Honeywell plans to spin off its Homes product portfolio and ADI global distribution business, as well as its Transportation Systems business, into two stand-alone, publicly traded companies by the end of 2018.
Category: Emerging Issues in Security
Security is constantly evolving, and it’s important for professionals to stay up to date. We provide the latest news, opinions, trends, case studies, strategies, and legislative and regulatory developments that could have an impact on the field.
The challenge for the security guard industry has always been: How do we hire the best and the brightest, even though we can’t pay them as much as we need to? How do we attract qualified people? Security officer firms that need to hire a lot of guards to staff a new or expanding contract […]
Certain facilities have an “invitee relationship” with the public, and they actively encourage people to use their hotels, bars, restaurants, movie theaters, or nightclubs. Beyond just the hospitality industries, other public facilities include hospitals and medical clinics, stores and malls, churches, libraries, and parks. Security managers and their officers need to know how to use […]
Opportunities to join together to respond to Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for security equipment sales, consulting, guards, or facility assessments can be an exciting time for security practitioners looking to expand their book of business. But any type of joint endeavor needs careful scrutiny to avoid future misunderstandings about fees, assignments, rights and risks, and […]
How and how much are two key questions that need to be included when presenting organizations with solutions for security programs.
Just as leading enterprises have moved into the next phase of technology, mobilizing core business information and applications, mobility is having a profound effect on growth in several sectors of the security industry.
In what is labeled a breakthrough, researchers from Australia are the first to successfully store light-based information as sound waves on a microchip. The new chip slows down the speed photons travel when processing the data being carried by them, making them ideal for use in computing.
Incidents of attorneys being shot or assaulted by angry clients have a long history in this country, as the patched-over bullet holes in courthouses around the United States can attest. Whether these attacks occur on the street (Van Nuys, 2003), in an office (in Phoenix, 2013), or in a high-rise complex (the 1993 rampage at […]
If you’re a security professional with your own consulting or security equipment firm, you may be called on by the news media to give them a quote. It could be for a story from one of your hometown TV stations, the local radio station, or newspaper, or even a national cable news outlet. You could […]
A large-scale security camera mapping initiative in Albuquerque, New Mexico, aims to get homeowners and businesses with existing security cameras to voluntarily register them and provide local police with crime data.