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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 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.

“There is a lack of political intent for systemic change in building safety” – Gill Kernick on why lessons aren’t being learnt following Grenfell

We speak to Gill Kernick about why lessons from Grenfell have still not been learnt, and the need for systemic change in the housing sector.

‘Healthy buildings’ are now a priority. So, what role will security systems play?

We discuss why ‘healthy buildings’ are set to become the priority for facilities and building management staff.

Futureproofing fire alarm systems – Apollo’s Salvy Vittozzi on Waking Watch replacements and the future of fire safety

Salvy Vittozzi discusses the latest guidance in high-rise residential, the need for clear legislation and what lies ahead for fire safety.

“A growing acknowledgement of the need for diverse perspectives” – ASIS’ Suzanne Collins on championing women in security

IFSEC Global sits down with Suzanne Collins, who recently took over the role of ASIS International UK Director – Women in Security.

Getting the balance right: Tony Porter discusses surveillance and civil liberties

Former Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter discusses the balance between implementing surveillance camera technology and civil liberties.

“We are now protecting people more often than assets” – HS Security’s Niall Griffin on trends and changes in the physical security space

We speak to Niall Griffin from HS Security about the changes in physical security, and how to combat the increasing threat to cities and people.

Arcules enters EMEA market to support security teams “streamline operations via unified cloud platform”

IFSEC Global finds out more about what Arcules can offer the EMEA market, as well as its latest edge-based cloud solution to support low bandwidth environments.

Why touchless identification is the “future of access control”

“Touchless identification convenience. That’s the future.” So says Philippe Niederhauser, Touchless Biometric Systems in an exclusive IFSEC Global interview.

Smart sanitisers, webinars and touchless entry points: Fireco’s pandemic response

Best known for its Dorgard solution, Fireco has been working hard in 2020 to keep building occupants safe from fire and assist in germ control. IFSEC Global finds out more.

Why Cyber Essentials should be the first key step on your cyber security journey

IFSEC Global sits down with Dr Emma Philpott, MBE, CEO of IASME, to understand how Cyber Essentials is helping to improve business cyber secure practices.

“Sharing best practice is critical in tall buildings crisis management”

IFSEC Global chats to Andy Baker, QPM, LLB (Hons), AKC, and former Head of Security at The Shard, about what attendees can expect from the opening day of this year’s Tall Building Fire Safety Conference.


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Returning to the workplace: How access control plays a vital role in a safe and secure return strategy

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