Securitas UK accredited by NaCTSO for delivery of Project Griffin counter-terrorism training

Securitas UK has joined a select group of organisations accredited by NaCTSO (the National Counter-Terrorism Security Office) to deliver its Project Griffin counter-terrorism awareness initiative training for its own members of staff. Project Griffin was devised by the City of...
Posted On 23 Aug 2016

Ever-rising use of drones underpins new feature at the 2016 Emergency Services Show

There will be a real buzz in the air at this year’s Emergency Services Show thanks to a new feature dedicated to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (otherwise known as UAVs or drones). Broden Media (organiser of the event, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from 21-22 September)...
Posted On 26 Jul 2016
The Strategic Defence and Security Review has begun

Prime Minister calls for Strategic Defence and Security Review to look at tackling extremist threats

As part of the Strategic Defence and Security Review, Prime Minister David Cameron has asked the UK’s foremost defence chiefs and officials to consider investing more in Special Forces and readily deployable counter-terrorist capabilities. This would include future air...
Posted On 13 Jul 2015
Nigel Arkwright

Where is the commercial opportunity for drones?

Following on from Amazon’s recent revelations that the company is looking to use drones for delivering some of its orders, Nigel Arkwright considers scenarios where Unmanned Aerial Vehicles may be deployed to good effect in the security sector. At a recent event, one of my...
Posted On 21 May 2015
The Tavcom Training Theatre is a hugely popular element of IFSEC International

UBM reveals line-up for the Tavcom Training Theatre and Safe Cities feature at IFSEC International

Tavcom has announced the confirmed line-up of speakers who will be sharing their knowledge and expertise at the Tavcom Training Theatre during this year’s IFSEC International exhibition. As in previous years, the diversity of the subject matter covered by the free-to-attend...
Posted On 18 May 2015
Peter Webster: CEO of Corps Security

Spies in the Sky?

For many members of the population, drones are viewed as nothing other than harmless fun. However, with the US Federal Aviation Administration having just approved retailer Amazon’s plans to begin testing drones for online deliveries Stateside, such occurrences have kick-started...
Posted On 24 Apr 2015