01
DEC
2015

Webinar Materials: ISO 18788 – The New Standard for Responsible Security Operations

Human Analytics Senior Managing Director Rebecca DeWinter-Schmitt moderated a webinar on November 20 on the new International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard, ISO 18788 Management System for Private Security Operations – Requirements with Guidance for Use. The...
18
NOV
2015

Second Edition of Briefing Paper “Private Security Standards”

The Human Analytics team is pleased to offer an updated briefing paper comparing and contrasting standards for the provision of private security services. This is the second edition of the briefing paper, “Standards for Private Security Services,” and it contains additional...
16
NOV
2015

REMINDER THIS FRIDAY – ISO 18788: The New Standard for Responsible Security Operations

REMINDER – THIS FRIDAY! Seminar/Webinar ISO 18788: The New Standard for Responsible Security Operations In the wake of the global growth of the private security industry, a number of efforts have emerged to govern private security provision and ensure responsible security...
04
NOV
2015

Seminar on ISO 18788: The New Standard for Responsible Security Operations

In the wake of the global growth of the private security industry, a number of efforts have emerged to govern private security provision and ensure responsible security operations in complex environments, to include an international declaration, an international code of conduct,...
26
OCT
2015

Upcoming Workshop on new ISO 18788 Management System for Private Security Operations

Join Radian Compliance and Human Analytics on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 in Hampton Roads, VA for the DoD – Procurement Technical Assistance Program training on the recently released international standard, ISO 18788 Management System for Private Security Operations. If you are a...
13
OCT
2015

International Code of Conduct Association Reviews the Past Year and Maps Road Ahead

The International Code of Conduct Association (ICoCA) held its Annual General Assembly meeting on October 8 in Geneva. The ICoCA, established in September 2013, governs and oversees implementation of the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers and...
18
AUG
2015

Update: Further Progress Made in Finalizing Certification to ICoCA Using PSC.1

In a previous blog post, ICoCA Releases Draft Certification Procedure for Vote by Members, Human Analytics described the process by which a national or international standard is considered for approval by the International Code of Conduct Association (ICoCA) as the pathway for a...
23
JUL
2015

Updated Toolkit “Addressing Security and Human Rights Challenges in Complex Environments” Now Available

Recently the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced an updated, second version of their Toolkit, Addressing Security and Human Rights Challenges in Complex Environments. Human Analytics...
13
JUL
2015

Steps to Implement the Private Security Company Quality and Risk Management Standard

Recently ANSI published a new management system standard formally titled Management System for Quality of Private Security Company Operations – Requirements with Guidance (PSC.1).  This standard has also been the basis to develop an International Standard ISO 18788 Management...
01
JUL
2015

Swiss Law on Private Security Companies Contributes to Protection of Human Rights

On June 24, the Swiss government published a detailed decree relating to the Swiss law on Private Security Companies (PSCs) and announced that it will go into effect on September 1, 2015. The Swiss government, through its Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), has taken...