Security Excellence: what can cyber professionals learn from physical security experts and vice versa?

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.

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The opportunities and limits of Body Worn Cameras?

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.

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Security Qualifications and Certifications: where do we look for credibility?

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.

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Ransomware and Security: what can we do?

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.

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HR and Finance: do they support or undermine security?

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.