International Security Expo returns to Olympia, London from 28 - 29 September with a first-class educational programme that is both free-of-charge and CPD certified. World-leading security, police and cyber industry experts will offer exclusive insights, analysis and invaluable perspectives on some of the most pertinent topics in the security industry today.
This year’s International Security Conference is sponsored by Adani and will be centred around two themes: CNI, Transport and Aviation; and the night-time economy, public sector and major events/stadiums. Highlights include Sergeant Peter Lucas, Community and Business Engagement, National Project Servator Team at City of London Police, discussing how operations, community engagement and communications can be used to disrupt hostile activity at major events, with an introduction to hostile reconnaissance.
Elsewhere, Darren Stanton, The Human Lie Detector, will be joined by Richard Foreman, Director of Profile Aware Ltd to outline the importance of behavioural detection, and how CPNI developed their behavioural detection. Promising a fun and interactive discussion, they will carry out a series of practical exercises to offer tips and teach attendees some basic techniques.
The Global Counter Terror and Serious and Organised Crime Summit will focus on the changing nature of serious and organised crime and terrorism, along with the most prevalent terror trends currently affecting UK Counter Terror capability. In his first public outing since taking over from Neil Basu, the UK’s Assistant Commander of Counter Terror Police, Matt Jukes, will deliver a presentation on current counter-terrorism priorities and the developing challenges facing the UK today, with reference to the global pandemic.
Giving a very personal account in the first of the ‘Realities of Terror’ sessions, a real-life hostage, Peter Moore, will share his account of being taken hostage for 946 days whilst a contractor in Iraq 2007. He will highlight his hard-hitting reality of living with terrorists for 2 years, 7 months and 1 day. Nick Bailey, retired Detective Sergeant, will also share his experiences and the personal impact of being poisoned by the Russian GRU in the Salisbury Novichok poisonings in 2018.
Sponsored by Everbridge, the Disaster and Resilience Conference will offer actionable insights on the effects and response to natural disasters including global pandemics and climate change. Highlights include Richard Nugee CB CVO CBE, Climate Change and Sustainability Strategy Lead - UK MOD delivering a session on the UK MoD approach to delivering enhanced security and resilience through green projects, and Tony Thompson, Former Chair - Emergency Planning Society in a session on how to ensure a resilient culture, focusing on how organisations should approach the practical challenges with an eye on lessons from Grenfell.
Providing even more learning opportunities, the Global Cyber Summit will also deliver two days of high-level sessions covering current cyber threats and priorities, pandemic cyber challenges, understanding the needs of CISOs, ransomware attacks, protecting critical national infrastructure and more. A range of international experts will deliver the sessions including the likes of Ciaran Martin, CEO of National Cyber Security Centre and Professor at Oxford University, Ian Thornton Trump, CISO at Cyjax and Professor Lisa Short, Director and Co-Founder of P&L Digital Edge Limited.
For more information and to register to attend the International Security Expo visit: https://www.internationalsecurityexpo.com/register.