Cargo Security - Staying ahead in a never-ending race

The theft risk to cargo in the supply chain has never been greater and the threat of cargo crime is increasing, says Thorsten Neumann, Chairman of the Transported Asset Protection Association in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region

Securing the UK border at a commercial level

With Britain’s borders a regular feature on national news, James Kelly, of the British Security Industry Association, explores the ways of securing the UK border at a commercial level

Investigatory Powers BillIs everyone a suspect?

Professor Mike Jackson, IT and cyber security expert at Birmingham City University’s Business School, examines the proposed ‘Investigatory Powers Bill’

Terrorism recruitment - fighting crime in the ‘fifth domain’

Paul Stokes reviews the impact of the Counter Terror Bill revealed in the Queen’s speech and explains how data analytics can tackle the online recruitment of foreign fighters

A mechanism for monitoring global terror

New research assesses 1,300 of the world’s commercial hubs and urban centres and reveals that terrorist attacks pose an ‘extreme risk’ to businesses in the capital cities of 12 countries.

Geoff Zeidler, immediate past chair of the British Security Industry Association, who leads the Police and Security (PaS) Initiative, discusses the topic of ‘Safe Cities’

The security profession needs the understanding and support from the public to be effective at what it does, writes the Security Institute’s David Thorp

While oil and gas prospects in East Africa are flourishing, the area’s potential security risks can be seen as a barrier to international business. But with the appropriate risk scoping and planning, conducting business in East Africa can be viable and profitable, argues Tony Stead

University professor and author Hamed El-Said shares his thoughts on why traditional approaches to fighting terrorism are not working, arguing that countering radicalisation in the first place is a better approach to the problem

Criminals are not afraid of using extreme force or explosives when entering a building or site, which is why the security products that protect such perimeters must meet strict standards – and be installed correctly, urges Stephen Munden