It’s exceedingly difficult to predict workplace violence, and there is no easy solution to stop it altogether, however, reference checking is a preventative step that employers can take to reduce the risk.
Hewlett-Packard's third annual State of Security Operations Report 2016 found that security operations center maturity remains well below optimal levels, with 85 percent of assessed organizations falling below recommended maturity levels.
Eighty-six percent of respondents in the Margolis Healy Campus Safety Survey 2015indicated that their university has developed an emergency operations plan that addresses threats specific to their institution.
These days, everyone, even government employees, are on social media. Some agencies even allow for limited personal use of government resources such as laptops and official time to check or update social media.
Schools, businesses and enterprises across the world have experienced a paradigm shift since the terrorist attacks on Paris and Belgium. As active shooters and terrorists get more creative in choosing and evaluating softer targets, security leaders are striving to keep their enterprises safe and alert without damaging the culture.