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BSIA’s Information Destruction Section members speak out against “irresponsible” shredding

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Information Destruction Section are reminding organisations of their obligations under the Data Protection Act and the importance of secure data shredding. This warning follows in the wake of allegations that a...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017
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Call for Nominations issued by FSA for prestigious Peter Greenwood and Ian Marsh Awards

Practising professionals operating within the security and fire safety business sectors are being urged by the Fire and Security Association (FSA) to nominate individuals for this year’s FSA Awards. To be presented for the first time at the 2016 IFSEC Security and Fire...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016
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Organiser UBM EMEA points to “hugely successful year” for IFSEC International

Organiser UBM EMEA has announced its post-show figures for IFSEC International 2016, at the same time heralding “another hugely successful year” for Europe’s largest security event, which ran from 21-23 June at ExCeL in London’s Docklands. This year, IFSEC...
Posted On 19 Jul 2016
A brand new ARC Village will be a feature of IFSEC and FIREX International 2016
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IFSEC and FIREX International organiser UBM launches ARC Village for 2016 Protection and Management Series

UBM EMEA, the organiser of IFSEC and FIREX International, has announced the launch of the first-ever ARC Village at this year’s shows, which take place at London’s ExCeL in Docklands between Tuesday 21 June and Wednesday 23 June as part of the dedicated Protection and Management...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016
Pat Allen: director of the Abel Alarm Company
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Consultation period launched for Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Trailblazer Apprenticeship Assessment Plan

The public consultation paper focused wholly on the key components of the draft Assessment Plan for the Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Technician Trailblazer Apprenticeship is now live to view. Developed by the dedicated Trailblazer Employer Group, which consists of a range...
Posted On 01 Dec 2015
Simon Banks of CSL DualCom: winner of the 2015 Peter Greenwood Award
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CSL DualCom’s Simon Banks wins prestigious Peter Greenwood Award 2015

Simon Banks, group managing director at the CSL DualCom Group, has won the prestigious 2015 Peter Greenwood Award. Sponsored by the Fire and Security Association (FSA), the annual Peter Greenwood Award is specifically designed to recognise professionals in the securit...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
The British Security Industry Association has published a revised version of its Code of Practice relating to the Maintenance of CCTV Surveillance Systems (BSIA Form 120)
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BSIA updates CCTV maintenance guidelines to co-ordinate with Surveillance Camera Code of Practice

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published a revised version of its Code of Practice relating to the Maintenance of CCTV Surveillance Systems (BSIA Form 120) to ensure that its guidance is co-ordinated with the principles of the Surveillance Camera Code of...
Posted On 25 Jun 2015
The Fire and Security Association is calling on the new Government to engage on three key issues that affect fire and security companies: prompt payment, boosting technical skills and cost-effective business licensing
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“Payment, skills and cost-effective business licensing all crucial to success” urges Fire and Security Association

The Fire and Security Association (FSA) is calling on the new Conservative Government to engage with the organisation on three key issues affecting fire and security companies: prompt payment, boosting technical skills and cost-effective business licensing. With regard to...
Posted On 13 May 2015
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Dycon Power Solutions set for launch as independent business serving the security and fire sectors

Following the recent acquisition of Dycon by CSL DualCom and the subsequent division of Dycon’s existing product lines into two separate businesses – namely secure communications and power supplies – the Board at CSL DualCom has agreed to divest the specialist power...
Posted On 27 Mar 2015