For the last two decades, the Security Letter has been a benchmark document that puts the security guard industry into perspective. Each year Robert McCrie compiles data from the top security guard firms and produces what is called “the list” detailing the top 20-25 firms in the country. This year, Robert McCrie, Keith Oringer of Security ProAdvisors and Jeff DiDomenico of Trackforce Valiant made the list come to life – a great way for all of us in the business to see what’s new and different from last year to this year.
Corporations, universities and other institutions have faced the question of whether to outsource or not to outsource for decades when it comes to physical security and more recently on the cybersecurity side. What is the correct answer to this question?
For many children, the excitement of being at school is tempered by caution and worry. While active shooter incidents grab headlines and are terrifying, school bullying is occurring both on and off school campuses every day.
A new study by the U.S. Secret Service's National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) says that a majority of school shooters showed warning signs before committing their crimes, and most of them were bullied.
There are many resources, techniques and practices that are no-cost or low-cost that houses of worship and faith-based communities can employ to protect their staff, community and their infrastructure.
ON DEMAND: Managing the risks associated with acute targeted violence occurring in institutions has become challenging and complex. This presentation will provide stakeholders with a current and solution-oriented overview towards proactively managing and mitigating an active shooter incident.
ON DEMAND: No environment is completely safe. While shootings in schools, nightclubs, churches and concerts capture many new headlines, more than 80 percent of active shooter incidents occur in the workplace, according to FBI data.
This month, Security magazine brings you the 2019 Guarding Report, featuring David Komendat, Boeing CSO, and many other public safety leaders to discuss threats and solutions for 2020 and security officer training. Also, we highlight Hector Rodriguez, Director of Public Safety and Security at Marymount California University, CCPA regulations, NIST standards, VMS and much more.