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Security Industry Authority to host Skills Summit for private security industry 

On Thursday 12 March, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) is hosting a Skills Summit covering how the future skills needs of the industry can be met. This one-day event is targeted at security professionals, learning and development specialists and experts in education and...
Posted On 16 Jan 2020
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SRI examines impact of advanced technologies on physical security solutions

The Security Research Initiative (SRI) has just published its latest report entitled ‘The Evolution of Physical Security Measures: Assessing the Benefits and Implications’. The aim of the work was to develop a better understanding of the ways in which physical security measures...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019
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Perpetuity Research commissioned by ICTS to conduct ‘Women in Security’ Survey

Perpetuity Research has been commissioned by ICTS to conduct a study on the experiences of women working in the security sector in order to better understand any barriers that exist to females progressing in the industry and how those barriers could be overcome. If you’re a...
Posted On 12 Apr 2019
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Perpetuity Research undertakes survey on use of advanced technology in physical security measures

Advances in technology and the Internet of Things have changed the way in which we all live and work. They’re also altering the manner in which security operates. ‘Traditional’ security measures are evolving and becoming more advanced and, in some cases, interconnected, but...
Posted On 25 Feb 2019
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Fighting Cyber Crime: The Partnership Approach

There’s plenty of evidence to suggest that neither the business community nor the police service have effectively prioritised their response to cyber crime. Indeed, a 2016 Institute of Directors survey of businesses found that only 57% had a cyber or information security strategy...
Posted On 02 Jan 2019
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Popular Thought Leadership Summit returns to UK OSPAs line-up in February 2019

On Thursday 28 February, attending professionals from the UK’s security business sector will once again be given the opportunity to listen to the views aired by a line-up of first class speakers and contribute to matters affecting the industry at the Thought Leadership...
Posted On 11 Dec 2018
Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI
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Fraud “not prioritised by the police” finds joint Perpetuity Research-Police Foundation study

New research conducted by Perpetuity Research and The Police Foundation has found that the police response to victims of fraud is “inadequate”. Despite fraud comprising up to 31% of all crime, and more than one third of victims reporting that the impact on them from...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI
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SRI publishes report on ‘The Barriers to Effective Buyer-Supplier Relationships in the Security Sector’

The latest report from the Security Research Initiative (SRI) – entitled ‘The Barriers to Effective Buyer-Supplier Relationships in the Security Sector’ – has now been published. The aim of the research was to identify and discuss the factors in the buyer-supplier relationship...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018
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Official Charity Partner announced for UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2019

Organisers of the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) have announce that The Clink Charity will be the event’s designated Charity Partner for the next 12 months. The Clink Charity trains prisoners who are in the last six-to-18 months of their sentence such that...
Posted On 02 Oct 2018
Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI
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Security Research Initiative’s latest survey examines buyer-supplier relationships

What does a successful buyer-supplier relationship look like in the world of security? Perpetuity Research has launched a survey as part of research designed to better understand the impact that the relationship between buyers and suppliers can have on the overall success of a...
Posted On 14 Feb 2018