Previous Thought Leadership Webinars
30/03/2023 Falling victim to fraudsters: how do you stop it and what do you do if victimised?
16/03/2023 Food Protection: the ultimate security challenge?
09/02/2023 Whistleblowing: what are the benefits and the dangers for the whistle-blower?
12/01/2023 Business Improvement Districts: are they examples of security shining or security failing?
12/01/2023 Managing security suppliers: what are the key factors to optimising performance?
10/11/2022 Security Excellence: what can cyber professionals learn from physical security experts and vice versa?
10/11/2022 The Effective Management of Security Incidents: is security maximising its potential?
13/10/2022 The opportunities and limits of Body Worn Cameras?
13/10/2022 An Interview with Ex-offender Frank Portinari: a gun runner for terrorists
22/09/2022 Security Qualifications and Certifications: where do we look for credibility?
08/09/2022 Ransomware and Security: what can we do?
30/06/2022 HR and Finance: do they support or undermine security?
23/06/2022 Pride in Security – Why inclusivity matters and the role of Allies
16/06/2022 The implications of the Russia/Ukraine war on the private security sector
09/06/2022 Protecting luxury goods: is security winning?
31/05/2022 What is the true cost of economic crime?
26/05/2022 How else can security contribute to preparing for the worst?
12/05/2022 Procuring Security: what should guide security buying practices?
04/05/2022 Nigeria OSPAs webinar: Thinking about the security sector in Nigeria, what are its strengths and challenges?
28/04/2022 Is Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) still fit for purpose?
21/04/2022 Does the professional thief and organised criminal have a safe haven in committing economic crimes?
31/03/2022 Attracting teenagers to security work: how is the sector doing?
24/03/2022 Security management in Canada: what are the strengths and weaknesses?
17/03/2022 Artificial Intelligence: a security essential or a dangerous ‘big brother’?
10/03/2022 Horizon scanning: how good are we at predicting the future?
03/03/2022 Influencing opinion to improve perceptions of the security sector: what should we do?
17/02/2022 Mentoring, does it work? Is the security sector good at it?
10/02/2022 When is political violence a business problem?
03/02/2022 Fraudulent degrees and qualifications: the problem and potential remedies
28/01/2022 Do we really care about Young Security Professionals?
20/01/2022 Making the protection of the public a legal obligation: a good idea or tried and failed before?
13/01/2022 Diversity: what about the disabled and the LGBT community?
06/01/2022 The role of auditors in tackling fraud: how we can get the best from our teams
08/12/2021 Learning from New Zealand: The opportunities and challenges for security
02/12/2021 Security and journalism: is the industry getting the reporting that it deserves?
25/11/2021 The Big Issues Impacting on Security: What Now, What Next?
18/11/2021 Thinking about security in Ireland: what have been the enablers of good security?
11/11/2021 What we can learn about security from areas that have been less affected by the pandemic: the case of Scandinavia
04/11/2021 Assessing the competence of security officers: What needs to change?
21/10/2021 Why are financial crimes such a low priority and what should we do?
14/10/2021 Responding to aggressive people: the implications for the security sector
07/10/2021 Effective incident reporting: the missing gem in the good security toolbox?
22/09/2021 New Research Report Published: The Mandatory Reporting of Fraud: Finding Solutions and Sharing Best Practice
16/09/2021 Benelux OSPAs and Thought Leadership Webinar
02/08/2021 Giving victims the right to meet those who offended against them (reparation schemes): a good idea or a flawed concept?
26/08/2021 Kenya OSPAs and Thought Leadership Webinar
19/08/2021 What the security implications of cryptocurrency and are they being managed?
12/08/2021 Thinking about security as a science: how developed is the body of knowledge?
05/08/2021 What is meant by ‘profit protection’? And is anyone really doing it?
29/07/2021 The CISO perspective on protecting the critical infrastructure against increasing cyber attacks
22/07/2021 Celebrating the role of the security officer: what next?
15/07/2021 Ransomware: who is being targeted, and should you pay the ransom?
8/07/2021 Is fraud purely an opportunistic crime?
30/06/2021 Has the pandemic produced a new type of security or are things just the same? Examining the case of Nigeria
22/06/2021 Thinking about security training: too much emphasis on the security officer/guard and not enough on the manager/director?
17/06/2021 Who are the beneficiaries of a thriving security sector beyond clients?
15/06/2021 Inspiring diversity and inclusion in security: what needs to improve, and how?
10/06/2021 The challenges posed by responding to radicalisation: where are we?
08/06/2021 Should the reporting of fraud be made compulsory?
03/06/2021 The South Africa OSPAs and Thought Leadership Webinar
1/06/2021 Security manufacturers: the signals to a changing security landscape
27/05/2021 Our Image of Security: What are the best bits?
25/05/2021 The Insider Threat: how serious is staff dishonesty and what do we do about it?
20/05/2021 The phenomenal challenge posed by counterfeiting: what are we going to do?
18/05/2021 The Victim’s Story: what is it like to be a victim of financial crime, and how might we better respond?
13/05/2021 The CSO or the CISO: which is best placed in the corporate hierarchy?
11/05/2021 Money laundering reporting – how effective is it?
05/05/2021 Drones and security: balancing the threat with the opportunity
04/05/2021 How competent are security officers? And why does it matter?
29/04/2021 What does a diverse workforce look like? How is the security sector faring up?
27/04/2021 The benefits and pitfalls of security accreditations: Do they serve security professionals well?
22/04/2021 Security and the supply chain: is full resilience restored?
20/04/2021 Sexism and Security: what should we be doing?
15/04/2021 Thinking again about Convergence: is the problem the people rather than the technology?
13/04/2021 Security and Sustainability
08/04/2021 What will the return to work look like? What are the implications for security?
06/04/2021 Protecting the national infrastructure: are we sure we have not been distracted?
01/04/2021 The role of security in protecting employees when out and about
30/03/2021 Agile security and anticipating the unknown: how good is the technology and what are its limits?
25/03/2021 An interview with two former career criminals on ‘why security doesn’t work’
24/03/2021 The Dark Net, offenders’ idea of paradise? What are the implications for security?
18/03/2021 The move to a cashless society; the societal and security implications
16/03/2021 Managing the impact of suicide: colleagues, clients and society
11/03/2021 Tackling modern slavery: whose responsibility is it?
09/03/2021 The role of security consultancy: thinking about the ‘new normal’
04/03/2021 The status of corporate security directors: has the pandemic changed perceptions of the leaders of security?
03/03/2021 Challenges in aviation security: How will it emerge from a sequence of crises?
23/02/2021 Digital identities: how secure are they?
18/02/2021 Responding to the growing problem of corruption: why are we not doing better?
16/02/2021 Mindfulness and its potential to drive security performance: what are the opportunities and drawbacks
11/02/2021 Managing staff travel: what are the security implications in this ‘new normal’?
09/02/2021 In security we can’t find suitable security talent from diverse backgrounds: Exposing the illogical
04/02/2021 The role of the GSOC: what are the limitations and the opportunities?
02/02/2021 Managing the mental health of frontline workers; how well is the security sector doing?
28/01/2021 Learning from South East Asia: what does the ‘new normal’ look like?
26/01/2021 The state of the security sector in Russia: understanding its role in a post Covid-19 world
21/01/2021 Events, what events? How will security shows and exhibitions evolve in 2021?
19/01/2021 Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM); the Holy Grail or a concept found wanting?
17/12/2020 Reflecting on 2020: what have been the security success stories and what have been the security fail
15/12/2020 The German OSPAs and Thought Leadership Webinar
10/12/2020 Looking after the victims: are they still the forgotten people in the criminal justice system?
08/12/2020 The Kenya OSPAs – Learning the lessons from of Covid-19 around the world: assessing the implications for Kenya
03/12/2020 ‘Hit them where it hurts’: The problem of making offenders pay for their crimes
01/12/2020 Tackling fraud: what is the proper balance between public sector and private sector input?
26/11/2020 The risk of public disorder: where is the dealing with the virus leading us?
17/11/2020 Raising security awareness: what does security have to shout about? And how does it do that?
19/11/2020 The challenges of delivering security services across domains/areas during Covid-19
12/11/2020 The Future Direction of Security in Healthcare
10/11/2020 What is in a name: can we solve the confusion in the language of security job titles?
05/11/2020 What now for security recruitment: what is the role and who is being sought after post Covid-19?
04/11/2020 Security Research Initiative (SRI) Report Launch – Understanding influences on security as a career choice
29/10/2020 The relationship between crisis management and security: how closely are they aligned now?
03/11/2020 Rethinking the role of frontline security staff: an opportunity to present a new image?
27/10/2020 The challenges of achieving consistency and standardisation in global security operations
22/10/2020 Public sector retirees who then join the security industry: how best can they be integrated into modern security?
20/10/2020 What is in a name: security officer or security guard?
15/10/2020 Keeping businesses going: how central / marginal is security to core business activity?
13/10/2020 Investigation: a murky world or one of hidden gems?
08/10/2020 Secured by Design: an outdated concept or still core to good security practice?
06/10/2020 Remote networks: Why working from home continues to test the CISO
01/10/2020 Thinking about the role of regulators: what is going right and what is going wrong?
29/09/2020 Debating the implications of Covid-19 on the future of security in the Benelux: where are the opportunities and the traps?
24/09/2020 The role of security in Scandinavia: what are the implications for security in the ‘new’ normal?
22/09/2020 The role of security in Eastern Europe: what are the implications for security in the ‘new’ normal?
17/09/2020 Have existing physical access controls systems effectively supported COVID-19 return to office efforts?
15/09/2020 The role of security in the Healthcare sector during Covid-19
10/09/2020 Disruptions in the supply chain: what are the (security/other) problems, and where can we look for solutions?
08/09/2020 Are private military companies part of the private security sector? Why are they different or are they?
03/09/2020 The role of security associations: a failed resource or a fundamental vehicle for a better security sector?
01/09/2020 Security in Asia: What does the new normal look like?
28/08/2020 The Impact of Covid-19 in Nigeria: what has been the impact and the security response?
27/08/2020 The security sector and the harms caused by Covid-19: What have we learned so far?
25/08/2020 Examining the value of data driven intelligence in security operations: influential or overstated?
20/08/2020 When things go wrong: being honest about technology
18/08/2020 Are financial criminals running amok because of Covid-19? How should we be responding?
13/08/2020 Maximising the potential of big data and protecting people’s privacy: the challenges for the security sector
11/08/2020 Mental health, well-being and the security sector: how it manages its staff and how it responds to others
08/08/2020 The India OSPAs and BW Security World Thought Leadership Summit
06/08/2020 ‘It is all about cybercrime now’: is this true and what role then for the (non cyber) security sector?
04/08/2020 Dealing with violence in a Covid-19 environment: what are the implications for security?
30/07/2020 The role of security installers and integrators in a post Covid-19 world: what next?
28/07/2020 Protecting high rise buildings: what changes post Covid-19 and can they be safe?
28/07/2020 How is the Kenya security sector meeting the challenge of Covid-19? What are the lessons learnt and where does it and the regulator go from here?
23/07/2020 What is the role of the State in supporting the Private Security Sector? An active supporter or neutral independence?
21/07/2020 Climate change and security: unrest, the carbon footprint and the security response
16/07/2020 Covid-19, where to now for private security in South Africa?
14/07/2020 Thinking about Innovation in security and crime prevention: where can we look and what can we find?
09/07/2020 Developing skillsets in the security sector: do security professionals know how competent they need to be?
07/07/2020 What should we expect from security leaders? Are they good enough?
02/07/2020 If policing is too important to be left to the police alone, what is the role of private security?
30/06/2020 Technologies helping security tackle infectious diseases: can technology help people get back to work?
25/06/2020 The Offenders’ Perspective: “How we would commit crimes in this crisis”
23/06/2020 How essential is security? Rethinking perceptions of security on the back of the Covid-19 experience
18/06/2020 Making security technologies work: The scope and limits of Artificial Intelligence and Automatic Facial Recognition
16/06/2020 The Role and Job Complexity of Modern Security Officers; are current changes an enhancement or an impediment?
11/06/2020 Resuming effective business operations post Covid-19: What role changes for security and business continuity management (if any)?
09/06/2020 Security officers post Covid-19: an enhanced role or more of the same?
04/06/2020 Security in High Risk Environments: What Are the Challenges and Opportunities of Operating Responsibly?
02/06/2020 Rethinking security education and training post Covid-19: What changes do we want and what can we expect?
28/05/2020 Contemplating worst case scenarios: How equipped is security to deliver?
26/05/2020 Just how valued, and how valuable is security? What can we expect post Covid-19?
21/05/2020 Would you want a career in security now? What has Covid-19 been doing to the future talent pool?
19/05/2020 Planning for the New Normal: Positioning security teams to contribute strategic value
14/05/2020 What next for corporate security? What are the implications of Covid-19?
12/05/2020 Responding to fraud and economic crime: where can we look for good practice post Covid-19?
07/05/2020 Protecting public spaces: what are the implications of Covid-19?
05/05/2020 What next for manned guarding? What are the implications of Covid-19?
30/04/2020 Patterns of fraud, cyber and economic crimes during the crisis: what do we do now?
28/04/2020 Why is the security sector being ignored by governments (or is it?)
23/04/2020 How are technologies helping and hindering security?
22/04/2020 Private security industry and Covid19 – experiences in India
21/04/2020 Security in the news: what impressions are we getting?
16/04/2020 Protecting the public: is security really playing a meaningful role?
14/04/2020 Rethinking the role of women in security: where do we go from here?
09/04/2020 What are the most recent crime trends and what are the implications for security?
07/04/2020 What does remote working mean for security?
02/04/2020 Is security delivering (or failing) in this crisis?
31/03/2020 What are the security implications of national lockdowns?