Actionable Business Security ­Intelligence

March 2016 Conferences & Events, Security Services & Risk Management

The economic downturn in recent years is but one factor contributing to increasing crime rates, particularly business crimes. Increases in systematic and violent organised crime have led to an unprecedented demand on police and protective security resources and highlighted a requirement for a SMART (Simple, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time Bound) approach to the collection, collation and analysis of Business Security Intelligence to develop a security posture that is predictive, with a view to being preventative.

Crest Advisory Africa and Hi-Tech Security Solutions are providing a new training course in 2016 specifically to address Business Security Intelligence. The purpose of this course is to develop an understanding of the holistic Business Security Intelligence landscape, including the collection, collation and interpretation of all applicable and relevant business intelligence, through to its analysis to deliver actionable information to reduce or eliminate the incidence of crime or unacceptable incidents. This approach will ensure that the provision of protective security supports key business objectives by being intelligence-led and effective, economic, responsive and resilient.

The programme will include the following elements:

• What is Business Intelligence?

• How does Business Intelligence relate to risk management?

• Business Security Intelligence and its contribution to the achievement of strategic business objectives.

• Potential sources of information and intelligence.

• Legal requirements and responsibilities.

• Information sharing protocols, policies and procedures.

• Recording of information and intelligence reports.

• Analysis and interpretation of data.

• Refining information into actionable intelligence.

• Intelligence derived from investigations.

• Layered approach to intelligence utilisation.

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

• Establish a framework for the development and implementation of Business Security.

• Intelligence processes within an identified business environment.

• Research and design a cost-effective Business Security Intelligence programme within an identified business environment.

• Develop a well-structured intelligence driven Operational Implementation Plan.

• Ensure that the resources committed to Business Security Intelligence are:

- Appropriate to the needs of the business and complement business operations.

- Support business objectives.

- Effective, economic, responsive and resilient.

• Limit the impact of crime on business operations by reducing the likelihood and consequences of occurrences.

• Reduce the financial losses incurred as the result of a crime by the development of Business Security Intelligence processes.

• Support business objectives by the integration of the Business Security Intelligence with other related business systems, such as competitive intelligence and environmental analysis processes.

Who should attend?

• Operations managers.

• Facility managers.

• Facilities managers.

• Safety and security managers and supervisors.

• Safety and security investigators.

• Support management.

• Risk managers.

• Procurement and due diligence investigators.

For more information contact Crest Advisory Africa, (011) 534 8454,

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