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
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Selection and development of senior police officers “inconsistent and often ineffective”

Police forces don’t always identify the best candidates for senior leadership positions because of questionable selection procedures. In addition, current training doesn’t equip chief officers with the knowledge and skills they need to perform at their best....
Posted On 03 Sep 2019
David Scott
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BSIA appoints David Scott in managing director’s role at Skills for Security

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has appointed David Scott as the new managing director of Skills for Security. Skills for Security works with employers to improve security skills and standards of professionalism by providing access to apprenticeship security...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019
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Cranfield School of Management focuses on leadership skills in security

Are you considering upskilling your high-potential managers to build a leadership pipeline and your organisation’s strategic leadership capability? If so, the Cranfield School of Management invites you to discover more about the MSc in Business and Strategic Leadership for...
Posted On 26 Aug 2019
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Mitie launches new initiatives designed to support Armed Forces community

Facilities management specialist Mitie is furthering its commitment to veterans, reservists and families of those working in the Armed Forces by launching a series of new initiatives focused on supporting these employees and pledging to recruit more individuals from the Armed...
Posted On 29 Jul 2019