Professor Malcolm Chalmers, Deputy Director-General of the UK’s Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has argued that the British public’s decision to leave the European Union would necessitate a significant a shift in UK national strategy and has called for a new Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR).
Following the announcement that Federal prisoners would no longer be held in privately run facilities, the Department of Homeland Security is reviewing the use of private companies in managing immigration and customs enforcement detention centers.
An annual assessment of health security and preparedness shows the nation is relatively well-prepared for managing an emergency, although performance on some measures in specific states can be improved.
A few months ago, cities around the world anxiously awaited for the results of the Global Cities Index, which identifies the world’s top 125 cities on the basis of their ability to attract and retain global capital, people and ideas, as well as sustain that performance in the long term.
Who are the thought-leaders pushing the security industry forward, in government, cybersecurity, corporate security and education? Learn about this year’s security champions in our annual Most Influential People in Security report. Also in this issue: Data security concerns for healthcare institutions; ruggedized security technology; covert surveillance installations; how to polish up your resume and references; infinity background screening for workplace violence risk mitigation and more.