Russell Penny CPP MSyI
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Russell Penny CPP elected chair of ASIS International’s UK Chapter

Following a recent Board Meeting of the UK Chapter of ASIS International, the organisation has announced that Russell Penny CPP MSyI is elected as chapter chair. Darren Carter CPP is vice-chair with David Marsh CPP serving as treasurer and James Morris CPP as secretary. These...
Posted On 28 Feb 2020
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Linx International Group introduces Defence Discount Service for Armed Forces personnel training

Accredited security systems training courses provider the Linx International Group has announced that it’s supporting members of the Armed Forces, veterans and the wider military community by offering 28 courses through the Defence Discount Service. No less than 28...
Posted On 06 Feb 2020
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PerpetuityARC Training launches ASIS APP course for UK security professionals

PerpetuityARC Training (part of the Linx International Group) has announced that it’s the first and only organisation in the UK to offer training for the highly respected ASIS International Associate Protection Professional (APP) certification. The APP examination assesses...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020
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ASIS Foundation research unearths current state of security convergence

ASIS International has published the results of new research conducted by the ASIS Foundation and sponsored by AlertEnterprise. Using survey responses from more than 1,000 security leaders operating around the globe (in addition to upwards of 20 follow-up interviews), the study...
Posted On 06 Jan 2020
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Pixels Need Perspective: Video Surveillance and Privacy in Liberal Democracies

Surveillance technology – and, in particular, facial recognition – has become the subject of significant mainstream media debate over the past 12 months. In many cases it has been presented as a significant threat to our privacy and a danger to the very foundations of liberal...
Posted On 29 Nov 2019
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Linx International Group confirmed as UK’s first global ASIS International Preferred CPE Provider

Linx International Group, the provider of security, risk management, consultancy and training services, has been awarded ASIS Preferred CPE Provider status. The Preferred Provider Programme affords chosen organisations the opportunity to award re-certification Continuing...
Posted On 30 Oct 2019
David Clark
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David Clark CPP PCI PSP FISRM FInstLM: An Obituary

The Board of ASIS International’s UK Chapter 208 has informed the security profession that David Clark CPP PCI PSP FISRM FInstLM, head of security and logistics at The Francis Crick Institute and chairman of the UK Chapter for the last four years, passed away in hospital...
Posted On 17 Oct 2019
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ASIS issues revised standard for private security company conformity assessment

ASIS International, the association for security management professionals, has released its new standard ‘Conformity, Assessment and Auditing Management Systems for the Quality of Private Security Company Operations’ (ANSI/ASIS PSC.2-2019). This standard, which is a...
Posted On 03 Sep 2019
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Security Convergence: Moving Towards Organisational Collaboration

In last month’s blog about digitalisation and cyber risk, the subject of convergence was touched on to explain a trend towards increasing organisational collaboration and merged management responsibilities to improve security. This is one example of convergence, a term...
Posted On 26 Aug 2019
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ASIS announces “world-class” line-up of Keynote Speakers for GSX 2019

ASIS International has just announced its line-up of Keynote Speakers for the Global Security Exchange 2019, which is to be held from 8-12 September in Chicago. The exciting schedule includes presentations from leading authorities with experience and expertise in international...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019