Convergence Q&A: IT Security on Patrol

Adding desktop inspections to guard tours makes sense for most organizations


One company required repeat violators to attend a “Desktop Security Class” — which was in reality a company-sponsored pizza lunch where a security officer briefed the offenders on the rationale behind the policies, and the potential consequences of not rectifying computer and data vulnerabilities. 

Write to Ray about this column at ConvergenceQA@go-rbcs.com. Ray Bernard, PSP, CHS-III, is the principal consultant for Ray Bernard Consulting Services (RBCS), a firm that provides security consulting services for public and private facilities. For more information, go to www.go-rbcs.com or call 949-831-6788.