AI and Robotics Pave the Way for a New ‘Security Technologist’ Career Pathway, Say Industry Experts

  • Strides in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics in security technology management is paving the way for a new ‘security technologist’ career pathway in Singapore
  • This presents potential opportunities for security officers to upskill and take on more meaningful roles, but horizontal and critical core skills remain essential to their employability
  • Security officers must grasp the fundamentals and working principles of these technologies to stay nimble, or risk being left behind

SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 29 March 2022 – With the emerging trend of integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics with manpower to enhance work systems, there will be an inevitable shift in the role of security officers in Singapore, note industry experts. While this digital transformation will free up workers’ time for higher-value tasks and creates more opportunities for them to upskill and move up in the security industry, those who lack the fundamental competencies to operate new technologies may be at a disadvantage.