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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Alex Carmichael, technical director at the BSIA, explains how security technology is helping to keep such lone workers safe.

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Event Diary

This year, Total Telecom’s Connected Britain is celebrating its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of networking, innovation, and collaboration. The conference is now the UK’s largest digital economy event, set to welcome over 7,500 delegates from the telecoms industry and beyond to discuss the hottest topics at ExCel London on September 11–12. 

DTX brings together creative minds and technology practitioners with the tools needed to drive change, enhance experiences and improve efficiencies across today’s organisations.

The countdown to the Environmental Services & Solutions Expo (ESS Expo) is on! As the UK’s largest environmental gathering, ESS Expo is set to take place on 11-12 September 2024 at the NEC, Birmingham.