Angus Darroch-Warren
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Looking Ahead: The Security Challenges of the 2020s

As we enter a new decade, the security landscape never ceases to change and evolve, both on a macro and micro level. This is compounded by the fact that the remit of the security professional not only continues to expand to meet new threats, but also requires the exploitation of...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Zaun partners with Rimal Global Group to access growth markets in Middle East

One of the world’s premier high-security perimeter protection integrators has struck a partnership agreement to better access growth markets in the oil, gas and military sectors across the Middle East. British-headquartered perimeter security specialist the Zaun Group has...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019
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Hizballah to be banned by UK Government alongside other terrorist organisations

Hizballah, Ansaroul Islam and Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam Wal-Muslimin (JNIM) are set to be banned by the UK Government following their proscription as terrorist organisations. A draft order laid in Parliament will proscribe Hizballah in its entirety alongside Ansaroul Islam and JNIM...
Posted On 26 Feb 2019
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The Security Institute signs Memorandum of Understanding with SIRA in UAE

The second day of the recent Intersec Dubai exhibition witnessed Rick Mounfield CSyP FSyI, CEO of The Security Institute, sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Brigadier Khalifa Al Salies, CEO of the Dubai-based Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA). This development...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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Ava Group demonstrates latest technology and innovations at Intersec Dubai 2019

Ava Group, the security risk management services and technology specialist, is showcasing its portfolio of security solutions on Stand S3-C48 at Intersec Dubai 2019, which opened its doors to visitors yesterday and runs until Tuesday 22 January. Intersec Dubai features a rich...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019
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Strong organic revenue growth of 2.5% posted by G4S in trading update for Q3 2018

G4S has provided an update on the organisation’s trading for the three months ended 30 September 2018. Strong organic growth rates in security services in North America and Asia and in cash technology solutions were partially offset by lower revenues in Benelux and...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018
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RiskMap 2018: “Global fragility heightened by assertive political leadership” forecasts Control Risks

Control Risks, the specialist global risk consultancy, has warned that businesses will face “profound uncertainty” next year because of the increasingly personalised and assertive style of national leaders whose decisions are hard to predict. This outlook is detailed...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
Josh Lefkowitz
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Cyber Threats in the Oil and Gas Sector

Few threats expose the true interdependency of cyber and physical security more than those targeting the oil and natural gas (ONG) sector, writes Josh Lefkowitz. After all, oil and natural gas together account for 53% of the world’s energy consumption and remain integral...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
Phillip Wood MBE
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Living in ‘The Ideal World’

Imagine an ideal and risk-free world in which everyone would be charitable and mutually supportive. Everyone would be compassionate and friendly towards each other and malice would be rare (if it existed at all). It would be a world without envy or competition for status and...
Posted On 20 Nov 2016
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“We’re All Doomed… Probably…”

The current and concerning issues that face us all are not confined to the big explosions and environmental disasters. In terms of the risks presented to societal security, not to mention the long-term economic and social structure of the Western World, Phillip Wood assesses why...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016