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Quartet of university students awarded coveted scholarships by Paxton

As a sign of its commitment to investing in the local community and in young talent, security systems designer Paxton has offered scholarships to four students from the University of Sussex and the University of Brighton. They will each receive £10,000 towards their university...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019
Angus Darroch-Warren CSyP FSyI
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PerpetuityARC Training to host ‘Professionalisation of the Security Sector’ Seminar

PerpetuityARC Training will host an invitation-only seminar on the ‘Professionalisation of the Security Sector’ and the rewards of training. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session providing security practitioners with an opportunity to gain expert...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019
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IRM unveils licensed Fundamentals of Risk Management training provider in Myanmar

The Myanmar Institute of Governance and Management (MIGM) operated by the Myanmar Education Development Co Ltd (MIGM-MED) has been accredited as a licensed Fundamentals of Risk Management (FoRM) training provider by the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) and will be operating in...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019
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(ISC)² invests in professional development of global cyber security workforce

(ISC)² – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has announced the founding of its Professional Development Institute (PDI) to combat one of the largest challenges facing the cyber security community today, namely the global shortage of...
Posted On 14 Feb 2019
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ASIS International’s flagship Europe event for 2019 explores ‘Cities of the Future’

ASIS International is now in full preparation mode for the next edition of its flagship event in Europe. ASIS Europe 2019 ‘From Risk to Resilience’ – for which Risk Xtra is an Official Media Partner – takes place on 27-29 March in Rotterdam and begins with...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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“Big firms set to feel pain of Levy” warns apprenticeship provider Develop Training

Big firms will feel the pain of the Apprenticeship Levy in the coming months when the first wave of payments will be wiped from their accounts unless they’ve invested the monies in training apprentices. Apprenticeship provider Develop Training Limited, whose customers...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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Business community firmly backs blueprint for next stage of apprenticeship reform

The Government must give the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) the independence and clout it needs to reform and regulate the English skills system. That’s according to the first of a 2019 series of CBI-authored apprenticeship reports entitled ‘Getting Apprenticeships...
Posted On 01 Feb 2019
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In The Spotlight: ASIS International

Christina Duffey CPP is Senior Vice-President at SOS Security, the United States’ fourth largest provider of security personnel and global security services, and recently became ASIS International’s Board President. Here, Duffey chats with Risk Xtra about her career to date and...
Posted On 25 Jan 2019
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Perpetuity Training proudly heralds first MSc graduates in International Security and Risk Management

Perpetuity Training has announced the first graduates from its International Security and Risk Management MSc course developed and delivered by the business in collaboration with the University of South Wales (USW). The graduation ceremony took place in Pontypridd on Monday 17...
Posted On 03 Jan 2019
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UK companies “failing to equip workforce” with skills necessary for times ahead

Businesses need to invest in – and focus on – the human skills of creativity, leadership and adaptability to better prepare the workforce for the future. A survey of 1,246 business and Human Resources (HR) leaders from 79 countries conducted by PwC finds that 87% of...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018