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Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano last week  announced approximately $56 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding for airport security projects at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), Orlando International Airport (MCO), and St. Louis International Airport (STL)—enhancing the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) efforts to strengthen security at airports while creating jobs across the country.

Staff of the Olympic  Park have been commended for making the London 2012 construction project one of the safest and greenest in the UK, at the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) Health, Safety and Environment awards.

SIA’s Operation Spectrum storms Leeds, other towns on compliance test amongst private security industry workers

In order to separate the chaff from the wheat, the genuine from the fake , the registered from the unregistered, the illegal from the legal, the Security Industry Authority of the United Kingdom early this month despatched its compliance inspectors to Leeds, Bristol and Kingston upon Thames on “Operation show your badge or be prosecuted” officially tagged “Operation Spectrum.”

Bill MuskinIt’s usually no easy task procuring effective and cost-effective security services, but  Bill Muskin, Chairman of VSG writes that the job can be made a little easier if Facilities Managers can look for endorsements from satisfied customers. Who best can point the way in this rare field than this man who not only has an unparalleled knowledge of procurement, but is first amongst equals in the global security industry and presides over one of the world’s fastest growing providers of security services?

The main problem that facilities managers face when selecting suppliers of security services is easy to state – at present, there is no reliable indicator to help them differentiate between the many companies that currently offer such services.
One possible solution is for FMs to contact existing clients of the suppliers they are considering, and ask for comments and endorsements. However, that’s a very time consuming process, especially when you remember that there are hundreds of companies from which to choose.

A security industry giant and former RAF Air Marshall, Andrew White will retire in November 2010 after a four-year stewardship at the National Security Inspectorate as its Chief Executive.

You ‘d be kidding to think that BAE Systems is in South Africa just to make money and not care about developing its workforce and the indigent in the rainbow nation. As a responsive corporate citizen, it has continued to support education and skills development in South Africa in many ways, including apprenticeships, learnerships, internships and bursaries. These efforts of BAE Systems are already yielding results.

One of the rising stars of the UK security sector, MITIE Group PLC has just acquired the integrated Facilities Management business of Dalkia in Ireland.

The acquisitions includes the entire issued share capital of DFM Providers Limited and Dalkia Energy & Facilities Limited from Dalkia Ireland Investments Limited. However, Dalkia still retains itsenergy management, utilities, maintenance and lighting businesses.

Security guarding, mobile and technologies service provider Advance Security UK Limited recently announced two prestigious contract wins which further expand the company’s impressive central London portfolio.

Martin Sutherland, Managing Director of information intelligence company Detica, has called for a radical reform in the UK’s approach to security. Mr Sutherland, while speaking at the recent Homeland and Border Security Conference against the backdrop of public sector spending cuts and growing public unease about our ‘surveillance society’, outlined the opportunity to transform our approach to deliver security more efficiently and effectively, with less cost and reduced intrusion.