Security Institute News

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...

Deal/No Deal Uncertainty: Impact Of Brexit On The Security Marketplace

As the deal/no deal prospects of Brexit are tossed in a whirlwind of UK and EU politics, the uncertainty of the back-and-forth has broadly impacted general economic trends, and by extension, the physical security market. The new deadline for a Brexit agreement is October 31, already postponed six months from the scheduled April 12 departure date. Numbers show that Britain’s GDP shrank in the second quarter, possibly reflecting fewer exports because of Brexit uncertainty. And beyond the cu...

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...

Security Technology: A House Built On Sand?

The security industry can be like a house built on sand without professional standards in place Picture the scene: You’re suffering from a persistent pain and so decide to take a trip to your doctor to get it checked out. You step into the consulting room but, before you can speak, he looks you up and down, haw and hums, and then writes out a prescription. Would you be happy that drugs prescribed in this manner will cure your ailment when your doctor has not even bothe...

BSIA Urges Home Secretary To Consider All Options Before Deciding The SIA’s Future

Independent oversight is key to maintaining public confidence in the private security industryThe British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has called for the Home Secretary to carefully consider the implications of the rumoured abolition of theSecurity Industry Authority (SIA), following recent speculation in the press that the security industry regulator is about to be scrapped. In a letter to Theresa May MP, BSIA Chief Executive, James Kelly, appeals for the Home Office to engage with the...

U.S. Pavilion At International Fire & Security Exhibition And Conference (IFSEC) In The UK

 UBM Live is to organize the US Pavilion at IFSEC UK2010 to be held in Birmingham, UKThe U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has granted Trade Fair Certification to UBM Live to organize the official U.S. Pavilion at IFSEC UK 2010, the world's largest annual security event.  The show will be held at NEC Birmingham, United Kingdom, May 10-13, 2010.  It is organized in association with the BSIA, the British Security Industry Association, and supported by...