Let’s begin by imagining a normal day at work. It’s likely that you are using the internet to share important data across your team and with your clients. In the middle of your workflow you get a push notification prompting you to update your computer’s software. You’re busy so you elect to do it later, […]
It can be flattering when the local or national news media contact the director of security at his or her facility for help on an article about the latest security trends, equipment, or policies. But security practitioners must be careful about how much information they discuss.
Following a workplace violence or school violence incident where there has been a significant loss of lives, employees can become fearful about a similar attack taking place where they work. Although these events are both rare and catastrophic, they can create feelings of great safety and security concern for employees, who may or may not […]
Over the last decade, Silicon Valley’s constant drive to innovate has led to the development of ever-faster, more powerful ultra-portable devices such as tablets and smartphones. These network-hungry devices are ever-present, with more and more employees expecting mobility as part of their day-to-day work life.
Kubernetes has picked up a great deal of steam over the past couple of years, easily becoming one of, if not the most popular cloud container organization system. And, as security-minded folks have seen time and again, when a software solution gains ground in the marketplace its vulnerabilities start to bubble to the surface. While […]
Security officers are the “brand ambassadors” of any security guard company, since they visually represent the firm the entire time they are on post or at the client’s site. As such, they need occasional reminders about their visibility and accessibility to employees working at the client site who want information, access, support, and protection.
Technology has always played an important role in the day-to-day duties of first responders, and now even more so, with the growing adoption of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN). The network was built to facilitate faster, clearer communication between first responders from all departments, so that everyone heading to the site of an […]
Out with the old and in with the new. It’s that time of year to reevaluate security policies, programs, and protection.
The process of assessing and diagnosing mental health issues in a potential employee is complicated. Certain questions can offer valuable information about an individual’s behavior and reactions to work situations.
The risks from carbon monoxide exposure rise when the temperatures drop and fuel-burning equipment gets turned on for warmth. Now is the perfect time to schedule a security maintenance check of all devices systemwide.