Risk Xtra September 2018

Posted On 14 Sep 2018
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News Analysis: Apprenticeships in the Security Business Sector. News Special: Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition 2018. Opinion: Modernising and Digitising CCTV: Challenges for the Police Service. Opinion: Mind Your Own Business. BSIA Briefing: Transforming the UK’s Telephone Network. Data Protection Considerations for Smart Security Projects. Building Management: Access Control. Emergencies and Life Safety: Voice Evacuation Systems. The Changing Face of Security Services. Meet The Security Company: Constant Security Services. The Security Institute’s View: Creating the Security Professional of the Future. In The Spotlight: ASIS International UK Chapter on Selling Security Without Cutting The Price. FIA Technical Briefing: Testing Procedures for Fire Detectors. Security Services Best Practice Casebook: Workforce Management Software for Security Personnel. Plus: Fire Safety Management and Installation Supplement, Cyber Security in the Public Sector, Training and Career Development: Routes to Learning, Risk in Action, Technology in Focus and Appointments 

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About the Author
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.