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Enterprise Security Risk Management: A Security Programme Maturity Model

As one of its stated strategic initiatives, ASIS International has been actively involved in promoting the adoption of Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM). ESRM is a strategic security programme management approach that ties an organisation’s security practice to its...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019
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The Total Retail Loss Model: The Detail Behind Dynamic Loss Prevention

As security and loss prevention specialists, we often discuss ‘retail loss’ or ‘shrinkage’, but what exactly do we mean by these terms? Typically, they refer to theft or loss of merchandise, writes Gary Trotter, but there are many other forms of loss. The Total Retail Loss Report...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
Ocucon's Gary Trotter (left) and Stephen Purvis
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Ocucon named ‘Most Innovative Retail Asset Protection Company’ in 2019 RILA Awards

UK-based surveillance technology company Ocucon has just been named the most innovative global asset protection company by US retail chiefs as the company scooped the coveted first prize in the prestigious (R)Tech Asset Protection (AP) Innovation Awards 2019.  The world’s first...
Posted On 10 May 2019
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Buyers and suppliers converge at Forum Events’ Total Security Summit 2019

It’s predicted that the global physical security market will grow in value from $84.1 billion last year to $119.4 billion by 2023. According to analysis from ResearchandMarkets, that’s equivalent to a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 7.3%. What’s more, the electronic access...
Posted On 28 Mar 2019
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Perpetuity Training proudly heralds first MSc graduates in International Security and Risk Management

Perpetuity Training has announced the first graduates from its International Security and Risk Management MSc course developed and delivered by the business in collaboration with the University of South Wales (USW). The graduation ceremony took place in Pontypridd on Monday 17...
Posted On 03 Jan 2019
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PerpetuityARC Training launches Principles of Security Management course

PerpetuityARC Training has launched its new Principles of Security Management course. The three-day classroom course uses Case Studies and group work to provide a comprehensive introduction to the essentials of corporate security management. It’s also the first course to be...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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Amberstone acquires Cardinal Security to form specialist Amberstone Guarding division

Two of the biggest names in the security and loss prevention sectors are to come together as part of an ambitious alliance following the announcement that the business and assets of Cardinal Security Ltd have been acquired by Amberstone from administration. The result of this...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018
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Britain’s ‘gig economy’ “could be key driver” for new wave of internal dishonesty in retail sector

Britain’s ‘gig economy’ could be one of the key drivers for a new wave of internal dishonesty in the retail sector as financial pressures and the perceived low risk of being caught act as tell-tale ‘trigger points’ for staff theft. That’s according to research...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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Innovise moves to acquire risk and loss prevention solutions specialist Ministry of Ideas

Innovise has acquired the Ministry of Ideas (MOI) businesses in the UK, North America and Poland to form a new division within the group focused on risk and loss prevention software solutions. The deal allows customers of the MOI to benefit from the combined scale and software...
Posted On 03 Apr 2018
Stuart Lodge (left) and Karl Jordan
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Lodge Service and PALS sign merger deal to form new retail loss prevention offer

International loss prevention and security consultancy Lodge Service has merged its profit protection and LodgIC Intelligence Centre business with that of ‘total loss’ consultants PALS (Profit and Loss Support). The PALS team offers domain expertise in ‘total loss’ consultancy...
Posted On 12 Dec 2017