Lucas Young

About Lucas Young

Lucas Young is responsible for IoT surveillance, critical infrastructure and transportation verticals. Lucas comes from a risk management and security consultancy background and has worked around the globe, advising clients in many sectors including sea and airports, rail networks, law enforcement and defence agencies. His experience of working in both operational and commercial roles provides him with an excellent insight into the issues, challenges and potential solutions facing those who work in critical services.

Posts by Lucas Young:

    Protecting water utilities through smart surveillance

    The provision of clean water is undoubtedly a critical aspect of a functioning society, and even this may be understating its importance. It’s an often-quoted fact that a human can survive more than three weeks without food, but only three days without water. And many sectors of industry – not least food production – rely […]

      Understanding the options and costs of airport perimeter protection

      It is no surprise that having robust perimeter protection to mitigate against the threat of intrusion is a top priority for airports. In an updated whitepaper, we review some of the technical options available to airports to effectively deter and detect perimeter intrusion in the most cost-efficient way. Addressing the challenges of airport perimeter protection […]

        Intelligent prevention – how technology can help reduce UK rail suicides

        Over the 2019/20 financial year, there were a staggering 283 suicides on the British rail network. These actions, of course, have a long-lasting impact on friends, family, witnesses and emergency first responders. Ultimately, those who are burdened with seeing such an event often require ongoing support, affecting both their work and private lives. In addition to its […]

          With a UK threat attack ‘highly likely’, is our national infrastructure at risk?

          Our critical national infrastructure (CNI) underpins the foundation of our modern existence, yet as most of its operation takes place ‘behind the scenes’, it is often so seamless that we hardly notice it’s there. Energy, water supplies, transportation and even logistics are all essential components of our modern world. Disruption, damage to or sabotage of […]

            The role of network cameras in drone detection

            The use of drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs, is becoming ever more widespread across multiple industry sectors around the world. PricewaterhouseCoopers research found that the social and economic benefits of drones in the UK by 2030 could add £42 billion to GDP, and create more than 600,000 drone sector jobs. While most […]