To fight crime and protect people, property, and assets, we know there will always be more security officers than police officers in the United States. But the numbers of each are closer than you might expect. The need for this mutual partnership, offering support to each group’s specific duties and job requirements, must benefit from […]
Millions of people are the victims of identity theft on a personal level, and the number of data breaches among organizations is skyrocketing. There are proactive steps to take to keep information more secure and counter cyberattacks.
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.
Converged systems support the goal of having one centralized point of command and control. Backward and forward compatibility plays a major role in bringing together critical functions from a wide scope of devices and solutions that deliver safety, convenience, cost-effectiveness, and energy efficiency.
The security world is full of professional certifications, ranging from the plethora of initials offered by ASIS, to homeland security designations, to a fraud examiner’s certification, to others related to crisis management, threat management, and even critical incident stress. Do the examination costs, recertification fees and costs, and study time make sense for security professionals […]
In an increasingly perilous web environment, server-level security is an imperative. Your server and IT infrastructure are vulnerable to numerous threats on the web, and thus, comprehensive security is a must.
Workplace violence is not industry specific and happen to workers in any organizations. With that in mind, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) recently reaffirmed that workplace violence is a recognizable hazard and reminds employers that they are responsible for protecting employees from assaults and homicides.
Consumers are as much aware of fraud and concerned about data breaches as are corporate leaders in large boardrooms. Yet insights into the current landscape of digital threats and how well organizations are managing them vary based on whom you ask.
There is currently a lot of hype about the “smart cities” concept, and communities and governments around the world are jumping onto the bandwagon. While most of the focus is on eliminating inefficiencies in a variety of infrastructure systems–from transportation to utilities and beyond—the reality is a “smart city” should equate to a “safe city.”
Gary Martin walked into his workplace on Friday, February 15, 2019 with a loaded firearm, where he shot six coworkers, killing five and wounding one; he also injured five police officers during the incident.