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MSS Global Company Presentation

 What we are 

We operate
uniquely as a
Certification Body

The only CB in the world to provide support to the land and maritime security sectors, with specialty in the emergent market and high risk countries. Recognized by the ICoCA, ISOA and UK SCEG.

underpins service

3 key tenets drive our approach: the competence of our people, client confidentiality and management, and impartiality of the assessment - which leads to confidence in our assurance.

Providing a turn
key ISO certification
solution for those managing security services

Our SureStart approach (free to contracted clients), and our Recognized Progression education modules provide PSCs with affordable, accessible preparation and support. 

SureStart includes our e-Gap Analysis tool, introductory education videos to key themes, and downloadable examples to help you on your way to implementing internationally recognized best practice for the management of security services.

established to
certify a broad
range of generic
and specialist 

These include specialist standards

Land security - ISO 18788 and ANSI/ASIS PSC-1

Supply chain security - ISO 28000

Maritime armed security - ISO 28007 (with ISO 28000)

Ethical assurance

Anti trafficking - Vertie model

Generic standards

Quality - ISO 9001

Environment - ISO 14001

Health & safety - ISO 45001

Delivery through partnering

Information security - ISO 27001 (with ISONIKE - infosec specialists)

Our ‘Global’ name
reflects our
operational reach

In support of our clients, we operate in every continent of the world except Antarctica.  We have delivered audits in over 50 countries worldwide, our team speak 7 languages, and we support companies ranging from the world's largest privately owned security company through to a small PSC of 4 people just past the start up phase.  Our specialty is being able to operate in some of the most complex, high risk areas of the world in support of our clients.

 What we are not 

We do not
provide security

Our focus is on providing credible assurance to the clients of PSCs; we independently verify through certification the ability of our clients to follow internationally recognized best practice for the management security services.  We provide the clients of PSCs with reputational assurance, and operational confidence.

We do not 
provide consultancy

We must safeguard the impartiality of the audit and certification process to ensure it retains integrity. We do not provide
individual client specific advice and management system solutions and consultancy.

 Growth and influence 

Operating since 2011

MSS Global Ltd was established as a boutique, high end Certification Body in 2011.  It was set up by former UK Royal Marines with a background in the global security arena seeking to exploit
experience to address an emerging demand for assuring the quality of private security companies (PSCs) in high risk environments.

Most of our
clients are non-UK based, ranging from bespoke very small to 
multinational PSCs and client of PSCs

After starting in the UK, we have expanded and now have a truly global client base, including USA, UK, France, Nigeria, Kenya,
Somalia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Australia, indeed over 50 countries and counting.....


Our clients include both the world’s largest publicly and privately owned PSCs (G4S and GardaWorld Security Services).  Yet we have the agility to also support very small companies just working through the start up phase who are keen to establish credible corporate governance structures from the outset.  In the end - our approach is to understand YOUR company - each is different, and so we pride ourselves on adding value through understanding and engagement.

We take a twin
track market
approach through
sector influence,
and individual

As sector assurance and thought leaders, we have helped support and shape market understanding, and increased demand for sector defining ISO ‘best practice’ standards for the management of security services.

In support we have been invited to contribute as members of UK and US government sponsored committees.  We are regularly invited to contribute at conferences.


MSS Global are the only internationally recognized Certification Body who are members of the International Code of Conduct Association for Private Security Service Providers (ICoCA), the UK Security in Complex Environments Group (SCEG), and the US International Stability Operations Association (ISOA).

Every client is different.  We offer a bespoke, personal client
management service that engenders mutual benefit and loyalty.

 Client views 

Don't just take our word for it, listen to some of our clients.....

"The whole accreditation was made easy by clear goals and timelines to meet.... Once again MSS Global have surpassed my expectations. Their understanding of the industry and the use of experienced auditors makes accreditation a refreshing experience."

Managing Director of a small security company

"All MSSG staff came across as knowledgeable and experienced on the standards they were auditing. During interview and investigations they largely put personnel at ease and were able to re-phrase questions when required in order to ensure that they were understood....the process of accreditation by MSSG has delivered real business benefits for also helps us develop a corporate communications strategy, both internal and external, that not just complies with international standards but also delivers real business benefits."

Managing Director of a large multinational security company

"MSS Global has conducted the audit in a very professional manner with a good understanding of the ISO standards and practical application approach of same. It was indeed a value addition audit with a good learning experience for us."

Managing Director of a medium size, non UK or US maritime and land security company

"The gap analysis ran by MSS Global really helped galvanize our team and point us in the right direction as we prepared for the certification audit."

Client lead in a small US private security company

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