We have heard from a number of security executives about a very disturbing trend taking place when contracting out various services to support security programs. These reports indicate that a decline may be occurring in the integrity and ethical standards of a number of security services providers.
Hospitals, assisted living centers, nursing homes and other healthcare providers are under constant pressure to keep their facilities safe while managing costs. In addition, they need to manage constant visitor traffic, open access in multiple buildings, hectic emergency departments, confidentiality requirements, governmental standards and patient satisfaction surveys. To effectively deal with all these issues, more and more healthcare institutions are opting to outsource their physical security services.
This compact tactical hand-held detector (THD) features a highly sensitive 360-degree detection area and a silent vibrating alarm indicator, making it particularly effective for use in schools, bars and clubs, and corporate security programs.
Hungry for the highlights from ASIS 2013? See Security magazine's editors' picks for this year's best in show.
November 5, 2013
The 2013 ASIS International Exhibition in Chicago was abuzz with new and renewed security solutions and technology. Hungry for the highlights? Check out Security magazine’s editors’ picks for some of the best products of the show.
“Successful leaders are surrounded by highly motivated and capable people who build relationships based on respect with a focus on results.”
November 5, 2013
“Managers care for the body of the organization. But leaders care for the spirit. And great leaders care about both. That is not my saying, but it is how I view leadership in any successful business,” says Tim Caddigan, Director, Corporate Security & Facilities for Altria Client Services.
“Without a doubt, leadership is about getting everyone to play nice.”
November 5, 2013
“When did Iget programmed? I’d have to say my mom was a huge contributor to molding my altruistic mindset growing up. My Mom never drove by someone or something in need. We’d always say, ‘Oh mom, don’t stop. Not again!’ But she always did.” And with that Bertsch has been an enthusiastic volunteer and then ‘CSO’ to make communities and events better through solid risk management and resilience.
Small and mid-sized enterprises are making strides and saving money through contact security officer programs.
September 1, 2013
Parents and students touring potential college campuses typically have a list of questions for their tour guide: What types of student accommodations are available? Does this school offer my preferred major?
The 2011 Security 500 survey conducted last spring identified that only 19 percent of Security 500 CSOs manage cyber security at their organizations. By the November 2011 Security 500 conference, we had an overwhelming request among attendees for cyber security sessions.
The next generation of security leaders will be challenged in ways previous generations have not. They will be asked to manage and monitor more risks and to identify and address new risks, including those created by drastic shifts in business operation and philosophy. They will have to do this more quickly, with fewer resources in many cases, and they will be expected to think and strategize at a board of director’s level.
We recently launched our new, long awaited, certification program. This has been met with great enthusiasm from the industry and has prompted many questions. Please join us for this short presentation designed to explain exactly what is required to become an Axis Certified Professional and what the benefits are. Read More
Change-makers, thought leaders and industry pioneers, these 16 security executives, legislators and mavericks are making a difference in security, impacting enterprises, communities and nations. Can Hackers Really Control Airplanes? Discover 3 steps for timely cyber intrusion detection. Read all this and more in the September 2015 issue of Security.