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New Eastern Region chairman Guy Mathias calls for increased business involvement in CSSC initiative

Security and risk management-focused professional Guy Mathias FSyI has been appointed chairman of the Eastern Region of the Cross-Sector Safety and Security Communications (CSSC) initiative. Operating on a charitable basis and founded in June 2011 by a team of senior UK security...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
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Guy Mathias appointed chairman elect for 2019 by The Security Commonwealth

At the September meeting of The Security Commonwealth, Guy Mathias FSyI was confirmed as a vice-chairman and chairman elect of the organisation for 2019. The Security Commonwealth is an umbrella organisation of independent membership bodies across the security industry and...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018
Barrie Millet
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Wesleyan’s head of security Barrie Millett to lead on new CSSC regional safety initiative

A popular safety and security information sharing service is now set for launch in the West Midlands. The Cross-Sector Safety and Security Communications (CSSC) scheme is a national initiative designed to promote greater links between the police, Government organisations and...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
Ashton Kingdon (right) receives the 2018 Wilf Knight Award from Patricia Knight
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Ashton Kingdon wins The Security Institute’s prestigious 2018 Wilf Knight Award

Ashton Kingdon, a student at the University of Portsmouth, has been recognised by The Security Institute for the “unique research” displayed in her Master’s dissertation entitled ‘Seductions of the Caliphate: A Cultural Criminological Analysis of Online...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018
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Counter-Terrorism policing specialist Paul Barnard joins Board of The Security Institute

The Security Institute has announced the co-option of Paul Barnard MSt MSyI to the organisation’s Board of Directors. Barnard has now filled the one remaining place on the Board following this year’s elections at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting held on Tuesday...
Posted On 08 Jun 2018
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CSSC launches in East Midlands as business community bids to defeat terrorism

In the fourth and final week of the Action Counters Terrorism campaign, the Cross-Sector Safety and Security Communications (CSSC) initiative has been launched in the East Midlands. The CSSC is a partnership between the police service and the business community which uses an...
Posted On 13 Apr 2018
Sir David Veness CBE QPM
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Terrorist Attacks in the UK: One Year On

Thursday 22 March marked the anniversary of the first of five terrorist attacks that impacted the UK in 2017, writes Sir David Veness. First and foremost, our thoughts are with those killed and injured, their families and friends and all those left behind. Particular sympathies...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018
Geoff Zeidler: Chairman of the Police and Security Group Initiative
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PaS: The Police Service, Business and Private Sector Security Working Together

The Police and Security Group Initiative was launched back in December 2014 to further the importance of – and actively develop – partnership working between businesses, the police service and private sector security solution providers. Two years on, revisions to the national...
Posted On 19 Mar 2017
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Embracing the Social Aspect of Security and Policing

David Ward examines the growing opportunities for security improvement provided by social media and mobile devices. As reported by Risk UK’s Editor Brian Sims in his recent Editorial Comment entitled ‘Joining Forces’ (Risk UK, November 2015), the Government is setting aside...
Posted On 09 Dec 2015
David Ward: Managing Director of Ward Security
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The Increasing Importance of Collaborative Working

As the UK faces ongoing cuts to policing and public services, the challenge for the security industry is to show leadership in how it can help cover the shortfall in police effectiveness, particularly at a deterrent level, as well as assist local authorities in deriving the best...
Posted On 06 May 2015
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