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The threat landscape has rarely been more daunting and complex.

From rapidly evolving cyber security threats to vehicular-based terror across Europe and extreme weather events triggered by man-made climate change, the security and resilience sector has its work cut out to keep the world safe.

Europe fell victim to a string of unpredictable attacks in recent years; Yahoo saw its share value fall by $350bn over 48 hours after the largest security breach in history was revealed; the NHS found their physical assets left vulnerable after a ransomware attack disrupted their ambulance service and faced thousands of physical and cyber threats during the coronavirus pandemic; the FBI and Apple went to war on encryption in 2018 and Airbnb properties were left in chaos when a smartlock update went wrong.

That the world’s technology is becoming more interconnected is creating unprecedented opportunities for making society more efficient and sustainable. However, it is also creating new vectors of attack for hackers, terrorists and organised crime. With the world more interconnected, the consequences of things going wrong are enormous.

IFSEC Global continues focus on the integrated security environment, publishing high level content and discussion points with leading figures in the security and fire industries. Fire technology, too, is now encroaching ever more on the risk management sector – whether it be in construction and building safety, or more advanced, IoT-based fire detection and alarm devices.

IFSEC International, the in-person event which takes place each year at London’s ExCeL, is also transforming its 40-year heritage as a physical security show into a high level security summit and integrated security event – IFSEC 2022 will build continue to focus on a more connected, integrated physical security sector.

IFSEC International is an integrated security show designed around the needs of the global security industry. It’s your chance to:

  • Source new security equipment across a range of verticals, including access control, biometrics, video surveillance, intruder alarms, integrated security, IT and cyber and physical security
  • Raise your security industry anxieties with the experts behind the most innovative. You’ll meet over 550 exhibitors and 27,000+ visitors from around the world under one roof at the world’s most dedicated security event

Find out more about IFSEC International, here.

Read the latest IFSEC Interviews, as we speak to leading figures from the security and fire sector…

The growing importance of BIM and green building certifications – “The ROI is both ethical and financial”

As more buildings aim to be smarter and greener, the construction process is beginning to digitise – but, how do the two interact?

“Networked, integrated IP audio can bring just as much value as cameras” – In conversation with Zenitel’s Koen Claerbout at IFSEC 2022

We speak to Koen Claerbout, the CEO of Zenitel, discussing the importance of audio security as part of a comprehensive security unit.

“If we can fit sprinklers and save lives, it’s the right thing to do” – Rob Barber, Chair of the National Fire Sprinkler Network

IFSEC Global interviews Rob Barber, after he was appointed as the new Chair of the National Fire Sprinkler Network (NFSN) at FIREX 2022.

IFSEC Interviews: James Willison & Sarb Sembhi – “A converged security centre is key to enabling a single view of security”

Watch as IFSEC Global interviews consultants James Willison and Sarb Sembhi about the Converged Security Centre at IFSEC International 2022.

IFSEC Interviews: BSIA’s Mike Reddington – “We need to raise the profile of security officers and the critical role they play”

Watch our interview with CEO of the British Security Industry Association, Mike Reddington, at IFSEC International 2022.

IFSEC Interviews: Figen Murray – “The face of terrorism has changed, so we need to be better prepared”

Watch an interview with Figen Murray OBE, the driving force behind the Protect Duty legislation, at IFSEC International 2022 in May,

Why surveillance systems are more than just security devices in 2022 – In conversation with Hikvision’s Gary Harmer

At IFSEC International 2022 IFSEC Global heard from Hikvision’s Gary Harmer, to discuss the vendor’s new tech and major industry trends.

IFSEC Global podcast – Episode three: Social media and the insider threat: Presenting new challenges to security teams

In the third episode of the IFSEC Global Security in Focus podcast we speak with Mike Gips to discuss the latest trends in physical security.

The unique challenges of securing data centres – “Enterprise risk management and partnerships are crucial to our approach”

Understanding the unique challenges that come with securing data centres and why partnerships are crucial to an organisational strategy.

IFSEC Global podcast – Episode One: Diversifying security and developing a professional network

Listen to the first episode of the IFSEC Global podcast, where we speak to Letitia Emeana of ASIS UK and Unilever.

“We’re importing new building techniques, but not the necessary fire protection systems to work with them” – Jonathan O’Neill on the challenges ahead for the fire safety sector

Jonathan O’Neill OBE provides his thoughts on the major challenges ahead for the fire industry and his concerns over new building techniques.

Checkpoint for risk: CROSS-UK’s role in collaborative reporting for critical fire safety concerns

An interview with CROSS-UK to find out the organisation’s role and aims of reporting critical fire safety concerns of professionals.


The 2022 State of Physical Access Control Report

Download the 2022 Physical Access Control report from IFSEC Global and get exclusive insight into the current PACS market and trends ahead. Read More

Whitepaper: Reshaping the future of retail with security technology

Traka has launched a new whitepaper that examines the use of security technology in high street retail. Download it for free, here! Read More

Whitepaper: Boosting efficiency and streamlining security with an integrated access control solution

Find out more about the central role access control plays in the integration process of more connected and secure buildings and facilities. Read More