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.
The non-profit International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection and consultancy and training firm Trident Manor Limited entered a strategic partnership to deliver specialized cultural property protection learning programs, as well as increase mutual support for the protection of cultural heritage globally.
COVID-19 has created a new temporary normal of employees working from home, leaving offices mostly empty, with the exception of essential personnel. GuideWell, a health solutions company, is no different.
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the creation of a task force to study and analyze best practices and procedures for recruiting, training and maintaining law enforcement officers in the state.
It may well be that the primary reason that security officers have historically struggled to achieve high levels of organizational and vocational relevance and performance is based solely on their generalized lack of health, wellness and physical fitness.
A few months ago, ISIO suggested in articles that security managers must ensure that there is a contingency in the budget to obtain equipment or skills training in case of an unknown threat that could arrive out of the blue. Any responsible managing or finance director must consider allocating funding and preparing for this emerging threat because it has life impacting or life and death possibilities.
The Navy and Marine Corps are conducting a broad review of security measures in the face of insider threats, following three violent incidents at Navy bases since Thanksgiving, including the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and the NAS Pensacola fatal shootings.
This month in Security magazine, we explore how Corning's global security group ensured business continuity and employee safety during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Also, we highlight the global security team at Uber and their recent security programs and initiatives. Industry experts discuss travel safety programs, career hackers, working for terrible bosses, group attribution error and more.