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?
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.
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.
Convergence is starting to take hold in healthcare security to combat the rise in violent attacks on hospitals and health workers.
After a security review at the Delaware Valley School District does not pass the grade, heightened security measures are put in place that feature upgraded technology and the latest devices.
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.
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.
Using video surveillance for “Service Efficiency” improves business operations and brings a return on investment well after the initial purchase of the system.
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 […]
Overall risks are easier to manage if they are more consolidated and processes are shared within an organization. Are enterprise security risk management and security risk reporting processes catching on?
As recovery efforts continue in Texas following Hurricane Harvey, many safety issues remain for businesses and their workers. If your organization has been affected or could be affected by the next natural disaster, read on to learn more about key safety issues.