ABOUT security buyer

Security Buyer magazine has been the leading source of security related news, expert comment and exclusive content for the industry for nearly thirty years. The magazine covers in-depth, exclusive editorial features written for the industry, to guide the industry. With expert commentary, cutting edge product case studies and interviews with high profile professionals, our magazine has maintained its position as the market leading, international platform for news and content.

Security Buyer is the authoritative industry guide containing diverse and valued editorial content; we understand the trends and issues facing the international marketplace and the professionals that serve it and aim to identify the solutions available. Each issue explores different sectors in the market, from CCTV, Access Control, Critical Infrastructure, Smart Cities and more, and provides an international outlook for our 61,000 combined circulation.

About security news desk -
middle east

Security News Desk Middle East (SND-ME) is a product of Hand Media International that was launched in April 2014. The magazine is a news and product information portal for the entire security industry, focused specifically on news from and about the Middle East. The publication covers everything from company news and products to legislation, regulation and best practice in the region.

SND-ME is for security managers, security guards, system installers and sales people based in the Middle East or seeking to learn more about the region. It’s for manufacturers, entrepreneurs, consultants and police officers. In short, it’s for anyone who cares about how we make our world more secure and who needs the latest information about operating in the Middle East market. All of our services and rate card information can be found in our Media Pack.

About security news desk -
Americas

Our Security News Desk region specific portfolio includes Security News Desk Americas, covering the Americas region, becoming the international business market leader. The publication is sent to 20,000 American subscribers, who either manage a security budget or influence one. As the Security New Desk portfolio is the security industry’s leading UK, US and Middle East and international media platform the information provided can impact key buying decisions.

Security News Desk Americas (SND-A) is the leading provider of news and marketing services for the security industry and beyond. With a team of experts processing a range of knowledge based on years of experience in security, marketing, media and journalism we are able to provide an array of unbeatable services.

About security news desk - UK

With over ten years’ experience, relationships and pure industry knowhow, our professional team is able to guide you to the best possible business media marketing solutions for your business. Security News Desk UK (SND-UK), the UK national market leader, is sent to 33,000 subscribers across all areas of the industry. As the security industry’s leading media platform, the information we provide can have a huge influence on trends, products and guidance.

Security News Desk UK has been the leading source of security related news, expert comment and exclusive content for the industry for nearly a decade. The magazine covers in-depth, exclusive editorial features written for the industry, to guide the industry. With expert commentary, cutting edge product case studies and interviews with high profile professionals, our publication has maintained its position as the market leading, national platform for news and content. 

About Hand Media

Hand Media International was established in 1990 and was acquired by our CEO, David Rossiter in 2000 as part of a strategic review for private equity shareholders and investors. The business is 100% privately owned and has expanded substantially through international acquisition and organic growth. David has held senior positions within the U.K national newspaper environment and commercially launched FHM magazine, the blueprint for the male media market. We continue to independently advise international investors within the global media landscape as well as running our own successful international media business as ultimate proof that we practice what we preach. We write, design, edit and publish 11 publications and host several events across a range of industries. All events and publications are supported with innovative and user-friendly websites to match the products within our portfolio. Our brands themselves includes a mix of B2B and consumer publications and events, hosted and circulated across international and national platforms, all of which are produced in-house further highlighting the diverse reach of the company.