interviews


‘There is a real opportunity here for security companies to show leadership’: In conversation with Simon Giles, CEO at City Group Security

IFSEC Insider recently spoke to Simon Giles, CEO of City Group Security, on his outlook for 2024, upcoming challenges for the sector, and his career in the industry so far. Read More

‘True fire safety and security now goes beyond protection alone’: Amthal on its brand relaunch

Amthal unveils its new brand launch designed to reflect its vision of future growth in the industry. IFSEC Insider speaks to Amthal CEO, Jamie Allam about the change. Read More

BSIA Member Matters: Fenix Monitoring’s Carl Meason on opportunities for the ARC industry

In a new series of member interviews, the British Security Industry Association catches up with Carl Meason from Fenix Monitoring. Read More

“I’d like to see more women in active, senior roles – they are capable of it, they just need to be shown that it’s possible” – Triton Group’s Natalie Foxcroft

IFSEC Global talks to Natalie Foxcroft, Systems Director at Triton Group, to find out about her journey into the security industry. Read More

“It would be naive of us to say there are no challenges for women in the industry, because we’ve witnessed them first-hand” – IFSEC Global speaks to Women in Fire Safety Awards Co-Founders

Ahead of the first ever Women in Fire Safety Awards, IFSEC Global speaks to its Co-Founders Kate Blake and Chloe Vickery. Read More

Fireside chats with the FIA – getting to know the sector

IFSEC Global puts the questions to Adam Richardson, Business Liaison at the Fire Industry Association (FIA), to find out what its new content feature, ‘Fireside Chats’, is all about. Read More

“The security market is shifting into service-centric solutions”, says EL.MO. Spa

IFSEC Global speaks to Alberto Pastorello from EL.MO. Spa, to find out more about the company and the most recent product offerings that its set to demonstrate to visitors to this year’s IFSEC International. Read More

Guy Mathias on the security issues facing the food and drink sector

What are the particular security issues in the food and drink sector? Ron Alalouff spoke to Guy Mathias, Director of Risk & Operations at drinks producer Suntory and chair of the Food and Drink Security Association. Read More

Q&A with Security Installer of the Year award winner, Total Security Protection

IFSEC Global speaks to Total Security Protection (TSP) about its recent projects and the potential trends going forwards in the industry. Read More

“Building regulations need property resilience”: FM Global’s Tom Roche

Tom Roche, senior consultant, international codes and standards at FM Global, reflects on the fire safety landscape more than two years on from the worst residential fire in living memory. Read More

“We’re evolving with the drone threat”: Dedrone takes an open platform, multi-sensor approach

David Greenberg, head of global sales at Dedrone, explains how counter-drone solutions can support airports, prisons and critical infrastructure sites in protecting themselves from the threat of rogue drones. Read More

WATCH: Dahua on cutting false alarms with thermal cameras

A major focus for CCTV manufacturers and security teams alike is reducing false alarms, which Steve Salisbury of Dahua believes thermal cameras can play a major role in. Read More

“A game-changing system”: Paxton CEO Adam Stroud on Paxton10

Stroud tells IFSEC Global where Paxton10 fits within a burgeoning market for integrating access control with video surveillance, how Paxton installers helped shape the development process and about some of Paxton10's most compelling features. Read More

“The RMR model has momentum”: Vanderbilt on recurring revenues and the ComNet dividend

Ross Wilks of Vanderbilt and ComNet EMEA discusses the latest version of access control solution ACT Enterprise, intrusion system SPC Connect and the benefits of recurring revenue models for installers. Read More

“It’s re-energised the market”: Verint on analytics and predictive security

We spoke to Alan Stoddard, VP & GM, Situational Intelligence Solutions at the company about a transformative time for analytics, the changing investment landscape for smart cities and why critical environments need bespoke solutions. Read More

“We need frictionless trade”: Vimpex’s James Jones on Brexit and “doing things differently”

EU exports are central to British success story Vimpex, manufacturer and distributor of alarm and evacuation products and accessories. The company’s MD discusses Brexit, UL certification and strategies for exploiting fast-changing export markets. Read More



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