Stay safe, get smart: the move to smart cities

Using surveillance technology, how do you make the move from safe city to smart city in these cash-strapped times?

Safeguarding the public this festive season

With this year’s Christmas markets just around the corner, visitor safety and security is at the forefront of organisers’ minds, writes Iain Moran

Stepping up security for Chinese New Year

Gavin Hepburn, director at ATG Access, describes the importance of ensuring the public is kept safe during the UK’s Chinese New Year celebrations

Is the NCSC doing enough to protect us from today’s cyber threats?

In its annual review, the NCSC reported preventing a total of 79,567 attacks. But how successful has the organisation been? David Warburton discusses

Protecting the public this Christmas

Iain Moran looks at the importance of keeping the public safe during the festive period amidst times of heightened security

How should cities respond to urban vehicular attacks?

Martin Coward, of the University of Manchester, discusses the upturn in vehicle related attacks and how cities can respond to them

The importance of effective events security

There has never been a more important time to stress the vital role that security products and personnel play in keeping events secure, says James Kelly.

BS 8484 – Raising the standard of lone worker security

Craig Swallow, chairman of the BSIA’s Lone Worker section, discusses the place of lone worker security in today’s world

James Kelly of the British Security Industry Association discusses lone working and some of the considerations that should be taken into account

With the IFSEC International exhibition fast approaching, James Kelly, chief executive of the British Security Industry Association, addresses the topic of ‘Safe Cities’ during the show

In many cases when a crime has taken place in a public place, CCTV has played an essential
 role in the investigation and has been known to help bring those involved to justice,
writes James Kelly, Chief Executive of the British Security Industry Association.

The need for a professional and dependable private security industry is crucial for protecting people, property and assets. To this end, the Security Industry Authority gives an update on its work on regulating, improving, and promoting the sector

The Perimeter Security Suppliers Association (PSSA) has introduced a verification scheme providing confidence to perimeter systems buyers and users that products meet internationally recognised standards. Ritchie Bignell explains the three elements of the verification process

IFSEC International 2013 celebrates the show’s 40th birthday, and as part of UBM’s Protection and Management Week will
 feature a host of security solutions.

James Kelly, chief executive of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), discusses how integrated access control systems can provide multiple benefits when integrated with Building Energy Management Systems

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Event Diary

It is no mystery that there is a huge task at hand to solve the growing problems of waste, inefficient resources, and the disposal of hazardous materials as our communities develop.

Safety & Health Expo is the UK’s largest event for the health and safety sector, helping 13,000+ global professionals source innovative solutions across occupational health, wellbeing, PPE and more.

Facilities Show brings together over 12,000 facilities management professionals from around the world to source cost-effective solutions across all sectors.