As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread throughout the world, hospitals are struggling to provide patient care, ensure the health and safety of medical personnel, and protect vital supplies from theft.
What are some simple risk management rules that will support healthcare organizations, without significantly exposing it to major security risks as they adapt to this new and challenging COVID-19 situation?
As Director of Security & Emergency Preparedness, Pandemic Continuity Response Coordinator for Texas Biomedical Research Institute, how is Mark A. Hammargren, CPP®, securing people, assets and facilities, in order to allow researchers at the Institute to develop animal models, study the coronavirus and examine potential diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines to combat COVID-19?
We are living in unprecedented times. As the deadly COVID-19 sweeps its way across the globe, millions of workers providing essential services are putting their lives on the line for their communities and the rest of the world.
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced he will issue an Executive Order requiring all people in New York to wear a mask or a face covering when out in public and in situations where social distancing cannot be maintained, such as on public transportation.
Four hurricanes will become major storms of Category 3 to 5, with sustained winds of at least 111 mph, according to projections for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season that runs from June 1 to November 30.
The state of Washington is one of the most affected states in the US by the coronvirus. Here we speak with Jim Sawyer, Director of Security Services at Seattle Children's Hospital, and learn how security and medical staff are handling the coronavirus epidemic.
Human resources departments (HR) handing out information sheets is not going to curb the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Training has to be conducted in concert and in person to all by the security department, as, it is a security threat. Here are some protocols and policy management procedures your enterprise and security department should consider to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus.
ON DEMAND: Locations that were once considered safe havens such as schools, places of worship and healthcare institutions are no longer immune to acts of violence. The session will be specific to unique risks in healthcare settings and address preparedness and response through training, education and communication.
ON DEMAND: Healthcare organizations often overlook the security needs of freestanding clinics and offices. In this webinar, Alan Lynch, Network Director of Safety & Security for St. Luke’s University Health Network, headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., offers best practices to help you address the security risks in ambulatory care centers and physician offices.
ON DEMAND: There are few situations a security professional will face that is more serious than a potential workplace violence threat. Every security professional knows and understands that all employers have a legal, ethical and moral duty to take reasonable steps to prevent and respond to threats of violence in their workplace.
ON DEMAND: Locations that were once considered safe havens such as schools, places of worship and healthcare institutions are no longer immune to acts of violence, and that includes healthcare, such as hospitals, emergency rooms, and facilities that provide healthcare outside of a hospital environment.
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. Read More
This month in Security magazine, we highlight COVID-19 and infosec's response. How has the sudden shift to remote work changed the roles of CISOs and security teams? Also this month, we profile Justin Dolly, CSO at Sauce Labs, his view on infosec and building security teams. In addition, security experts discuss continuous monitoring, radicalism, quantum technology, endpoint security and more.