Brendan McGarrity

Brendan McGarrity joins Evolution as head of business’ Risk and Design Division

Evolution, the integrated fire and security business, has appointed Brendan McGarrity as head of the company’s dedicated Risk and Design Division to provide industry-leading security design and specification services to third party integrators, installers and clients....
Posted On 01 Feb 2018

Smart Cities specification for data, information and asset security management launched by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has launched a new smart cities specification for safeguarding data and information security in cities. PAS 185 Smart Cities – Specification for Establishing and Implementing a Security-Minded Approach lists the requirements for creating a...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
Richard Lambert: managing director of Evolution Security

All-new Security Design Division unveiled by integrated fire and security specialist Evolution

Evolution, the integrated fire and security business, has launched a new Security Design Division to provide security and fire system design and specification services to third party integrators, installers and clients. Richard Lambert, managing director of Evolution, informed...
Posted On 09 Aug 2017

Protective security advice for crowded places issued by National Counter-Terrorism Security Office

New and updated guidance intended to offer protective security advice to those responsible for managing the security of crowded places has been issued by the National Counter-Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO). This new guidance is primarily aimed at those with a direct...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017

Prisons and Courts Bill announced by Ministry of Justice in response to mounting UK prisons crisis

Justice Secretary Elizabeth Truss recently unveiled the “historic” Prisons and Courts Bill, in turn paving the way for the biggest overhaul of prisons in a generation and the delivery of a world-class court system. This key piece of legislation will underpin measures...
Posted On 17 Mar 2017

Supporting manufacturers outline benefits for end users attending COIE 2016

The 2016 Cortech Open Innovation Event (COIE) Series – for which Risk UK is the Official Media Partner – rolls into The Lighthouse in Glasgow on Wednesday 14 September. The gathering of risk and security professionals focuses on a showcase for the latest advances in security,...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016
Simon Chapman

Staff Crime and Combating ‘The Insider Threat’

‘The Insider Threat’ is a hot topic of concern both for the Security Services and for security and risk professionals working within major public and private sector organisations. Setting up effective counter-measures for staff crime – whether the motivation for such...
Posted On 15 Apr 2016
How the 21st Century is redefining the practice of security provides the main focus for The Security Institute's 2015 Annual Conference

The Security Institute outlines theme and programme details for 2015 Annual Conference

Now in its eighth year, The Security Institute’s Annual Conference and Exhibition is the organisation’s premier educational vehicle for members and specially invited guests. In late September, the conference programme focuses on how the practice of security has been...
Posted On 11 Jun 2015
PAS 1192-5 applies to both building and infrastructure assets - See more at:

CPNI sponsors PAS 1192-5:2015 to address security issues for built assets, data and information

The need to reduce the cost of public sector assets is driving a period of rapid evolution in the construction sector. In future, digital built environments – including Building Information Modelling (BIM) – will need to deliver fiscal, functional, sustainability and...
Posted On 22 May 2015
Eddie Hirst: Director of Risk at Mitie TSM

Critical Security Environments: the sector-based approach

A string of international incidents of late have served to highlight the considerable importance of national security for the UK. Whether they be in the form of terrorist alerts, severe weather or power outages, developing threats are affecting businesses more than ever before....
Posted On 18 May 2015