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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 around 4,500 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.

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06.09.22 - Securing a Nuclear Construction Project

Hinkley Point C, Cannington Park & Ride, TA5 2LG
  BOOK HERE Date: 6th September 2022 Time: 09:00 - 16:00 Venue: Hinkley Point C, Cannington Park & Ride, TA5 2LG Accommodation: Is available at Cannington Court with limited availability. Bed & Breakfast £55.00 to book please contact the team directly at canningtoncourtbookings@edfenergy.com. About this event

Securing a Nuclear Construction Project – Security but not as we know it 

This conference will discuss the challenges associated with protecting the largest construction site in Europe that sees over 3,800 multinational and ethnically-diverse workers onsite every day, across hundreds of contracted organisations. It outlines the benefits of a strong client/contractor partnership in the delivery of a risk-proportionate and cost-efficient integrated security service whilst also meeting the stringent regulatory and legal requirements associated with the civilian nuclear industry. Conference Programme: 09:00 - Meet at the HPC park & ride at Cannington, near Bridgwater, Somerset. -  Prompt arrival is essential. 09:05 - Registration, board HPC bus. 09:25 - Presentations from various speakers - more information released soon. 12:40 - Lunch & Networking Opportunities 13:40 - Identification Checks and board bus for site tour* 14:10 - Depart Cannington Park to HPC Construction Site 14:30 - Sealed tour of site construction areas with tour guide 16:10 - Arrive back at Cannington park and ride *Access will be denied without a photo ID – typically passport, driver’s licence or government provided ID card. Company ID cards will not be accepted. Accommodation: We can provide good quality accommodation at Cannington Court, for those wishing to travel the night before. Please book by contacting the team at Cannington court via email: canningtoncourtbookings@edfenergy.com.
  • Bed & Breakfast - £55.00
All overnight guests are requested to declare their attendance at the SyI conference at the time of booking. Identification/Site Visitor Passes: Please ensure that you have photographic ID to present on your arrival, as Hinkley Point C is heavily regulated by the ONR and quite often has to turn people away. This ID must match prior details given at the time of booking. Please also ensure that you complete all questions asked during the booking process for this event. All details will be checked at the Cannington Park and Ride site. Delegates that originate from countries outside of the UK and do not hold a UK passport/driver’s licence need to make this clear at the earliest opportunity. VIP Delegates: Can you please notify us at the time of booking if: you hold the title of Lord or Lady; you are a Member of Parliament; you are a member of the press, or a media partner of The Security Institute. PPE: There is no need for PPE as we will not enter an active construction area. Wearing smart office attire is recommended. You can earn 10 formal CPD points for attending this event. This event has been kindly sponsored by G4S   BOOK HERE

06 September, 2022   09:00

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26.09.22 - CSyP Annual Dinner

St. Ermin's Hotel, 2 Caxton Street, London SW1H 0QW
Date: Monday 26th September 2022 Venue:  St. Ermin's Hotel, 2 Caxton Street, London SW1H 0QW Timings: Champagne Reception 18.45pm, Carriages 22.30pm Tickets: £115 - CSyPs £135 Guests BOOK HERE Sponsors/Exhibitors: Individual Sponsor packages are available -  speak to Martina Greatrex on 07879 330818 or martina@security-institute.org Baroness Henig CBE DL, Chair 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 St. Ermin's Hotel, the luxury hotel where in 1940 Winston Churchill, held a historic meeting asking people to join him in ‘Setting Europe Ablaze’ – this elite set, were to become the founding members of the SOE (Special Operations Executive). The unit carried out covert operations during WW2, from their headquarters – an entire floor of St. Ermin’s Hotel, whilst MI6 were stationed two floors above. SOE agents’ printed secret coded messages on pieces of silk, an original sample hangs in the Lobby, hunt it down and try to crack the code. About the Evening Existing Chartered Security Professionals welcome the newest to be admitted to the professional Register who will be presented with their Certificates of Admittance. We will enjoy a formal evening of fellowship and celebration including a delicious meal and a VIP guest speaker. What's included:
  • Champagne drinks reception
  • Formal 3-course dinner with wines and sparkling water/soft drinks
  • Keynote speech by Vincent Devine
  • Presentation of Certificates to new Chartered Security Professionals
  • Networking with senior security figures and fellow Chartered Security Professionals
This event is kindly sponsored by Dallmeier, The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals, Nineteen Events, Bidvest Noonan, Rose Associates International and Defuse Global   BOOK HERE

26 September, 2022   18:45

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20.10.22 Security Institute Annual Conference 2022 - Protecting Our Future

Aviva, St Helen's, 1 Undershaft, London EC3P 3DQ
  BOOK HERE Venue: Aviva, St Helen's, 1 Undershaft, London EC3P 3DQ Date: Thursday 20th October 2022 Time (provisional): 9am - 7pm. Registration opens 8.30am Tickets - Bookings will close on Wednesday 5th October  - no bookings will be taken after this date: Early Bird tickets available until 5th August at 12noon. Concessions are available for SyI Student Members, Retired Members and Corporate Partners

Annual Conference 2022 - Protecting Our Future

Come and join us at our premier CPD event for 2022. Building on the success of our event in 2021 we have moved to an exciting new venue - the home to Aviva centrally located in the Bank area, a central London location. Our speakers are still in the pipeline, but we can guarantee a full day line up of industry experts from various backgrounds of security, who will be delivering topical conversation and debate. … More details and a full itinerary of the day will follow shortly   Email events@security-institute.org for more information on how you can become a sponsor of our 2022 event. Thank you to our sponsors so far: BOOK HERE  

20 October, 2022   08:30

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29.11.22 - Gala Awards Dinner 2022

Madame Tussauds, Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5LR
  BOOK HERE Date: Tuesday 29th November 2022 Time: 19:00 - 23:30 Venue: Madame Tussauds, Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5LR About this event...  We are excited to invite you to join us for our prestigious Gala Awards Dinner, this year being held at the fantastic Madame Tussauds in London. We are ending 2022 with a bang so why not join us for a big Christmas Party and bring along your colleagues, partners and friends to enjoy the festive spirit! 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 and the opportunity to take the Spirit of London Ride, followed by an outstanding 3 course meal with the presentation of awards to finish off the evening. Dress Code: Lounge Suit, Christmas Dresses or anything that sparkles! The evening will include:
  • Fantastic drinks reception including an opportunity to take a ride on the Spirit of London
  • 3 course meal, coffee and petit fours
  • Inclusive wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Presentation of awards
  • Networking with other SyI members
This event is for all Security Institute members and guests in attendance with a member, numbers are limited and booking is essential. We have 2 different sponsorship packages available for this event, for more details or to book a package please contact Becky (events@security-institute.org): Sponsor the Event - inc 10 places - £2900 inc VAT Sponsor an Award - inc 1 place - £750 inc VAT Thank you to our sponsors so far:      Nominations will shortly open for our 2022 Gala Awards Dinner. Do you know a young professional who is worthy of recognition in the industry? Or a volunteer of the Institute who deserves to get something back? Maybe you, or someone you know, contribute to security internationally and warrants acknowledgement? The Security Institute Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements and contributions of our members and colleagues in the security sector from the past year. We are pleased to announce that nominations will shortly open for our 2022 Awards Gala Dinner for the following categories; (we welcome self-nominations as well as peer and colleague nominations) ‘Outstanding Contribution to Security Award’ in memory of George van Schalkwyk This award will recognise a Security Institute member who has demonstrated an outstanding contribution to the security profession. ‘Institute Learner of the Year Award’ in memory of John Aplin This award will recognise a Security Institute member who has recently (from January 2019 to date) finished their Security Institute Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in Security Management, and demonstrated that they have put their learnings into effective practice. ‘President’s Award for an Outstanding Young Professional’  This award celebrates the next generation of security leaders, and will recognise a Security Institute member under the age of 35 who has personally had a positive impact on their organisation or the wider security sector. 'International Achiever of the Year Award' This award will recognise a Security Institute member who has made a significant contribution to security outside the UK. ‘Volunteer of the Year Award’ This award will recognise an Institute member who has made a significant voluntary contribution to the Institute, for example through the Membership Management Advisory Group, Validation Board, Special Interest Groups, Young Members Group, helping out at exhibitions, and other volunteer roles within the SyI.     BOOK HERE  

29 November, 2022   19:00

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  • 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
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  • Member credit may be used towards ticket prices.

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

The Institute regularly makes contributions and raises money for the Security Benevolant Fund, which provides financial or other practical support for individuals in the Security Community who cannot pay for urgent medical treatment or have fallen on hard times and need help.

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