Giving victims the right to meet those who offended against them (reparation schemes): a good idea or a flawed concept?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Janine Carroll – Director at Restorative Now (UK)Deirdre Leask – Youth Offending Service Team Manager(UK)Bie Vanseveren – European Forum for Restorative Justice (Belgium) Key points Janine Carroll reminds us that we don’t have the right to deny dialogue and what is on offer with mediation is an opportunity for two people involved in… Read the full article.

Kenya OSPAs and Thought Leadership Webinar

Thinking about outstanding security in Kenya: what are the barriers to making further improvements? Chair: Martin Gill Panelists:Captain (Rtd) Augustine Lokwang Ekitela – Association of Corporate and Industrial Security Management Professionals (ACISMP)Purity Kinanu, CPP – Women In Safety Excellence (WISE)Munene M. Mugambi – Professional Criminologists Association of Kenya (PCAK)Charles Oloo CPP – Industry Representative Key… Read the full article.

What the security implications of cryptocurrency and are they being managed?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Peter Tan – ASIS Professional Standards Board (Singapore)Aidan Larkin – Founder and CEO at Asset Reality (UK)Michael Gips – Principal at Global Insights in Professional Security (US)  Key points Michael Gips reflects that the traditional view has been to trust a currency that is backed by governments, and trusting cryptocurrency requires a… Read the full article.

Thinking about security as a science: how developed is the body of knowledge?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Kevin Peterson – Program Lead for Business & Organizational Security Management at Webster University (US)Bryan Watters – Associate Professor of Defence Leadership and Management at Cranfield University (UK) Key points André Filipe Rodrigues proposed this webinar because science has been critical in many areas, and professional status and credible ways of working… Read the full article.

What is meant by ‘profit protection’? And is anyone really doing it?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Paul Bessant – Founder of Retail KnowledgeSarah Cork – Group Commercial Director at Lodge UK and International ServiceScott Taylor, CPP – Managing Director at Praesidium Risk and Resilience Key points Sarah Cork starts by thinking about the characteristics of Profit Protection, a term Sarah favours over for example, Loss Prevention. It is… Read the full article.

The CISO perspective on protecting the critical infrastructure against increasing cyber attacks

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Monica Verma – CISO, Speaker, Podcast Host & Producer for We Talk Cyber, and Award Winning Security AdvisorSarah Armstrong-Smith – Chief Security Advisor at Microsoft, Non-Executive Director and Keynote SpeakerGreg van der Gaast – CISO, International Speaker and Author of “Rethinking InfoSec” Key points As Monica Verma says, this is a critical… Read the full article.

Celebrating the role of the security officer: what next?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Jason Brown – National Security Director at Thales and Chairman of the Board at Security Professionals AustralasiaChris Hertig – College Professor at York College of Pennsylvania (Ret.) (US)Qaisar Gandapur – CEO at Ghouri Security Guards (Pvt) Limited (Pakistan)Jody Reid – Security Manager at The BOW (Canada) Key points Jason Brown outlines the… Read the full article.

Ransomware: who is being targeted, and should you pay the ransom?

Chair:Michael Gips – Principal at Global Insights in Professional Security (US)  Panellists:Luca Tenzi – International Security Consultant, Blusec SA (Switzerland)Stevan Bernard – Senior Advisor, International SOS and former CSO at Sony Pictures (USA)Terry Cutler – Founder of Cyology Labs and Internet Safety University (Canada) Key points Luca Tenzi compared today’s ransomware problem to physical kidnapping which… Read the full article.

Is fraud purely an opportunistic crime?

Chair: Dr. Janice Goldstraw-White Panellists:Gareth Cottrell – Fraud Services Manager – Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS TrustLiz Sandwith – Chief Professional Practices Adviser – Chartered Institute of Internal AuditorsCapt Mayank Singh –  Global Security and Investigations- India & APJ This session is sponsored by Key points: Gareth Cottrell suggests there is a strong rationale for regarding fraud… Read the full article.

Nigeria OSPAs and Thought Leadership Webinar

Has the pandemic produced a new type of security or are things just the same? Examining the case of Nigeria Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Kabir Adamu, MSyI –  ASIS International Abuja ChapterHon. Dauda Ageni  – Nigerian Institute For Industrial SecurityBuduka Julia Johnson – Association of Licensed Private Security Practitioners of Nigeria Key points Buduka Julia Johnson notes that… Read the full article.