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

Crowd management is a key aspect of ensuring the smooth running of any stadium-based event. After all, maintaining a positive atmosphere is paramount to retaining fans again and again over time. But how do you get the balance?

Siân Evans from the British Security Industry Association examines the UK’s presence in the international security market

Given the continued heightened threat level in place in the UK, when it comes to providing protection against a potential terrorist attack, the ability to effectively secure a crowded place or facility is of great concern and utmost importance.

Stephen Munden, manager of the PSSA’s Verification Scheme, reviews some challenges and changes in Hostile Vehicle Mitigation, including the publication of two International Workshop Agreements

Anthony Rabbitt, Chairman of the training providers section of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), explores security training courses and how
 they are aiding counter-terror efforts

Israel has faced unique security challenges since declaring independence in 1948. Noah Shani of the Israeli Embassy in London looks at some recent developments in this area

Security expert Chris Phillips examines our understanding of the UK’s national threat levels, what they mean to us as individuals and the impact they could have on businesses

Two of the Security Institute’s energy industry experts, Chris Phillips FSyI and Mark Lewis FSyI, debate the type of threats energy organisations are vulnerable to

The BSIA’s Amanda Beesley reports on the growing export trend for UK private security.

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