interviews


New BSIA chief Mike Reddington sets out priorities

As Mike Reddington marks his first month at the helm of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), he has set out his priorities and reaffirmed the association's vital role in raising standards in the private security industry. Read More

“Texecom Cloud adds value and saves installers money”

Texecom has launched products it believes will enhance the customer experience and transform the installation business model. We spoke to Texecom marketing director Clym Brown to find out more about Texecom Cloud and TexecomPro. Read More

Verint: Video analytics has been “overpromised” for years – but AI is a game-changer

Even with the rich promise of AI, Verint’s VP of international sales says it’s not easy pitching the merits of video analytics. Ayal Vogel also reflects on adapting to the convergence of physical security and cybersecurity and working collaboratively versus delivering end-to-end solutions alone. Read More

Corporate security essentials for facilities, operations and procurement managers

In 2018 PerpetuityARC launched an e-course for professionals who sometimes fulfil security tasks for which they have little formal training. David Gill, MD of PerpetuityARC's parent company Linx International, told us about ‘Essential security practices’ and the group’s progress in building international partnerships. Read More

Essence Q&A: Demoing voice control and sharing recurring revenues with service providers

Essence provides smart, connected home solutions that enhance security, convenience and communication for homeowners through security service providers. Last year […] Read More

Managing CCTV investigations: Mick Neville on Tavcom Training’s new course

Tavcom Training has introduced a course for senior investigating officers who oversee the retrieval and analysis of CCTV footage during criminal investigations. We spoke to Mick Neville, former head of the central forensic image team at New Scotland Yard, about why he designed the course and what it offers. Read More

“Most people responsible for crisis management lack the skills”: David Rubens of Deltar Training Solutions

The latest interviewee in our Critical Conversations series was instrumental in the professionalisation of the security industry. It's a process with plenty of road left to run, according to David Rubens, who has a pedigree in the industry stretching back to the early nineties. Read More

“Everyone on the planet is a target”: Ethical hacker Terry Cutler

We caught up with Cutler to find out more about his internet safety courses, the awareness deficit, how security threats are evolving and the merits of ethical hacking, among other things. Read More

“GDPR simply aligned with our principles”: Genetec’s Paul Dodds on securing and exploiting big data

We spoke to Paul Dodds, Genetec’s country manager for UK & Ireland, about the company’s latest innovations and its efforts to better secure and exploit the vast and growing quantities of data being produced by organisations in a wide range of sectors. Read More

“There’s a conflict of interest between design and construction”: FIA CEO Ian Moore on competence, Grenfell and Brexit

In a recent FIREX International webinar, Ian Moore, CEO of the FIA, presented findings from the 10th FIA Market Condition Review. Moore replied to questions from attendees on 'grandfather rights', FIA training, Brexit and whether recommendations made in the Hackitt Review are likely to be implemented. Read More



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