The internet has revolutionized modern life, and nowhere is that more apparent than in how we search for new talent and how applicants apply for jobs. The impact is broader than just filling out applications and mailing off resumes, it extends across the entire hiring process. Applicants don’t need to be in the same state […]
On Monday, November 19, emergency room doctor Tamara O’Neal was shot outside her workplace, Mercy Hospital & Medical Center on Chicago’s south side. According to sources, the shooter, Juan Lopez, was angry with her over a broken engagement, leading to yet another workplace active shooter situation. While coworkers can be the perpetrators of workplace violence, […]
More and more, security executives are working with the C-suite to implement surveillance tools to track and predict their employees’ performance, as well as to seek ways to improve employee productivity and overall organizational profitability. But such surveillance and monitoring tools can also be intrusive and detrimental if they’re not used and implemented properly.
The recent mass shooting at a government building in Virginia Beach, Virginia has hopefully prompted many employers to question how their employees would react in an active shooter situation in the workplace.
Despite the prevalence of headlines regarding active shooter situations, most Americans get up and go to work every day believing that such an event couldn’t happen to them. While it’s true that most folks will never experience an active shooter in their workplace, it’s incumbent on security professionals to ensure the safety of their workforce […]
If your organization offers or transports certain hazardous materials (hazmat), it may be required to develop and implement a Hazardous Materials Transportation Security Plan. On Friday we discussed the conditions that would trigger the requirement to develop and implement a Security Plan and described one scenario where a Security Plan would be required unless the company took […]
While some security companies specialize in selling and installing specific equipment or certain brands, and security consulting companies provide information to their clients about potential equipment solutions from other sources, security integrators try to bring their expertise both with advice, installation, and equipment.
It’s not often that security pros think about hazardous materials (hazmat). But if your organization offers or transports certain hazmat, you may be required to develop and implement a Hazardous Materials Transportation Security Plan. In addition, Security Plan training is required for each hazmat employee whose employer is required to have a Security Plan. Let’s […]
Most workers are familiar with or have at least heard of phishing attacks by now. Despite their varying levels of complexity, they share a core commonality: External threat actors pretending to be someone they are not (i.e., foreign dignitary, third-party vendor) to trick an employee into turning over their access credentials, click a malicious link, […]
Cybersecurity threats are nothing new to security teams. 1 in 13 web requests lead to malware. 24,000 malicious mobile apps are blocked every day. We work with our executive teams and train our employees in security awareness to avoid careless mistakes. But there’s one huge thing we’re ignoring — and that’s our cars.