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G4S is a market leader and we provide a broad range of products and services in over 90 countries. This breadth provides us with a strong understanding and clear visibility of how security and trends are evolving across the world. G4S North America business now operates as Allied Universal®.
Latest news & insights
Climate change security hazards to increase by double-digits as companies urged to prepare
Businesses must prepare for a double-digit increase in climate change hazards that impact physical security in the next year and could threaten supply chains, people and finance
Zama zamas are just the tip of the criminal polycrisis in mining
News headlines continue to show evidence of the devastating effects of illegal mining in SA. A few weeks ago the inquest into the 2016 Lily Mine disaster concluded that the failure to combat illegal mining in the area contributed to the collapse of the mine, in which three people were killed.
Why October is a Marathon, not a sprint, for G4S Kenya
The last weekend of October in Nairobi is the busiest of the year for the management and security officers at G4S Kenya - securing the well-attended Nairobi Marathon and OktobaFest.
9 in 10 security chiefs say AI will have the biggest impact on physical security operations
9 in 10 (90%) of Chief Security Officers (CSOs) at large, global businesses operating in the UK agree that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will have the biggest impact on physical security operations over the next 5 years
How our Security Operations Centre puts employees of Fortune 200 business first
When faced with a serious emergency or environmental threat, being able to conduct welfare checks on staff is a top priority for one customer in Japan and South Korea.
Regenerating communities in South Sudan
G4S’s Ordnance Management company, in partnership with the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), is removing landmines and other explosive hazards in South Sudan.
G4S UK wins two five-year UK Government contracts
G4S Secure Solutions UK (SSUK) has won two five-year contracts from the Government Property Agency (GPA)
G4S becomes official partner of UPS in Kenya for courier services
G4S Kenya, the market leader for courier services in the country, and UPS (NYSE: UPS), one of the world’s largest companies and global leader in logistics, announced an exclusive partnership for domestic courier and logistics services.
Why a smart safe is transformational in Uganda
G4S Uganda is rolling out a smart safe enabling cash deposits to hit bank accounts instantly, which has multiple business benefits.
Aarhus regional council and G4S collaborate to modernise building security
G4S and the Aarhus region in Denmark have entered into an agreement to upgrade alarm and video surveillance systems across hundreds of buildings in the municipality.
Innovative escape room recruitment concept launched by G4S Belgium
Across the world, G4S has always been innovative when faced with a challenge - it’s the reason it is one of our company values. In Belgium this is no different. With a number of vacant roles and a competitive recruitment market, colleagues have devised a creative recruitment campaign based on a current global craze.
How G4S is stepping up protective security measures ahead of Nigerian elections
The risk of violence and civil unrest surrounding the upcoming Nigerian presidential elections is a threat and while it may mean some global businesses temporarily exit the country taking their employees with them, G4S stands ready to protect its customers with an enhanced range of services available.
What makes Close Protection Officers exceptional and how to be one
Christian Hviid leads G4S’s burgeoning close protection business in Denmark and with 14 years’ experience in close protection, security and an extensive policing background, he knows what makes Close Protection Officers exceptional and how you get to be one.
Security for Uganda's Largest Music Events
G4S in Uganda has been tasked by Diageo to provide security for a series of music gigs and festivals run by its subsidiary, Uganda Breweries Limited. With Risk 360 (risk assessment software), it is able to monitor the security threat level at every event in real-time and spot emerging trends.
G4S Latvia partners with Latvia State Police on drone detection
G4S is working with the State Police of Latvia to put in place a mobile drone detection system for large events and to provide training for officers using technology.
Technology-enabled patrols reduce thefts for communications infrastructure provider’s Nigerian sites
Using the G4S developed Risk360 software application and platform for patrols helps security professionals react quickly. In Nigeria, officers use it to stop criminals stealing equipment from a number of communications infrastructure sites around the country.
G4S’s Digital Guard: A new AI security solution
G4S’s Digital Guard is capable of screening video footage for indicators of illegal activity and could help to address widespread staffing shortages in the security sector
G4S implements Oman data centre security solution used by World’s tech giants
Data security for companies is critical: the legal and reputational risks and the harm caused to individuals when it falls into the wrong hands can be significant. Impressed by its global footprint, a data centre company chose G4S to design, install and maintain a security solution for its new site in Oman.
Two Global Industry Leaders to Explore Solutions for Renewable Power, Innovative Energy Solutions and Decarbonizing Mobility Operations
Allied Universal®, the leading global security and facility services company, and its international business, G4S, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shell to accelerate the transition to sustainable solutions for customers and employees through a global collaboration in sustainability and security.
Protection and armoured vehicles deployed for EU’s election observers in Lebanon
Security experts at G4S in Lebanon have been issued with a certificate of appreciation for delivering a 70-day bespoke close protection operation to the European Union Election Observation Mission.
How multi-factor authentication AI could transform security
AI could one day have the capability to differentiate between animals and humans remotely - or perhaps even distinguish between persons - based on attributes like smell, movement, heartbeat and heat signature.
Border Security in Estonia
In Estonia, G4S has been trusted for over two decades to secure ports, airports and land borders to keep people and property safe, and stop illegal attempts to import or export prohibited items.
G4S Academy takes security at Turkish bank to the next level
The G4S Academy is a platform within G4S that enables our international organisation to strengthen our own expertise through collaborations and provide bespoke security solutions for our customers. When G4S in Turkey joined the G4S Academy, the team wasted no time in applying the G4S Academy’s principles and expertise to one of their biggest customers.
G4S designs early-warning fire and security system for Vita Baltic International
An integrated, early-warning fire protection and security solution for Vita Baltic International, one of Europe’s biggest foam manufacturers, has brought peace of mind to the company at their Lithuania-based premises.
G4S develops electric vehicle assembly safety gold standard
G4S is working with the UK operations of a major European car manufacturer on safety best practice to ensure that electric vehicle assembly teams are properly protected
Providing expert security for Ecuador's leading banks
G4S is the market leader in Ecuador providing peace of mind for many leading banks through G4S-designed technology and a highly-trained workforce which meets rigorous international standards.
Allied Universal® becomes a global leader in electronic monitoring through Attenti acquisition
Allied Universal®, the leading global security and facility services company, continues its strategic growth with the acquisition of Attenti Group, one of the world’s leading electronic monitoring companies.
Europe's largest nuclear decommissioning project chooses G4S to provide security
G4S Secure Solutions UK, an Allied Universal® Company, has been awarded a £24m contract with Magnox Ltd
G4S Secure Solutions UK acquires TSS
G4S Secure Solutions UK, an Allied Universal company, has announced the acquisition of T.S.S (Total Security Services), strengthening its position as a major UK provider of security services, with industry leading talent, expertise and market coverage.
Powering security for Aggreko in Bangladesh
G4S is providing an innovative integrated security solution for Aggreko in Bangladesh, reducing incidents to keep Aggreko’s employees and assets safe.
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