More than 100 Americans die each year in active shooter events—and almost all active shooter events occur in somebody’s workplace, even if the intended victims are not employees. It’s a difficult risk to address, because active shooter events are largely random. Aren’t they? It would be difficult to predict with any certainty where one could […]
Category: Emerging Issues in Security
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What is the probability of violent crime at your facility? High? Low? What kinds of crime are you most vulnerable to? Is there anything you can do to evaluate your risk?
The majority of workplace harassment cases are never reported to either HR or security and therefore, they are never addressed or resolved. Whether it’s sexual harassment, bullying, or some other form, workplace harassment is much more pervasive than the statistics show. So, why is it that workplace harassment often goes unreported? Let’s take a look.
The cybersecurity industry and threat actors exist in a state of co-evolution. For each advancement that cybersecurity professionals make, cybercriminals find innovative (and increasingly complex) ways around the barriers. Advanced cyberattacks even have the power to hijack your organization’s network, allowing access to your protected, confidential data stored in your servers or on your cloud. […]
Bullying comes in all shapes and sizes. Usually, when people think of bullying, they envision a kid getting picked on by older peers on the playground or someone spreading rumors online. In reality, 82% of bullying occurs in peer-to-peer situations, which can continue into adulthood and even into the workplace.
Just like “it’s not the money you make, but the money you keep,” it’s not just the security officers you hire but the ones who stay and who you want to stay. Hiring costs, even for entry-level security jobs, are always going to be high because of the screening processes, interviews, and early orientation and […]
Our Total Security Summit, an event specifically targeted for Security Professionals across all sectors, is currently underway in Austin, Texas! The Security Summit, like all our Forum Events, provide you with the opportunity to have focused discussions with a wide range of security vendors offering the latest in hardware and technology and a host of […]
It’s common for even presidents of the United States to chafe under the never-ending blanket of protection provided for them, in and out of the office, by the Secret Service. Similarly, executive protection must be thorough but not interfere with the executive’s ability to do their jobs and live their lives in a relatively normal […]
Just as leading enterprises have moved into the next phase of technology, mobilizing core business information and applications, mobility is having a profound effect on growth in several sectors of the security industry.
Preventing teachers (both male and female) from having sexual relationships with middle school or high school students is difficult because the actions aren’t often revealed until after these damaging behaviors have already taken place. What part should school security officers play in the overall intervention response in these situations?