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The threat landscape has rarely been more daunting and complex.

From rapidly evolving cybersecurity 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.

The world is a more dangerous place in 2018 than it has been for some time, the latest Global Risks Report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) suggested.

Europe fell victim to a string of unpredictable attacks; 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; the FBI and Apple went to war on encryption 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 sutainable. 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.

In 2018 IFSEC took its first step on transforming its 40-year heritage as a physical security show into a high level security summit and integrated security event – IFSEC 2019 will build on this success.

In 2018 IFSEC took its first step on transforming its 40-year heritage as a physical security show into a high level security summit and integrated security event – IFSEC 2019 will build on this success.

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

Join IFSEC Global live at Europe’s leading security event, IFSEC International at ExCeL London, 18-20 June 2019.

Read the latest IFSEC Interviews…

“The safety measures we implemented at the start of the pandemic for our engineers have continued today”: Ambush Security on its pandemic response

IFSEC Global speaks to Ambush Security to understand how an installation company responded to the COVID pandemic.

“Anyone who runs a security command centre will benefit from SureView Ops”

We find out how SureView Ops can support security professionals in reducing response times and manage multiple systems in one platform.

Learning from Grenfell and other catastrophes – Embracing “systemic change”

Speaking to Gill Kernick about her new book, ‘Catastrophe and Systemic Change: Learning from the Grenfell Tower Fire and Other Disasters’.

Suprema’s X-Station 2: Supporting QR codes, mobile and alternative credentials for flexible access management

IFSEC Global finds out more about the QR-enabled X-Station 2 high-end RFID reader from Suprema for flexible access management.

Charles ‘Chuck’ Andrews on the cyber issue, growth of AI and collaboration in security

Interview with Charles ‘Chuck’ Andrews, who has held several high profile roles in security and US law enforcement since starting in 1976.

“There is real demand for scalability in surveillance storage”: Seagate’s Jermaine Campbell on trends and Fortus partnership

Discussing trends in storage requirements for surveillance cameras, where scalable and flexible options are in demand according to Seagate.

WATCH: Interview with Biometrics & Surveillance Camera Commissioner, Fraser Sampson

Watch our interview with Fraser Sampson as we discuss the challenges ahead in his role as Biometrics & Surveillance Camera Commissioner.

Why raising standards through training is the key to unlocking the fire industry’s potential

IFSEC Global speaks with Kentec about why the company places such importance on training for its customers, and its response to the pandemic.

‘Collaboration will be key to implementing cultural change in building safety’ – Peter Baker, Chief Inspector of Buildings, outlines his priorities

We speak with Peter Baker, the newly appointed Chief Inspector of Buildings at the HSE, about his priorities in the role.

“The development of cloud-enabled solutions is a focus” – Advanced’s Amanda Hope on overcoming current challenges in the fire industry

Amanda Hope from Advanced discusses some of the fire industry’s biggest challenges and how Advanced is innovating to meet them.

“There is a big uptick in demand for deep-learning analytics”: IDIS on lasting changes in the video tech industry after COVID

IFSEC Global catches up with IDIS, discussing the lasting changes for the video surveillance industry as a result of COVID-19.

The future looks bright: Secure Futures inspiring young people towards future careers in security

We speak with two participants of the Secure Futures programme, providing an opportunity for young people to explore a career in security.


Contact tracing and COVID-19 director’s briefing

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DOWNLOAD: Top tips for beginning an ID badge or access card programme

This free download offers security and facilities management teams top tips on how to start or adjust their ID access badge programme. Read More

5 SMART KPIs your security operations should track

A free whitepaper from TrackTik detailing 5 smart KPIs you should track to improve your security operations and processes. Read More