Security Glazing: is it all that it’s cracked up to be?

The BRE Trust-funded research project ‘Security glazing: is it all that it’s cracked up to be?’ followed a spate of ‘smash-and-grab’ attacks to steal expensive goods such as jewellery and designer clothing from window displays. These attacks showed that in some cases glazing offers the least resistance to forced entry in situations where criminals are … Continue reading “Security Glazing: is it all that it’s cracked up to be?”

Learn more about BRE Global’s new security certification scheme for buildings and built infrastructure

SABRE Essentials is a series of publications aimed at breaking down the technical requirements of SABRE – BRE Global’s new security assessment and certification scheme for buildings and built infrastructure – into bite-size portions, helping users of the scheme to better understand its component parts and identifying the benefits that certification offers to a wide … Continue reading “Learn more about BRE Global’s new security certification scheme for buildings and built infrastructure”

IFSEC Interview with LPCB’s Richard Flint

LPCB participated at this year’s IFSEC with a dedicated Red Book Security Pavilion specifically aimed at the professional security sector. Mirroring the successful Red Book Pavilion in FIREX International, LPCB’s Security Pavilion promoted its expertise and guidance in third party product testing and approvals, and provided support for Red Book listed companies exhibiting at the … Continue reading “IFSEC Interview with LPCB’s Richard Flint”

The world feels far less secure today than it did only a few years ago but has this influenced security in the built environment?

Gavin Jones, Director of SABRE at BRE Global discusses his views. It’s true, there isn’t a day that goes by without the media reporting on terrorism on our streets or cyber-attacks targeted at our largest and most treasured institutions and companies. Terrorism by its very nature is highly visible and can make people feel very … Continue reading “The world feels far less secure today than it did only a few years ago but has this influenced security in the built environment?”