The COVID-19 pandemic has provided an opportunity for fine-tuning operational and response procedures when it comes to business continuity and crisis response, and many companies are all the better for it.
Just like about everything else in the world, the loss prevention/asset protection space has been hugely affected by the pandemic and the “traditional” threat landscape for security professionals in this area has evolved over the past year and half. Let’s take a look at pain points, best practices and COVID-19’s impact on loss prevention.
Though extremism is not a new concept, the rise in radical and extremist ideals and incidents in recent years, puts this risk on the radar of security leaders across all market sectors. How can enterprise security professionals follow and stay on top of the threat of extremism and radicalism? With a strong understanding of their organization’s risk profile, security leaders can thwart potential incidents related to extremism that could potentially harm individuals, company assets, brand reputation or more.
Armed with a background in both military and law enforcement experience, Bernard Robinson weaved his way through a variety of roles, including homicide, SWAT, sex crimes and special ops, before a colleague told him he’d be a great leader in the hospitality sector.
Not only does a law enforcement pedigree run in W.P. Chedester’s family, he’s the third generation of his family to work in the police department at West Virginia University (WVU) located in Morgantown, a small city in north-central West Virginia.
Beginning her career as a municipal police department dispatcher, Eileen Behr worked her way through various divisions and assignments over the course of 32 years – including accident and traffic, tactical negotiator, juvenile, investigations and emergency management coordinator – to eventually become the first female police chief in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. After the sudden death of the Montgomery County sheriff in 2011, Behr was appointed sheriff.
When it comes to a top-notch security program, good relationships with external entities are paramount to success. It’s a concept Josh Ball, Director of Public Safety at the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) in Louisville, Kentucky, has prioritized.