By this point, the management system is implemented according to its defined scope. Security management — including any compliance, preparedness and continuity elements — is considered a key component of the overall decision-making process of the business.
Phase Six: Holistic Management
The scope of the management system evolves and expands to embrace the relevant interests of all security risk-management stakeholders, including supply chain relationships and community responsibilities.
Ray Bernard, PSP, CHS-III is a contributing technical editor to STE magazine and the principal consultant for Ray Bernard Consulting Services (RBCS), a firm that provides security consulting services for public and private facilities. For more information about Ray Bernard and RBCS, visit www.go-rbcs.com or call 949-831-6788.