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Peter Houlis

Chartered Security Professional (CSyP) and certified technical security professional (CTSP)

Peter is an expert in the physical security industry having spent 35 years gaining considerable knowledge and understanding of security technology and the principles and practices of protecting people and assets, along with the ethics necessary for leading a respected company. Over 20 years as MD of multi-award-winning security system integrator 2020 Vision Systems, the company achieved a high standard of recognition and the patronage of many respected organizations. Through his dedication and leadership, 2020 obtained industry approval with the SSAIB and Quality, Environmental, and Health and Safety accreditations.Peter is a member of the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB), a UKAS accredited Certification Body, and its representative on the British Standards Institute (BSI) technical committee responsible for drafting European CCTV Standards. He is also a member of the Security Institute and Security Leaders Technology forum and the author of a number of published security articles.

Articles by this author

How a personnel security policy can combat the insider threat

Cyber security: whose domain does it fall under?

Does convergence spell the end for security integrators?

Securing the world’s most valuable artefacts

The history and future of access control credentials

GDPR, data security and the education sector

GDPR and CCTV: How to prepare for the new data protection law

Physical Security or the IT Department: Who Should Deal With the ‘Blended’ Threat?

Security Lightning: How to choose the right lighting for CCTV, perimeter, car parks and more

The Pros and Cons of Integrating Your Security system Onto a Common IP Network

Need Perimeter Intrusion Detection? Here Are Your Options and How to Decide

How to Conduct a Risk Analysis and Security Survey to Protect Your Assets

How Exactly should a ‘Safe City’ Function Today?

What Al-Qaeda’s Resurgence Means for the Private Security Profession

Download: Security Convergence in the Education Sector

Civil Unrest: Combating a Growing Problem

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