The Port of Palm Beach implemented human trafficking prevention training for its employees. The training focuses on teaching employees how to identify human trafficking victims and how to get them help.
To determine whether implementing gaming techniques for security awareness training at your organization makes sense, it is important to first understand what the ultimate goal of the security awareness course is. In many cases, gaming techniques can help employees overcome initial resistance to learning.
Anti-government extremists known as sovereign citizens present many domestic threats. Read on to learn more about this homeland security threat, along with key issues security leaders and law enforcement should consider exploring to combat the risks.
In preparation of opening a new bus depot in Toronto, Metrolinx staged a mock disaster that included included response from several agencies throughout the city, as well as served to test the company's systems in place.
ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA), announced a free virtual event, titled “Global DE&I Strategy: Policy and Practices that Produce Positive Business Outcomes," to help security leaders around the world develop and implement diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) strategies.
Security's Editorial Advisory Board member Dean Alexander, an author of several books on terrorism and a Western Illinois University School of Law Enforcement professor and director of the WIU Homeland Security Research Program, will be a part of a training program for more than 60 new incoming Illinois police chiefs through the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Executive Institute.
Security personnel are seeing their roles expand as they assist companies and communities in combating COVID-19. They are performing temperature screening, monitoring personal protective equipment (PPE) usage and physical distancing, managing building occupancy, controlling line-ups, and even assisting with contact tracing. To support new needs, and keep employees safe at the same time, security companies have instituted new training programs and methods given these changing conditions.
As users receive more security awareness training, their ability to effectively deal with security threats increases, reveals a new study by MediaPRO, co-sponsored with Osterman Research. The report also found that boring security awareness training doesn’t make employees want to be secure.