Chris Plimley
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Data Centre Security: ‘Know Your Onions’

The data centre market is presently booming right across the globe and with it, explains Chris Plimley, the need for intelligent, integrated security systems designed from the outside in and with the potential intruder’s perspective very much in mind. The UK data centre market...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015
Chris Wisely: Managing Director at Axis Security
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Developing the Security Profession

Rather than be considered some kind of regulatory or contractual burden, Chris Wisely explains exactly why security training ought to be viewed for what it is – a widespread benefit to any organisation that, if conducted in a detailed and appropriate fashion, far outweighs the...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015
FireVu has received FM Approval
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FireVu attains prestigious FM Approval certification from FM Global

FireVu has announced that its Visual Smoke and Flame Detection System has obtained FM Approval, an internationally recognised testing standard. This latest achievement follows more than ten years of success for FireVu, an award-winning solution which provides early fire detection...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015
The end user visitor cohort increased at IFSEC International 2015
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UBM celebrates “another year of innovation, inspiration and industry excellence” for IFSEC International

UBM EMEA – the organiser of IFSEC International 2015 – has reported on a “hugely successful year” for Europe’s largest security event. Running from 16-18 June at ExCeL London, IFSEC International welcomed no less than 23,079 visitors through the doors,...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015
Securitas has won a major contract with The Peel Group
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Securitas wins contract to supply security services for The Peel Group

Securitas has won the contract to provide security services for The Peel Group. 160 officers will provide security guarding, key holding and concierge solutions across 17 of The Peel Group’s UK sites, among them MediaCityUK. The contract encompasses The Peel Group’s aviation and...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015
Peter Webster
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The Rise of the SNP: The Thin End of The Wedge?

As far as General Elections go, that which played out across the UK in May had more than its fair share of drama. Fast forward a couple of months and, with the Queen’s Speech now delivered to Parliament, Peter Webster reviews the likely future direction for UK plc’s political...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015
Sir David Veness CBE QPM
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Closing The Gap: Increasing Corporate Investment in Security

Former Metropolitan Police Service Assistant Commissioner Sir David Veness presents a strong argument to suggest that recent developments in the sphere of international terrorism, coupled with current responses to the threats and risks posed, have duly bolstered the business case...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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The EU Question

KPMG has conducted an extremely interesting economic assessment. Carried out on behalf of leading trade body ADS Group, the analysis – underpinned by in-depth interviews with industry leaders – aimed to decipher whether or not the UK’s membership of the European Union (EU)...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015