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?
Tag: United States
One of the biggest stories from the first half of 2018 was the implementation of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For U.S.-based companies, there’s a strong temptation to throw your hands up and say, “So what?” But the main thrust of GDPR’s policy is personal as opposed to geographic. In other words, […]
There is a movement underway to better maintain new buildings sprouting up across America through the integration of systems that support environmental initiatives.
If your firm serves the public, in a retail environment or as part of a nonprofit or government agency, you already know you must have plans, policies, procedures, and patience when dealing with their occasional behavior issues. These can range from theft, violence threats, crimes, or even on-site medical emergencies. With opiate use and addiction […]
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 […]
As have other organizations that advocate for healthcare workers, the Joint Commission is strongly urging healthcare organizations to take a comprehensive look at the occurrence of violence against their employees and take steps toward implementing protections that “look beyond solutions that only increase scrutiny.”
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 […]
The data-stealing malware FormBook made a large impact on the U.S. and South Korean aerospace, defense, and manufacturing sectors last summer. Now, researchers at Menlo Security are reporting another wave of FormBook attacks directed at the financial and information services sectors in the United States and Middle East. These new attacks have the same outcome, […]
March Madness brings out the sports fans in the United States like few other events. Old alma mater colors start to rotate into people’s wardrobes, and there’s always someone in the office chattering about filling out brackets. Some folks take their fandom a little too far though, and it could be that their association with […]
Water utility networks and control systems were recently targeted by hackers in Europe, highlighting the growing cybersecurity threat to infrastructure. The attack was of particular interest because the culprit was somewhat unusual—cryptocurrency mining software.