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Bob Forsyth – Diversification is the Art of Long-term Sustainability
In his latest blog for infologue.com Bob Forsyth,  Chief Executive Officer at Kings Security writes:  "Every company in every sector has to diversify its offering to be competitive and offer continuous value for money and innovation to its client base. This statement has never been truer than within our sector in recent years. With the continued march of margin challenge, increased legislative costs, the pressure on resourcing our teams, and the current political situation causing delayed investment decisions, businesses need to have the long-term approach in mind with continued investment ...
Paul Barnard – The new walls of Cyber Security
In his first Blog for infologue Paul Barnard, Security Risk and Mitigation Director at Ward Security discusses the new virtual walls of security, the ever-evolving threats and the importance of regularly testing the robustness of your business to avoid being exploited by cybercrime. He writes: "Walking through the City of London you could be forgiven for missing out on a show of history at every corner as you gaze up in wonder at the new glass skyscrapers housing people and businesses who keep that trade going. You could easily miss a large group of people congregating on a sunny patio out...
Carl Palmer – Creativity in the Security Industry
In his latest blog for infologue.com Carl Palmer, Exec Chairman at CIS Security asks: "Have you left room for creativity in your security business? There is an increasing need for laterally thinking creative talent in every aspect of the security industry: "It goes without saying that the security industry is a very different place, even from what it was 10 years ago. Everyone thinks about security now, and they think about it with regard to many more areas of their lives than they used to. Criminals and terrorists are more inventive than ever, operating with a high degree of expertise in...
David Ward – Protecting our businesses from Cyber attacks
In his latest blog for infologue.com David Ward, CEO at Ward Security writes: "Cybercrime is a growing threat not only across the UK but across the globe. In a global criminal world, investigations are more complex than ever, with cybercrime-related activity rising by 14% last year. But whilst we consider Cyber as a threat from criminals from afar, we should also be cognisant of threats from Insiders whether that’s malicious or accidental, insiders are capable of inflicting severe loss or reputational damage. "Cybercrime is essentially any crime that takes place online. While you may in...
An Interview with Ken Palmer, Founder of CIS Security
Disclaimer: The views in this interview are those of Ken Palmer, and are not representative of Infologue or associated businesses. CIS is on the brink of an impressive 50 years in the security business. To celebrate this milestone, Ken Palmer, (father of Executive Chairman & OSPAs Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Carl Palmer), who founded CIS back in 1969 shares his memories of the inception of the business, and the factors that influenced the direction CIS has taken over the years. He also talks about how licencing has affected the industry and ponders the potential fallout of the...
James Doyle – Technology in the changing world of security recruitment
James Doyle, Co-Founder & Director at Broadstone in his first blog for infologue.com writes: "Temporary recruitment is on the rise and the security industry is no exception when it comes to adoption of the gig economy. However, given it operates within a highly regulated environment combined with its typically traditional approach to recruitment, the security industry is overlooking the needs and preferences of the modern candidate. "The security sector, therefore, faces an urgent need for transformation when it comes to the recruitment process. "When looking for work, smartphones a...
Bob Forsyth – Technology Advancement adds to Threat Landscape
In his latest blog for infologue.com Bob Forsyth, Chief Executive Officer at Kings Security writes: "The recent drone threat incidents at Gatwick and Heathrow have highlighted the way that the advancement of new technology can change the risk landscape for our clients, and the way in which we as an industry need to react to new technology. While we welcome technology such as drones; they assist our ability to monitor large areas and new ways of reviewing from the air clients’ locations and facilities, giving another tool to add to our thinking, we are less concerned about the way the ba...
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Infologue.com Top 30 UK Companies in the Regulated Security Sector 2018
In 2018 we have seen some dramatic changes in the Top 30 List of regulated security companies, Which includes MITIE Plc’s acquisition of Vision Security Group from Compass Plc. Cardinal Security was bought out of administration by Amberstone Guarding Ltd. Interserve restructured their debt with the support of the Cabinet Office. Securitas acquired the MK group and Kingdom Security acquired Keyline Chartered Security. Alan Clamp the Chief Executive of the SIA (Security Industry Association) announced his departure in July 2018 and was replaced by Ian Todd, later in the year. James Kelly depa...
Carl Palmer – Choose your Company Values Carefully
In his Latest Blog for infologue.com Carl Palmer, Exec Chairman at CIS Security writes on the subject of the importance of meaningful values for People in Security, and why. Carl writes "Company values, what exactly are they? Do you really need them? If you have some, do you make them work for you in the true spirit in which they were created? "Company values are generally defined as the principles and beliefs that drive the behaviours of all members of an organisation. Our values have been with us since day one and pervade every corner of the business. I regularly ask myself, are we repr...
Bob Forsyth – What’s in Store for 2019?
In his latest blog for Infologue Bob Forsyth, Chief Executive Officer at Kings Security writes about what we may expect of the Security Sector in the New Year. Bob writes: “With 2019 fast approaching it’s time to think about the future and what the potential new year has in store for us in the security sector. 2018 has seen a year of consolidation at all levels of the sector, with challenging economic factors continuing to weigh the sector down. "We have also seen the FM sector trying to move forward from the crisis it faced recently, tackling low-value contracts with high penalty rat...
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