Category: Policies and Training

Your security initiatives are only as effective as the policies and training designed support them. Look here for advice on crafting strong cyber and physical security policies as well as best practices for communicating these policies through proper training.

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Packing Heat at Work: Balancing Laws, Rights, and Security

Dozens of states have laws that protect workers when taking guns to work. How far, though, do those rights extend? An informative session at BLR’s upcoming Workplace Violence Prevention Symposium in Savannah, Georgia, will address this complicated issue.

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Lawmakers Want to Know the Drug Risks to Postal Workers

Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform have requested an audit to examine how the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is training and preparing its workforce to respond to the risk posed by the illegal shipment of synthetic opioids.

Chameleon Associates Uses Red Team Approach

The concept of using so-called “red teams” to test the effectiveness of security personnel and equipment is typically thought of as a practice that only the military or the federal government uses. Security professionals who have not worked in those environments may not be as familiar or as comfortable with these approaches. The use of […]

Protect Against Labor Day Weekend Cargo Thefts

While holiday weekends provide a nice break for millions of employees nationwide, they are prime working hours for cargo thieves. Take a look at these tips for keeping your products and your business secure so that you can rest easy this Labor Day weekend. Read more about the issue at Overdrive.      

The Complexities of Staying up to Code with NFPA 72

New and updated definitions bring the NFPA 72 Fire Code up to date with advancements in technology and processes. By adopting the changes in the 2016 edition of NFPA 72, fire alarm system designers and contractors can avoid confusion with the proper installation, use, and operation of today’s systems.