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Secured by Design support member companies as they exhibit at Harrogate security conference

Secured by Design (SBD) member companies were amongst the 80 exhibitors at the SecurityTwenty18 exhibition and conference hosted by Professional Security Magazine at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate yesterday, Thursday, 5 July.

The conference brought together key people from the security industry at the Majestic Hotel to discuss the latest developments and see the most recent innovations in the security sector.

Key note security industry speakers spoke about developments facing, and challenges in, the security industry, Lone Working, Artificial Intelligence and the current NHS Security landscape.

SBD’s local Development Officers were at the conference, talking with industry experts about the latest security and crime prevention developments, as well as supporting SBD member companies, seeing their latest innovations and talking with businesses interested in becoming SBD Member Companies.

SBD Development Officer Hazel Goss said: “The Security Twenty 18 conference in Harrogate gave us the opportunity to not only support a number of our member companies who were there, but also to talk with businesses interested in becoming involved with Secured by Design or having their products accredited to the Police Preferred Specification standard.

“There were some very encouraging initial conversations with companies and we will be looking to progress these further over the coming weeks”.

SBD member companies ASSA ABLOY, CSL, Heras, Jacksons Fencing, RISCO and Videx Security were showing their cutting-edge security products and providing information about their services at the conference.

ASSA ABLOY is a global supplier of intelligent lock and security solutions.

CSL provide complete end-to-end connectivity solutions for security and provide secure connectivity solutions to the fire, security and telecare sectors globally.

Heras design, manufacture, install and service perimeter protection solutions across business, community and industry sectors.

Jacksons Fencing is a perimeter security and access control manufacturer and supplier from sports fencing through to intruder deterrent and detection around commercial properties.

RISCO operates in the global security solutions market, developing cloud-based security, video monitoring and verification, and connected home solutions.

Videx Security is a manufacturer and supplier of door entry and access control systems in UK.

Secured by Design: Secured by Design, the national police crime prevention initiative, aim to achieve sustainable reductions in crime through design and other approaches to enable people to live in a safer society.

SBD seeks to reduce crime by combining minimum standards of physical security like doors, windows and locks that achieve SBD’s Police Preferred Specification standard and proven design principles of the built environment such as natural surveillance and defensible space.

Whilst police are unable to recommend specific products, SBD can act as an effective gatekeeper and signposting service to our 650 member companies and their products, which meet our rigorous Police Preferred Specification standards.

Members’ products range from secure and robust doors, windows and locks through to cutting-edge IT products, CCTV components, and shutters and barriers. SBD is the only way for companies to obtain police accreditation for security products in the UK.

For details of our Member Companies’ accredited products visit: