Introduction to Security Culture

Introduction to Security Culture

2-day course | London Gatwick
  • Designed and delivered by UK CAA Aviation Security experts
  • Brings comprehensive understanding of the benefits of a security culture
  • Provides practical tools and techniques for assessing and improving security culture
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Course overview

What is Security Culture?

Security culture is a set of norms, beliefs, values, attitudes and assumptions that are inherent in the daily operation of an organisation and are reflected by the actions and behaviours of all entities and personnel within the organisation. Security should be everyone’s responsibility – from the ground up. An effective security culture is about: recognising that effective security is critical to business success; establishing an appreciation of positive security practices among employees; aligning security to core business goals; and articulating security as a core value rather than as an obligation or a burdensome expense.

Course Overview

This course aims to give delegates an understanding of what a security culture is, what the benefits of a security culture are and how it can be embedded. An active learning approach is taken by examining the experience of creating a safety culture in aviation and what security practitioners can learn from this. Delegates will also be given tools and techniques to measure current security culture in their organisations.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for individuals at a supervisory/management level engaged in aviation security around the world, from National Aviation Authorities, government and industry.

Key topics

  • Delegates will learn about the importance of security culture by examining previous aviation security incidents in order to give real, practical understanding of why a positive security culture is important.
  • Delegates will discuss the elements that make up a security culture and explore how the extensive work that has been done in the aviation safety sphere can benefit aviation security.
  • The course will provide delegates with practical tools to both benchmark current security culture within their organisations and techniques and best practices for enhancing and maintaining a positive security culture.

Course objectives

On completing the course delegates will demonstrate an understanding of the following:

  • What a security culture is and how it fits into wider organisational aims and objectives.
  • The lessons that can be learnt from safety and how these can be applied to security.
  • The practices, tools and techniques that can foster a positive security culture.
  • How security culture can be measured.
  • The role an effective security culture plays in mitigating risks.

Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

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What is Security Culture?

Security culture is a set of norms, beliefs, values, attitudes and assumptions that are inherent in the daily operation of an organisation and are reflected by the actions and behaviours of all entities and personnel within the organisation. Security should be everyone’s responsibility – from the ground up. An effective security culture is about: recognising that effective security is critical to business success; establishing an appreciation of positive security practices among employees; aligning security to core business goals; and articulating security as a core value rather than as an obligation or a burdensome expense.

Course Overview

This course aims to give delegates an understanding of what a security culture is, what the benefits of a security culture are and how it can be embedded. An active learning approach is taken by examining the experience of creating a safety culture in aviation and what security practitioners can learn from this. Delegates will also be given tools and techniques to measure current security culture in their organisations.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for individuals at a supervisory/management level engaged in aviation security around the world, from National Aviation Authorities, government and industry.

Key topics

  • Delegates will learn about the importance of security culture by examining previous aviation security incidents in order to give real, practical understanding of why a positive security culture is important.
  • Delegates will discuss the elements that make up a security culture and explore how the extensive work that has been done in the aviation safety sphere can benefit aviation security.
  • The course will provide delegates with practical tools to both benchmark current security culture within their organisations and techniques and best practices for enhancing and maintaining a positive security culture.

Course objectives

On completing the course delegates will demonstrate an understanding of the following:

  • What a security culture is and how it fits into wider organisational aims and objectives.
  • The lessons that can be learnt from safety and how these can be applied to security.
  • The practices, tools and techniques that can foster a positive security culture.
  • How security culture can be measured.
  • The role an effective security culture plays in mitigating risks.

Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Review of course
Related courses
Security Management Systems (SeMS)More
Managing Insider RisksMore
In-company delivery?

We can also tailor this training courses to suit an organisation’s individual training requirements. These bespoke training packages can be delivered in the UK or at a client’s international location. Contact us for more information.

What is Security Culture?

Security culture is a set of norms, beliefs, values, attitudes and assumptions that are inherent in the daily operation of an organisation and are reflected by the actions and behaviours of all entities and personnel within the organisation. Security should be everyone’s responsibility – from the ground up. An effective security culture is about: recognising that effective security is critical to business success; establishing an appreciation of positive security practices among employees; aligning security to core business goals; and articulating security as a core value rather than as an obligation or a burdensome expense.

Course Overview

This course aims to give delegates an understanding of what a security culture is, what the benefits of a security culture are and how it can be embedded. An active learning approach is taken by examining the experience of creating a safety culture in aviation and what security practitioners can learn from this. Delegates will also be given tools and techniques to measure current security culture in their organisations.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for individuals at a supervisory/management level engaged in aviation security around the world, from National Aviation Authorities, government and industry.

Key topics

  • Delegates will learn about the importance of security culture by examining previous aviation security incidents in order to give real, practical understanding of why a positive security culture is important.
  • Delegates will discuss the elements that make up a security culture and explore how the extensive work that has been done in the aviation safety sphere can benefit aviation security.
  • The course will provide delegates with practical tools to both benchmark current security culture within their organisations and techniques and best practices for enhancing and maintaining a positive security culture.

Course objectives

On completing the course delegates will demonstrate an understanding of the following:

  • What a security culture is and how it fits into wider organisational aims and objectives.
  • The lessons that can be learnt from safety and how these can be applied to security.
  • The practices, tools and techniques that can foster a positive security culture.
  • How security culture can be measured.
  • The role an effective security culture plays in mitigating risks.

Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Review of course
Related courses
Security Management Systems (SeMS)More
Managing Insider RisksMore
In-company delivery?

We can also tailor this training courses to suit an organisation’s individual training requirements. These bespoke training packages can be delivered in the UK or at a client’s international location. Contact us for more information.

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Introduction to Security Culture Instructors

Introduction to Security Culture Instructors

Kevin Sawyer

Kevin Sawyer

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Kevin has 18 years of experience working in regulatory roles in the transport sector. Kevin has been working for the UK CAA since 2014, primarily in Aviation Security regulation but also in General Aviation and most recently as aviation security lead in CAAi. Prior to joining the UK CAA, Kevin spent 12 years with the Department for Transport in a variety of security-related roles ranging from compliance, policy, strategy and head of personnel security and vetting. Kevin has significant experience of working on a number of high-profile security events and policies both domestically and internationally with a focus on risk management. Kevin has an MSc in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management.

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