The government-backed Cyber Essentials certification scheme is based around five key technical controls that organisations should aspire to.

Gary Moffatt, director at Chubb Fire & Security explores the benefits of and best practices for security cameras in a changing world, on behalf of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA).

Michael Kolatchev, principal consultant/Rossnova Solutions (Belgium) and Lina Kolesnikova, consultant/Rossnova Solutions (Belgium) discuss the security threats facing the growing number of “smart cities”

A best practice report by Hostile Vehicle Mitigation (HVM) specialist Christian Schneider

By Tom Kidwell, Co-Founder, Ecliptic Dynamics and former British Army and UK Government intelligence specialist and internet infrastructure security professional for the public sector

Christian Schneider, hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) advisor, explains how HVM can be integrated into towns and cities and address other problems besides security

Chris Dimitriadis, chief global strategy officer at ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) on how public sector organisations can protect themselves from cyber threats

By Ian McCormack, NCSC Deputy Director for Government Resilience, and Emily Mayhew, DLUHC Cyber Policy Lead

How can the public sector counter the growing cyber threat?

All public sector organisations are cyber attack targets, but none have to be victims, writes Jonathan Lee, director of Public Sector, Sophos

Improving the state of cyber security in the public sector

It is more important than ever before that the public sector harnesses the power of new technologies and reliable security frameworks, writes Ben Johnson

How to improve cyber security in local government

Many of the most significant cyber security challenges are surmountable with a layered security strategy, writes Mark Scott

How to respond to a data breach and come out unscathed

Paul Cahill outlines his best-practice tips for how to minimise the business and reputational fallout of a cyber breach

Could some surveillance help crime deterrence?

Is a total moratorium on CCTV facial recognition a necessary measure? When used responsibly and properly, perhaps not says the BSIA

Physical security solutions and non-violent protests

Iain Moran discuss how physical security solutions can protect non-violent protestors without unduly draining public resources

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?

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Event Diary

UKREiiF has quickly become a must-attend in the industry calendar for Government departments and local authorities.

The multi-award-winning UK Construction Week (UKCW), is the UK’s biggest trade event for the built environment that connects the whole supply chain to be the catalyst for growth and positive change in the industry.

The organisers of the world’s largest dedicated hydrogen event, World Hydrogen 2024 Summit & Exhibition have announced it’s return to Rotterdam in May 2024, with an expansion of a whole extra summit day. Sustainable Energy Council (SEC) are partnering with the Government of the Netherlands, the Province of Zuid-Holland, the City of Rotterdam, and the Port of Rotterdam to host an extended, larger scale Summit in 2024, to expand the event to meet the surging demand.