IFSEC Interviews


Why raising standards through training is the key to unlocking the fire industry’s potential

IFSEC Global speaks with Kentec about why the company places such importance on training for its customers, and its response to the pandemic. Read More

‘Collaboration will be key to implementing cultural change in building safety’ – Peter Baker, Chief Inspector of Buildings, outlines his priorities

We speak with Peter Baker, the newly appointed Chief Inspector of Buildings at the HSE, about his priorities in the role. Read More

“The development of cloud-enabled solutions is a focus” – Advanced’s Amanda Hope on overcoming current challenges in the fire industry

Amanda Hope from Advanced discusses some of the fire industry’s biggest challenges and how Advanced is innovating to meet them. Read More

“There is a big uptick in demand for deep-learning analytics”: IDIS on lasting changes in the video tech industry after COVID

IFSEC Global catches up with IDIS, discussing the lasting changes for the video surveillance industry as a result of COVID-19. Read More

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. Read More

“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. Read More

‘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. Read More

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. Read More

“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. Read More

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. Read More

“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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read 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. Read More

“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. Read More



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Barbour: Security and COVID-19 director’s briefing

The State of Physical Access Control in EMEA Businesses – 2020 Report

Fire Protection Strategy: A Barbour Director’s Briefing

A Barbour guide to business continuity