BIDs, which operate under various names first grew to prominence in Canada and the USA and have since expanded across the world. In essence they involve businesses coming together to improve the local and business trading environment with mixed success. Certainly, the role for security varies, sometimes being (at best) marginal and other times core… Read the full article.
The traditional problem, suppliers want to charge more for a better service versus clients who want to pay less for a more targeted service, has been and is being played out globally. The difficulty of recruiting personnel, and keeping them, plus the opportunities provided by technology against a background of economic austerity are factors that… Read the full article.
The webinar was followed by the 2022 Canada OSPAs Around the world the security sector is facing a range of different security challenges. Amongst them, an unsettled world order, economic adversity, recruitment issues which includes treating DE&I seriously, and a perception the security sector is not an ideal place to work. In this webinar we… Read the full article.
It has long been argued that the knowledge domains of cyber and physical security professionals differ markedly, in some cases complicating converged activities. At the same time there has been a great coming together, not always harmoniously. So where are we now? In terms of outstanding performance what can each group of professionals learn from… Read the full article.
There has been a growth of different mechanisms around the world for the initial notification and management of security incidents, but there has been relatively little discussion about the pros and cons of the best ways of doing so effectively. Arguably this is the crucial stage of security response, ineffectiveness here can be severely detrimental… Read the full article.
Body worn cameras have been widely heralded by the security sector for generating a range of benefits, not least the fact they provide evidence to support interactions preventing – or at least reducing the chances – of frivolous claims of malpractice. They have also been welcomed for giving the security personnel who use them confidence… Read the full article.
Chair: Professor Martin Gill Panellist: Frank Portinari Key pointsFrank did not take what might considered the typical route to prison, i.e. petty juvenile offending, namely shop theft, driving cars without permission, playing truant, more serious theft, drugs, multiple court appearances then a career in and out of custody. He went from being a football fan,… Read the full article.
Chair: Professor Martin Gill Panellists:Garry Evanson – Panel Registrar, Chartered Security Professionals Registration AuthorityDr. David Sothie Naysadorai MCMI – Senior Lecturer and Post Graduate Programme Coordinator at Saito University College MalaysiaMatt Hopkins – Associate Professor at University of Leicester Key pointsGarry Evanson notes that the key to qualifications is credibility, you will hear him discuss… Read the full article.
Chair: Professor Martin Gill Panellists:Dr. Mark H. Beaudry – Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice & Security Studies, cyber security, criminology at Worcester State University (US)Andrew J. Peden – CEO at L5L Solutions (US)Antoinette King – Founder of Credo Cyber Consulting Key pointsMark Beaudry starts by noting that the cost to victims of attacks has dramatically increased… Read the full article.
Chair: Professor Martin Gill Panellists:Eva Mueller – Global Human Resources Business Partner at Hilti Group (Switzerland)Timothy B. Mhagama – Vice President, Finance at TE Connectivity Automotive (APAC) (Singapore)Mike O’Neill – Group Managing Director at Optimal Risk (UK) Key points Eva Mueller notes that when there is a good partnership between HR and security, where they… Read the full article.