THE JOINT Committee on the National Security Strategy in Parliament has launched an inquiry into how well the national security machinery operates. This process has been launched following concerns highlighted in the Committee's recent Biosecurity and National Security Report and the urgent need to establish effective national security structures in order to prepare for future emergencies.
SECURITY MATTERS – the Independent Voice for Security and Risk Professionals – has recently launched a Readership Survey. All those security practitioners who take part and deliver their views and opinions on the magazine, its website, the Security Matters Podcast and our wider digital offer will be in with a chance of winning a £100 Amazon voucher.
FACIAL RECOGNITION solutions provider Corsight AI has announced the appointment of former Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter QPM LLB as its chief privacy officer. Effective immediately, Porter will be responsible for ensuring the technology is not only legally compliant across international jurisdictions, but also operates to the highest ethical standards.
THE BRITISH Security Industry Association (BSIA) has launched its 2021 celebration of the industry’s finest professionals, namely the British Security Awards, by opening the regional rounds of the security personnel categories.
PARTIZAN SECURITY, the CCTV and access control solutions manufacturer founded back in 2008 and based in the Czech Republic, has continued its recent expansion into the UK security market by forming a new strategic partnership with monitoring service provider Fenix Monitoring.
THE SMARTWATER Group is to operate a National Intelligence Portal for the police and critical infrastructure companies tracking organised crime gangs across the UK. In particular, the new shared national database and crime mapping system will tackle metal and national infrastructure-focused criminality.
THE JOINT Committee on the National Security Strategy has now published its report entitled ‘Biosecurity and National Security’. The document assesses how prepared the Government is for major biological security risks, using the current COVID-19 pandemic as a test case, in order to consider whether and how the identification of risk in the national security system provokes a proportionate response in terms of means to address that risk.
International Security Expo is free-to-attend and unites the entire security community allowing shared learning and collaboration from Government, CNI, Law Enforcement, Military, Major Events, Transport & Borders, Cyber Security, Facilities, Public and Private sectors.
ISE features a major-scale exhibition including a series of CPD certified conferences, workshops and interactive features exploring considerations of security from initial design through to technologies to secure and in the event of an attack the capabilities to respond.