Silicon Valley, the epicenter of technology in the United States, was built upon, and still thrives on, open exchanges and disruptive thinking. These tenets are woven into the cultures of many workplaces and serve to foster radical innovation and attract the best talent they can. This was all brought into stark relief in the days […]
Category: Facility Security
Every organization has its own unique facility security needs, but the basics of gatekeeping are nearly universal. We take a look at all levels of facility security, including building access, protocol and procedures, visitors, security staffing, the common challenges for specific types of facilities, and much more.
In an April 3, 2018, press release, XPO Logistics, a global transportation and logistics provider, discussed the results from the first 6 months following its addition of an autonomous security robot to its security team. XPO reports that after contracting with Knightscope in October 2017, the robot has helped reduce the number of parking lot […]
In the wake of multiple school shootings, the debate continues over how best to secure school facilities and grounds in the United States. However, the issue is anything but simple.
Anyone who travels by air is very familiar with airport security checkpoints. But are they effective against new threats? The head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) says that aviation security needs to shift away from checkpoints and toward more public areas of airports to adapt after recent attacks.
Apple is one of the largest, most cutting-edge companies in the world, and its new Apple Park campus has a sleek, modern design. However, the glass walls and doors are proving to be a bit of a safety issue for some employees.
Hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities are places of physical and mental healing and pain relief. Yet, they are often sites of danger to their staff, most often to frontline staff such as nurses, aides, and receptionists.
Security is a highly important part of facilities management—and our Forum Events can provide the tools for your success! Two of our events, the Healthcare Facilities Management Forum and the Facilities Management Summit, have been named among the top 50 facilities management conferences to attend in 2018.
A comprehensive risk analysis is the first step in assessing security vulnerabilities at any site. Accurately performing vulnerability risk assessments of premises’ physical security and logical data takes a complete and comprehensive evaluation based on key areas.
There is no denying the importance of bringing information technology (IT) and physical security personnel together to make sure these two worlds do not collide. A united front is essential when it comes to fighting against the many threats coming from all directions these days.
Sign labels that can be printed with laser or ink-jet printers in minutes and removed cleanly from most surfaces serve to notify, instruct, and even protect personnel in just about every area in a facility.