Mitie takes off with two-year security contract extension at London City Airport

Facilities management and professional services company Mitie has been awarded a two-year contract extension at London City Airport. The business has provided bespoke security solutions at the airport since 2016. Mitie will continue to provide behind the scenes security services...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019
Jon Roadnight

Drones: Why Is The Security Threat Posed Not Being Taken Seriously?

The threat horizon within the context of security risk management continually evolves, writes Jon Roadnight. Threats emerge largely in response to the identification of vulnerabilities. Those vulnerabilities are either perceived or real, but without a vulnerability or weakness,...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018

‘Island Hopping’: An Assessment of Growing Security Threats to the Aviation Sector

When we think about the industries that have the most to lose from a serious cyber attack, our minds probably immediately veer towards the finance, healthcare and energy sectors. That’s with good reason. As our own research here at Carbon Black highlights, 78% of investor...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018
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Bedfordshire Police’s Airport Policing Unit adopts Project Servator at London Luton Airport

Specialist counter-terrorism tactics specifically aimed at deterring potential terrorists and would-be criminals have now been adopted by Bedfordshire Police at London Luton Airport. Bedfordshire Police’s Airport Policing Unit has formally adopted Project Servator – a...
Posted On 12 Nov 2018

Securitas attains Free-Running Explosive Detection Dogs certification from Department for Transport

Securitas UK has officially achieved Free-Running Explosive Detection Dogs (FREDDs) certification – the European Union (EU) standard for the use of dogs in aviation cargo security regimes. Attained in conjunction with the Department for Transport, this groundbreaking achievement...
Posted On 02 Sep 2017
Securitas has won a major contract with The Peel Group

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

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe and Wilson James unveil strategic security partnership

Following a thorough selection process, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe (SMBCE) has chosen Wilson James as its new supplier of security guarding solutions. The contract covers both of SMBCE’s corporate sites in the City of London. Wilson James’ experience of delivering...
Posted On 10 Jun 2015

Reaching for the Sky

With the threat of terrorism on the UK mainland currently at ‘Severe’ status (meaning that a terrorist attack is highly likely), security at our airports takes on even greater significance. How might airport and airline management teams make absolutely certain all bases are...
Posted On 10 Feb 2015