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.

New Responses to Church Security

Earlier this week, a mass shooting occurred at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, resulting in the deaths of at least 27 people, including the shooter. Such tragic events highlight a unique issue in facility security—how can an institution that is meant to be open and welcoming balance its message with its security needs?

New Hotel Security Ideas in the Aftermath of Las Vegas

Much has been said, written, and guessed about the motives and methods of the gunman who killed 58 and wounded over 500 in Las Vegas in the late hours on Sunday, October 1. The event has placed much scrutiny on the police response and what the hotel knew before, if anything, or during the attack.

Infographic: Enhancing Your Physical Security Infrastructure

There will often be gaps in your security infrastructure, with vulnerabilities present in credential and other security systems. However, if you’re aware of these gaps, you can take steps to minimize your risk. Click here to view the original infographic from Brivo, along with more information on improving your security infrastructure.    

A Culinary Venture at Bustling Historic NYC Building Cooks Up Unique Security Demands

Nordic culinary entrepreneur, Claus Meyers, wants the proper tools in place for surveillance at the Great Northern Food Hall and Agern restaurant, both in the Vanderbilt Hall of Grand Central Terminal, NY. The historic nature of the facility, the high-bandwidth multisystem requirements, and large user-base demands, brings a challenging installation for many reasons.

OSHA Fines Psychiatric Hospital for Violence Exposures

A Massachusetts behavioral health facility is facing $208,000 in proposed OSHA penalties for violations found while conducting a follow-up inspection. On June 29, the agency issued the hospital a notification for failure to abate workplace violence risks. The action follows a serious violation related to the same hazards found in 2015. As a result of […]