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Defeating The Criminals: Best Practice in Retail Security and Loss Prevention

Second only to the products that it’s selling, arguably the most important aspect of any retailer’s business are the loss prevention measures it has in place. Without such measures, asserts Evgenia Ostrovskaya, a retailer has little to no chance of surviving – and...
Posted On 18 Sep 2018
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International Security Expo 2018: ‘Keeping Pace with the Changing Face of Security’

International Security Expo 2018 runs at London’s Olympia on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 November and showcases over 1,000 of the latest innovative products designed to enhance UK security. Also featured across the two-day Expo are no less than 13 free-to-attend (and...
Posted On 13 Sep 2018
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The Security Institute welcomes Next plc as new Corporate Partner

Since 2016, The Security Institute has worked extremely hard to establish strong working connections with other organisations who share the same values and aims of professionalising the security industry and maintaining Best Practice when it comes to keeping others safe. Next plc...
Posted On 11 Sep 2018
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ASSA ABLOY UK’s White Paper responds to Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety

ASSA ABLOY UK has issued a White Paper in response to Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety produced in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower incident of 2017. The document summarises practical recommendations derived from the key points...
Posted On 07 Sep 2018
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“Council restrictions could put the public and cash couriers at serious risk of harm” warns BSIA

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is raising concerns on behalf of the Cash-in-Transit industry regarding proposed vehicle traffic and access restrictions in Rochdale town centre that have the potential to put cash couriers and the general public “at serious...
Posted On 06 Sep 2018
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BSI survey highlights “significant variations” in data security readiness within UK’s public sector

An in-depth survey conducted by the BSI’s Cyber Security and Information Resilience Centre of Excellence in conjunction with GovNewsDirect has unearthed a range of inconsistencies in terms of how prepared the UK’s public sector organisations really are for potential cyber...
Posted On 05 Sep 2018
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Institute of Risk Management and Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management launch Executive Education Programme in ERM

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) and Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management – Executive Education have partnered to bring a highly practical, academically rigorous qualification in Enterprise Risk Management to market. Participants in the first module...
Posted On 02 Sep 2018
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Pro-Activ Publications launches SiX event for security installers and system integrators

Supported by IFSEC International’s organiser UBM, Pro-Activ Publications has announced the detail behind an all-new event designed for security installers and system integrators. SiX will run in November 2019 at EventCity in Manchester. Security installers and system...
Posted On 30 Aug 2018
Jeremy Fleming: director of GCHQ
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Securing the Next Generation of Technology

Here, Jeremy Fleming writes about the unparalleled opportunities and challenges we face as the world becomes ever more digitally connected. With the globalisation of technology, Fleming explains how GCHQ will continue to work with businesses, technology companies, academia and...
Posted On 28 Aug 2018
Louise McCree
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Women in Security: The Approach to Inclusion

According to a recent survey by market analyst Frost & Sullivan, security remains a notoriously male-dominated industry with women comprising only 11% of the global security workforce and 7% across Europe. In particular, there seems to be a lack of women in senior roles....
Posted On 28 Aug 2018