IFSEC names Phil Aronson #1 Global Influencer


After consultation with a panel of highly respected judges, IFSEC Global, a leading risk, resilience and security research and event organization, announced it's prestigious Global influencers 2018 – System design, installation & integration category.

The judges represent a "Who's Who" in global security. 

Phil Aronson, President of Aronson Security Group (ASG) was nominated for his leadership in developing a methodology and execution plan called Security Risk Management Services (SRMS). His formation of the Enterprise Security Risk Group (eSRG) led by CSO-pedigree executives teamed with technology thought leaders is unique in the industry. One of the nominations said:

"Phil has led the integrator community to a new level. He has created a concept of Technology Solution Provider focused at understanding the risks, cultural and footprint of a company and designing technology solutions to fit the company’s environment."

IFSEC defined ‘influence’ in the following ways:

  • Someone who has played a key role in driving technological innovation
  • Someone who has been a driving force in changing regulation, standards/guidance or best practice
  • Someone whose insights/opinions are widely respected and which are influential in shaping debate around industry issues
  • Someone who has been instrumental in the success of the organisation or business they lead or are employed by
  • Someone who has helped to raise the industry’s profile or been an influential voice in the national media

IFSEC Global is a leading provider of research and market intelligence for the security and fire industry.

Preeminent in the UK with a truly global audience, they cover developments in long-established physical technologies – like video surveillance, access control, intruder/fire alarms and guarding – and emerging innovations in cyber security, drones, smart buildings, home automation, the internet of things and more. With the help of the industry’s foremost thought leaders, IFSEC Global also examines the latest developments and best practice in disciplines like security management, counter-terror and fire-risk assessments.

From vendors and system integrators to security professionals who buy, manage and operate fire and security technologies, IFSEC caters to the full supply chain.

IFSEC Global draws on a long pedigree in the security and fire sectors. IFSEC International, which is run by the same group – UBM – that owns IFSEC Global, launched in the UK in 1972. Now a truly international brand, IFSEC has regional shows in India, Southeast Asia and the Philippines.