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Former security director sentenced to five years in jail for immigration and security offences

On Friday 30 January, Sandra Okah (now Daudirgaite) of Chapel Drive, Dartford in Kent was sentenced at Blackfriars Crown Court to five years’ imprisonment for immigration and security offences. In the summer of 2012, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) received...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015
GCHQ at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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“Intelligence sharing between UK and USA was unlawful” rules Investigatory Powers Tribunal

GCHQ acted unlawfully in accessing millions of people’s private communications collected in bulk by the USA’s National Security Agency. That’s the ruling of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal, which was announced today. The Tribunal found that the intelligence sharing...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015
Gallagher Retail Park
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Axis Security extends portfolio thanks to award of Gallagher Retail Park guarding contract

Axis Security, one of the UK’s leading security service providers, has been awarded the security guarding contract at Gallagher Retail Park, based just outside of Coventry. The contract has been awarded following a competitive tender process whereby Axis Security demonstrated its...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015
Cyber Security Challenge UK runs a series of national inspirational competitions aimed at attracting talented people into the profession and informing them about cyber security careers and learning opportunities
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PwC hosts simulated national cyber forensic investigation to find future UK defenders

PwC’s UK headquarters has just hosted a unique cyber forensics investigation carried out by members of the public. The competition, which is the latest in the series from the Cabinet Office-backed Cyber Security Challenge UK, tasked a group of 22 amateur cyber defenders...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015
Stephen Grieve of the SSAIB
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SSAIB first to gain accreditation against BS 102000 for Investigative Services

Fire, security and telecare certification specialist the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) is celebrating the fact that the organisation has become the first certification body to gain UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accreditation against British...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015
CCTV is once again the fulcrum of a major industry debate
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Installation and maintenance “crucial” to CCTV’s effectiveness states the BSIA

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has responded to forthright comments made by UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter QPM LLB about the effectiveness of CCTV cameras in England and Wales. In an interview on BBC Radio 5 Live, Porter reinforced the value...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015
Andrew Hallam: the new managing director at Unipart Security Solutions
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Andrew Hallam appointed managing director at Unipart Security Solutions

Unipart Security Solutions has announced the appointment of Andrew Hallam as managing director of the business with effect from 1 February 2015. Hallam takes over the role from Colin Moore who remains a Board member but is now moving across to focus on leading Unipart Group...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015
Alf Göransson: President and CEO at Securitas
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Upbeat figures underpin 2014 Full Year Report issued by Securitas

According to Securitas’ Full Year Report for 2014, organic sales growth has continued to show a positive trend for the business driven by successful sales efforts, a strategy focused on both security guarding solutions and technology offerings and an improved macro economic...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015