restrict all drones from flying above 400 feet and within one kilometre of airport boundaries. Following a year-on-year increase in the reporting of drone incidents...
Posted On 30 May 2018
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Robert Knights MBE MSc CPP PSP SIRM CAS AdCertED&CP FSyI LCGI: An Obituary

David Clark CPP PCI PSP (chairman of ASIS International’s UK Chapter) has written to inform Chapter members of the tremendously sad news that ASIS UK and security industry stalwart Robert Knights MBE has passed away. Knights bravely fought and overcame, but finally...
Posted On 30 May 2018
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Explosive detection dogs introduced in British airports by Government to screen cargo

Dogs that are capable of detecting minute traces of explosives concealed in air freight are now being deployed in cargo sheds at British airports as the Government introduces its latest measure to reinforce the UK’s aviation security. Free-running explosive detection dogs...
Posted On 09 May 2018
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PwC establishes team of drone specialists with keen focus on national security issues

PwC has established a team of drone specialists in the UK to help clients take advantage of this emerging technology and extract value from drone data. PwC’s ‘Clarity From Above’ report found that drones have the potential to disrupt a variety of industries,...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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CAA and The Security Institute enter into agreement on Group Membership scheme

At the organisation’s Annual Conference 2017, held on Tuesday 3 October in central London, The Security Institute announced that it has now entered into a Group Membership arrangement with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the UK’s specialist aviation regulator. The...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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Department for Transport opens consultation on drone safety and security to protect public

The Government plans to introduce new measures designed to ensure the successful uptake of drones is matched by strong safeguards to protect the public. Measures out for consultation on Wednesday 21 December include the mandatory registration of new drones, tougher penalties for...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016