Global Risk During Ukraine/Russia War, Cannabis Security
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Information Security

The GDPR Honeymoon is Over

June 13, 2022
Accountability is a foreign concept in most global political arenas, but it does hold a bit more weight when assigned to global corporations. Four years ago, last month, May 28...
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Security Industry Services

Rethinking Security for a Transformative Era

June 13, 2022
Staying on the leading edge of technological change while managing the impact of costs, resources and complexity are at the heart of digital transformation. It touches almost ...
John McCumber is a security and risk professional.

Of Barn Doors and Horses

June 13, 2022
Nearly every child of my generation was raised on a healthy dose of country idioms, commonly accepted maxims, and, of course, Aesop’s Fables. I had my own dog-eared copy of Aesop...
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 (
Managed Network Security

Know Your Attack Surface

Attack surface is an IT term that we don’t commonly hear spoken in the physical security domain. An attack surface is defined as the total number of all possible entry points ...
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Security Executives

The Buck Stops with You – Taking Responsibility

June 13, 2022
President Harry Truman had a sign on his desk in the White House with the phrase “The Buck Stops Here.” The meaning of the phrase is simple. When you oversee an organization, ...

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Health and security have converged for organizations' during the COVID pandemic.

Has COVID Rewritten the Security/Risk Playbook?

June 13, 2022
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Video surveillance systems in a banking environment must stay cybersecure and technology proficient.
Video Surveillance

Why a Cybersecure Video Surveillance System is Critical

June 13, 2022
Institutions like banks are especially cognizant of proper video systems cybersecurity
The proximity has been the defacto access control card of the security industry for decades.
Access Control

How Secure is Your Access Card?

June 13, 2022
While prox cards are ubiquitous to the industry, make sure the security levels meet your application
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Protective Operations & Guard Services

The Migration to Integrated Security Solutions

June 13, 2022
Integrated security allows us to augment human skills, abilities, and responses with artificial intelligence
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Unlike a badge, utilizing mobile credentials signifies one less object that a student, team member or employee needs to carry each day.
Access Control

The Ever-Evolving Trends of Access Control

June 13, 2022
Various challenges are driving new technology adaptations for traditional access control
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Geo-enabled video analytics work by correlating every pixel generated by the sensor to a point on an internal GPS map of the area under security management
Video Analytics

How Geo-Enabled Analytics Improve Outdoor Intruder Detection

June 13, 2022
Good security decisions depend on accurate detection being able to assess the impact of an event unfolding
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At an advanced level, businesses can also build ideal persona types that may not currently exist in historical data.

Persona-Based Intelligence is the Next Frontier for Fraud Prevention

June 13, 2022
The value and applicability of data personas adds depth and strategic perspective to standard data models
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The pressures of global political intrigue and mounting confrontations have upped the ante for security and risk managers doing business abroad.
Security Executives

A Perfect Storm of Global Calamities Creates Security and Risk Nightmares

May 6, 2022
Global security and risk professionals navigate an extremely precarious mitigation road map
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Big Book Spring 2022

May 6, 2022
The Security Industry's Product Guide
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Utilizing a cannabis floor plan allows cannabis businesses to identify elements that may benefit or hinder security.
Cannabis Security

Best Practices for Security Floor Plan Design

March 17, 2022
Failing to work with a professional security consultant regarding cannabis floor planning negatively impacts a cannabis business
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Although all businesses deal with some form of regulations, the cannabis industry has the highest compliance regulations out of any industry since it is not yet federally legal.
Cannabis Security

Duty of Care in the Cannabis Industry

Feb. 24, 2022
It is challenging to monitor all aspects of a company to ensure that all security measures align with the law