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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…

Women’s networks and experiences in fire, safety and security – Your questions answered

Webinar panellists answer your questions related to women’s networks and their experiences in the fire, safety and security industries.

IFSEC Global Podcast: Episode 7 – Analysing school shootings, violence & threat prevention through behavioural psychology

Marisa Randazzo discusses her research into school shootings and violence prevention measures through the lens of behavioural psychology.

“Security companies must evolve towards providing ‘blended solutions’ or risk becoming irrelevant” – In conversation with IFSEC Global Influencer Eddie Sorrells

Eddie Sorrells discusses the trend towards blended security provision, as well as the rapid pace of growth of electronic security solutions.

Cloud and professional signalling services as ‘gamechangers’ for the intruder alarm market – In conversation with Texecom’s Jim Ludwig

IFSEC Global interviews Texecom CEO Jim Ludwig, as we discuss the company’s MBO, Texecom Monitor, and the growth of cloud services.

IFSEC Global Podcast: Episode 6 – Improving decision making in high-risk scenarios and the concept of Presilience

Hear from Dr Gavriel Schneider about how security professionals can make better decisions, as we explore the concept of ‘Presilience’.

Mental health and security officers: “Support is improving, but there is much to do”

Mike Hurst discusses the mental health challenges that many security professionals face, and what the wider industry can do to support.  

“Breaking boundaries” – The value of education and changing stereotypes through volunteering

IFSEC Global speaks to security professional, Hannah Zemzam from Hikvision, as she shares her experience of volunteering in Zambia.

Amy Dowie: Championing fire safety engineering as an occupation and extinguishing the challenges of women in fire

Amy provides her experiences of the fire engineering industry, encouraging other engineers and women to consider it as a worthwhile career.

“We’re now seeing the wider industry committing to sustainability” – In conversation with QCIC’s Mark Rowan

Mark Rowan discusses how he has seen the physical security industry evolve, and why QCIC has focused efforts on embracing sustainability.

How the Commonwealth Games were protected – Proportional solutions and embedding a security culture

Hear from Claire Thorn, Security Manager at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, to find out how the event was protected by people & technology.

IFSEC Global podcast – Episode four: Converged security and the evolving role and risks of IoT

In episode four of the Security in Focus podcast, we explore the role of converged security and IoT for physical security professionals.

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?


The Video Surveillance Report 2022

Download the 2022 Video Surveillance Report exploring trends in AI, software, cyber security and challenges ahead for video surveillance & CCTV. Read More

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