Posts Categorized: January 2023

The cyber year ahead

Jonathan Lee reveals important security trends to be aware of in the coming months 2022 has been yet another year of immense unpredictability. The expanding digital footprints of modern organisations have transformed the security landscape, both in shape and size. And unfortunately, the average enterprise has found itself ever more vulnerable to attack.In today’s environment,… Read more »

Radio frequency intercept

Paul D Turner explores the symmetrical 360-degree logic, beginning with the threat actor, the professional spectrum warrior and the roleof the technical analyst The almost over-whelming increase and persistence; not to mention the aggressive nature of state-sponsored threat actors involved in espionage tradecraft and insidious intelligence-gathering efforts across the free world, is a growing concern…. Read more »

National resilience

Robert Hall considers the important lessons learnt from Finland’s Winter War and the parallels that can be drawn with the current conflict in Ukraine Several commentators have highlighted the similarities between the first Finnish Winter War (1939-40) and the ongoing Russo-Ukrainian War. While not absolutely a case of history repeating itself – it never does… Read more »

Protecting the public

Peter Jackson outlines his physical security trends for 2023 Security managers responsible for the physical protection of people and property must be aware of significant trends coming into play in 2023. King Charles III’s coronation and countrywide celebrations on 6 May are events which many security professionals will need to prepare for. Equally, with industrial… Read more »

Crowd-sourced cyber army

Ziv Mador reveals the significance of the Ukrainian cyber counter-offensive Over the last year, the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has brought geopolitical unrest and associated nuclear threats. This has been one of the most intense European conflicts of recent times with the crippling economic impact of this war being felt by nearly every country across the… Read more »

Updating a classic

Tim Stewart reveals how Blok ‘N’ Mesh went about improving its Defender fence system The frequently repeated cliché of: ‘if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it!’ is often rolled out as manufacturers strive to update products over time. The results can range from ‘evolution’ to ‘revolution’ and this was on our mind when we spoke… Read more »

From AI to ESG

Johan Paulsson explores the six key technology trends that are set to impact the security sector in the coming year Technology is pervasive in every aspect of our personal and work lives. Every new technological development and every upgrade brings new benefits, makes the tools we rely on more effective and creates stronger, more efficient… Read more »

We are electric

Ben Chiswick outlines the importance of combatting barriers to electrification The defence industry is impressively dynamic, prepared to swiftly react as needed but an understandable risk aversion leads to slow phasing in of new technologies and implementation of fundamental changes.The electrification of vehicle fleets is an inevitable change that is already taking hold in various… Read more »