There are inherent risks contracted and temporary workers bring to the job. Safety organizations are once again encouraging employers to pay attention to building a workplace for these workers that parallels how they treat their permanent employees.
Category: Emerging Issues in Security
Security is constantly evolving, and it’s important for professionals to stay up to date. We provide the latest news, opinions, trends, case studies, strategies, and legislative and regulatory developments that could have an impact on the field.
Most travelers have time to get the new high-security driver’s licenses needed to fly in the future. As reported in the Total Security Daily Advisor back in November, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) planned to impose the REAL ID Act in early 2018, but the new deadline is now late 2020.
As technology advances into new frontiers, the growing threat of job automation increases. But, what does that mean for security and security jobs?
According to a new report, the market for security control rooms is expected to grow from $7.2 billion this year to an even $10 billion by 2023. That’s an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.8% in five years.
It remains uncertain whether a new wall along the U.S.-Mexico border will be built, or if Mexico will pay for it. In the meantime, last year, Congress set aside $20 million for prototypes that stand ready to be tested.
Congress is extending the statute known as Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Amendments Act that permits the government to collect without a warrant, the e-mails and other communications of foreigners abroad from American firms, like Google, AT&T, and Facebook.
Security Robots will likely change the role of a traditional uniformed security officer. Growing adoption and advancements in robotics technology for unmanned system solutions puts robots at the top of the list as a 2018 Security Industry Disruptor.
The need for continuous protection across all areas of attack is bringing together information technology (IT), physical security, and cybersecurity working as one team. By using security systems, integrated network electronic technology is proving to be a valuable tool in business operations as well.
Led by video surveillance, cloud-based security technology is gaining popularity based on substantial economies of scale and lower cost of ownership. Cloud services bring on-demand deployment and enable users to become more adaptable to change.
The core components of a Threat Assessment Team should stay mostly the same, with HR, Security, Legal, and the CEO’s office representing the most critical departments. Certain industries and organizations can benefit from staffing their teams with specific participants that bring a necessary subject matter expertise.