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The Security Institute’s View

The security profession is at a Rubicon in its development and maturity as a component of the modern business structure. The evolution from the protection of physical assets to providing a more holistic ‘all-hazards’ approach to security risk management has been a...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018
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Counter-Terrorism policing specialist Paul Barnard joins Board of The Security Institute

The Security Institute has announced the co-option of Paul Barnard MSt MSyI to the organisation’s Board of Directors. Barnard has now filled the one remaining place on the Board following this year’s elections at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting held on Tuesday...
Posted On 08 Jun 2018
David Gill MSc CSyP FSyI: managing director of the Linx International Group
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PerpetuityARC Training introduces Essential Security Practices instruction programme

PerpetuityARC Training, which is part of the Linx International Group of companies, has now launched its Essential Security Practices online learning programme. The modular online education programme provides non-security personnel and those for whom corporate security is one of...
Posted On 21 May 2018
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Industry champion Mike Hurst achieves Certified Protection Professional designation

Now serving in his twentieth year as a member of ASIS UK, the Chapter’s vice-chairman and security industry champion Mike Hurst has attained the highly prestigious Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation at the first attempt. The CPP certification for security...
Posted On 10 May 2018
Abbey Petkar
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Small Business Network applauds Security Industry Authority’s progress on ACS reforms

Many of the changes proposed at the Strategy and Standards Group review meeting of the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) have been welcomed by the Small Business Network. The meeting, which took place on Tuesday 24 April, was attended by Small Business Network representatives and...
Posted On 02 May 2018
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The Security Institute appoints new Board directors at 2018 Annual General Meeting

Following on from the organisation’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 17 April, The Security Institute has announced the election of five new members of the Board with immediate effect. The individuals concerned will each serve a term of three years alongside the familiar...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018
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CSSC launches in East Midlands as business community bids to defeat terrorism

In the fourth and final week of the Action Counters Terrorism campaign, the Cross-Sector Safety and Security Communications (CSSC) initiative has been launched in the East Midlands. The CSSC is a partnership between the police service and the business community which uses an...
Posted On 13 Apr 2018
Ciaran Barry
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Linx International Group appoints Ciaran Barry in role of operations director

The Linx International Group has appointed Ciaran Barry as director of Group operations to oversee all parts of the business, including the Linx International Consultancy, Tavcom Training, ARC Training International and Perpetuity Training. Barry has an experienced and varied...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018
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UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2018 winners announced

The UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) event took place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in central London on the evening of Thursday 1 March. Over 400 security professionals gathered to celebrate outstanding performance from across the business sector, with dinner...
Posted On 02 Mar 2018
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Security industry opinion-formers set to join forces for SIA Stakeholder Conference

One of the security industry’s most influential discussion and debating forums is taking place in London next month. The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has now opened the booking process for its annual Stakeholder Conference, which takes place at the Oval cricket ground on...
Posted On 14 Feb 2018