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Vision, Mission, Aims

The Security Institute’s vision is to be recognised as the leading professional body for security; with a mission to inspire, inform and influence professional excellence for the benefit of our members, the security community and wider society. We are committed to providing an exceptional membership experience, with aims to:

  • Promote lifelong learning, professional development and qualification in security
  • Recognise competence through peer review and validation of our members
  • Support networking and the exchange of knowledge, information and best practice
  • Promote standards and ethics and make a valuable contribution to society through innovation
  • Collaborate with government, academic bodies and other organisations to influence policy
  • Enhance the reputation and understanding of the security discipline, providing a powerful unifying voice.

Cyber Essentials PLUS

We are thrilled to announce that we have now been awarded with
our Cyber Essentials PLUS certificate – adding extra levels of assurance
to our members on the security of our systems and the data that we hold.


We are the UK’s largest professional membership body for security professionals, with over 3,000 members to date.
Since 2000 we have been working to promote the highest possible standards of integrity and professional competence in the business of security.

Whatever you are looking to achieve in your security career, membership of the Security Institute can help you exceed your goals. Click HERE to read more information on becoming a Security Institute member.

Click HERE to read our Governance documents.


SyI Members Lunch - September 2019

Doggett's Coat & Badge, 1 Blackfriars Bridge, London, SE1 9UD
Now that you've completed your joining process with us, we'd love to meet you! Come and find out what's available in your Institute and how to access it, and let's get to know each other. This event will be hosted by the membership engagement team, and diaries permitting you will be able to meet some of the elected Board and existing members, as well as other new members. If you are new to us then please don't worry if you don't know anyone yet - you soon will and we'll be on hand to make you feel welcome and introduce you around. We know it can be difficult to get started with your networking, but we're a friendly bunch and we hope you'll soon get to know us. You'll be given a name badge but we suggest you bring a supply of business cards to swap! Even if you have been a member for a while, come and catch up with other members who would love to hear about your experiences with the SyI. There'll be a drink on arrival and a short presentation, then we'll grab a delicious BBQ lunch and an optional glass or two. This event is for Security Institute members only and numbers are limited. Existing members are most welcome to come and meet new members - the more the merrier! What a great start to membership with the Security Institute. You can earn 2 formal CPD points for attending this event.

11 September, 2019   12:00

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Fellowship Lunch

The Windsor Suite, The Milestone Hotel and Residences, London
Exclusive to FSyIs (Fellows of the Security Institute) Join us within the exquisite Windsor Suite inside a beautiful 5* Kensington hotel. This wood panelled executive dining room, complete with a butler’s pantry, full air-conditioning and an abundance of natural daylight is the perfect location for FSyIs to encourage friendship and challenging debate. It is a way to help shape activity in the Institute by sharing your ideas in a closed forum. After a business update from Chief Executive Rick Mounfield FSyI CSyP a delicious 3-course meal will be served inside this stunning dining room - a setting reminiscent of a stately home and accompanied by world-class service. Discover the old world charm, beautiful rich furnishings and outstanding cuisine. This historic hotel is ideally located centrally, opposite Kensington Palace and Gardens, and close to the Royal Albert Hall. Of course, there will be a welcome drink to kick things off, and a glass of wine with the meal. After the meal - why not encounter Stable’s bar and savour the ‘Milestone Old Fashioned’? Attending this CPD event will accrue 2 CPD points

25 September, 2019   13:00

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A Journey Less Perilous: Safer Travel in a Complex World

Met Office, Fitzroy Road, Exeter, EX1 3PB
A Journey less Perilous Travel Risk Management in a Complex World In an increasingly complex and unpredictable world managing organisational travel risk and employee safety while overseas has become ever more important. This one-day workshop looks at a range of tools and approaches as well as providing a unique insight into how the Met Office have developed their own effective travel risk management system in conjunction with Edson Tiger. The workshop will cover everything from overall system design, to the selection of local in-county providers and services and personal travel and security training solutions. Running Order: 09.40 – 10.00 Coffee and Reception 10.00 – 10.05 Welcome and opening remarks - Richard Kevern, Met Office 10.05 – 10.15 Introduction and Programme - David Curran, Edson Tiger 10.15 – 10.30 The Met Office: International Footprint and TRM Challenges - Emma Wills, Met Office 10.30 – 11.00 TRM General Principles - Paul Denning, Edson Tiger 11.00 – 11.20 Met Office TRM Principles Applied - Emma Wills, Met Office 11.20 – 11.45 Coffee 11.45 – 12.15 Travel Health - James Moore, Exeter Travel Centre 12.15 – 12.45 Using local providers (hotels, ground transport and security)- Dougie Wright, Edson Tiger 12.45 – 13.30 Lunch 13.30 – 14.00 SMART and the Role of Training - David Curran, Edson Tiger 14.00 – 14.30 Training in Action 14.30 – 15.00 Panel Session and Review 15.00 – 15.30 Met Office Tour (optional) 15.30 Depart.   You can earn 8 formal CPD points for attending this event. 

27 September, 2019   09:30

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Security Institute Annual Conference 2019: People-Centred Security

The Royal College of Physicians, Regents Park, London
Early-bird tickets are now available until the 2nd August 2019. Full price tickets will be on sale from the 3rd August 2019.  Concessions are available for SyI student members, corporate partners and new members who have joined the Institute in 2019. Come and join us at our premier CPD event for 2019. Building on the success of last years event, we have moved to an exciting new venue for 2019 - the award-winning Royal College of Physicians. The RCP offers a central London location, with Regents Park being only an arm's length away. Combine this with state of the art technology and an exceptional set of seasonal mouth-watering menus, we are excited to be hosting our Annual Conference at this Grade I listed building for 2019. The day will be themed around People-Centred Security, "The human dimension is the most important and least well-understood aspect of security. People are central to both the problems and the solutions." Paul Martin CBE (head of precursor to CPNI 2004-7) in The Rules of Security: Staying Safe in a Risky World (Oxford, May 2019) More details are to follow, along with a full itinerary to come your way. The event will finish with networking drinks hosted in the venue's stunning Osler and Long Room. Email for more information on how you can become a sponsor of our 2019 event.

23 October, 2019   09:00

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CSyP Presentation Dinner 2020

Central Criminal Court of England & Wales (Old Bailey), London, EC4M 7EH
Baroness Henig CBE DL, Chairman of the Chartered Security Professionals Registration Authority invites you to join her for this annual celebration of the Register of Chartered Security Professionals. Come and join us as we visit the oldest criminal court in the world for our annual dinner and certificate presentation. The evening will include:
  • Drinks Reception
  • Formal 4-course dinner with wines
  • VIP Guest Speaker (TBC)
  • Presentation of Certificates to new Chartered Security Professionals
  • Networking with senior security figures and fellow CSyP's
Kindly sponsored by 

12 March, 2020   18:45

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Booking Terms

Unless otherwise stated:

  • Full payment is required before attending an event
  • Provisional bookings are not confirmed until payment is received
  • A full refund is available for cancellations received 10 working days prior to the event
  • Photographs may be taken. Your image may appear on our website and/or be used in marketing material by ourselves and our Event Sponsors
  • A maximum of 5 ‘Inclusive Membership’ bookings will be taken per event
  • Member credit may be used towards ticket prices.

Members are notified of upcoming events through the Institute’s weekly eNews bulletins and via our social media


The Team

Read more information on the team running operations from remote locations across England and at HQ in Caldecote, Warwickshire.



Every year the Security Institute Chairman chooses a charity partner that the Institute supports. This year we are proud to support Send a Cow.

Send a Cow was set up by a group of Christian dairy farmers from the UK in 1988. Outraged at EU milk quotas, which were forcing them to slaughter healthy dairy cows, and in response to an appeal from Uganda for milk, they embarked on a project, which was set to become an innovative and practical charity. Uganda was just emerging from a long civil war, communities and their farmland had been destroyed and much of the country’s livestock wiped out. Several of the UK farmers flew to Africa to investigate how they could help.

In 2017 the charity Emerge Poverty Free merged with Send a Cow. Together they support even more families in Africa, empowering them to secure their own futures and helping them to lift themselves from poverty.

Read more about Send a Cow and how you can support the charity through fundraising and donations HERE.

Our Sponsors

A special thanks to the following organisations who are sponsoring events in our 2019 Security Institute calendar.

Our Supporters

The following businesses share the beliefs and ideals of the Security Institute and either formally or informally support the Institute through a variety of activities.

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In the Press
'UK Security Commonwealth  – A coming of age and ready to move to the next phase' by Andrea Berkoff, City Security magazine

The Security Institute & ITN Productions proudly present

Creating a security culture

The Security Institute and ITN Productions have produced a news and current affairs style programme hosted by national newsreader Natasha Kaplinksy. ‘Creating a Security Culture’ brings to life the vital security sector through compelling interviews, reports and sponsored editorial profiles form leading organisations.

‘Creating a Security Culture’ looks closely at how and what makes us feel safe online, in the workplace and during a day out.


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