Risk management too often is perilously fragmented and insufficiently funded. Managing the overall risk equation is assuredly a CEO-level and management team obligation. But the design and execution of effective strategies to identify and moderate risk is, of necessity, complex and typically spread among numerous organizational silos.
It’s a mishmash of letters – PSIM – but what it stands for isn’t mishmash at all. PSIM, or Physical Security Information Management, is a category of software that provides a platform and applications created by middleware developers, designed to integrate multiple unconnected security applications and devices and control them through one comprehensive user interface.
If 2013 was the year for grappling with a slow economy, 2014 will be the year where security technology makes a resurgence, and not just for what it can do in the control room, but in a number of other ways. Here’s my prediction for nine critical physical security trends for 2014.
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.
A key portion of the Why Education Security Graduated to PSIM Technology webinar focuses on educating viewers about what exactly PSIM or physical security information management software is and how it can connect multiple devices and multiple systems through one user interface.
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.
In recent years, the banking industry has gone through a tremendous amount of change. While each one of these trends presents new opportunities, at the same time they’ve created a set of complex challenges.
Exclusive Survey Shows Complexities, Diverse Risks Demand a PSIM Approach
October 28, 2011
A majority of security professionals believe that there is much to gain by integrating data from traditional physical security devices and systems, including access control, video, RFID, GPS, sensors and building management systems, in to one common operating picture.
Who are the thought-leaders pushing the security industry forward, in government, cybersecurity, corporate security and education? Learn about this year’s security champions in our annual Most Influential People in Security report. Also in this issue: Data security concerns for healthcare institutions; ruggedized security technology; covert surveillance installations; how to polish up your resume and references; infinity background screening for workplace violence risk mitigation and more.