In the post-9/11 era, a majority of medium-to-large organizations in both the public and private sectors − at the urging of the government and out of self-interest − have developed and deployed emergency response plans. Many of these organizations have extended this proactive preparedness to include planning for the unique requirements of disaster recovery and business continuity.
Not all employees are saboteurs or malicious actors, but without education, unwitting employees could cause just as much damage as a targeted data theft in the long run. Read how to prevent this in the August 2015 issue of Security. Also read how building stronger relationships with local and national law enforcement can aid in school security awareness and response, learn about the dangers of continuing to use old credit card terminals, and see the ASIS International 2015 product review.