Security Officer


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

The BSIA’s British Security Awards 2022 winners revealed as event returns to live format

The BSIA annual British Security Awards returned to a live format for 2022, with the winners having been announced. Read More

Private security sector to take part in Pride in London 2022 event

For the first time, the private security sector will take part in the Pride in London event, taking place on 2 July 2022. Read More

IFPO UK welcomes Walt Disney Security and two new advisory board members

The International Foundation of Protection Officers UK & I is delighted to welcome Disney EMEA Security and new advisory board members. Read More

NHS trust adopts security technology to improve safety and communication lines for staff and lone workers

A Kent NHS Trust has adopted SafeZone technology to improve lone worker protection, staff safety and emergency response coordination. Read More

IPSA invites survey responses to understand ‘true value’ of SIA Approved Contractor Scheme

The International Professional Security Association (IPSA) has launched a survey to understand the value of the Approved Contractor Scheme. Read More

‘Systematic and structural’ abuse of World Cup security workers in Qatar

Security guards in Qatar are working in conditions amounting to forced labour according to a report by Amnesty International. Read More

Shortages in security labour market prompt The Keyholding Company to relaunch temporary guarding service

In response to the present challenges of labour shortages, The Keyholding Company has relaunched its emergency and temporary guarding service. Read More

Leading university security professionals recognised at AUCSO Annual Awards 2022

The Association of University Chief Security Officers (AUCSO) has announced the winners of its Annual Awards. Read More

The pros and cons of body-worn cameras: Do they help or hinder de-escalation strategies?

Assessing the pros and cons of body-worn cameras (BWCs) and whether or not their use aids security workers in de-escalation strategies. Read More

Digital Barriers body worn cameras utilised by Bogota Police to help tackle crime

Digital Barriers has announced a new contract with Bogota’s Police force, providing the use of its BW600 body worn cameras. Read More

Fire crews in London and Greater Manchester to be given bullet proof vests

Firefighters in London and Greater Manchester will be given bullet proof vests, first-aid equipment and training on how to deal with terrorist attacks. Read More

IPSA appoints Welfare and EDI Director

Satia Rai has been appointed as the Welfare and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Director at the IPSA. Read More

Lessons in leadership

IFSEC Global caught up with Paul Warburton, General Manager at HOST, to discuss how security culture can been transformed by visionary leadership. Read More

Why the new Canine Security NCTAS-P standard is critical for national security

ICTS UK & Ireland explains why the National Canine Training and Accreditation Scheme – Private Security Industry (NCTAS-P) important. Read More



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