Security training

How Terror Attacks Have Driven Demand For A Higher Quality Of Security Training In 2018

  The demand for security consultancy services has increased as recent terror events have highlighted the need for effective and proportionate mitigation measures. Security training has seen an increase in demand, especially for technical courses in the areas of access control and CCTV. Security management training has also risen, except in the oil and gas sector where demand dropped significantly; this is attributed to the suppressed oil price. However, recently there are si...

How Integration And Global Expansion Will Help The Security Industry Succeed In 2018

  Economic recovery has enabled companies to continue global expansion efforts. We’re seeing substantial growth with our enterprise clients – 45% year-over-year increase – and sound growth with our local markets – 14% year-over-year increase. Both existing and new clients are upgrading their current security infrastructure and investing in the development of long-term solutions. Convergence of physical security and IT security continues to trend. Threat...

UK Security Week 2018 To Focus On Cybersecurity, Counter Terrorism And Counter Surveillance

For many nations across the globe, the threat from international terrorism remains severe. Physical attacks, carried out by terror cells and radicalized individuals, in Barcelona, London, Manchester, Stockholm, Paris and Brussels have been coupled with an increasing number of cyberattacks. With the issue of national security and counter terrorism at the top of government agendas, Clarion Defence and Security Ltd. has announced the launch of UK Security Week that will start on 6 March 2018. Desi...

British Standard Institution revises information security management system norms

BSI, the business standards company, has revised its guidance standard for information security management systems, BS 7799-3 ‘guidelines for information security risk management.’ BS 7799-3 specifically assists organizations regarding the risks and opportunities aspects in the internationally recognized ISO 27001 information technology, security techniques, information security management systems and requirements. BS 7799-3 provides guidance on defining, applying, maintaining and e...

NBCS Consultancy launched to offer law enforcement agencies with security management service

National Business Crime Solution (NBCS), a not-for-profit organization that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and the business community in order to reduce crime, has announced the introduction of a new consultancy service. NBCS Consultancy is specifically designed to help members and non-members alike configure effective security strategies, implement risk based deployment, address loss prevention and online fraud, and deliver effective policy and stakeholder manageme...

3xLOGIC Grows Sales And Training Teams With New Hires

3xLOGIC, Inc., a provider of integrated, intelligent security solutions, and the three-year-in-a-row Deloitte Fast 500 winner, announced moves to strengthen the company’s sales and training resources in order to continue to support its award-winning growth. Richard Rao is the new Regional Sales Manager for Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas and is based out of Houston, Texas. Richard has 20 years’ experience in the security industry, working in both sales and operations roles f...

Round Table Discussions

How Can Security Systems Be Used To Predict Bad Things?

It seems there are more “bad things” happening than ever before. We hear news every day of workplace shootings and terrorist attacks, of smash-and-grab thefts and child abductions. Beyond the possible human tragedy involved, such events pose a persistent question to anyone involved in the realm of security: Could we have prevented it? The first step toward prevention is to predict or foresee an event before it happens. Too often, technology enters the picture after the fact, most com...

How Is The Role Of Women In The Physical Security Market Changing?

A historical career path to the security field has been through male-dominated jobs such as law enforcement and the military. In fact, the security market, like many other business categories, at one time seemed like an “old boys’ club” – but not anymore. For many years now, women have made their impact known throughout the industry, and the numbers of successful women in security seem to increase every year. There are even networking organizations geared to promoting the...

What Is The Best Way To Ensure Customer Loyalty In The Security Industry?

As the security industry continues to evolve and come up with innovative technologies, it has also thrown open the doors for competition among manufacturers of security systems and products. Price wars are emerging in the physical security market, while manufacturers and integrators are looking for new ways to offer greater value and better service. It’s one thing to fight it out for a new customer, but nobody wants to lose an existing customer based on price, or any other factor for that...