The rise in violent incidents sweeping through our country – and around the world – has organizations across all industries looking for new and more effective ways to control access in order to better protect and secure people and premises. One of the areas most affected by these incidents is the healthcare industry.
To build or to buy is a question that must be answered when an enterprise contemplates new technology to gain efficiency, improve productivity, bring down the cost of operation or improve their strategic advantage.
As companies grow, security becomes both a bigger challenge and a more urgent concern. Companies typically add new security systems as they grow, often resulting in an assortment of disparate systems that lack centralized management.
While conventional credentials such as visitor passes and access devices enable physical access, the underlying issue is to verify, validate and track the individuals holding these credentials. The ability to effectively manage identities campus-wide improves security to best protect people, property and assets.
Manual processes are the weakest link in an automated system. As corporations strive to be more lean and efficient, employees are often tasked with extra duties and stresses that can aggravate the problem.
It has been five years since the Department of Homeland Security introduced the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), a program designed to secure the nation's chemical infrastructure by identifying high risk chemical facilities and requiring them to implement risk-based performance standards.
In the hunt for the next great cybersecurity leaders, are enterprises neglecting an under-tapped source? More women are joining the cybersecurity industry, but there are still myriad opportunities for enterprise security leaders to be advocates and mentors to up-andcoming talent.