ISO 18788 Private Security Operations
ISO 18788 Management System for Private Security Company Operations is a standard that specifies requirements and provides guidance for organisations conducting or contracting security operations.
ISO 18788 provides framework for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving the Security Operations Management System (SOMS). ISO 18788 gives business and risk management the framework for SOMS, while demonstrating conduct of professional security operations to meet clients’ and other stakeholders’
The following is based on the following .
a) conduct of professional security operations to meet the requirements of clients and other stakeholders.
b) accountability to law and respect for human rights.
c) consistency with voluntary commitments to which it subscribes.
ISO 18788 is applicable to any organization that needs to:
1) establish, implement, maintain and improve an SOMS.
2) assess its conformity with its stated security operations management policy.
3) demonstrate its ability to consistently provide services that meet client needs and are in conformance with applicable laws and human rights requirements.