Last edited 14 Dec 2020

Security consultant for buildings

A security consultant can act as an adviser for a building owner, occupant or property developer in relation to the design and incorporation of the security solutions. Clients typically require security consultants to advise on potential security threats and potential breaches, and to create contingency protocols to safeguard their organisation or assets.

Security consultants will have specialist training and experience, and can either work independently, or as part of a multi-disciplinary team alongside, for example, IT consultants and other security experts. They should be independent from companies that manufacture and market security services/products.

The security risks faced by specific clients may vary considerably, however, some of the typical responsibilities of a security consultant include:

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