Security News, Publishing, Products and more...


Welcome to Security News Desk’s dedicated News page. Here we aim to bring you the latest information about the security industry.

Former United Nations Security Leader, Sir David Veness, joins Pilgrims Group

April 16, 2014

Scan_001 (2)

Internationally renowned counter-terrorism expert, Sir David Veness CBE, QPM, has joined global security and risk management specialist Pilgrims Group Limited

Exhibiting at IFSEC 2014? Be part of SecurityNewsDesk’s IFSEC special.

April 16, 2014


SecurityNewsDesk is releasing a special edition of its print newspaper specifically for IFSEC 2014 in conjunction with the exhibition’s organisers, UBM.

Dr Richie Nanda named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ at Asian Business Awards

April 15, 2014

Asian Business Awards 2014 (L to R Vijay Patel, Mr Solanki, Dr Nanda, Michael Gove MP, Bhikhu Patel) (2)

Dr Richie Nanda, Executive Chairman of The Shield Group, was awarded ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the annual Asian Business Awards (ABAs) 2014.

Security Industry ‘Tough Mudders’ – Join the team if you are tough enough

April 15, 2014

Tough-Mudder-2012 (2)

John Guest of Eligo Recruitment, Chris Worrall of ATEC and Nick Stannard and Luke Webster of Total Security Summit are to tackle the ‘Tough Mudder’ event.

Employees in high risk situations must be trained in effective conflict management

April 15, 2014

140414-stu teaching 2 black and white (Custom)

Emotional outbursts, such as conflict, violence and aggression against the workforce are a growing concern. Increasing the need for physical skills training.

Elmdene: Drawing line under graffiti to keep criminal damage in check

April 15, 2014

Acoustic detection means that the writing is on the wall for graffiti (2)

Contrary to what some of its proponents may argue graffiti is far from being a ‘victimless’ crime or a harmless means of ‘self expression’.

IFSEC’s move to London generating excitement, says Jamie Barnfield of IDIS

April 15, 2014

main-1 (2)

IDIS are set to take advantage of IFSEC 2014 to get the industry talking about its DirectIP solutions. Jamie Barnfield speaks to

The Nautical Institute launches maritime handbook: “Stowaways by Sea”

April 14, 2014

Stowaways by Sea Image Steven Jones 2 (Custom)

The Nautical Institute (NI) has launched “Stowaways by Sea”, a new handbook in the Maritime Security series of books. It has been written by Steven Jones MNI.

SmartMapping integrates with FUSION-Core-Solar software

April 14, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-04-14 at 11.39.36

Meyertech has announced the integration of Smart Maps with FUSION-Core-Solar VMS. Smartmapping is one of the UKs foremost 3D visualisation studios.

HDBaseT Alliance at NAB 2014: MuxLab to unveil HDBaseT-enabled Extenders

April 14, 2014


HDBaseT Alliance exhibit at the annual NAB Show will feature two new MuxLab HD-SDI extenders, part of an ever-growing ecosystem of HDBaseT-enabled extenders