The Wall Street Journal recently stated that commercial burglaries have almost doubled in New York City since March 12 when a state of emergency was declared. Reason being, thieves are targeting nonessential businesses that have shuttered locations as a result of government directives or are robbing essential businesses that would likely have more cash on hand. Multiple retail organizations are also reporting an increase in shoplifting attempts and point of sale shrink since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak. In times like these, as a rise in theft, burglaries and other disturbances are expected, security is more important than ever.
A majority of Americans say they approve of recent protests around the country and many think they’ll bring positive change. And despite headline-making standoffs between law enforcement and protesters in cities nationwide, the poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds a majority of Americans think law enforcement officers have generally responded to the protests appropriately. Somewhat fewer say the officers used excessive force.
To help meet demands of metal detectors in the entrances of schools, airports, houses of worship and correctional facilities, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has researched and developed four new metal detection testing standards.
During the past decade, many corporate security divisions have made tremendous strides to evolve as a key component of their company's organizational strategy and growth. Whether a company's security program is in-house, outsourced or a hybrid of both, the leading global security executives and decision-makers are acutely aware of how to effectively leverage the resource capabilities of intelligence professionals within their organization.
RISK360 Incident and Case Management System from AMAG Technology
January 14, 2019
The RISK360 Incident and Case Management system from AMAG Technology investigates and analyzes incidents to help organizations operate more efficiently, save money, enforce compliance and mitigate risk.
Bullet-Resistant Security Booth from Delta Scientific
January 14, 2019
For high-security installations such as at government facilities, border stations or military bases, these Delta Scientific bullet-resistant guard booths are tested and certified to conform to Underwriters Laboratories standard UL 752.
This month in Security magazine, meet 13 female executives who are succeeding in security leadership roles. How are they contributing to the safety and success of their enterprise and to the industry? Also, experts discuss radio frequency threats, mental health during the global pandemic, the future of security networking, zero trust, AI and more.