Graham Hunter
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Why Talent Investment and Development will be Key to Business Success

Today’s increasingly digital workplace is keeping employers and employees on their toes, writes Graham Hunter. New technologies that can improve productivity and replace repetitive or menial tasks are being brought into every sector, disrupting the day-to-day processes. However,...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019
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“Companies stuck in continuously reactive cyber security response cycle” finds Optiv Security Report

IT decision-makers are facing major challenges between dynamic adversaries, significant legislation and regulation requirements, business digital transformation needs and a rapidly-growing array of technology solutions. Ideally, business requirements would be the key motivator...
Posted On 28 Feb 2019
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In the Spotlight: ASIS International UK Chapter

Security budgets are very often frozen at present. In parallel, vertical markets are now more competitive than ever. In a buyers’ market, and whether we like it or not, price can be the issue that ultimately decides which suppliers are chosen by buyers, but does it have to be...
Posted On 28 Aug 2018
Darren Read
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The Race to the Bottom in Security Services: A Loser’s Game

Security can often feel like a sector that’s in the doldrums, much of which is down to the constant flurry of negative outsourcing stories unveiled within the national press. Sometimes, outsourcing’s condemnation is justified, writes Darren Read. Carillion’s collapse, for...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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Taking a Closer Look at 360 Degree Cameras

In a challenging economic climate and with end users understandably demanding maximum Return on Investment from their financial outlay on video surveillance systems, it might be time for security professionals to take a closer look at how 360° cameras could give them a...
Posted On 12 Mar 2018
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Unlocking Data: Share Costs and Improve Business Decisions

Organisations in every industry and at every level are looking to cut back on unnecessary and ineffective expenditures in order to maximise Return on Investment, writes Simon Cook. Security Departments are no exception. Not only do they want to ensure that they’re investing...
Posted On 12 Jan 2017
David Gill
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FTSE 100/250 Boards of Directors: Where are the Security Professionals?

It has often been said that it would make a genuine difference to security provision in UK plc if professional risk and security managers had a seat on the Board. Should they be included? If so, what’s the justification? Would such a move have a profound effect? David Gill goes...
Posted On 15 Jan 2016
Lodge Service is offering retailers some excellent practical advice on how they can stem the tide of theft at their stores during the Christmas period
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Lodge Service outlines Top 5 tips for retailers in combating theft at Christmas

According to the British Retail Consortium (BRC), crime cost the UK retail industry £603 million last year. That figure represents an 18% increase on the previous 12 months. Of course, the period covering the run-up to Christmas brings with it a particular risk of retail losses...
Posted On 04 Nov 2015