Anton Pieterse: managing director of Safetell
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The Risk Xtra Interview: Anton Pieterse (Safetell) (Part Two)

Anton Pieterse is the managing director of Safetell, the specialist physical security provider of counter-terrorism and target hardening solutions for risk mitigation professionals serving organisations, Governments and businesses alike. With over 30 years’ experience, Safetell...
Posted On 26 Jul 2018
Jason Towse: managing director of Mitie TSM
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Mitie Total Security Management’s md Jason Towse appointed to TINYg Leadership Team

Jason Towse, managing director of Mitie’s Total Security Management business, has joined the leadership team of TINYg (Terrorist Information New York Group) – the not for profit international forum that offers free membership to its subscribers and up-to-the-minute information...
Posted On 30 Sep 2016
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University of Portsmouth celebrates first awards of Professional Doctorate in Security Risk Management

The University of Portsmouth, renowned as one of the world’s leading providers of security risk management education, is celebrating the first two awards of its Professional Doctorate in Security Risk Management. Dr Mike Gilbert and Dr David Rubens CSyP FSyI were the recipients...
Posted On 18 Jul 2016
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Storm in a T-CUP: Thinking Clearly Under Pressure

Major risks and threats will always exist, and plans must be in place to address them. However, the ability to maintain and manage the fundamentals and ongoing operational activities – and the minor risks to them – often becomes more important on a day-to-day and routine basis,...
Posted On 19 May 2016
Shami Chakrabarti: leaving Liberty after 12 years with the Human Rights group
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Search for new Liberty director begins as Shami Chakrabarti prepares to leave Human Rights group

Shami Chakrabarti, director of Human Rights group Liberty, has announced that she’s soon to depart after 12 years with the organisation. Chakrabarti first joined Liberty as in-house counsel on the day before the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001, and was appointed director...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016
Left: Interpol's Secretary General Jürgen Stock and, right, Europol's director Rob Wainwright
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Interpol and Europol chiefs issue joint ‘Call For Action’ targeting people smuggling networks

The heads of Interpol and Europol have called for urgent and co-ordinated action by law enforcement agencies to identify and disrupt the organised crime networks behind what they jointly describe as “unprecedented” levels of people smuggling. The need for co-ordinated...
Posted On 14 Sep 2015
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International Terrorism: Facing The Challenge

While the present security focus is understandably on the threat posed by ISIL, it’s worth making the point that the Syria-related challenge represents just over 50% of the work conducted by the counter-terrorism network. Mark Rowley outlines how and where the police service is...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
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Data Centres: Tomorrow’s Targets for Terrorism?

In light of recent events including the DDoS cyber attacks on Sony Corporation’s PlayStation and Entertainment networks, one prime area for reassessment by security and IT professionals just now is that of data security. Not just online safety from the perspective of the...
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
Apex Insight has produced a comprehensive study of the UK security guarding market
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“Further growth likely in UK security guarding market” reports Apex Insight

According to the latest detailed industry survey conducted by Apex Insight*, the UK’s outsourced security guarding services market is approaching £5 billion in volume, having grown in recent years despite a hesitant economic recovery. The industry is being affected by...
Posted On 26 Jan 2015