Finalists for Security Excellence Awards 2013 unveiled

Security-Excellence-AwardsThe finalists for the 15th annual Security Excellence Awards have been revealed. The ceremony will take place at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane on Wednesday 23 October.

Each of the finalists throughout the total of 18 categories were chosen from a large number of entrants by a judging panel comprised of some of the leading names from within the security industry.

This included Alex Carmichael (technical director at the British Security Industry Association), Emma Shaw (Chairman of the Security Institute), Don Randall MBE (head of security, Bank of England and chairman, City of London Crime Prevention Association), Jeff Little OBE (CEO of the National Security Inspectorate) and Richard Childs (Managing Director, ACPO Crime Prevention Initiatives).

Brian Sims, Chairman of the Judges and media solutions manager for UBM Live’s Security and Fire Portfolio, said: “Every year it’s extremely inspiring to learn of the magnificent achievements realised by security professional’s right across the sector. It’s the dedication of everyone in this community that helps to ensure so many companies’ people and assets are safe and secure.”

The full list of finalists:

Cyber Security Solution of the Year

BAE Systems Detica – CyberReveal Platform

Bromium – Bromium vSentry

Fresh Skies – mkryptor

Lockbox – The Lockbox Client Portal

The IASME Consortium – Information Assurance for SMEs Standard

Veracode – The VAST Program – SIP-Encrypt

Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year

Bouygues E&S FM UK – Actitudes ‘Shaping A Better Life’ Sustainable Development Programme

Dot Dot Dot Property – Dot Dot Dot Property Guardians

ICTS UK – ICTS Security Team at Middlesex University

IDIS – IDIS Community Welfare Programme

Magenta Security Services – The CSR Strategy

Newbould Guardians – Commitment to Environmental Sustainability

Pyronix – The CSR Programme

Servest Security – ‘Environment, Community, People’ and CSR

Sodexo – The Better Tomorrow Plan

Wilson James – The ‘People, Planet, Performance’ Programme

Customer Care Initiative of the Year

ADP Security Systems – Net Promoter (Innovation in Service Improvement)

Chris Lewis Fire & Security – Customer Lifecycle Programme

Corps Security – The Customer Charter

CSL DualCom – DualCom Network Operations Centre

Octavian Security – Commitment to Continuous Improvement

Securitas Security Services – West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive/Securitas Institute of Customer Service

The Shield Group – 30 St Mary’s Axe Customer Care Programme

Thompson AVC – Thompson AVC Customer Care

International Achievement Award

ATG Access

CHQ Security Services

SGW Consulting Group

The Security Institute

The Senate Group

VIDEF Security Consulting

Westminster Aviation Security Services (Westminster Group plc)

Xtralis UK

Enterprise Security Risk Management Project of the Year

ASIS International (Europe) – Convergence/Enterprise Security Risk Management Committee

BT Security – Secure Communications for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Pilgrims Group and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) – FCO Training and Information Awareness Programme

Securitas Security Services and Future Risk Management – Mercedes-Benz World Project

Best Deployment of Lone Worker Technology

Connexion2 and Vale of Aylesbury Housing – Identicom

Connexion2 and BSkyB – Identicom 8 Series

Reliance High-Tech and Lafarge Tarmac – Reliance Protect

Reveal Media – Body Worn Camera Systems

Unipart Security Solutions and Partners – Monitoring and Response Centre (MARC)

Security Partnering Initiative of the Year

Chroma Vision and Hammersmith and Fulham Council – Development of CCTV/Policing and Crowd Management

Clear Image MMS – ‘Doing Things Differently: The Clear Image Partnership Approach’

Magenta Security Services – Magenta’s Partnering Approach

MITIE Total Security Management and Reference Point – MiPoint Competency Management Project

Perpetuity Research and Consultancy International and Partners – The Security Research Initiative

Securitas Security Services and the Avon and Somerset Constabulary/Devon and Cornwall Police – Crime Scene Guarding

Securitas Security Services and the Manchester City Centre Management Company – Retail Support Unit

Sodexo – The Better Tomorrow Plan

The Senate Group – Senate in Symbiotic Relationships

VSG and London South Bank University – The ‘One Security Services Team’ Approach

Small to Medium Security Installer of the Year

Chris Lewis Fire & Security

Contact Security

Egress Software Technologies

Lifeline Alarm Systems

Northern Security

Sensory Secure

Sunstone IP Systems

Tyneside Security

Large Security Installer of the Year  


Kings Security Systems

Thompson AVC

Systems Integrator of the Year

ATEC Security

Becatech Systems



Honeywell (Honeywell Building Solutions UK)

Intergrated Security Manufacturing

Reliance High-Tech

Thompson AVC

Counter-Terrorism Solution of the Year

Becatech Systems – Watercress ESMS (Enhanced Security Management System)

Becatech Systems – IRDSS (Integrated Rapid Deployable Security Solution)

Bouygues E&S FM UK – Simple, Secure Defence and Counter-Terrorism Training

Community Safety Europe – Intelligent Situational Threat Assessment, Risk Evaluation and Determination (I STARED) System

Heald Limited – Matador PAS68 Security Bollards

University of Leeds, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds City Council and Future Risk Management – ‘Leeds Gold’ The Official Preparation Camp Headquarters for the Chinese Olympic Committee

ACS Champion of the Year

Active Response Security Services

Axis Security

Cardinal Security

FGH Security

Professional Security


Secure by Sodexo

Total Care Security

Event Security Team of the Year

Active Response Security Services – Team Active

Cardinal Security Services (Nigeria) – Cardinal Event Team

Dubai Police – Dubai Event Security Committee

FGH Security – FGH Security Events Division

Leon Security Services – Simmer Down Festival and The Flyover Show Event Team

SecuriGroup – SecuriGroup Events Division

Securitas Security Services – Securitas Retail Team

Securitas Security Services – Securitas Events Team

Showsec – BT London Live Event Team

Topher Limited – Topher Event Security

Security Training Initiative of the Year  

Maybo and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust Security Department – Healthcare Security Clinical Assault Reduction Programme

Corps Security – Securing Excellence e-Learning Programme

MITIE Total Security Management – MiLearning Training and Development Platform

Pilgrims Group – Fastrack Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT)

Security Management International – Counter-Espionage for Business Travellers Training Course

Showsec – Management Development Programme and Foundation Degree in Crowd Management

Sodexo – The Secure Development Programme

The Shield Group – Shopping Centre Training Programme

University of Leeds – KEWAP (Knives and Edged Weapons Awareness Programme)/’The Approach’ Edged Weapons Defence Training

William Hill – ‘Delivering Excellence’ Training Programme for Investigators

Security Consultant of the Year

CHQ Security Services

Chris Burman-Day (ELLE Security Group)


Michele Daryanani (Company85)

Nick Johnson (Ian Johnson Associates)

Paul Keeling (The Senate Group)

Pilgrims Group (Consultancy Division)

Dr Peter Speight CSyP (Securitas Security Services)

Professor Keith Still (G4S Secure Solutions UK)

Simon Whitehouse CPP CSyP (SGW Consulting Group)

Security Guarding Company of the Year

Axis Security

Bouygues E&S FM UK

CIS Security Limited

Corps Security

FGH Security


Kings Security Systems

Magenta Security Services

Secure by Sodexo

The Shield Group

Unipart Security Solutions

Security Manager of the Year  

Malcolm Dawson (University of Leeds)

Peter Finch CPP CSyP (Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust)

Saad Al Hasani (Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company)

Mark Hepherd (William Hill)

David Humm (Pilgrims Group)

Ronnie O’Keeffe (VSG)

Lorrae Rowan (MITIE Total Security Management)

John Scott (ICTS UK)

John Sephton (Axis Security)

Tony Shepherd (Robert Bosch Ltd)

Contribution to Standards in the Security Sector 

ASIS International

Don Randall MBE

Guardian Protection Services


Tony Mackosinski (Honeywell Security Group)

Meesons Al

Shane Naish (Integrated Design Limited)

Professional Security



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