All threats have a location. Office closures, an active shooter, system outages, inclement weather, medical emergencies – each one of these critical events can be tied to a location, or multiple locations, thus placing employees in that area in danger.
A report from Princeton Survey Research Associates International shows that two thirds of U.S. adults feel they would be prepared if an emergency or disaster struck their community today, including 20 percent who say they would be very prepared.
As the national conversation regarding violence in the workplace suggests a heightened awareness stemming from increased media coverage, recent studies suggest there may be statistical evidence supporting this perceived frequency.
An early forecast from scientists at Colorado State University's (CSU) Tropical Meteorology Project says that a weak or moderate El Niño is likely by the height of the Atlantic hurricane season, which means that the 2017 Atlantic basin hurricane season will have slightly below average activity.
Private industries need to join the fight against terrorist ideologies, says Financial Integrity Network Chairman Juan Zarate. Read how in the July edition of Security magazine. This issue also includes guidance about CSO compensation and salary, banking security, emergency notifications and more.