City Security Article of the Year Award 2022
There are so many excellent security-related articles published in City Security magazine and on our website and we believe that the authors should be recognised for their outstanding contribution to making the world more security aware. Therefore, we are delighted to announce the launch of City Security Article of the Year Award 2022 supported by Genetec, the City of London Crime Prevention Association and Professional Security Officer Live.
Selecting the finalists
The finalists for the City Security magazine Article of the Year Award 2022 were selected from articles published in the last twelve months’ editions (Autumn & Winter 2021 and Spring & Summer 2022) and then subsequently published online on the citysecuritymagazine.com website.
Selecting the winner
The competition launches on 1 December 2022.
Only subscribers to City Security magazine are eligible to vote – one vote per subscriber. If an individual is not already a subscriber and wants to vote, they can subscribe as part of the voting process.
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Voting will close on the 10th February 2023 and all votes will be collated by the Editor. Full results will be published on the website. The Editor’s decision is final.
The winner will receive a prestigious plaque and certificate and will be announced at a City of London Crime Prevention Association meeting. (Details to be finalised.)
The City of London Crime Prevention Association (CoLCPA) has been in existence for more than forty years and facilitates a network of like-minded security professionals. It is a partnership between the City of London Police, the wider security community and all those involved with safety, security and emergency response.
This unique association offers monthly meetings with a varied and interesting programme. Each meeting includes the latest terrorism and crime updates, as well as information on other threats and risks and the appropriate measures to mitigate these. The CoLCPA is a registered charity and provides financial support to a number of crime prevention projects.
Genetec is an innovative technology company, with a broad solutions portfolio that encompasses security, intelligence, and operations. It is recognised by the analyst firm Omdia as the world’s leading VMS provider by market share (excluding China) and as the fastest growing access control software provider in the world.
The company’s flagship product, Genetec™ Security Center, is an open-architecture platform that unifies IP-based video surveillance, access control, automatic numberplate recognition (ANPR), communications, and analytics. Governments, enterprises, transportation and law enforcement professionals rely on it daily to improve security, increase collaboration, and gather operational intelligence.
The company serves its global customers via an integrated network of resellers and consultants in over 159 countries.
History of Genetec
At its outset, Genetec comprised a modest group of engineers with the ambition to build a physical security system that could empower customers to master their environments.
As users began to embrace IP video surveillance, the need for interoperation between video, access control and other security systems grew ever more pressing. In response, Genetec developed Security Center, a platform that brings together all security system components seamlessly within one user interface. It is the only unified platform on the market, built from the ground up and coded together for seamless interaction and workflow right out of the box.
Genetec solutions are highly flexible and support devices from an extensive ecosystem of trusted technology partners. Customers are therefore free to choose the right technologies for their environment, safe in the knowledge that all of the resulting data can be managed through one intuitive interface. It evolves with the customers’ needs, meaning users can future proof their investments, expanding the system at their own pace to respond to emerging threats or changing requirements.
Privacy by Design
Genetec believes that the respect for individuals’ privacy should be the foundation of responsible and innovative design. With this methodology in mind, Genetec solutions have been manufactured to help end users harden their cybersecurity posture and respect privacy, by making data and privacy protection features more accessible and configurable.
PSO-L will host major industry brands from the security guarding sector – showcasing the latest products, technologies, training and solutions for the protection of people, places and assets. Supported by a comprehensive free-to-attend conference that will highlight and address key issues within the sector that include, training and certification, career pathways, standards, health and wellbeing and more physical protection.
Free to attend, the Professional Security Officer Conference will offer keynotes, presentations and case studies addressing the challenges of security guarding, improving security performance and standards, skills and talent shortage and much more!
Throughout the three days at Professional Security Officer Live, we have created a community hub for all front-line security professionals. Grow your professional network and start building partnerships with your peers under one roof. With networking drinks at the end of day 1 and 2, as well as interactive forums in and around the show, you are guaranteed to meet new and old friends at the show.