James Kelly: CEO of the BSIA
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BSIA aims for British Security Awards to be “the national event” honouring “the industry’s finest”

In welcoming members and their guests to the British Security Awards 2018 on Wednesday 11 July, the British Security Industry Association’s CEO James Kelly kick-started his Keynote Address by mentioning the re-branding of the event – running in its new guise for the...
Posted On 13 Jul 2018
Brendan McGarrity
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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
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Participants attending Euralarm’s 2017 General Assembly ponder regulatory challenges

Speeches and debates at the 2017 Euralarm General Assembly held in London showed that the organisation is now more engaged with policymakers and regulators than ever before. However, the event also highlighted that challenges do await on the horizon when it comes to delays in...
Posted On 31 May 2017
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Robert Yates steps into technical manager’s role as FIA’s Graham Simons retires

The Fire Industry Association’s (FIA) technical manager Graham Simons has retired from his post after a long career in the fire industry and over six years of service with the FIA. Simons joined the FIA’s technical team back in February 2011. With a specialism in...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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Revision moves ISO 31000:2009 Risk Management – Principles and Guidelines to Draft International Standard stage

The International Standards Organisation’s (ISO) revision of ISO 31000:2009 Risk Management – Principles and Guidelines has moved one step further to Draft International Standard (DIS) stage whereby the draft is now available for public comment. ISO 31000:2009 is intended...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
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Esoteric awarded ISO 27001 Information Security certification following BSI evaluation

Esoteric, the specialist global counterespionage and technical surveillance countermeasures (ie electronic bug sweeping) business, has announced that, in the wake of a rigorous evaluation of its information security processes, the company has now been granted the prestigious ISO...
Posted On 04 Jan 2017
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Axis Security achieves third international management standard with ISO 22301 certification

Axis Security, one of the UK’s leading security services suppliers, has been internationally recognised for its ability to proactively manage risks and mitigate threats that would otherwise disrupt critical business activity with the award of ISO 22301 for business continuity...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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ISO takes information security management “to another level” with new standard for market sectors

With cyber threats on the rise, in turn placing businesses and industries at risk, it’s more important than ever that organisations protect their information (and, indeed, that of their customers). The International Standards Organisation’s (ISO) standard for...
Posted On 15 Aug 2016
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International Electrotechnical Commission adopts ONVIF specification for new access control standard

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced that its newest access control specification has been adopted by the global standards group International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) as its new standard for electronic...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
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ISO 37001: Anti-Bribery Management Systems standard afforded “strong vote of confidence”

Bribery is a serious issue of our times, costing lives and eroding economies all over the world. On a positive note, a new ISO standard presently in development to combat bribery has just been given a strong vote of confidence, taking it to the final stage before publication....
Posted On 19 Apr 2016
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