Defining the war on terror: what is terrorism?
The "war on terror" — a phrase we have all become familiar with in politics and the media over recent years. But what is the definition of terrorism? People have been trying [...]
Managing security amidst heightened tensions in the Middle East
Over the past month, most security professionals will have been keeping a close eye on the rising tensions in the Middle East. Sparks initially flared on the 3rd of January when a [...]
2X Systems Excels at the International Security Expo 2019
The International Security Expo (ISE) is undoubtedly the biggest and best UK security show — drawing in government and industry experts, as well as the wider end-user community in charge of regulation [...]
What does the future hold for security scanning technology?
The security industry is inherently cautious — the very nature of the sector demands it. As the industry’s primary function is to identify and mitigate risk wherever it presents itself, it’s hardly [...]
Never overlook security for smaller events
When we think of event security, we often picture largescale gatherings at massive stadiums or venues. Robust security measures are evident at events such as the Olympics, Glastonbury, the Rugby World Cup [...]
Securing events amid growing knife crime concerns
Over the past few years, knife crime has been growing at an alarming rate across the UK — although it is disproportionately concentrated in and around the capital. Sixteen of the 20 [...]