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PerpetuityARC Training launches ASIS APP course for UK security professionals

PerpetuityARC Training (part of the Linx International Group) has announced that it’s the first and only organisation in the UK to offer training for the highly respected ASIS International Associate Protection Professional (APP) certification. The APP examination assesses...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020
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Skills for Security and Kings Secure Technologies agree on training partnership

Skills for Security is partnering with Kings Secure Technologies to deliver apprenticeships as part of a new scheme. From 2020, Skills for Security will manage, develop and deliver apprenticeship training using Kings Secure Technologies’ training facility in Bradford, with Kings...
Posted On 16 Dec 2019
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BSIA Briefing

There are a reported 30,000 skilled engineers required in the fire and security industry to meet customer demand. This problem will worsen over the next five years (according to the Government), where the engineering sector as a whole will face a skills shortage of over 200,000....
Posted On 29 Nov 2019
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Axis Academy opens Sidcup hq to expand training and development programme

The Axis Academy, Axis Group’s dedicated learning and development business division, has opened a new head office in Sidcup, Kent that encompasses a suite of training rooms, duly enabling the company to expand its training and development programmes and capabilities. The Axis...
Posted On 22 Nov 2019
Luke Bird FBCI
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Luke Bird FBCI elected to Business Continuity Institute’s Global Board

The Business Continuity Institute’s (BCI) member volunteer community has just elected a new member to the BCI Global Board. Elected for a period of three years is Luke Bird FBCI, who’s a volunteer with the BCI’s Scotland Chapter. He was recently awarded the...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
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(ISC)² finds cyber security workforce must grow by 145% to close skills gap

(ISC)² – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has announced the findings of its 2019 Cyber Security Workforce Study, which for the first time estimates the current cyber security workforce (2.8 million professionals), as well as the...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
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First Institute of Risk Management licensed FoRM course provider unveiled in Saudi Arabia

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has just announced that the Executive Education Centre of the University of Business and Technology (UBT) is now the first exclusive provider of the internationally recognised Fundamentals of Risk Management (FoRM) course based in Saudi...
Posted On 30 Oct 2019
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SailPoint points towards “frightening” shortage of cyber security professionals

With October being ‘Cyber Security Awareness Month’, Charles Poff (Chief Information Security Officer at SailPoint) has stressed that it’s important to take a hard look at the “frightening” shortage of cyber security professionals currently operational in the industry’s...
Posted On 17 Oct 2019
From Left to Right: New MSc graduates Khurram Malik, Andrew Protheroe, Christopher Rook and Robin Watson
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PerpetuityARC Training celebrates graduation of nine security professionals awarded MSc in International Security and Risk Management

PerpetuityARC Training, which is part of the Linx International Group of companies, is celebrating the graduation of nine security professionals who’ve recently attained the highest qualification currently available in the security sector, namely the MSc degree in...
Posted On 17 Oct 2019
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Securitas hosts firefighting weekend for graduate London Fire Brigade cadets

Securitas recently welcomed top fire cadets to the Fire Service College in Moreton-in-Marsh for an action-packed firefighting weekend designed to afford graduate cadets a safe and realistic insight into firefighting. In addition to classroom demonstrations, the young cadets...
Posted On 13 Oct 2019