We cast our eye over the main stories impacting the security industry. Here’s what’s appeared on the radar since the last issue.
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.
SIA News 6 August 2013 The Security Industry Authority has signed a five year, £13 million contract with Tata Consultancy Services Limited. Following the completion of a tendering process, TCS were assessed to be the most competitive based on the pre-defined evaluation criteria. The contract is for new systems to support the delivery […]
New SIA licence application service with Post Office The Security Industry Authority is developing a new and easier way for individual applicants to apply for their SIA licence. An agreement has been signed with the Post Office to launch the new service. The service will be introduced this autumn and will make applying for […]
Home Office Seeks SIA Board Member The Home Office is seeking to appoint a Non-Executive Board Member to the SIA’s Board with private security industry experience. The person will contribute to the overall strategic direction and corporate oversight of the organisation. Along with other Board members he or she will ensure that through appropriate […]
News From the SIA – 20 March 2013 A Northamptonshire security director has been order to pay £2,400 and sentenced to 250 community punishment order after pleading guilty of working illegally. Ian Matthew Taylor, 40, ran Shadow Protection Services Ltd, supplying door staff to venues in the Wellingborough area. In September 2010, the Security […]
SIA and Met Police in London-wide crackdown The Security Industry Authority supported law enforcement partners on Friday night [07 Dec] as part of a Metropolitan Police crackdown. Operation Condor is aimed at combating illegal activity in the night time economy across all London boroughs. This is the latest police operation targeting those who flout licensing […]
The 2011 expo was the BBA’s 1st venture into exhibiting and was something that the BBA Team was very much looking forward to. Whilst we had all attended various expos over the years none of us really knew what to expect from an exhibitors point of view. We booked our stand, ordered our pull-up advertising […]