Responding to aggressive people: the implications for the security sector

Chair: Dr Janice Goldstraw-White Panellists:Chidi Osuji – Criminology, security, peace and conflict resolution expert (Nigeria)Asher Nardone – Campaigner/Expert in Anti Social Behaviour (UK)Bill Fox – Chairman at Maybo Ltd (UK) Key Points Bill Fox suggests that after 18 months with lots of anxiety and stress for all of us,aggressive behaviour has been observed both in… Read the full article.

Effective incident reporting: the missing gem in the good security toolbox?

Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Jason O’Neill – Chief Executive Officer at Sirta Solutions (US)Darren Carter – Group Director Security, Safety & Sustainability at Edwardian Hotels London (UK) Key Points Jason O’Neill emphasises the essential component played by good incident management in overall security, and how this is going to grow in prominence going forward. He outlines… Read the full article.

Benelux OSPAs and Thought Leadership Webinar

Security in the BeNeLux: what are the barriers to progress and how can they be overcome? Chair: Martin Gill Panellists:Nele Eykens – Corporate Security Manager at UmicoreFilip Smeets – Division Manager SERIS Academy at SERIS BelgiumPieter Leloup – Postdoctoral Researcher at Ghent University, Faculty of Law and Criminology Key points:Filip Smeets notes that there is… Read the full article.

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.