Much has changed in visitor management procedures and policies since the days of entering a visitor’s name in the log book and slapping on a sticky badge with a handwritten name on it. Often, visitors were not even asked for identification, and there was no way to track or confirm if or when they left the building.
Threated by the increasing ingenuity of hackers in addition to the already problematic challenges of employee theft or industrial espionage, organizations today are taking serious steps to improve protection of their networks and data centers.
While some students are calling the new ID badge policy a threat against their rights, university officials are sticking with their policy of requiring students and faculty to wear their badges at all times.
What does Dr. Park Dietz, one of the world’s foremost forensic psychiatrists, want you to know about mitigating workplace violence? Read his guide on warning signs and prevention, along with features and columns on RFID technology, mobile credential standards, security convergence, CSO interview questions and more in our February 2017 edition of Security magazine.