History and Development

The Independent Security Council was created by a group of security and intelligence professionals operating from different settings of law enforcement organizations in over 24 countries. The main aim of the establishment of the Security Council is to promote the security, intelligence and investigation industry, and to ensure quality of security service through improvement of training standards. Upon extensive consultations by the relevant government departments, the approval of the Security Council was made known by the Department of Justice Ministry.

Given its additional core role, that is to register security focused institutions for the purpose of invigorating the development of a quality culture in security practice and training. The Security Advisory Council is headed by the Chief Director to provide security cooperation and direction that most benefit governments and private institutions. The primary goal of the Department of Training and Education Service is instituted to support businesses and individuals obtain effective evaluation report on security services and training achievements. Registration and accreditation of security schools, colleges and university security and intelligence departments is monitored continuously by this august department. The Director of Training and Education is the Chair of the Department of Training and Education Service, and a Special Agent mandated to investigate private security and intelligence training bodies, content of training materials being used, operational mechanism, connections with organizations in abroad or source of funding. Along the developmental path of programme accreditation, the Director of Training collaborate with universities through their security and intelligence departments, and security awarding bodies to promote Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) mechanisms.


The Independent Security Council is established to promote and enhance the security industry standards through cooperation with private sector interests and governments worldwide.


The objectives of the Security Council as recognised by government’s Justice Ministry are to:

  • • Advance research and development of security and intelligence service
  • • Facilitate publications of contemporary reading materials in supporting training and education
  • • Promote national security debates in ways that advance the respective regional security environment
  • • Provide registration and accreditation to recognised security institutions
  • • Provide for regular and timely security policy statements, press releases and other intelligence or defence strategies for security cooperation between government and private sector
  • • Develop and sustain a system of intelligence information to the appropriate authority
  • • To assist governments and private sectors in minimizing threats of terrorism through early collection, evaluation, analyzing and dissemination of intelligence products
  • • Provide information sharing system in supporting the security agencies including the national security