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Wisconsin tragedy highlights growing need for tighter security at public events this Christmas

Professionals are stressing the importance of implementing increased security measures during the festive period. Read More

“We’ve got the right people, we’ve got the right technology, now, let’s put them together and look after our students” – Collaborative campus safety in Manchester

IFSEC Global speaks to professionals at CriticalArc and Salford University about how the SafeZone app is being recieved and future plans for expansion. Read More

Why more organisations are centralising crisis management decisions

Harriet Brennan shares why she believes more organisations are choosing to adopt a centralised crisis management approach. Read More

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. Read More

As labour pressures bite, AI-video and integrated tech can help in the quest for efficiency

With many sectors affected by staff shortages there’s pressure to improve efficiency - a new approach to security tech is already making a difference. Read More

The fire safety hazards of ‘quick-fix’ repurposing of commercial buildings for residential housing

Hunter Seymour explores the many fire safety hazards and challenges involved in repurposing commercial premises for residential housing Read More

‘83% of people believe the security sector ‘performed well’ during the course of the pandemic’ – Security Research Initiative finds

The latest report from the Security Research Initiative on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the security industry has been published. Read More

Facing the security challenges: Looking ahead to 2022

Find out what security professionals perceive to be the biggest challenges coming up for the industry, as we look ahead to 2022. Read More

SIA 2021 national conference opens registration

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has opened registration for its 2021 national conference, taking place on Wednesday 20th November. Read More

BSI advises cyber caution to organisations exploring new hybrid ways of working, during Cybersecurity Awareness Month

With Cybersecurity Month in full swing, the importance of secure IT systems and cyber security practices is brought to professionals attention. Read More

SME owners urged to be more aware of their mental health and seek help when necessary, following World Mental Health Day

The turbulence caused by the pandemic has altered the business landscape significantly according to The Accountancy Partnership. Read More

NSI, ACM-CCAS and SSAIB collaborate on fight against rogue labour in security post-COVID

NSI, ACM-CCAS and SSAIB join forces to protect the public from rogue security workers, and security workers from risk of exploitation. Read More

Why reactive pandemic-related security policies cause problems – and how to fix them

Dr. Hugh Hunter examines the pitfalls of pandemic-related reactive security policies and how organisations can work to improve them. Read More

YouGov survey reveals importance of customer safety and security in hospitality sector recovery

Safety in licensed premises is said to be an extremely important factor in the recovery of the hospitality sector, reveals a YouGov survey. Read More

Social distancing detection at the edge trialled in Australia with airport surveillance cameras

Research in Australia claims to demonstrate how existing surveillance cameras can be used to detect breaches of social distancing guidelines. Read More

Looking beyond the pandemic – “An opportunity for fire and security engineers”

Why Jamie Allam of Amthal Fire & Security believes the pandemic offers an opportunity for the fire and security engineering sector. Read More



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