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Identifying a Place of Mass Gathering Is Crucial to Securing It

Posted by The Brain on Mar 18, 2020 3:56:52 AM

 

Why’s a place of mass gathering so difficult to pin down, even for owners and operators? The answer is more complex than you’d think. For one, place of mass gathering is a risk designation, extrinsic to the core function of the venue. Qualifying a venue as a place of mass gathering is its (high) potential to inspire terrorist attacks, which it becomes by concentrating large numbers of people.

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Topics: Security Management, Safety Management, Integrated Safety and Security

Building the Case for End-to-End Safety Management Software

Posted by The Brain on Feb 26, 2020 4:16:01 AM

For PCBUs (Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking), maintaining a safe workplace has never been more important – if you don’t do it, your competitor will. For, as the data shows, firms are increasingly leveraging effective safety management protocols to gain an advantage in the market.

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Topics: Safety Management, Integrated Safety and Security

Key Elements for Building a Crisis Management Capability

Posted by The Brain on Feb 5, 2020 5:18:11 AM

As crises grow in kind and intensity, organizations need to take an intelligence-gathering and constant-monitoring approach to building their crisis management competency. This largely cyclical mode of lifecycle crisis management tends to be more strategy-oriented than the tactics-first approach implicit in the popular pre-crisis, crisis, and post-crisis models. For instance, the British crisis management standard, BS 11200, adopts a fairly cyclical framework that includes the following stages:

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Topics: Crisis Newsletter, Safety Newsletter, Integrated Safety and Security

Five Integrated Safety and Security Software Capabilities Facilities Managers Need

Posted by The Brain on Jan 8, 2020 6:00:00 AM

When surveyed, senior facilities managers admit that their respective organizations are unprepared to deal with the security risk to the built environment. That is even as risk, including threats like workplace violence, environmental incidents, and active shooter incidents, continues to grow.

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Topics: Safety Management, Safety Newsletter, Integrated Safety and Security

What Corporate Security Managers Learned in 2019

Posted by The Brain on Dec 18, 2019 10:12:35 AM

In 2018 corporate security incidents came for everyone. Unfortunately, 2019 proved no better. But despite the fact that corporate security incidents invite public scrutiny more swiftly than ever, the number of organizations with an appropriate (security) crisis management and communications plan remains stuck around the 50 percent mark worldwide.

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Topics: Security Management, Integrated Safety and Security

The Changing Risk Profile in the Education Sector

Posted by The Brain on Nov 1, 2019 4:11:08 AM

 

Today’s education sector is confronting a sharp uptick in risk and uncertainty. In turn, the practice of risk management is becoming foundational to the way schools, districts, and campuses operate, as effective risk management comes to be seen as a better way not only to identify and manage risks, but also to promote quality, continuity, and accountability.

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Topics: Risk Management, Crisis Management, Education, Education and Schools, Integrated Safety and Security

How Educational Institutions Should Address the Re-emerging Bomb Threat

Posted by The Brain on Oct 25, 2019 6:08:37 AM

 

Security incidents have become increasingly common in schools and universities. And bomb threats, in particular, are on the rise. Just look at the data.

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Topics: Security Management, Crisis Newsletter, Integrated Safety and Security

Why the Case for Siloing Safety and Security Breaks Down

Posted by The Brain on Oct 23, 2019 4:06:17 AM

 

It’s always been common for practitioners to treat safety and security as different properties – not just entities requiring different systems but distinct vocabularies and frameworks, as well. But increasingly the question is asked, how tenable is continuing to silo safety and security management? The answer: not tenable at all.

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Topics: Security Management, Safety Management, Integrated Safety and Security

Three Key Considerations for an Integrated Safety and Security Management Platform

Posted by The Brain on Oct 16, 2019 8:19:50 AM

 

What integrated safety and security management capabilities do you need?

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Topics: Security Management, Safety Management, Integrated Safety and Security


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