David McCann
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David McCann appointed to risk and resilience director’s role at Cordant Security

Cordant Security, part of the Cordant Group, has further strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of David McCann to the role of risk and resilience director. McCann will now oversee the risk mitigation and resilience requirements for the company and its...
Posted On 30 Apr 2019
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Heald’s award-winning Matador sliding bollard range excels in double crash tests

Heald has announced the success of two recent crash tests for Matador, the company’s award-winning sliding bollard system. The firm – which is based in Hornsea, East Yorkshire – designs and manufactures a range of products and solutions to protect high profile...
Posted On 23 Apr 2019
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Official Changes in the Destruction of Sensitive Data

Recent updates made by the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) raise a number of questions over the effectiveness of third party document shredding services, writes Mark Harper. With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mandating the destruction...
Posted On 05 Apr 2019
Baroness Ruth Henig CBE
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Baroness Ruth Henig appointed chair of Chartered Security Professionals Registration Authority

After an eight-year term as chairman of the Chartered Security Professionals Registration Authority (CSPRA), Lord Alex Carlile CBE QC has stepped down from the role and passed the baton to The Security Institute’s President Baroness Ruth Henig CBE. The CSPRA is the...
Posted On 27 Mar 2019
Richard Huison
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Gallagher Security appoints new general manager with remit to combat cyber threat

The growing cyber threat is the target for the new man at the helm of Gallagher Security (Europe), whose vision is to equip companies and authorities to combat this ongoing and growing problem area. Richard Huison has stepped up to the role of general manager for the UK and...
Posted On 18 Jan 2019
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Public consultation process launched for new international privacy information management standard

The public consultation process for the draft international privacy information management standard ISO/IEC 27552 is now open until 25 February. As the UK’s national standards body, the British Standards Institution (BSI) is seeking to consult with interested parties from the...
Posted On 18 Jan 2019
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The Security Institute’s View

“Failing to plan is planning to fail…” That’s a famous quote attributed to Benjamin Franklin, of course, who was known as the ‘father of time management’. It sums up the way in which Rick Mounfield believes the security professionals of today...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018
Stephen Smith
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The Relentless March of the Cybermen

Cyber security is the protection of Internet-connected systems – including hardware, software and data – from cyber attacks. In a computing context, security comprises cyber security and physical security. Both are used by enterprises to protect against unauthorised...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018
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Perimeter security specialist Harper Chalice tempts Binns Fencing to join dealer network

Harper Chalice, the UK manufacturer and supplier of electronic and electrified perimeter security systems, has added to its dealer network with what it describes as ‘one of its most prestigious signings to date’. Prison perimeter systems installer Binns Fencing has been confirmed...
Posted On 02 Oct 2018
Alan Clamp
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Security Industry Authority endorses Register of Chartered Security Professionals

The Security Industry Authority (SIA), the Government Regulator of the private security industry in the UK, has formerly endorsed the Register of Chartered Security Professionals. The Register was established under Royal Charter issued to The Worshipful Company of Security...
Posted On 30 Aug 2018