Improving Standards of Security in the Built Environment

This free-to-attend event brings together Members of both The Security Institute and ASIS UK Chapter for a range of sessions dedicated to exploring the role of standards in securing the built environment. Hear from expert speakers and subject matter experts, network with likeminded professionals and witness first-hand the rigorous forced entry testing that LPCB-certified products undergo.

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This event is for Members of The Security Institute and ASIS UK Chapter only.
A valid Membership number must be shared when registering to attend.
Registration details will be shared as necessary between The Security Institute, ASIS UK and BRE for the purposes of Membership verification, event management and post-event communication only.

If you have any questions, please contact either:

Gareth at the Security Institute at [email protected] or 07890 256164.
Darren at ASIS at [email protected] or 07779 712276

Event Programme:

09:30 Arrive and refreshments

10:00 Welcome and Introduction by Event Chair Bruce Braes

10:15 Richard Flint (BRE): Assuring Forced Entry Protection

This session will concentrate on:

Forced entry threats – Types, why delay measures matter and an offender’s perspective.
Selecting appropriate standards of forced entry protection.
Verifying conformity within the supply chain.
12:15 Lunch and networking

13:00 Group A – Witness forced entry testing

Group B – Asset level security assurance: The role of standards and certification

13:45 Group A – Asset level security assurance: The role of standards and certification

Group B – Witness forced entry testing

14:30 Refreshments

14:45 Panel discussion: “Spec-busting – How rife is it and how can we combat it?”

The panel session will be chaired by Bruce Braes and obtain the panel members’ experiences and thoughts in relation to the protection of security design and specifications throughout a built asset’s lifecycle – from planning through to occupation – against potential ‘value engineering’ or ‘spec-busting’.

15:15 Questions and closing remarks

15:30 Close


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May 04 2023


9:30 am - 3:30 pm




Bricket Wood, Watford WD25 9XX
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