The incident, which occurred last month, does not appear to be an accident, either. Read on for more details on what happened, along with a few tips for ensuring something like this doesn’t happen at your facility.
Category: Facility Security
Every organization has its own unique facility security needs, but the basics of gatekeeping are nearly universal. We take a look at all levels of facility security, including building access, protocol and procedures, visitors, security staffing, the common challenges for specific types of facilities, and much more.
Healthcare facilities are particularly vulnerable to incidents of workplace violence, and keeping hospitals safe for patients, staff, and visitors can be a monumental task. It’s a daily challenge for Jim Sawyer, CHS-IV, CPP, CHPA, Director of Security Services for Seattle Children’s Hospital.
The loss of revenue from shoplifting remains one of the most serious problems facing supermarkets and grocery stores. New technology is proving the key to preventing a hit to the bottom line for these retailers.
A tool from the U.S. Department of Education helps security leaders and professionals in the education industry effectively analyze data in order to make their campuses more secure.
Adoption of the cloud video surveillance platform continues to grow. As businesses are beginning to accept the video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) solution, systems are being used successfully in commercial markets with multisite requirements.
The degree to which hotels will venture into newer technologies may have to be reevaluated. Does technology improve the guest experience or do guests value human interaction over convenience?
Rising to claim its place on the Boston skyline, a former-Secret Service pro develops a safe security plan at the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences One Dalton Street incorporating cutting-edge technology.
Earlier this week, a mass shooting occurred at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, resulting in the deaths of at least 27 people, including the shooter. Such tragic events highlight a unique issue in facility security—how can an institution that is meant to be open and welcoming balance its message with its security needs?
Much has been said, written, and guessed about the motives and methods of the gunman who killed 58 and wounded over 500 in Las Vegas in the late hours on Sunday, October 1. The event has placed much scrutiny on the police response and what the hotel knew before, if anything, or during the attack.
The mass attack in Las Vegas should stimulate new discussions among concert promoters, event producers, and the venues that wish to bring in popular and cutting-edge talent for shows. Performing artists who may have previously assumed that security at the places where they will play is fully handled by the site and the related security […]