Security Officer


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

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

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

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



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