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Online registration for SECON 2013 (International Security Conference & Exhibition 2013) has been announced. Visitors who pre-register at the SECON 2013 website can attend the event for free. The pre-registration ends on February 28, 2013.
SECON 2013 is sponsored by three Korean ministries the Ministry of Knowledge Economy, the Ministry of Public Administration and Security and the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs. It is co-organized by influential security media and associations in South Korea including SecurityWorld Magazine and Boannews Daily, Korea Defense Industry Trade Support Center, Korea Electronics Technology Institute, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, the Korean Association for Industrial Technology Security, Intelligent Transport System of Korea, Knowledge Information Security Industry Association, Korea Association of Chief Security Officer, Korea Digital CCTV Research Association, Korea Safety Security Association of Technology Edu... [ more ]
The Shield Guarding Company is targeting major growth this year now that majority shareholder Topsgrup has 100 per cent of the UK business’s shares.
The security solutions group has a three-year plan to rise from a £62 million turnover to around £100 million, says company chief executive John Roddy.
India-based Topsgrup picked up 51 per cent of Shield shares in 2008 and announced in May 2012 it would buy up all the shares.
This month, Shield plans to move into new corporate offices in London, where major growth potential exists in the financial and property management sectors, said Roddy. Shield will now focus on a total security management offering, especially in these sectors, he said.
An organisational restructuring will see more co-ordination of services to clients and include manned guarding, CCTV, reception and front-of-house services and alarm systems and installation.
The company maintains its own alarm receiving and response service in Preston.
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