Posts Categorized: September 2019

Religion under fire

Timothy Compston examines the surge in attacks on places of worship Today safety and security are high on the agenda for many religious communities across the globe as churches, synagogues and mosques find themselves caught up in deadly bomb and gun attacks as well as other violent incidents. Recent events in Sri Lanka and New… Read more »

Line of first defence

Debbie Heald MBE addresses the modern day challenges of Hostile Vehicle Mitigation Hostile vehicle attacks have become the weapon of choice over the past few years, and it is no surprise considering that it is such a swift and easy process for an individual to gain access to a vehicle, whether through legitimate means or… Read more »

Protecting pipelines

Ian Deacon examines the importance of understanding the true nature of the pipeline security landscape Infrastructure-focused security operators are faced with arguably the most challenging circumstances in modern history. Over the past few years society has seen a surge of extremist activity, political uncertainty and an increase of violence due to war and wider economic… Read more »

International Security Expo 2019

Industry-leading conferences and expert security speakers announced for this year’s Expo The International Security Expo, on 3 and 4 December 2019 at Olympia, London is founded on content delivered by leading lights from across all spectrums of the industry. This year sees two high-level summits confirmed on Global Counter Terrorism and Serious and Organised Crime…. Read more »

Video security for transport

Lucas Young discusses how cloud analytics, edge computing and AI is changing the way video surveillance is used across the transport sector Operators in the transport industry have a responsibility to ensure that members of the public who use their services do so feeling confident that all appropriate steps have been taken to ensure their… Read more »

Collaborating to succeed

Victor Acin reveals why it’s time to socialise cyber security It’s no secret that IT security leaders are under tremendous pressure today. A barrage of commodity threats and increasingly sophisticated targeted attacks imperil the bottom line, corporate reputation and ambitious digital transformation projects. Things have got to the point that, rather than ask what keeps… Read more »

Better together

John Matthews on why converging security IT ops and cloud expertise holds the answer for better business outcomes Once, the job of Network Operations (NetOps) was to make sure the network was operating at its fastest and best. Security Operations (SecOps) made sure it was protected from all manner of hackers, vulnerabilities and cyber threats…. Read more »