Check out this infographic from cybersecurity solutions provider Trend Micro to see all of the physical security systems that are potentially vulnerable to network attacks—and best practices on how to protect them.
This primer on behavioral threat assessment covers important concepts as well as additional sources that provide best practices for security professionals. Remember, behavioral threat assessments are not only valuable for education campuses, but to all facilities that wish to be protected from the threat of violence. Behavioral Threat Assessment on Campus: What You Need to […]
Social media plays a large role in the way many people communicate, and its security applications are becoming more apparent. Security professionals can leverage social media both in detecting potential threats and also to distribute alerts to the grounds, facilities, and people they are assigned to protect. The below slideshare from the National Center for […]
This infographic from IFSEC Global and Cardinus covers 5 common office fire risks that are quite common—and totally preventable. Take a look to review these top hazards and how you can mitigate the risks in your workplace.
Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) is a useful strategy for security professionals, and it can be very effective in addressing the unique challenges of securing higher education grounds and facilities. Take a look at this presentation from the National Center for Campus Public Safety to see how. Designing Safety on Higher Ed Campuses: A […]
From the first video tape recorder (VTR) capturing live images from a television camera in 1951 to Chicago’s announcement of “Operation Virtual Shield” in 2006, this infographic from IFSEC Global and Super Circuits highlights a few of the key moments in the history of security video surveillance.
Emotionally charged incidents can occur in any facility, between coworkers, colleagues, or customers. While those involved should be able to resolve the conflict peacefully, there is the chance that others will have to step in to de-escalate these fraught situations. Are your employees or security staff prepared? The below slideshow from the National Center for […]
While this infographic from Vulcan Fire Training is geared toward fire safety in the hotel industry, its lessons are applicable for any facility that hosts a large number of people and wants to be prepared in the event of a fire emergency.
Looking into buying a CCTV camera system or upgrading your current one? Take a look at this infographic from Odesys for information on the components and features to consider in order to meet your facility’s unique needs.
When a security incident occurs, many times bystanders will feel compelled to intervene. The likelihood of bystander intervention increases at some facilities, such as educational campuses, where there are large numbers of people interacting every day. But do these well-intentioned individuals at your facility know how to intervene the right way? The below presentation by […]