IFSEC To Explore Transportation Security

Transport security will be thoroughly explored during the IFSEC 2011 Conference.

The conference sessions taking place on Wednesday, May 18 will be chaired by Chris Lynch, Transport Security Lead, at Deloitte, with each session delivered by a leading industry figure.

Richard Bell, Security Risk & Assurance Expert for Transport for London, will present ‘Combating the terrorist threat to transport networks.’  Richard will discuss strategies for identifying, shaping and providing assurance on security risks.  He will also explain what protective security assurance is and the essential tools and techniques; in addition to how to deal with high profile and significant security risks such as insider threat.

Erik Bladh, Technical Sales Manager, Northern Europe, Axis Communications will discuss safer and more efficient public transport with digital surveillance, using Storstockholm’s Lokaltrafik AB, which operates metro, buses and rail and carried 700,000+ passengers per day as a case study.

Erik will address the security project (Trygghetsprojektet) that was implemented with the intention of creating a safer travel and work environment, minimizing interruptions in traffic and lowering the high costs of graffiti and vandalism control, as well as the use of surveillance cameras to prevent crime, reduce unexpected interruptions to traffic, improve the user experience and drive down costs.

Dominic Vallely, Principal Fire Engineer at Tenos, presents ‘Effective fire safety in complex transport facilities’ incorporating fire safety objectives in transportation and fire risk factors -- assessment, control and monitoring.  Dominic will also focus on the management of imported risk (tenants, customers & contractors) and business critical installations and fire protection (passive and active systems).

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