BSIA Features

Smart Technology for Access Control

Access Control is now one the largest sectors of security, providing public and private organisations with a full range of technical support which is needed for protecting property, employees and valuable items.

On the move

CCTV and body-worn technology: providing the evidence.

Fair trade

Adrian Mealing, Chairman of the Security Equipment Manufacturers’ Section of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), explores the issue of pan-European certification and how the advent of new European legislation would signal a new era for the UK’s intruder alarms market.

Picking the best

British Security Industry Association  discusses the importance of choosing a reputable training provider

Rural crime prevention

Criminals Cultivating New Tactics in Rural Crime

Prevention is better than cure

Keeping your business safe by implementing a security review by Mike O’Neill, Chairman of the British Security Industry Association’s Specialist Services Section

Counter terrorism training

With heightened levels of security across the UK and an ever-present threat of terrorist activity spanning the globe, security training companies are playing an increasingly prevalent role in helping Army personnel to deal appropriately with terrorist incidents and threats

Technology and teamwork

With security technology continually developing, is the role of the traditional security officer in decline? James Kelly, Chief Executive of the British Security Industry Association, explains why a mix of people and technology is still the most effective approach to business security.

Sunny days

With Summer, weather conditions in the United Kingdom are never predictable and it can be hard to judge the amount of heating and lighting that a building may require on any given day. Schools may be particularly conscious of this fact, with creating a comfortable environment for students to learn in being a key priority.

State of surveillance

Research released last year by the British Security Industry Association has highlighted the use of CCTV surveillance in the UK, and has raised important questions about the need to regulate the CCTV sector. By Amanda Caton, Head of Communications at the BSIA.

Winter is coming

How to own the night this winter.

Eye on the prize

It is important not to overlook the security professionals responsible for driving the industry forward and delivering the reputable services that are essential to UK society.

BSIA partners with Skills for Security in landmark move

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has today announced a new partnership with Skills for Security, in a landmark move that brings the sector skills body firmly back within the remit of the industry.

Advances in CCTV

CCTV has been criticised in the past, with some concerned that the technology is becoming too invasive as the quality improves.

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