British Security Industry Association (BSIA) News

Apprentice Product Engineer Oscar Johnson Joins The Team At TDSi’s Poole-Based Headquarters

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi is pleased to announce its first higher-level Apprentice, trainee Product Engineer Oscar Johnson. Oscar is currently studying for a Higher National Certificate (HNC) at Bournemouth and Poole College for two years, but will continue as a Degree Apprentice for a further four years, with a permanent role at TDSi alongside his studies. TDSi’s Managing Director, John Davies commented, “It’s great to welcome Oscar to TDSi. He’s the first c...

Recognizing The Importance Of Security Officers To Promote Safety

The general public doesn’t give much thought to the important role of security officers in creating and promoting safer environments. The low-profile work of security officers is vital to protecting people, places and property. During the pandemic, newer aspects to that role have emerged. Security personnel have been called on to perform diverse tasks such as managing queues at the supermarket, safeguarding testing centers and hospitals, ensuring food deliveries, and supporting police pa...

National Security Inspectorate Sponsors Apprentice Of The Year Award At The British Security Awards 2020

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) proudly sponsored the Apprentice of the Year Award at the British Security Awards 2020 which took place on 1st July. The annual event, recognizing individuals and companies within the private security sector for their talent and commitment in protecting people and property, saw a significant number of NSI approved companies celebrated amongst its winners. Organized by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), this year’s British Security Aw...

NSI-Sponsored Thought Leadership Summit Instigates Debate On Key Issues In The Security Sector

Key topics and challenges affecting the security systems and guarding sectors were addressed at this year’s NSI-sponsored Thought Leadership Summit, held at the Royal Lancaster London. Delegates from across the industry engaged with a lively, informative and thought provoking program, organized by the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs). A cross-section of security industry end users, service providers, sector organizations and regulatory bodies attended the third annual UK OS...

IFSEC Announces IFSEC Europe To Expand And Enhance Global Standing

IFSEC hosts globally renowned security content and events, with shows in the United Kingdom, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Thailand, South Korea and the Philippines. Soon, the IFSEC brand will extend into mainland Europe with the launch of IFSEC Europe, a brand-new biennial security event providing a new gateway to the European integrated security market. Taking place for the first time on 20-22 September 2021 at RAI Amsterdam Convention Center, IFSEC Europe will create a pan-European home for i...

IFSEC International And Security & Counter Terror Expo To Be Held Alongside Each Other At ExCeL London In May 2020

It has been announced that next year will see IFSEC move to a brand-new dateline of 19 - 21 May and welcome three prestigious events alongside it at ExCeL London; Security & Counter Terror Expo (SCTX), Ambition and Forensics Europe Expo. Focal Point For Security Industry Building on a rich history of the two exhibitions - IFSEC steeped in the trade and commercial security world and Security & Counter Terror Expo immersed in national security – the collaboration of these key event...

IFSEC International Announces Launch Of Borders & Infrastructure Show For 2017

Borders & Infrastructure show will take place between 20-22 June, 2017 as part of IFSEC 2017 Speaking on Wednesday night at an event at London’s historic Guildhall, IFSEC brand director Gerry Dunphy outlined the vision for the new ‘show within a show’ which will meet the need for Britain’s—and the World’s—response to the ever-increasing terror and security threat. Borders & Infrastructure, which will take place between 20-22 J...

IFSEC International 2016 Celebrates Huge Visitor Numbers

IFSEC 2016 attracted 27,052 attendees, in line with the 2015 attendance IFSEC International 2016, organized by UBM EMEA, has announced another hugely successful year for Europe’s largest security event, hosted from the 21st – 23rd June at ExCeL London.Volume Of Visitors IFSEC once again delivered an exceptional industry experience, attracting 27,052 attendees, in line with the 2015 attendance. The event saw a huge day one and two at IFSEC, with exhibitors overwhel...

Post-Brexit: What Does This Mean For UK Security?

How will the UK's decision to leave the European Union affect security cooperation between its member countries and with European countries? 'Strength through unity' is the term being used by pro-European economists observing the fall-out from Brexit, but it's surely an even more pertinent phrase for the security sector and this is being underlined in the most unexpected quarters. Fifty-six percent of the referendum votes cast in Northern Ireland were for 'Remain' and even sta...

BSIA Representatives To Share Knowledge At IFSEC 2015

Visitors to the show have three conference theaters to choose from this year: Keynote and Convergence, Security Solutions and Safe Cities As IFSEC International prepares to return to London’s ExCeL in June, a number of British Security Industry Association (BSIA) representatives are ready to impart advice on a number of industry issues – from city security to access control – as part of the show’s busy educational program. Visitors to the show have thr...

IFSEC 2015: Quantum Secure’s Director Of Product Management To Participate In 2 Informational Sessions

Campbell will deliver a presentation on growing trend toward proactive risk & threat identification Quantum Secure, part of HID Global, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced that Don Campbell, Quantum Secure’s Director of Product Management, will take part in two informational sessions to be held at IFSEC International 2015, which takes place from June 16-18 at London ExCel. At 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, Campbell will be part of a...

BSIA Chairman To Highlight Surveillance Camera Code Of Practice At IFSEC 2015

BSIA has responded to reports that councils in England and Wales are cutting back by spending less on public space CCTV The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has responded to recent reports in the press that councils in England and Wales are cutting back by spending less on public space CCTV. According to the Independent, “CCTV cameras in towns and cities across the country are being switched off by councils who cannot afford to keep them running, making i...