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Police Scotland and SIA bring private security staff together to act against terrorism

On Thursday 28 June in Glasgow, Police Scotland and the Security Industry Authority (SIA) launched a new series of events intended to enlist front line private security operatives in the fight against terrorism. The pilot event took place at the Scottish Event Campus. These...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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Project Griffin counter-terrorism training for security officers runs in central Glasgow

On Tuesday 28 November, security operatives from in and around Glasgow attended Project Griffin counter-terrorism training at The Cathouse, a music venue on Union Street in the centre of the city. This was the first in a series of Project Griffin training sessions specifically...
Posted On 30 Nov 2017
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BSI launches Code of Practice to protect vulnerable customers from fraud and financial abuse

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has launched a new Code of Practice that gives recommendations to organisations for protecting vulnerable customers from financial harm that might occur as a result of fraud or financial abuse. Sponsored by...
Posted On 20 Nov 2017
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BSIA encourages registrations for Connected Products and Cyber Security Seminar

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is encouraging industry practitioners and security buyers alike to register for their free place at this week’s upcoming Connected Products and Cyber Security Seminar. The free-to-attend event is taking place at the Greswolde...
Posted On 31 Oct 2017
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BSIA set to host Cyber Security Services launch event at IFSEC International 2017

Organised by UBM EMEA, IFSEC International 2017 – which takes place at London’s ExCeL from 20-22 June – is set to be another impressive event, with an extensive seminar programme and a wide range of security products and services on show. There will be plenty to...
Posted On 15 Jun 2017
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“Secure data destruction now absolutely essential” state BSIA member companies

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Information Destruction Section are warning organisations from all sectors to ensure that they comply with the Data Protection Act. This follows on from the news that Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has been fine...
Posted On 08 May 2017
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Speakers from industry, NHS, police and academia unveiled for SIA’s 2017 Stakeholder Conference

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has announced four of the key speakers who’ll be making presentations at the Regulator’s Annual Stakeholder Conference, which this year takes place on Tuesday 14 March at London’s Hallam Conference Centre. A direct...
Posted On 14 Feb 2017
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SIA-SBRC-Police Scotland counter-terrorism partnership aims for safer Scotland

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has launched a counter-terrorism initiative with the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC) and Police Scotland. The new integrated initiative aims to build stronger public/private sector partnerships and make Scotland safer from...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016