How can public sector organisations make sure they have the right security systems in place to protect them from a terrorist attack in these financially constrained times, asks Ian Johnson, the BSIA’s Security Consultancies Section Chairman

Phil Dennis, Business Director of Advanced Research & Technology, outlines recent developments in technology for Port Security

Pauline Norstrom, the British Security Industry Associaton's (BSIA) CCTV Section Chairman, looks at technologies to detect suspicious activity at the earliest possible stage

Dr Guy Sadler of Boartes Strategic Services warns that despite the primary focus on container port security, national security and land cargo transporters themselves are equally threatened by terrorists

Brodie Clark, head of the Border Force, discusses how technology is being used to strengthen the UK’s border control

The race is on to identify advanced screening technologies that can detect explosive threats in liquid, aerosol and gel products

Proper procedures must be followed to secure the integrity of digital evidence, says Pauline Norstrom, of BSIA CCTV Section

<p>The threat of terrorist attack remains one of the most significant concerns facing governments and private sector organisations worldwide. <br /><br /><img src="../images/stories/news/ctbpanel.png" border="0" alt="Counter Terror Business Magazine" align="right" />Aside from its devastating effect on society and the global markets, the cost of the September 11th attack on the United States has been estimated to be in the region of 2 trillion US dollars.  To address the risk, Governments around the world have increased funding in counter-terrorism, and are investing heavily in intelligence, technology and human resources in order to protect people and assets. <br /><br />Counter Terror Business magazine, launched in 2010, is a specialist publication distributed to heads of security, intelligence officers, procurement officials and department heads in local and central government. Its target audience includes the Intelligence Services, Police, Home Office, Ministry of Defence, Border Control, Customs, Aviation and Port Authorities. Also included in its distribution are heads of private sector concerns and other organisations involved in security and defence.</p>
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