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BSIA issues guidelines on minimising connected security systems’ exposure to digital sabotage

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published a summary of current guidelines to minimise the exposure to digital sabotage of network-connected equipment, software and systems used in electronic security. ‘Cyber Secure It’ – Best Practice Guidelines...
Posted On 14 Jan 2019
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Mike Reddington appointed CEO at the British Security Industry Association

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has appointed Mike Reddington as its new CEO to replace James Kelly, who stood down from the role at the tail end of 2018. Reddington has worked in the private security industry for over 25 years. He began his career in electronic...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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BSIA and Cardtronics urge determined legal action over spike in attacks on ATMs

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed a recently published report on the damage realised by attacks on cash machines and is calling for on the judiciary to hand down harsher sentences as a deterrent. According to ATM operator Cardtronics, rural areas are...
Posted On 18 Dec 2018
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British Security Industry Association unveils plans for 2019 British Security Awards

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has launched the British Security Awards for 2019. With the ceremony scheduled to take place on Wednesday 10 July at The Marriot Hotel on Grosvenor Square in London, the British Security Awards will celebrate the achievements made...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018
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BSIA set to energise new ‘UK Marketplace’ for all IFSEC shows worldwide

IFSEC International’s organiser UBM has announced that the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) will create a ‘UK Marketplace’ for all global shows across the series. Rachel Eaton, event manager for IFSEC International, commented: “In working with the BSIA, we look...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
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Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches online toolbox at Global MSC Security Conference

Tony Porter QPM LLB, the Surveillance Camera Commissioner, delivered an excellent presentation on the National Surveillance Camera Strategy at Global MSC Security’s 2018 Conference and Exhibition in Bristol, during which he officially launched an online toolbox – a...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018
James Kelly: stepping down from the role of CEO at the BSIA
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James Kelly to step down from CEO’s role at the British Security Industry Association

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced that James Kelly is stepping down from his role as CEO. In the interim, David Wilkinson – director of technical services at the Trade Association – will oversee the responsibilities underpinning this key...
Posted On 05 Nov 2018
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Embracing lone worker technology “has potential to save millions for public purse”

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) reports that an increase in organisations using accredited lone worker devices is reducing unnecessary call-outs to alarms by police forces, impacting significantly on costs to the taxpayer and enabling an effective response to...
Posted On 10 Oct 2018
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BSIA Briefing

Ask most people to describe an apprentice and they’ll speak of non-academic, working class 16-year-olds, perhaps a little older, embarking on their first post-school learning by enrolling in a September-term apprenticeship. It’s often taken for granted that an apprenticeship is a...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018
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Industry experts elected to key British Security Industry Association Section chair roles

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has elected new chairmen to three of its Technical Sections. Each of the Association’s Sections of membership – which cover all aspects of the private security industry – are led by a chair who helps to facilitate the vital...
Posted On 11 Sep 2018