Security supplement

5 March 2013  •  Author(s): Ian Craig, Robert Montgomery, Ietze Van Der Meer

Security Supplement 2013Our latest Security supplement is supported by Moxa, Kamera & System Technik, Axis Communications & telent:

  • Keep metal thieves at a red signal
    James Kelly, Chief Executive, British Security Industry Association (BSIA)
    Metal theft is an issue that has been affecting countries worldwide for a matter of years now, and according to the United Kingdom’s Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), costs the UK economy around £770 million annually. One of the largest infrastructures affected by this unacceptable crime is the transport sector.
  • Making metro vehicles a less attractive target for terrorists
    Conor O’Neill, Rail Vehicles Group Manager, NewRail, Newcastle University
    Over recent years the mechanics by which terrorist attacks are carried out have changed leading to an increased threat of un-forewarned attacks on transport systems. One of the counter-measures which can be implemented to reduce the risk of such attacks is by making transport systems a less attractive target for terrorists.
  • Meeting current and future security challenges on the DLR
    Bob Gough, Operational Security Manager, Serco Docklands
    This article is based on my presentation given at the Rail and Public Transport Safety and Security 2012 conference and gives me an opportunity to expand on my approach to managing security on an open system with largely unmanned stations.

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