The concept of using so-called “red teams” to test the effectiveness of security personnel and equipment is typically thought of as a practice that only the military or the federal government uses. Security professionals who have not worked in those environments may not be as familiar or as comfortable with these approaches. The use of […]
Category: Policies and Training
Your security initiatives are only as effective as the policies and training designed support them. Look here for advice on crafting strong cyber and physical security policies as well as best practices for communicating these policies through proper training.
Findings from special reports on the Fort Lauderdale Airport shooting earlier this year initiate a series of roundtables on airport security with airport, county, government, police, and union leaders. Local safety and government officials come up with ways to respond better in the future.
Education bridges the gap between new technology and a lack of trust in the solution. Learn to speak like an expert in the field.
If your employee hurts someone, can your company be held legally responsible? The Pulse shooter’s employer, security firm G4S, responds to a lawsuit accusing the company of liability in the deadly shooting.
New and updated definitions bring the NFPA 72 Fire Code up to date with advancements in technology and processes. By adopting the changes in the 2016 edition of NFPA 72, fire alarm system designers and contractors can avoid confusion with the proper installation, use, and operation of today’s systems.
Information technology is high on the list of candidates who employers are looking to recruit. And yet, the shortage continues with thousands of open computing jobs nationwide remaining unfilled.
The American Heart Association (AHA) has recently launched a new campaign to promote first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automatic external defibrillator (AED) training.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has released a free online platform to educate business owners and members of the community on steps to ensure a safe, crime-free work environment.
Many public entities are grappling with the issue of their employees wanting to carry OC Pepper Spray for self-defense purposes. Some agencies allow some field personnel to carry OC, especially if they work in higher-risk public or taxpayer-contact jobs in the field, like parking enforcement, code compliance, park, forest, or water rangers, or lifeguards.
Training classes and workshops for security-related topics are often perceived as a necessary evil by employees and their bosses, who see these sessions as either a waste of company time, covering an unlikely event, or creating fear in the workplace. It’s only after a significant national event, a local tragedy, or an issue at their […]