Event Preview Feature
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Brand new for 2021 - and co-located with The Security Event -
is The National Cyber Security Show. The show’s tagline is all
about “uniting the UK’s approach to tackling cyber threats”
As always, The Security Event is
supported by Security Matters in its role
as Official Lead Media Partner. The
foremost independent publication aimed
at the UK’s largest collection of
practising security and risk
professionals, the magazine reaches
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through its print and digital platforms.
Unrivalled CPD content
The Security Event boasts four seminar
theatres, each of them playing host to
Continuing Professional Development
(CPD)-accredited content for delegates
verified by The Security Institute.
The Education Partner for The
Security in Practice Theatre is
Honeywell. Here, leading expert
speakers will outline the emerging
technologies, the latest trends and Best
Practice Case Studies for today’s
practising security professionals.
Attendees will be privy to inspiring ideas
and actionable strategies that can be
applied to their own organisations.
The presenters in this theatre include
Rick Mounfield MSc CSyP FSyI (CEO
of The Security Institute), Mike Gillespie
(managing director at AdventIM, the
independent holistic security
consultancy) and Sarb Sembhi (a
recognised expert on security, privacy
and strategic issues in smart
environments). Included in the
programme are a panel discussion on
advanced systems integration and
considerations of both organisational
resilience and the Surveillance Camera
Commissioner’s Code of Practice as well
as the ongoing challenges presented by
the Internet of Things.
The Innovation Theatre (for which
Honeywell also serves as the Education
Partner) affords show visitors an ideal
opportunity to discover all of the detail
underpinning those breakthrough
technologies shaping the security sector.
Delegates can learn how these
innovations will impact specification,
integration and installation projects.
Ian Farr (technical director at
Videcon) is taking a detailed look at
advancements in deep learning, while
Jermaine Campbell (head of surveillance
sales for the EMEA region at Seagate)
concentrates on the evolution of
Other presenters include Bold
Communications’ managing director
Brian Kelly speaking about
developments in alarm and CCTV
monitoring and Michael Govier
(customer alignment manager for
Texecom) focusing on motion detection.
Dedicated to the needs of security
and fire safety system installers and
integrators and run in conjunction with
the NSI, The Installer Theatre will
provide all-important industry updates
and guidance for practitioners and
business owners alike. The sessions
being run are vital for all companies
wishing to remain compliant and best
equipped to meet the ongoing
requirements of their client base.
NSI CEO Richard Jenkins kick-starts
proceedings with an overview of
certification in a post-pandemic world.
There will also be essential detail on
alarm confirmation and access control
from the NSI’s technical manager
An industry update on the Electronic
Call Handling Operations initiative is
scheduled and there’s a session on smart
security courtesy of David Mudd FIET
FCMI (global digital and connected
products certification director at the
British Standards Institution).
In the Zone
Returning for this year’s edition of The
Security Event is the popular Designing
Out Crime Zone, which is being
sponsored by PCPI and organised in
association with Secured by Design, the
PDSC and the PCPA. It’s specifically
designed to showcase the latest policing
and “protecting our digital world”
techniques for reducing crime and
keeping local communities safe.
PCPI is a police-owned organisation
that works on behalf of the police
service throughout the UK to deliver a
wide range of crime prevention and
police demand reduction initiatives. It
acts as a catalyst to bring organisations
together to reduce crime – and the fear
of crime – and create safer communities.
Its partners include the Home Office,
the Ministry of Housing, Communities
and Local Government, local
authorities, British (and European)
Standards authorities, Trade
Associations, test houses, certification
bodies and manufacturers.
By dint of these strong partnerships,
PCPI is able to influence and support
the wider police service.
National Cyber Security Show
Brand new for 2021 – and co-located
with The Security Event – is The
National Cyber Security Show. The
show’s tagline is all about “uniting the
UK’s approach to tackling cyber threats”
and “protecting our digital world”.
Arguably, there has never been a
more important moment to place cyber
security high on the agenda for SMEs.
The National Cyber Security Show has
been put together to help them gain a
better understanding of the current