The risk level to the global workforce has reached its highest since 2016 according to the findings of the International SOS Risk Outlook 2021. Unsurprisingly, around eight in 190 risk professionals believe the health and security risks faced by the workforce increased in 2020 (specifically for “domestic employees” (85%), “assignees” (81%), “student and faculty” (80%), “business travelers” (79%) and “remote workers” (77%)). Around half believe that this will increase further in 2021.
The Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Syracuse Hancock International Airport is using new technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification (ID) and reduces a touchpoint for airport agents.
ICAO issued a bulletin announcing its new Testing and Cross-border Risk Management Measures Manual (Doc 10152), developed by the members of the dedicated CAPSCA group it established in 2009 for the prevention and management of public health events in civil aviation.
There is an opportunity here for IT teams to stabilize their work-from-home situations while also preparing for the future back in the office, or for many, supporting a hybrid model. Long term solutions are needed for organizational success. There are many steps that can be taken to ensure infrastructure is properly cared for and ready to be used when teams are able to return to the office.
The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) recruited four additional regional transit agencies to join in its efforts to ensure that all riders are wearing an appropriate face covering on mass transit in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19.
Following the COVID-19 pandemic, business and government executives have been considering the best options and strategies to repair disrupted operations and return to work without putting employees and citizens at risk. Here’s some advice: take a multilayered approach.
ON DEMAND: The purpose of contact tracing is well understood, but there are many misconceptions about how it works, who it should apply to, and how to implement it. This webinar will clarify these issues and will recommend specific capabilities that businesses and government organizations should consider when selecting contact tracing solutions.
ON DEMAND: Listen to healthcare security experts as they discuss their journey through the Covid-19 pandemic – from response to recovery, what they saw, and what they learned. This webinar will discuss how these experts reacted to the pandemic, the planning, the changes in their operations and staffing, and dealing with this new unforeseen risk.
ON DEMAND: Organized Retail Crime (ORC) is a serious problem that has been on the rise for several years. The unprecedented event of the current pandemic will rival or even exceed any previous events. If COVID-19 by itself wasn't bad enough, add civil disturbance, bail reform, and the state of law enforcement, and you have a perfect storm.
ON DEMAND: Right now, in the pandemic environment, business leaders are balancing internal priorities – managing cost and impacts to productivity – with market and external priorities like government requirements, customer needs, and perceived standards of safety and health.
ON DEMAND: In this webinar, we intend to share some real stories. What were your challenges? What solutions did you deploy to address these challenges? What were your results? As part of this webinar, we will also discuss business continuity and resilience and how we can continue to plan for residual risk in a changed world.
ON DEMAND: Almost twice as many employees are now working from home as in traditional workplaces in response to COVID-19. The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research estimates that work from home (WFH) currently accounts for 60% of economic activity in the U.S., and many of these policies are expected to remain either permanently or for the long-term.
This month, Security magazine brings you the Security 500 Report, Rankings and Thought Leader Profiles. How does your enterprise compare to others? Which security programs are leading the way? Also this month, we highlight how to plan, prepare for and build resilience to protests and other unplanned events, video surveillance tools for SMBs and more.