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International standard for effective business continuity updated by ISO

Natural disasters, fires, supply chain issues and cyber attacks are just some of the many unexpected yet possible threats posed to the smooth running of any business. Consistent and robust business continuity planning for what to do when disaster strikes is the best defence. The...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019
Mike Bluestone CSyP
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Corporate Security: Unfurling the Resilience Umbrella

Economic crises and consumer trends are just a couple of the pitfalls that can dramatically affect the way in which a given organisation does business and survives. As Mike Bluestone duly observes, resilience is the key for any business wanting to thrive in an ever-changing...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019
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38th International East-West Security Conference features “intensive” two days of presentations

The 38th International East-West Security Conference organised by Capricorn Conferences and Exhibitions was held on 5-6 November at the Hotel West End on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. Delegates representing private and public sector organisations from the Russian Federation...
Posted On 19 Nov 2018
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Cyber attacks top list of key business threats for third year running in BCI’s Horizon Scan

The large-scale cyber attacks that took place last year have reaffirmed the need to build cyber resilient organisations. That’s according to the seventh edition of the Business Continuity Institute’s (BCI) Horizon Scan 2018, released in association with the BSI. For...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
Bob Forsyth: the new CEO at Kings Security
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Former Mitie security business leader Bob Forsyth appointed CEO at Kings Security

After 30 years of diligent service at Kings Security Systems, including three years since PrimeKings became the majority shareholder in the Bradford-based business, Anthony King has decided that it’s now time to leave the company. At the same juncture, it has been announced...
Posted On 31 May 2017
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Axis Group companies recognised by Living Wage Foundation as ‘fair’ employers

The Living Wage Foundation has formally accredited two Axis Group companies, recognising their support for the Living Wage and the furtherance of Best Practice in the security business sector. Axis Security, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of security services, is now a...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016
Richard Bingley has authored an excellent book for security professionals entitled The Security Consultant's Handbook
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Buckinghamshire New University academic draws on sector experience for The Security Consultant’s Handbook

Richard Bingley PGCLTHE, senior lecturer in security and organisational resilience at Buckinghamshire New University, has written (and now had published) an excellent tome entitled The Security Consultant’s Handbook.   The modern security practitioner has shifted from being a...
Posted On 11 Nov 2015
Infographic highlighting the main points outlined in the BCI's report
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“Stronger management commitment needed to ensure resilient organisations” asserts BCI

A new report published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and supported by certification body NQA has shown that six out of every ten organisations surveyed adopt ISO 22301, the international standard for business continuity management. According to the report’s...
Posted On 24 Mar 2015