Anthony King: CEO at Kings Security

Kings Security urges business sector to step up role in assisting crime prevention

The security business sector increasingly needs to assist and support law enforcement if crime is to be effectively tackled. This was the message imparted by Anthony King, CEO of Kings Security, at the company’s annual Insight and Innovation Day. The event, held at the...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016
Professor Martin Gill CSyP

Security Research Initiative report examines private security’s role in tackling cyber crime

The latest Security Research Initiative (SRI) report highlights the crucial role that physical security suppliers and corporate security departments play in tackling cyber crime, albeit that this vital input often goes unrecognised. In a survey of both physical security...
Posted On 28 Sep 2016

Lone wolf attacks, cyber threats and collaboration emerge as key themes at ASIS International 2016

Security professionals from over 100 countries gathered in Orlando between September 12-15 for ASIS International’s Annual Seminar and Exhibits (‘ASIS 2016’), recognised as one of the profession’s most comprehensive educational programmes. The event, which...
Posted On 27 Sep 2016
Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI

UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards organiser issues Call for Nominations

Nominations are now open for the UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs). Organised by Perpetuity Research, the UK OSPAs are part of a global awards scheme currently running in eight countries designed to recognise outstanding performance within the security business...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016

Outstanding Security Performance Awards set for inaugural UK ceremony in March 2017

The UK edition of the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) has been launched at an event in central London which was attended by leading security professionals from both the UK and around the world. Held at The Savoy Hotel on Thursday 9 June, the event also serve...
Posted On 15 Jun 2016
Professor Martin Gill

“Security adds value which is vital for business” urges SRI’s latest research report

In its new report published as part of the influential Security Research Initiative (SRI) series, Perpetuity Research has explored the broader benefits of security beyond the protection of assets and found a number of ways in which security has generated income for host...
Posted On 23 Sep 2015
A new debate focused on CCTV has been kick-started by comments from UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter

“Tighter regulation” and a “collective desire to professionalise” needed if CCTV standards are to improve

With UK CCTV Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter currently pressing for enhanced regulation in the CCTV sector, Frank Crouwel – co-founder and managing director at NW Systems Group – has responded by stating that improving CCTV standards requires tighter...
Posted On 02 Feb 2015
Professor Martin Gill

‘What is the Value of Security in the Workplace?’: New survey launched by Perpetuity Research

As part of the Security Research Initiative (SRI), Perpetuity Research has launched a dedicated and detailed survey in a bold bid to fully understand how effective and efficient security does help – and, indeed, could be assisting – other areas of a given host business. Most...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015