09Apr 2010

What types of threats should you be looking at? From a security perspective, a threat is an act or condition that seeks to obtain, damage, or destroy an asset. Threats can be divided into three types: actual, conceptual, and inherent. Actual threats are the crime and security incident history against an asset or at a […]

17Mar 2010

You’re a very busy hospital security manager.  At 2 pm on one of your normal busy days, you receive a call from a man saying he represents a security consulting firm.  He explains that one of the company’s specialties is technical expertise in electronic security design.  He asks if you have any upcoming projects or […]

11Mar 2010

Data driven security is a concept utilized by organizations operating in a constantly changing environment to effectively manage the dynamic risks which challenge their organization. Security professionals operating in today’s increasingly competitive environments face the unique challenge of providing security that reduces crime and loss, is cost effective, and does not expose their organizations to […]

21Feb 2010

Securing the environment of care is a challenging and continual effort for most healthcare security managers, who face unique challenges in balancing the open campus environment with the protection needs of the hospital’s patients, employees, and other assets.  No hospital is without risk and effectively managing risk is crucial to maintaining the protection and openness […]

21Feb 2010

Like all professional services, security consultants are a diverse group.  Many have years of experience while others have just entered the field.  Some are specialized in specific industries or type of facilities while others are generalists.  Many consultants rely on their prior experience in law enforcement, the military, or as security managers and directors until […]

21Feb 2010

An independent security consultant maintains his/her integrity at all times. An independent security consultant is not affiliated with any manufacturer or vendor of security equipment, nor does s/he profit in any way from a client’s selection of vendors or contractors. An independent security consultant’s primary objective is to help clients provide maximum protection for their […]