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Door security personnel standard revised to meet new challenges and changes in law

BSI, the business standards company, has revised BS 7960 Door Supervision: Code of Practice. The updated standard gives recommendations for the organisation and management of companies providing door supervision services – whether contracted or in-house – to licensed...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
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New Codes of Practice on correct handling of security dogs published by BSI Group

BSI, the business standards company, has launched BS 8517-1: Code of Practice for the Use of General Security Dogs and BS 8517-2: Code of Practice for the Use of Detection Dogs to provide guidelines for organisations and individuals who use dogs as a security measure. According...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016
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BS ISO 37001 standard addresses growing global concern over bribery in organisations

BSI, the business standards company, has launched BS ISO 37001: Anti-Bribery Management Systems, a new standard specifically designed to aid the prevention and detection of bribery in today’s organisations. BS ISO 37001 assists companies with turning the legal requirements...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
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BSI moves to acquire UK cyber security and assurance expert Info-Assure Ltd

BSI, the business standards company, has announced the acquisition of Info-Assure Ltd*, a leading provider of cyber security and information assurance to clients in the Government, defence, policing, banking, retail and energy sectors. Info-Assure Ltd will now become an operating...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016
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BAFE SP203 fire protection certification scheme registers 900th company as growth continues

This month, BAFE registered the 900th company that has achieved SP203 certification. It’s a milestone of great significance in terms of illustrating the importance of third party certification and the aspiration of quality fire protection companies all across the UK to have...
Posted On 30 Sep 2016
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New BSI Code of Practice helps organisations in safeguarding business travellers

BSI, the business standards company, has published PAS 3001:2016 Travelling for Work – Responsibilities of an Organisation for Health, Safety and Security – Code of Practice. Developed in association with International SOS, the medical and travel security risk services company,...
Posted On 27 Sep 2016
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“Significant and lifelong contributions” to the security sector recognised by BSIA Chairman’s Awards

Individuals and teams have been presented with prestigious British Security Industry Association (BSIA) Chairman’s Awards to celebrate the significant contributions they’ve made towards the ongoing success of the UK’s private security business sector. Personally selected by...
Posted On 26 Jul 2016
Tom Brookes: managing director at Lindum Fire Services
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Fire and Security Association appoints Lindum Fire Services’ md Tom Brookes as vice-chairman

Tom Brookes, the managing director of Lindum Fire Services, has been appointed vice-chairman of the Fire & Security Association (FSA). Brookes will now work with Pat Allen, the FSA’s chairman, and Steve Martin (head of the FSA) to help shape the Association...
Posted On 14 Jul 2016
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Certification and training support for cloud security standard available from BSI

The British Standards Institution (BSI), the business standards company, has introduced ISO/IEC 27017 certification and training to support the use of ISO/IEC 27017 Information Technology – Security Techniques – Code of Practice for Information Security Controls based...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016
Peter Webster
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Operating in the Heat of the Moment

Having a strategy in place that can help to deal with an unplanned event while it’s actually happening is vital in order to protect both people and property. Peter Webster looks to demystify the concept of organisational resilience and explains why this hugely important topic...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016