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Holiday Safety Tips

With so much to do during the holidays, it can be easy to forget that safety should remain a primary concern at home, at work and on the job. The holidays are hardly the time to turn a blind eye to safety.

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How to Prepare for Extreme Weather

The Global Climate Risk Index 2017 analyzes the extent to which countries have been affected by the impact of weather-related loss. This year’s index confirms that, although less developed countries are generally more likely to be devastated by weather than industrialized nations, even areas that are typically immune from such risk would do well to prepare.

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Keep a Safety Mindset During the Holidays

Now that the major holidays are upon us, take a few minutes to extend your safety culture. This is not only the time of year for special celebrations, it’s also prime for safeguarding your belongings and assets—especially those you’ve eagerly awaited as gifts or those you stowed away for that special loved one.
 

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Robotics are Trending in the Security Solutions Sector

The emergence of smart technology into the security sector is changing risk management economics and strategy in unique ways. Such technology leverages information management at its core for a more effective security program. Case in point is the burgeoning role of autonomous data machines (ADMs or robots) that are purposely built for security. 

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Shopping Mall Security - Beyond the Code of Conduct

The holiday season is right around the corner. The stores have sales, you have a list and the mall management companies have security. While we don’t often think about the role of security professionals in the retail setting when we head to the mall, we experience their influence with every visit. While the overall focus is to create a safe and secure environment, the role of the security officer is varied, and changes based on the location and sometimes based on what is happening on a particular day.

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Raising Your Rank: Why Veterans Are a Great Fit for the Security Sector

As we salute military personnel this Veterans Day, it is an opportune time to review why veterans make ideal recruits for the security officer and physical security sector. Once they leave the military, it’s a natural fit for veterans to go into the security field

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Drones and Disaster Management

While news outlets often report about people shooting at drones as they hover over homes, and despite the fact certain irresponsible remote controllers have been known to interrupt emergency fire operations, these tiny fliers are

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Risk and Resilience in the Security Sector

What’s the worst that can happen if your company has no enterprise security risk management plan? Organizations are exposed to a wide range of evolving threats that can create a multitude of security risks. A company without a comprehensive risk management plan could face serious repercussions ranging from a supply chain breakdown of a product line, reputational damage, revenue loss, market credibility and shareholder devaluation.

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The Great ShakeOut 2016

Worldwide, millions of people will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:20 a.m. on October 20, 2016, during The Great California ShakeOut. Participating in the annual event is a great way to make sure you are prepared to survive and recover quickly from substantial earthquakes – whether you are at home, at work or traveling.

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Retain a Quality Security Team – 5 Key Steps

Does this scenario sound familiar? You relied on your security services provider to hire the best staff and ensure everyone received the right training. But a handful of them have already quit and moved onto the next company, leaving your facility’s security at risk. New security professionals are being hired and trained, but the gap in security has you feeling uneasy. Your expectation was that you would have a consistent security presence.

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