In today’s volatile world, providing a secure environment is, of course, a top priority. The ability to employ and understand performance metrics, imaging technology and advanced security systems, is imperative if we are to provide a safe and secure world.
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.
The 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City, OK, changed the state of Oklahoma and the country as a whole forever, but it didn’t stop businesses and families from calling it home, including GE’s new Oil & Gas Technology Center (OGTC), in Oklahoma City. Learn how the OGTC is a shining example of high-tech security with GE’s historically customer centered beliefs and strategy. Also in this issue: why smart cards are increasingly being embedded into mobile devices and wearables, what role certifications play in your career, and much more!