Latest Ward Security News

This page features recent and archived press releases about our work with Clients, new solutions, developments in the security industry and stories about our employees. Please click on the relevant heading below to view the press release.

Ward Security Information Message – Incident at Parsons Green Tube Station

Published: 15th September 2017

Following the reporting of an incident at Parsons Green Tube Station this morning please see a CSSC message sent on behalf of London Protect, and the National Coordinator Protect and Prepare:

“We are aware of an incident that has taken place at Parsons Green Underground Station, London this morning, Friday 15th September 2017, and are currently responding to the incident, along wi... Read more

Real world application of technology

Published: 24th July 2017

Technology offers as many risks as benefits for the physical security industry, as David Ward of Ward Security explains.

Technology promises many things when it arrives, but more often than not real world application and the way people interact with technology comes as a surprise, and inevitably has a bearing on the future direction of that particular technology.

The classi... Read more

Opinion piece for City Security Magazine

Published: 24th July 2017

Opinion piece brief:
We would like to invite you to contribute to an opinion piece for the winter edition of City Security magazine. We are asking a number of senior representatives from law enforcement and security organisations to respond to three questions:

“Given the increased number of terrorist attacks on major European cities in 2016 and the diverse methods used, w... Read more

CCTV and the bigger picture

Published: 24th July 2017

Andy Hedley-Smith, General Manager at Ward Security talks CCTV and argues that the quality of the technology accounts for nothing without proper installation, maintenance and monitoring.

As with all technology, CCTV systems have come on in leaps and bounds with regards their capability and quality. The latest camera systems not only deliver ultra-high quality images, they can also... Read more

Counter-terrorism funding: One area where we should steal a march on terrorists

Published: 24th July 2017

David Ward of Ward Security argues for better funding for counter-terrorism, and explains how we can create a cash-flow problem for terrorists.

It is an unfortunate truism that crime prevention will forever remain a case of the good guys playing catch up with the bad guys. Regardless of the area of criminal activity, it is inevitable that crime prevention, detection and deterrence... Read more

The Advantages of Holistic Security

Published: 24th July 2017

There are many ways businesses can become more effective and efficient, and as David Ward of Ward Security explains, this applies to security as much as any other aspect of business.

The last few decades have seen an incredible evolution in how we do business. From the remarkable rise in digital and communications technologies, through to the ways customers and clients interact, t... Read more

The importance of ensuring evacuation and dispersal plans are up to date

Published: 24th July 2017

Amongst the many roles of the facilities manager, perhaps one of the most important, yet most understated, is to ensure users of their site and visitors remain safe in the case of an unexpected emergency, as David Ward of Ward Security explains.

An emergency can take many forms, from fires to terrorist incidents, and these will become even more of a challenge in areas where there ... Read more

Ward Security is passionate about perks!

Published: 13th July 2017

Ward Security, working in partnership with PerkBox, now offers all employees the fantastic free benefit of Gold Level membership to recognise and reward the contribution of our greatest asset, our people.

All members of the Ward Security team with more than six months service will be automatically enrolled into the perk scheme and given a login to Perkbox where they can access hundreds o... Read more

Ward Security celebrates at ACS Pacesetters Awards

Published: 26th May 2017

Ward Security is pleased to announce that Karen Jones, one of our canine team, has been awarded a Security Officer of Distinction award at the ACS Pacesetters Annual Awards.

Karen has been a conscientious member of the canine team at Ward Security for six years, transferring to her current assignment in 2016 along with her dog Edward.

When Karen spotted an individual acting... Read more