Digital identities: how secure are they?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Richard Marshall – Director of Sales, EMEAR at Identiv (UK)Andrew Churchill – Security Consultant & Researcher at Technology Strategy (UK)Pauline Norstrom – CEO at Anekanta Consulting (UK) Key points Pauline Norstrom takes a critical look at how digital identities have developed. A particular focus is the role of big technology companies, and… Read the full article.

Mindfulness and its potential to drive security performance: what are the opportunities and drawbacks

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Dr. Rodney King PhD, M.A., RSME, M.ISRM – Founder of Primal Skillz: The Art of Self-Reliance (Singapore)Becci Godfrey – Personal and Professional Development Coach at Mind Detox (UK)Christian De Quincey – Founder and President at The Wisdom Academy (US) Key Points Dr Rodney King defines mindfulness as ‘being in the moment’ and… Read the full article.

Managing staff travel: what are the security implications in this ‘new normal’?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Michael Gips – Principal at Global Insights in Professional Security (US) Rodger Cook – Global Director, Security Services at World Travel Protection (Australia)Sameer Saxena – General Secretary at Global Association for Corporate Services (India) Key points Rodger Cooke believes security started off by managing the response to the crisis well. Where travel was… Read the full article.

In security we can’t find suitable security talent from diverse backgrounds: Exposing the illogical

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Kathy Lavinder – Founder & Executive Director at Security & Investigative Placement Consultants (US)Priya Vencatasawmy – Talent Consultant at Zitko and Mental Health in Recruitment Champion (UK)Jerry Brennan – Chief Executive at Security Management Resources (SMR Group) (US, UK and Hong Kong) Key points Kathy Lavinder starts by outlining the proven benefits… Read the full article.

The role of the GSOC: what are the limitations and the opportunities?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:David Harris – Managing Director at Leidon Consulting (UK)Jasbir Singh Solanki – Chief Executive Officer of Homeland & Cyber Security at Mahindra Defence System Limited (India)Ian Glen – ISM UK Key points Ian Glen notes that GSOCs facilitate the opportunity to integrate, consolidate and add value to all stakeholders when done well…. Read the full article.

Managing the mental health of frontline workers; how well is the security sector doing?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Chris Middleton Dip ML – ABM UK, IFPO UK and ADLC Mental Health Advocate (UK)Harmeet Anand PCC – Executive Ontological Coach (India)Barry Dawson – Managing Director at Wilson James (UK)Nicholas Reed – Protective Services Professional and advocate for inclusivity and mental health awareness (UK) Key points Chris Middelton notes that Covid-19 has… Read the full article.

Learning from South East Asia: what does the ‘new normal’ look like?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:David Sothie Naysado – Senior Lecturer at Saito University College (Malaysia)Aaron Le Boutillier – CEO of LBG Le Boutillier Group (Thailand) Key points Both our panellists today are experienced professionals studying for doctorates. David Dorai outlined the security situation in Malaysia. The country is still in the midst of the crisis, there… Read the full article.

Events, what events? How will security shows and exhibitions evolve in 2021?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Michiel Gen – Director of European Projects at ASIS International and Partner at Exempla (Belgium)Rachael Shattock – Group Event Director at Nineteen Group (UK)George Pearson – Regional Director at Afrocet Montgomery (UK and West Africa) Key points Rachael Shattock starts on the positive note that events have been around for 800 years… Read the full article.