Training/professional development


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

How Brexit could worsen the skills crisis in cybersecurity

"Cybersecurity is already suffering from a skills shortage, making it difficult to find qualified candidates," according to a senior cyber intelligence analyst. This has is alarming implications for the UK's security and Brexit might amplify the problem. Read More

Drone detection training dates announced by Tavcom Training

Dates for a drone detection training course have been announced in the wake of the festive chaos caused by rogue […] Read More

Why fire detection and alarm engineers need qualifications

FIA CEO Ian Moore sets out the case for a Fire Safe Register and why qualifications are now vital for demonstrating competency in fire alarm engineering, as well as championing the benefits of FIA training and what it involves. 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

FIA launches ‘access to foundation’ course as bridge to fire alarm qualification

Now available to book, the new course is not part of the qualification pathway, instead giving students a grounding in the subject before they tackle the pathway’s first step. Read More

Pivot3 A&E Program to help architects and engineers deploy IoT and security infrastructure

Pivot3 has unveiled a suite of resources to help architects, engineers and consultants optimise specification of security, IoT and hybrid cloud infrastructure. Read More

The secrets to furthering your career in security

Andrea Berkoff, editor of City Security Magazine, asked a number of successful security professionals and recruiters specialising in the industry for their advice on progressing a career in the physical security sector. 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

PerpetuityARC Training launches Principles of Security Management course

PerpetuityARC Training, part of Linx International Group, has also announced that its Advanced Investigation Techniques course is now accredited to IQ Level 5. Read More



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