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Andrew Thorburn to take over mantle as Head Judge for IFSEC Global Influencer Awards in 2023

New Zealand’s Andrew Thorburn will succeed Grant Lecky as Head Judge for the 2023 IFSEC Global Influencer Awards. Read More

“Breaking boundaries” – The value of education and changing stereotypes through volunteering

IFSEC Global speaks to security professional, Hannah Zemzam from Hikvision, as she shares her experience of volunteering in Zambia. Read More

Simon Clarke appointed new UK Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Simon Clarke MP has been appointed as the new Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities on 6 September. Read More

Baroness Angela Harris and Pat Finucane join IFPO UK & Ireland Advisory Board

Baroness Angela Harris of Richmond DL and Pat Finucane have joined the Advisory Board of IFPO UK and Ireland. Read More

Paxton founder Tony Ratcliffe to retire after 38 years at the helm

38 years after founding Paxton, Tony Ratcliffe is stepping down. His son Sholto Ratcliffe will take on the role in his place. Read More

Linx International develops training courses on emergency response planning and appoints new Group Training Manager

PerpetuityARC Training, part of Linx, has introduced two new training courses based on emergency response planning to its learning portfolio. Read More

Shortlist for 2022 Global Security Influencer of the Year announced!

We are delighted to unveil the shortlist for the Global Security Influencer of the Year 2022 award - check out the finalists here! Read More

New governing Council elected by ASFP

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection has announced the election of its new Council, following its Annual General Meeting in July. Read More

New UK Levelling Up, Housing & Communities Secretary reaffirms commitment to protect leaseholders

Greg Clark has been appointed the new Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities, taking over from Michael Gove. Read More

Revealed: The IFSEC Global influencers in Security 2022

We reveal the IFSEC Global top influencers in the security industry for 2022, as well as 'ones to watch' for the years ahead! Read More

Revealed: The IFSEC Global Influencers in Fire Safety 2022

We reveal the IFSEC Global top influencers in the fire safety industry for 2022, as well as 'ones to watch' for the years ahead! Read More

Rick Mounfield to become Director at Optimal Risk

Rick Mounfield has been appointed a director at the Optimal Risk Group to help with the company’s continued growth. Read More

Rick Mounfield CSyP FSyI stands down as Security Institute Chief Executive

It has been announced that Rick Mounfield CSyP FSyI will be standing down as Chief Executive of the Security Institute at the end of April. Read More

“Inspiring young people to see this incredibly important industry as a career option has been a key motivation for me” – Kate Blake on the importance of showcasing female talent in fire safety

Kate Blake shines a light on some of the women she is thrilled to now be working alongside at Cranford Controls in the fire safety sector. Read More

Jon Könz announced as new Euralarm President

Euralarm members voted Head of Industry Affairs at Siemens Smart Infrastructure, Jon Könz as new President of Euralarm. Read More

Dame Julie Kenny DBE DL revealed as new chair of RISC

Dame Julie Kenny DBE DL has been elected to serve as Chair of the UK’s Security and Resilience Industry Suppliers Community (RISC). Read More



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