Mark Brown: Vice-President of Product Strategy at Sword Active Risk
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Security risk cannot operate in isolation

Due to greater focus by the international news agencies on terrorism-related events and easier access to global information, our awareness of the risk of physical and non-physical threats to the things we hold precious in our lives is becoming more of a concern to us as...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015
Richard Jenkins: CEO at the National Security Inspectorate
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‘Cash for Qualifications’: a drop in the ocean or the tip of an iceberg?

Richard Jenkins responds to the BBC Inside Out programme focusing on alleged malpractice in the security sector in which Keith Vaz (chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee) suggests that the Home Office needs to act “urgently” on the matter. If they watched the...
Posted On 25 Mar 2015
Chris Plimley
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Security integration goes viral

The ever-increasing integration of human, physical and electronic security measures is gathering pace on the crest of a technological tidal wave, an ever-evolving terror threat, Government demands and the day-to-day expectations of consumers. Chris Plimley offers his views on...
Posted On 17 Mar 2015
Andrew Hallam: Managing Director at Unipart Security Solutions
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A Better Way of Working

Described as a paradigm shift in thinking, the unrelenting march towards introducing new technologies across the security sector continues unabated. However, in this almost frenzied haste to be seen as leaders in the field of systems development, are we perhaps riding roughshod...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015
John Davies: Managing Director of TDSi
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Physical and Logical Security: PSIM Bridges The Gap

While physical and logical security have traditionally been isolated from one another, it’s equally true to say that many individual physical security and management applications have been in the same boat. It’s clear that the overall operation of a facility could be enhanced,...
Posted On 10 Feb 2015
Peter Houlis: Managing Director of 2020 Vision Systems
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Why Professionalism is Paramount

The changing face of the discipline, an evolving modern threat landscape and rapid technological advancements in systems drive the need for moving security from being an industry sector towards a recognised business profession. Peter Houlis charts exactly why, after 40-plus years...
Posted On 10 Feb 2015
Andy Williams: Chairman of ASIS International's UK Chapter
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It’s Good to Talk

Given the exacting demands often placed upon those resident in security and risk management roles it can sometimes be difficult to leave the office behind for a few hours and attend a conference or an industry event. However, as Andy Williams explains, security professionals...
Posted On 10 Jan 2015