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We cast our eye over the main stories impacting the security industry. Here’s what’s appeared on the radar since the last issue.
An Introduction to Celebrity Protection and Touring, is a new book by Circuit Editor, Elijah Shaw and regular contributor, Dale June. The book offers a peek behind the scenes of the close protection industry, more commonly known as the bodyguard business.
Drum Cussac, the global risk and security consultancy, and Collinson, experts in global traveller assistance, have partnered to deliver a fully-integrated, end-to-end travel risk management solution
The IPSB (International Protective Security Board) third annual conference recently concluded in Las Vegas with around 300 operators in attendance.
Trump Is Bringing Troops Home, and in contrast to most US foreign policy of the past 20 years, Trump is making the right call. The question is – will it herald a more sensible US foreign policy in the years to come?
The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has opened the booking for their annual Stakeholder Conference, which takes place at the Oval cricket ground on Tuesday 13th March 2018.
Dubai Police new initiative see’s artificial intelligence system detect the feelings and movement of objects, recognising gestures and hand signals up to 1.5 meters, just like a human policeman.
Yesterday the Security Industry Authority (SIA) published their findings from the extensive consultation that took place in phase one of the project to review the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS).
When you only have seconds to read a situation correctly and plan your course of action, the cost of getting it wrong could make all the difference to your survival. Are your travellers able to read a situation correctly and what can organisations do to train your travellers to make better decisions in a complex situation? The Duty of Care conference is designed to help you address these areas of concern.
Shipbroker Clarksons confirmed its computer systems were breached in a major cyber-security attack. Today, more than ever, cyber security has to be the number one priority for the shipping industry. Naval Dome will be working with key stakeholders to establish global cyber maritime defence standards and guidelines
Cyber risk security is becoming more common due to the advanced technology which daily continues to improve our already comfortable lives. We are undoubtedly living in a new era of constantly-evolving threats, which force us to re-think our defence plan. The old idea of being able to protect your data behind a wall, and block all ‘bad’ influences, is over.
At Teesside Crown Court, on 30 June 2017, Security Director, Christopher Catchpole was sentenced to 32 months imprisonment following a guilty plea to offences of money laundering, supplying an unlicensed security operative and being the director of a security company without a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence.
Russia Risk Assessment – World Cup Preview: The event in 2018 raises many questions regarding safety and security. Here’s what you need to know:
The 2018 FIFA World Cup consists of 64 matches, 32 teams and is played across 12 locations in Russia. The event takes place between the 14th June and the 15th July 2018 and naturally raises many questions regarding safety and security. Here’s what you need to know to keep both yourself and your clients interests protected for the duration.
The British security services are fuming, and rightly so. The minutes, hours and days immediately following a terrorist incident are crucial for apprehending members of the terrorist network before they flee the country and for thwarting attacks which may be imminent. Leaking and publishing details of an investigation during this narrow window undermines those efforts and jeopardizes public safety.
16 June 2016: Police forces from LA and London to Moscow and Sydney are accelerating the use of body-worn cameras with over 1 million in use by 2021, says a new Beecham Research report published this week. At the same time, the report points to new applications of body-worn cameras including use by prison […]
On 24 March, the Security Industry Authority will stop issuing paper-based licence applications and from 7th April, the SIA will no longer accept the outdated paper-based applications.* Charlotte Jennings, Deputy Director Operations, said: “At the SIA we are committed to providing an easier, cheaper and quicker licensing service to all our customers. […]
Security bosses jailed for immigration and security offences 18 March 2014 On Friday [14 March], a director and manager of a security company were given custodial sentences, at Woolwich Crown Court, for security and immigration offences. Anthony Okoh, 45, and Victor Chiazor, 50, ran the security company Blue Feather Guarding Ltd without the necessary Security […]
New Chair of SIA 17 January 2014 Today [15 January], Elizabeth France CBE began her new role as the Chair of the Security Industry Authority. Mrs France has extensive experience in the criminal justice sector and is the non-executive Chair of the Office for Legal Complaints. Following an open selection process, Bill Matthews has […]
SIA to host business licensing roadshow 11 September 2013 The Security Industry Authority will be hosting a series of short briefings throughout the UK in October and November for security business representatives. The briefings will be used to explain the Government’s intention to introduce regulation that will require businesses operating in the private security […]