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Architectural Security - Designing Out Crime

If you have been considering a new home build or significant renovation of your property then it is highly likely that you will begin to seek the professional services and expert direction of architects, planners and builders. Unfortunately it is during th ... (read more)

The Security Advisor Top Ten Cover E-mail Tips

The aim of your cover e-mail is to get the person reading it to go on and read your CV. Here are The Security Advisor top ten cover e-mail tips: 1. Do your research, look at the company website or their social media feeds so you can see what style of writi ... (read more)

Can a strong corporate culture in fact hinder implementation of a security strategy rather than support it?

Corporate culture has many definitions. It could be described as psychology, attitudes, experiences and beliefs of a company. It is the specific collection of strong values that are shared by people and groups within an organization (Brand tool box, 2014). ... (read more)

As the regulator of the security industry, is the Security Industry Authority's stipulated minimum of 138 hours training time sufficient to train close protection operators to work in the UK (Non Academic Writing)

One of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) missions is to raise standards and ensure that security operatives are properly trained and qualified to do their job. In a survey of 231 security operatives, 76% said they thought the SIA's stipulated 138 hours ... (read more)

Why did Prince Charles's royal car drive into the London 2010 riots?

Evaluate and discuss what security measures should have been taken to avoid Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles been driven into the London riots in 2010. Prior to 1997, Britain’s students paid very little in the way of university tuition fees as th ... (read more)

Security Management Level 7 Diploma

SECURITY MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE (LEVEL 7) The course is conducted online but you have access to the tutors, either over the phone, using Skype or online so they are there to help you, plus there is a good community formed with the other students who come f ... (read more)

Why do organisations find it difficult to understand threats and risk

The current business landscape is moving at a faster pace than it ever has. Technological advances combined with political, sociological and environmental instability has meant organisations have rapidly had to change the way they operate, 'giving many CEO ... (read more)

What are the difficulties embedding security into an organisation

One of the most challenging aspect of embedding security into an organisation is changing the perceptions of security and especially that of the corporate managements view. But this works both ways and it is important that the corporate security department ... (read more)

The Security Advisor Top Ten Video Conference Interview Tips

Using Skype and FaceTime is becoming more common during the first stages of the interview process. This is especially the case in the security industry where there might be a fast ball task and an employer uses this means to vet a potential operator prior ... (read more)

Are standards in the security industry really the fault of the SIA?

Raising standards in the security industry is something some people are very passionate about but what does raising standards actually mean and is it all the fault of the SIA? One of the biggest debates in the UK security industry is whether the SIA’s re ... (read more)