Category: Emerging Issues in Security

Security is constantly evolving, and it’s important for professionals to stay up to date. We provide the latest news, opinions, trends, case studies, strategies, and legislative and regulatory developments that could have an impact on the field.

Security Spotlight: Education

To be effective places of learning, educational facilities must be safe at all times. We’ve rounded up our latest pieces on security in education alongside information on several upcoming events that can help you in security efforts at your school, college, or other educational institution.

Security Spotlight: Healthcare Industry

Security is a constant concern for healthcare professionals and those charged with their daily safety. Take a look at some of our latest pieces on security in the healthcare industry as well as new information on several upcoming events that can help you in your healthcare facility security efforts.

Mexico Homicide Rate Worrying for Business Travel

Besides being a fun tourist destination for visitors from the United States and around the world, Mexico has the unfortunate distinction of being one of the most dangerous countries on the globe. With a homicide rate of 23,000 in 2015, it has the world’s worst murder count, with no end in sight.

U.S. Capitol Police Dealing with More Threats to Congress

The June 14 shooting of Congressman Scalise and four others at an Alexandria, Virginia baseball field is a reminder of the growing number of threats that elected officials face at all levels of government, from federal to local. The gunman was killed by two special agents from the U.S. Capitol Police.

Infographic: A Periodic Table of Security

There are hundreds of elements that security professionals must consider every day, from fire to facility access to cyberthreats to protective equipment to training. Take a look at an infographic that combines all of these elements in a Periodic Table of Security. The below infographic from IFSEC Global provides a visual representation of key security […]

Are Your Security Officers Fatigued?

A new survey of 2,000 working adults concludes that 43 percent of U.S. workers believe they are too tired to function safely at work. The alarming findings are revealed in a new National Safety Council (NSC) Report, Fatigue in the Workplace: Causes and Consequences of Employee Fatigue.