For many employees in the security industry, the new law has increased paperwork and the risk of litigation.
In 2020, the security industry has had to step up and embrace new technologies, and in some cases to adapt existing ones to address the changing security landscape.
We all strive to achieve excellence in our work, but how do we define excellence? It goes without saying that both security firms and in-house corporate security departments expect excellence from the services and technology solutions they use. But how do you measure service delivery excellence?
This year, GSX is a mix of virtual and in-person attendance. The theme: GSX IS YOUR PLAN OF ATTACK. Like NFL football, security is a game of offense and defense.
Digital technology has changed the way we access information, work, and connect with each other, and that statement was never more true than during 2020 which was predicted to be “the year of data'' (before it became known as the year of the pandemic).
The year was 1945, and equality between men and women was a core tenet in the United Nations Charter. Seventy-five years later, women and girls still live in a world of gender inequality. 2020 marked the 20th anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325) on Women, Peace, and Security, yet the gender gap remains…
One of the most effective methods of deterring the presence of crime on any property is with the use of K9 security units.
The pandemic has impacted virtually every industry in the U.S. including the professional security services industry. Since the start of the pandemic, security officers have been on the frontline, providing essential services in difficult circumstances, increasing their occupational risk of COVID-19 exposure due to their frequent interactions with the public as part of their routine…
It has been a few weeks since GSX has wrapped up in Chicago and even if the onsite event is already a few weeks behind us, I am, as are many of my colleagues, still in post-GSX mode.
Hospitals require specialized security like no other sector of the physical security world. Ken Close is very familiar with this fact and shared his insight on the developments and progress in Healthcare security.
Dave Tyson and Mark Folmer discuss the changing role of the CSO and how security is no longer a necessary evil to an organization. Read more about this large shift for the industry here.
Corporate security professionals often have to defend their budget to leadership. The unfortunate reality is that it’s difficult for security departments to demonstrate value—until an incident occurs.