Chair: Dr Janice Goldstraw-White Panellists:Russel Kerr – Managing Director, SecuriGroupMichael Gips – Principal, Global Insights in Professional Security (GIPS) Key PointsRussel Kerr opens by saying that a key focus for his company currently is the environment, in particular how to reduce the impact of their business on it, as well as seeing how they can… Read the full article.
World Excellence Awards the organisation that runs the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) has today announced that the first-ever Global OSPAs will take place next year – which means category winners from each country in 2024 will qualify for entry to the global awards. The awards scheme began in 2015 with events in Norway, Australia,… Read the full article.
Chair: Dr Janice Goldstraw-White Panellists:Alex Rothwell – CEO, NHS Counter Fraud AuthorityLouis Saccoccio – CEO, National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (US)Nicole McLaughlin – Counter Fraud Specialist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust Key PointsAlex Rothwell opens by posing the question of whether healthcare fraud is an uncontrollable beast or an example of good practice… Read the full article.
The webinar was organised with the help of Krisandren Pillay and in collaboration with School of Criminal Justice, University of South Africa There are well established advantages to using robots in security roles. For example, they can independently perform programmed tasks with minimal human oversight, including conducting routine patrols and doing so cost effectively, more productively than humans since they… Read the full article.
Every June, the LGBTQ+ community across the globe organises a range of events to recognising the influence LGBTQ+ people. It is timely then to assess what is happening in the security sector. Are tangible and progressive actions being taken to be truly inclusive? Are the right sort of collaborations taking place and how are they… Read the full article.
Smart cities have long been heralded as a definitive opportunity to harness technological developments for business efficiency and human contentment. In some quarters they appear to be discussed as an unqualified good. But are they? Where there is technology there are risks of security weaknesses, and the bigger the strategic use the greater the potential… Read the full article.
There are many offences against wildlife and they can be serious. For example, illegal wildlife markets are being exploited by international organised crime groups because they are seen as low risk and high reward. The consequences are serious, the widespread problem of illegal fishing is just one example where the impact has been under employed… Read the full article.
There is a wealth of understandable enthusiasm for promoting ED&I in business, morally, ethically and also, and for business this is important, commercially too. The question is, how strong is the evidence that ED&I is good for business? Where does that come from and what does it suggest? Then there are the practical ways of measuring… Read the full article.
The notion that there are physical security products and, separately, digital security products belongs in a museum. These days, all electronic physical security products are cyber ones too. And while that generates enormous advantages, it also has limits; for starters it creates security weaknesses. Research around the Internet of Things (IoT) has illustrated the benefits… Read the full article.
Chair: Dr Janice Goldstraw-White Panellists:Bernadette Lawrie – Financial Abuse Safeguarding Officer. Operation Signature, Sussex and Surrey Specialist Crime CommandLisa Mills – Senior Fraud Manager, Victim Support West Sussex Key Points Bernadette Lawrie opens by firstly detailing the work she has been involved in working for Sussex and Surrey police force with Operation Signature. She explained that… Read the full article.