Security Officer


IPSA appoints new EDI&W Director

The International Professional Security Association (IPSA) has appointed Riyaz Somani as their new Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Welfare (EDI&W) Director. Read More

The ‘heartbeat of the industry’: IPSA highlights mental health and physical assault as major concerns for frontline security officers

New IPSA CEO, Satia Rai, discusses her commitment to the welfare of frontline security professionals with IFSEC Global. Read More

“Pay as little as 35p per hour” – Further concerns raised about treatment of security guards in Qatar on eve of 2022 FIFA World Cup

Further revelations regarding the treatment of security officers in Qatar at the 2022 FIFA World Cup indicate poor working conditions. Read More

“62,000 new security officers needed to meet demand” – BSIA launches campaign to drive recruitment in professional security industry

To meet demand the BSIA has launched a national initiative to increase awareness of the crucial work that security officers carry out. Read More

Security and media industry elevate collaborative efforts at first IPSA-NUJ roundtable

Following the launch of new guidance for improved frontline media and security relations, the first IPSA-NUJ roundtable was held in October. Read More

A ship without a compass…? Why healthcare security managers are keen to fix problems caused by de-regulation

Roger Ringham examines how the sector can look to combat the impact of de-regulation on security management standards. Read More

Declining payrates for door supervisors – “Rarely have so many, done so much, for so little”

Highlighting concerns over declining payrates for security professionals, and in particular door supervisors, revealing shocking findings. Read More

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. Read More

IPSA and NUJ collaborate to create guidelines for engagement between private security officers and journalists

The guide is designed to support both journalists and Private Security Officers (PSOs) better understand each other’s roles. Read More

A guide to Push-to-talk technology – What is it and how can it support security teams?

A short guide to Push-to-talk technology and its role in supporting critical communications and security teams. Read More

G4S speaks on securing Hinkley Point C and potential threats

Noah Price, Head of the G4S Academy, provides an overview of the security threats faced by critical national infrastructure (CNI). Read More

Security Minds Matter initiative launched to promote mental health and wellbeing best practice

The new initiative from the private security industry has been launched to promote the importance of good mental health in the sector. Read More

Vigilance reminder as London gears up for “massive security operation” ahead of funeral for The Queen

A security response on an “unprecedented scale” is underway as London prepares for the state funeral of The Queen. Read More

The healthcare sector ‘must focus on NHS staff safety and security’ amid rising workplace violence, says NAHS

Against a backdrop of rising security risks, the National Association for Healthcare Security has urged for renewed focus on NHS staff protection. Read More

Protecting the 2022 Commonwealth Games with hostile vehicle mitigation

We explore the preparation required from the NVTMU when protecting the 2022 Commonwealth Games from hostile vehicle attacks. Read More

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. Read More



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