Member Benefits & Discounts

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.


Meet and Greet London

The Euston Flyer, 83-87 Euston Road, London, NW1 2RA
If you're around on Tuesday 28th January, please feel free to come and join the HQ team for a drink! This is a perfect way to meet other members in your local area. We will be at the Euston Flyer from 5:30pm for a meet and greet and New Year catch up. Please feel free to join us all, grab a pint and to introduce yourself and meet with some of our other members. Feel free to bring a colleague too - the more the merrier (maybe not literally!).

28 January, 2020   17:30

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Developing Senior Leaders in the Security Sector Webinar

Developing Senior Leaders in the Security Sector will give you a whistle-stop tour of the highly regarded Business and Strategic Leadership MSc for the Security Sector. We'd like to invite you to join us on a 1-hour webinar on Tuesday 28 January at 11:30 hosted by Rick Mounfield CSyP FSyI and Dr Jane Trinder, Programme Director. This unique programme has been developed specifically for the security services sector with a view to addressing leadership pipeline challenges within a global security context.  

28 January, 2020   11:30

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CSyP Application Workshop

TBC, Central London
Kick-off your personal development by becoming a Chartered Security Professional. Joining this workshop will help you learn the best way to complete and submit your application so that the admittance process is as easy as possible for you and us.
  • Learn about the steps your application will follow
  • Gain a good understanding of the competencies we are looking for
  • What you should and shouldn't put on your Application Form
  • Meet Interview Assessors and hear practice questions
There will be an interactive workshop, where you will be able to receive one to one advice on making a successful application to the Register. Applicants are encouraged to bring copies of qualification and training certificates / letters of support / examples of work etc. to discuss with the assessors and administrators. At the end of this workshop, you should feel confident to complete your application, and have a better understanding of the application process and timescales, and what CSyP can do for you. If you have any questions, please contact Di Thomas on 07879 330818 or You can earn 3 Formal CPD points for attending this event  

06 February, 2020   15:00

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February Members Lunch

The Freemasons Arms, 81-82 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9NG
Date: Tuesday 18th February 2020 Time: 12.00 - 15.00pm Venue: The Freemasons Arms, 81-82 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9NG   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 than 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 fish & chips for lunch with 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! Booking is essential.

18 February, 2020   12:00

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CSyP Brave New World Seminar

Aldersgate Sutie, Central Hall, Westminster, London, SW1H 9NH
Join us for the inaugural Chartered Security Professional's Annual Seminar  This seminar is exclusively for Chartered Security Professionals and their personal guests, and will include an update on Register developments and successes, a briefing from a senior representative from CPNI, plus visions of the future in terms of the security landscape, cyber, physical, convergence, education and how being Chartered has contributed to raising professional standards and standing of registrants. Designed to be thought provoking, highly informative and including interactive group discussions involving those of us operating at the highest practice levels in security, we plan to deliver a seminar which will be unrivalled in its format and content.

08 June, 2020   09:30

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Gala Awards Dinner Tickets

Sea Life Centre, London
Following on from a successful event last year, we are excited to invite you once again to join us for our prestigious Gala Awards dinner, this year being held at the Sea Life Centre in London. Come and join us at this wonderful venue, a first for the Security Institute! This is set to be a fantastic evening starting off with arrival drinks with the sharks in The Pacific Wreck and The Coral, followed by an outstanding 3 course meal in Atlantic Cove and the presentation of awards to finish off the evening. The evening will include: Fantastic drinks receptions including Interactive dive with the dive team in the shark tank 3 course meal, coffee and petit fours Inclusive wine, beer and soft drinks Presentation of awards Networking with fellow SyI members Dress Code: Lounge Suit and Summer Dresses This event is for both Security Institute members and non-members, numbers are limited and booking is essential.   Interested in sponsoring this event? We have 2 different sponsorship packages available for this event, for more details or to book a package please contact Becky at HQ via email or phone 02476 346464 Sponsor the Event - inc 10 places - £2000+VAT Sponsor an Award - inc 1 place - £500+VAT

30 June, 2020   18:30

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Security Institute Annual Conference 2020 Tickets

1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London W1G 0AE
We are back again for our premier CPD event on the 22nd October 2020. Following on from our very successful Annual Conference 2019: People Centred Security. Tickets are now available to join us again, where we will be at a new and exciting conference venue - 1 Wimpole Street, within the surroundings of The Royal Society of Medicine. 1 Wimpole Street is Conveniently located in London's West End, so you won’t have to go out of your way to get to us – no matter what mode of transport you use. Come and join us with guest speakers providing an insight on the latest security knowledge, as well as an update from the Security Institute. More details will soon be released, with more information on Conference topic and full agenda. As a taster - in 2019 we were joined by  leaders from the likes of CPNI, NaCTSO, and government who joined us to discuss topics such as 'People and security', 'Security Culture', 'Protect and Prepare influence', 'Frontline professionalisation', 'An example of community engagement' - plus much, much more!

22 October, 2020   09:00

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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.



The Security Institute supports a number of charities throughout the year.

Proceeds from the 2019 Remembrance Event went to the Felix Fund. The Felix Fund helps any military or SO15 (Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Unit) personnel who have conducted or assisted with Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and search duties. They provide welfare support and financial assistance to serving personnel, veterans and their dependents.

Read more about the Felix Fund 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 2020 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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