Gallagher Security – a technology leader in integrated access control, intruder alarms management and perimeter protection – has just announced that its security management platform has been approved for sale in the United States.
The 2014 Security Training and the Security Industry Authority Survey provides valuable information and insights around the Regulator’s licensing regime for security professionals.
The results published in this whitepaper were produced via a survey of IFSEC Global.com’s dedicated security community in association with Optima Group. Respondents from that cohort including senior security/risk professionals/managers operating in-house for private sector employers or working for security companies providing regulated and licensed solutions to purchasing end users.
Johannesburg – The private security industry has come under intense scrutiny over the past few months because of the government’s push to sign the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill into law.
The amendment bill is controversial because it aims to force foreign-owned private security firms to sell at least 51 percent of their companies to South Africans. Some firms include ADT, Chubb and Securitas.
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According to a, the security guard industry, by and large, lacks uniform standards and training requirements. Despite the fact that there are , the study found that regulations governing the profession are scant
New figures show 80% of Kiwis who use the internet have experienced an online security breach but only 39% have actually changed their behaviour as a result.
The problem is so serious that the Government is backing a new online campaign called ConnectSmart, in a bid to educate people about how to protect themselves online.
A tackle by a security guard on a streaker will be reviewed by Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium authorities today.
The tackle, in the 62nd minute of the All Blacks v England test on Saturday, will form part of a post-match review of the game, Dunedin Venues Management marketing and communications manager Kim Barnes said yesterday.
At least five people have been killed and one wounded in a militant siege of Pakistan’s Karachi airport.
China has deployed armed police patrol vehicles in Beijing after three attacks at transport hubs around the country.
The 150 vehicles are tasked with “countering street terrorism and fighting severe violence”, state-run Xinhua news agency said.
Petrol purchases would also be tightened, with buyers required to register with police, reports said.
A Kiwi killed in a drone strike in Yemen had attended a terrorist training camp and may have been a foot soldier for al-Qaeda. The man, whose name and age have not been released, died after an incident on November 18. It is understood his identity had only been confirmed recently.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed the New Zealand-born man was believed to have died in a counter-terrorism operation