Skills for Security's Workshop proved to be a huge success
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Young students “inspired” by attendance at Skills for Security Careers Workshop

Earlier this month, a group of 16-18 year old female students attended a Security Workshop at Skills for Security’s Training Centre during which they were introduced to the security sector and career options that it has to offer. The Security Workshop in Birmingham proved to be a...
Posted On 31 Mar 2015
UK-based companies are being given the chance to expand their business overseas thanks to UBM EMEA’s partnership with UKTI DSO for the 2015 Protection and Management event at London’s ExCeL in June
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UBM EMEA announces partnership with UKTI for 2015 Protection and Management Series

UBM EMEA – the organiser of IFSEC International, FIREX International and Safety & Health Expo – has announced a partnership with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) to host a meetings and education programme that will service all three events taking place at ExCeL,...
Posted On 25 Mar 2015
Lyndon Bird FBCI
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Lyndon Bird to step down from technical director’s role at the Business Continuity Institute

It’s the end of an era for the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) as Lyndon Bird FBCI has announced he’s to stand down from his role. Across the last 21 years, Bird has become an integral part of the Institute. He was one of the founding members, served as chairman...
Posted On 06 Mar 2015
Mitie has been awarded the ISO 27001 certification for Information Security Management
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Mitie recognised for ‘Best in Class’ approach to managing and securing client data

Mitie has been awarded ISO 27001 certification: the international standard for Information Security Management. The certification recognises Mitie’s ‘Best in Class’ approach to managing sensitive information and keeping it secure. The certification has been awarded to...
Posted On 27 Feb 2015
Supply chain disruption is believed to be the fastest-growing threat to businesses
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Supply chain disruption viewed as fastest-rising threat in BCI’s fourth annual Horizon Scan survey

According to the fourth annual Horizon Scan survey published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) in association with BSI, cyber attack is presently the top threat vector as perceived by today’s businesses. Supply chain disruption is reported as being the...
Posted On 18 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
CCTV is once again the fulcrum of a major industry debate
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Installation and maintenance “crucial” to CCTV’s effectiveness states the BSIA

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has responded to forthright comments made by UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter QPM LLB about the effectiveness of CCTV cameras in England and Wales. In an interview on BBC Radio 5 Live, Porter reinforced the value...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015
The Information Commissioner’s Office upholds information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals
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ICO report helps Victims Services Alliance organisations meet data protection challenge

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published a new report highlighting how organisations attached to the Victims Services Alliance are looking after individuals’ information in compliance with the Data Protection Act. The Victims Services Alliance (VSA) is a...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015
The Security Institute has been instrumental in raising significant funds for the PTSD Resolution charity
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The Security Institute helps to raise over £28,000 for Chairman’s Charity PTSD Resolution

The Security Institute is delighted to announce that it helped raise the amount of £28,795.79 for its Chairman’s Charity PTSD Resolution during 2014. The organisation raised £14,177.53 at various Institute events last year. In addition to this amount, The Security Institute also...
Posted On 19 Jan 2015