Scope for Singapore, Aussie guards to swop skills, tech

Staff of SNP Security, which was acquired by Certis earlier this year, screening checked bags for threats before the luggage is loaded onto planes at Sydney Airport. SNP has contracts with seven Australian airports.
Staff of SNP Security, which was acquired by Certis earlier this year, screening checked bags for threats before the luggage is loaded onto planes at Sydney Airport. SNP has contracts with seven Australian airports.PHOTO: CERTIS

Certis merging SNP with BRI as it grows Australia security business

Private guards from Singapore and Australia could soon swop more technology, soft skills and best practices as the Temasek-owned Certis group grows its business Down Under.

Certis, which also runs the Certis Cisco auxiliary police force, bought SNP Security for an undisclosed sum earlier this year. It is now merging the SNP business with security firm Business Risks International Group Holdings (BRI), which it acquired two years ago.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 01, 2018, with the headline 'Scope for S'pore, Aussie guards to swop skills, tech'. Print Edition | Subscribe