Steven Kenny

About Steven Kenny

Steven Kenny has spent 14 years in the security sector undertaking various roles that have seen him take responsibility for key elements of mission critical, high profile projects across a number of different vertical markets. For the last, four year’s Steven has focused his attentions on how technologies can best complement day to day operations and specifically address operational issues by supporting the A&E consultant community across Northern Europe. Steven is all a committee member for ASIS International focusing on Education for the security sector and the UK technology advisor for TINYg (Terrorist Information New York group).

Posts by Steven Kenny:

    How physical security technology can better protect the public realm

    In early 2021 we learned about a new piece of proposed legislation known as the Protect Duty, which looks set to change the way in which publicly accessible locations are secured. Following the consultation, which closed in July 21, the Government is reviewing the feedback. To my mind, this allows the security industry a period […]

      What are the cybersecurity issues in video surveillance?

      Cybersecurity should be an ongoing concern for consumers and companies in every sector, within their own organizations, amongst their stakeholders and throughout supply chains. The video surveillance industry is no exception. Far from the days of CCTV cameras, which held little to no information and were not connected to a network, the advances in digital […]

        Cybersecurity, the NIS Directive and our essential service providers

        The global COVID-19 pandemic has created many challenges for us all. What has become apparent throughout is how reliant society is on the operators of essential services (OESs) and digital service providers (DSPs). In these unprecedented times we have certainly seen some of the OESs being pushed to their limits. This should make us reflect […]

          Defending against cyberattacks in a disrupted world

          To say that we’re living through a turbulent time would be an obvious understatement. Global disruption can force populations to rethink how they operate, especially when it comes to daily routines. Switches to remote working models and restricted movement can lead to increased online activity. Citizens will seek to connect with loved ones, continue work […]

            The importance of Secure by Default

            As the cybersecurity landscape continues to evolve at a rapid pace, partly thanks to the increasing use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, businesses are beginning to face a proliferation of threats. This enhanced risk factor has no doubt been a driver for the implementation of new legislations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation […]

              GDPR’s role in delivering a smarter, safer world

              A refreshed approach to cybersecurity has been a long time coming. Use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, those that can connect and share data with each other in real-time, is growing exponentially and are being utilised in everything from industrial processes through to consumer devices. However, as these devices and systems have become more […]