Security in Focus

Steve Bell - CTO at Gallagher security

Security in Focus is hosted by Gallagher's Chief Technology Officer, Steve Bell. With a career history spanning over 30 years with Gallagher, Steve is an industry leader with expert knowledge across all aspects of security. Join Steve in our podcast series for updates on specific security issues and interviews with leading professionals across the sector. read less
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Episodes

Security Scoop: High Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection
Apr 26 2021
Security Scoop: High Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection
In our latest podcast episode, Steve Bell, Chief Technology Officer at Gallagher Security, delves into the crucial topic of safeguarding critical national infrastructure against increasingly sophisticated cyber and physical threats. Steve is joined by high security expert, Scott Weiner, Technical Director at Atkins in the UK. With a deep understanding and extensive experience in securing the high securitysector, Scott offers an insider's perspective on what sets these critical infrastructure sites apart and the unique challenges they face.Listen in as they explore the complex needs of high security environments, discuss how a risk-based approach directs the design and protection of these assets, and outline thepivotal sectors imperative to a nation's well-being. Discover the essential componentsof a robust risk management and mitigation strategy and the critical elementsthat comprise an effective threat assessment process.Whether you're a security professional, risk manager, or simply interested in the intricacies of critical infrastructure protection, this episode is packed with expertise not to be missed.Stay ahead of the curve in security. Subscribe to our podcast and follow us on social media to stay up-to-date with all the latest episodes, news, and insights from top industry experts. Follow Steve Bell on LinkedIn to join the conversation, https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-bell-ctoLearn more about Gallagher Security here, https://security.gallagher.com/Listen to all podcasts on our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@GallagherSecurityTV/podcasts
Security Scoop: What's in Command Centre version 8.40?
Dec 9 2020
Security Scoop: What's in Command Centre version 8.40?
Join Steve Bell, Chief Technology Officer at Gallagher Security, as he delves into the new updates in the latest version of Gallagher's Command Centre, v8.40. Alongside the Gallagher Security Product and R&D Teams, Steve discusses a range of exciting new features that are set to impact the security landscape.In this episode, you'll get insider access to topics including:At 1:15, discover how Digital ID on Gallagher’s Mobile Connect App can modernize identity management for school campuses.By 9:49, explore improvements to Gallagher’s elevator integrationsAt 16:27, learn about the latest updates to our High Security solution ensuring comprehensive protection.At 22:00, dive into enhancements to our compliance, random selection, and competencies module, vital for operational efficiency.By 27:55, find out about Security Health Check (SHC) enhancements and the accolades SHC earned across the globe.At 31:05, gain insights into our comprehensive security zone document that addresses hardware and technology considerations for variouslevels of security zones.Finally, at 37:00, hear about the Monitored Pulse Fence enhancements designed specifically for sites in harsh environmental conditions.Get your dose of security expertise and make sure to implement the latest version of Command Centre v8.40 into your operations.Stay ahead of the curve in security. Subscribe to our podcast and follow us on social media to stay up-to-date with all the latest episodes, news, and insights from top industry experts. Follow Steve Bell on LinkedIn to join the conversation, https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-bell-ctoLearn more about Gallagher Security here, https://security.gallagher.com/Listen to all podcasts on our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@GallagherSecurityTV/podcasts
Security Scoop: Cyber Security Insights with Expert Mike Gillespie
Oct 27 2020
Security Scoop: Cyber Security Insights with Expert Mike Gillespie
In this special episode of our podcast, which coincides with Cyber Security Awareness Month, host Steve Bell, Chief Technology Officer at Gallagher Security, delves into the ever-changing cyber security landscape. With the fusion of traditional and IP-based security systems gaining momentum, the complexity of protecting the security of our security intensifies.Join Steve as he sits down with cyber security expert Mike Gillespie, Director at Advent IM, the UK's leading independent security consultancy famed for its robust defense strategies. Mike shares his insights on the cyber security considerations of migrating to internet-connected security models. They also discuss the emerging cyber trends revolutionizing the security industry, navigating the surge of cyber challenges linked to modern security systems, the imperatives for cyber security processes within businesses, and the critical impact of system components on overall security integrity.Steve also talks to Gallagher's Pen Testing team, who discuss their critical role in enhancing cyber security within Gallagher's solutions.We also unravel the current state of cyber security not just in the UK, but globally.Stay ahead of the curve in security. Subscribe to our podcast and follow us on social media to stay up-to-date with all the latest episodes, news, and insights from top industry experts. Follow Steve Bell on LinkedIn to join the conversation, https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-bell-ctoLearn more about Gallagher Security here, https://security.gallagher.com/Listen to all podcasts on our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@GallagherSecurityTV/podcasts