Over the years the non-sworn, corporate public safety industry has failed to achieve any long-lasting measures of professionalism. There are many possible reasons for this failure, but chief among them is the failure to adopt reliable public safety officer core competency standards.
Emergency services and law enforcement personnel are getting a workout this year in California, between droughts, wildfires and heavy flooding. However, through cross-departmental training, preparedness exercises and more, the Orange County area is up for the task.
How is healthcare industry security changing? The evolving demographics of the average emergency room population, in addition to an increased focus on workplace violence, are impacting the security department’s role within a hospital or healthcare system.
Industry advancements that enable smartphones to carry credentials offer the opportunity for students, faculty and staff at university campuses to use a ubiquitous device to open doors and perform other tasks that require presentation of a secure credential.
For the next generation of enterprise security leaders, is there a clear path forward to success? Enterprise security leaders discuss mentorships, education, certifications and the skills new CSOs and CISOs will need to succeed in their evolving roles and bring value to the business. But the problem is: with existing security leadership roles varying so widely, is the development of a uniform skill set even possible?