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Crowded places safety app set for launch in wake of £250,000 Home Office funding

A new app specifically designed to keep people safe in crowded places will be used at a major London location after an award of almost £250,000 from the Home Office. The app, which is called The Krowd, is the first project to be launched publicly under a scheme set up in response...
Posted On 01 Mar 2019
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Newcastle International Airport and Trident Manor join forces on Security Risk Management Workshops

The North East’s largest airport and a prominent security, risk and crisis management consultancy in the region have teamed up to provide bespoke security training programmes aimed at local and international clients. Newcastle International Airport and Trident Manor have formed...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018
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David Roney joins Operating Board of ASIS UK with focus on counter-terrorism and policing

ASIS UK has announced that David Roney is joining the organisation’s Operating Board as director responsible for counter-terrorism and policing. Roney is well known to the wider security community having retired from the police following a distinguished career, most...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018
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Summer Events: Mitigating The Security Threat

The UK is home to some of the world’s greatest summer music festivals, including Glastonbury, Download, the V-Festival and Creamfields. Each of these events attracts crowds from across the world, which are drawn in by the creative stage designs, the events’ abilities to capture...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018
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CTP joins forces with M&S to develop e-Learning package for crowded places security

Counter-Terrorism Policing is aiming to deliver awareness training to more than one million crowded places workers with the help of a groundbreaking new e-Learning package. Security experts from Counter-Terrorism Policing have collaborated with Marks & Spencer and Highfield...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018
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The Security Institute and BRE form Special Interest Group for the Built Environment

The Security Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Building Research Establishment (BRE) to form a Special Interest Group for the Built Environment with a view to developing stronger security regimes for the future involving all elements of the construction...
Posted On 06 Nov 2017
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One of UK’s largest-ever Counter-Terrorism briefings delivered by NWCTU in Manchester

On Friday 16 June around 750 professionals gathered at Manchester’s One Central Convention Complex for a Project Griffin briefing. Attendees emanated from a range of industry and business sectors – including retail, hospitality, entertainment and the travel world – in...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017
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Protective security advice for crowded places issued by National Counter-Terrorism Security Office

New and updated guidance intended to offer protective security advice to those responsible for managing the security of crowded places has been issued by the National Counter-Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO). This new guidance is primarily aimed at those with a direct...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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VSG seals one-year deal with MOPAC for self-delivery of Project Griffin training

Vision Security Group (VSG) has just announced a one-year contract with the London Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) to self-deliver Project Griffin training. Project Griffin is the national counter-terrorism initiative for the business sector produced by the National...
Posted On 17 Aug 2016