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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…

“I’d like to see more women in active, senior roles – they are capable of it, they just need to be shown that it’s possible” – Triton Group’s Natalie Foxcroft

IFSEC Global talks to Natalie Foxcroft, Systems Director at Triton Group, to find out about her journey into the security industry.

BSIA’s guide to ethical AFR use explained – In conversation with the BSIA’s Ben Linklater

IFSEC Global speaks to Chairman of the BSIA’s Video Surveillance Systems Section, Ben Linklater, for further detail about its ethical and legal guide for the use of AFR.

“Comelit-PAC presents an all-encompassing solution to customers” – Francesca Boeris on the significance of the acquisition of PAC GDX

IFSEC Global sits down with Francesca Boeris to find out more about the acquisition of PAC GDX by Comelit means for customers.

Security and COVID: Resilience, expansion and upskilling – yet challenges remain, explains Professor Martin Gill

A recent report from the Security Research Initiative reveals multiple stark warnings on the implications of COVID-19 on the sector.

“We’re making AI practical for video surveillance” – Dean Drako on Eagle Eye Networks acquisition of Uncanny Vision

IFSEC Global speaks to Eagle Eye Networks CEO, Dean Drako, to explore the reasons behind its acquisition of ‘Uncanny Vision’.

WorldSkills UK and developing the next generation of security engineers – “With each competition, a new batch of industry role models are formed”

IFSEC Global speaks to Dee Aylett-Smith about the growth of the security competition ahead of WorldSkills UK 2021.

“A versatile solution that combines access control and video management into one” – Gareth O’Hara on updates and features of Paxton10

IFSEC Global catches up with Gareth O Hara to find out how Paxton10 continues to support end-users thanks to its most recent updates.

Elizabeth Kolade on how AI is ‘a double-edged sword’ and the challenge of harmonising physical and cyber security

We speak to Elizabeth Kolade on the trends she’s witnessing in the cyber security sector at present, including AI, ransomware and convergence.

Building resilience and competence in fire engineering – Interview with the IFE’s Steve Hamm

IFSEC Global sits down with Steve Hamm, Chief Executive of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE), to find out more about future plans.

“Smart video analytics are essential to banks” – Improving security and customer experience with surveillance tech

IFSEC Global finds out why video-based AI solutions are essential assets for the banking sector, particularly in a ‘post-COVID’ era. 

BIM: Why is it important for the security sector?

How security tech, devices and industry professionals can better enhance their understanding of the BIM workflow.

“Easy integration between access control software and entrance systems is a necessity” – Vistec Systems on biometrics trends and partnering with Suprema

Vistec Systems gives an exclusive insight into its recent access control integration projects and why it views Suprema as a key partner.


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