Keeping Minors Safe and Secure

Are you adequately planning for the safety and security of children at your facility? Whether your organization deals primarily with minors (such as a school or youth center) or if children are only occasionally on your business’s grounds, your security team must be prepared for both routine and emergency situations.

International Incidents and Education Facility Security

As if security and emergency preparedness weren’t challenging enough at educational facilities nationwide, international incidents should now be considered as well. International students and study abroad programs all come into play—take a look at this slideshow for some tips from the National Center for Campus Public Safety. Adding International Incidents to Your Campus All-Hazard Emergency […]

Campus Behavioral Threat Assessments: Be Prepared!

This primer on behavioral threat assessment covers important concepts as well as additional sources that provide best practices for security professionals. Remember, behavioral threat assessments are not only valuable for education campuses, but to all facilities that wish to be protected from the threat of violence. Behavioral Threat Assessment on Campus: What You Need to […]

Social Media and Security: Alerts and Threats

Social media plays a large role in the way many people communicate, and its security applications are becoming more apparent. Security professionals can leverage social media both in detecting potential threats and also to distribute alerts to the grounds, facilities, and people they are assigned to protect. The below slideshare from the National Center for […]

Using CPTED for Higher Ed Campus Security

Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) is a useful strategy for security professionals, and it can be very effective in addressing the unique challenges of securing higher education grounds and facilities. Take a look at this presentation from the National Center for Campus Public Safety to see how. Designing Safety on Higher Ed Campuses: A […]

Prevent Violence and De-Escalate Emotionally Charged Situations

Emotionally charged incidents can occur in any facility, between coworkers, colleagues, or customers. While those involved should be able to resolve the conflict peacefully, there is the chance that others will have to step in to de-escalate these fraught situations. Are your employees or security staff prepared? The below slideshow from the National Center for […]

Do You Need Bystander Intervention Training?

When a security incident occurs, many times bystanders will feel compelled to intervene. The likelihood of bystander intervention increases at some facilities, such as educational campuses, where there are large numbers of people interacting every day. But do these well-intentioned individuals at your facility know how to intervene the right way? The below presentation by […]

Practical Advice on 6 Physical Security Threats

A new micro e-book from Ingram takes a look at 6 physical security threats in the market, along with tips for overcoming them. Read their advice in a short presentation here. Ingram micro physical security ebook from Jason Destein, ABCHS III

A Brief Rundown of Physical Security

Whether you’re brand new to the security field or an experienced veteran of the industry, check out this presentation on physical security to review all of the variables you should be considering when it comes to keeping your facility safe. Physical security primer – JURINNOV – Eric Vanderburg from Eric Vanderburg