The challenges of delivering security services across domains/areas during Covid-19

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Ben Suurd – Regional Head of Security EU and AMET Region RB (Netherlands)Alfred Elia – Chief Security Officer at Unilever (Tanzania)Janusz Majcherczyk – Regional Security Manager Central Europe at Mars (Poland) Key points Alfred Elia presented a most engaging, and somewhat incredible insight into the context in which he operates in Tanzania…. Read the full article.

Raising security awareness: what does security have to shout about? And how does it do that?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Michael Cummings – President at Cummings Security Consulting, LLC (US)Roy Cooper – Organiser of Security TWENTY Regional road shows and Managing Director at Professional Security Magazine (UK)Erik de Vries CPP PSP – Owner at DutchRisk BV (Netherlands) Key points Mike Cummings emphasises the point that the key to communicating good security is… Read the full article.

The Future Direction of Security in Healthcare

For this webinar we teamed up with the National Association of Healthcare Security (NAHS) to hold an afternoon session on the future of Healthcare Security. Panel chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Bonnie Michelman CPP CHPA – Executive Director of Police, Security & Outside Services at Massachusetts General HospitalBarrie Millett – Director of Assurance at Mitie Jayne King ASMS,… Read the full article.

What is in a name: can we solve the confusion in the language of security job titles?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Raymond Andersson, Esq – Commissioner for Oaths, Emeritus Strategic Security, Protective Security and Crime Prevention Professional (Australia)Kathy Lavinder – Founder & Executive Director at Security & Investigative Placement Consultants (US)Mike Hurst CPP® MSyI FREC – Director of HJA Consult and Director at IFPO UK Key points Kathy Lavinder notes that not only… Read the full article.

Security Research Initiative (SRI) Report Launch – Understanding influences on security as a career choice

Download the free SRI report Why do people join the security sector more by chance than choice? What keeps them involved? What are the best and worst things about a security career? In this special webinar Perpetuity Research launch the findings of their Security Research Initiative report. Lead researchers Professor Martin Gill and Charlotte Howell… Read the full article.

Rethinking the role of frontline security staff: an opportunity to present a new image?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Charles “Chuck” Andrews – Founder of Friends of Chuck (US)Chris Middleton Dip ML – Security Director at ABM UKDr Peter Stiernstedt, CPP, CISM – Lecturer in Criminology at University of West London (UK)  Key points Chuck Andrews believes that Covid-19 and public protests in the US have highlighted the critical role played… Read the full article.

The relationship between crisis management and security: how closely are they aligned now?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Paul Bean – Head of Investigations, Intelligence and Economic Crime at Royal MailAlan Cain – Manchester Chapter Chair, The Institute of Strategic Risk ManagementDr David Rubens D.SyRM, CSyP, F.ISRM – Executive Director at The Institute of Strategic Risk ManagementBruno Sechet – Founder of Integralim Key points Alan Cain outlines his own work… Read the full article.

The challenges of achieving consistency and standardisation in global security operations

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Pallavi Ade – Geopolitics and Security Risk Analyst, Co-Founder of Asian Pathfinders (India)Melissa Mack –  Director at Witt O’Brien’s (US)Mike Croll – Global Security Adviser (UK) Key points Melissa Mack notes that some global companies with regional operations tend to function around an approach where Headquarters takes a strong lead insufficiently nuanced… Read the full article.

Public sector retirees who then join the security industry: how best can they be integrated into modern security?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Peter Harrison – Managing Director at FGH Security Ltd (UK)J. David Quilter – Author and President at QuilCo, Inc. (US)J. Kelly Stewart – Managing Director and CEO at Newcastle Consulting LLC (US) Key points J. Kelly Stewart advances the value and expertise of people produced within the public sector but which to… Read the full article.