How Physical Security System Data Can Shape Hybrid Offices

Research that came out in 2021 from Cushman & Wakefield estimated that most workers around the world would return to their offices during the first quarter of 2022. Flash forward and that picture is a bit more complicated. While offices have reopened since the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the way work is structured hasContinue reading “How Physical Security System Data Can Shape Hybrid Offices”

Security Partnerships Are the Key to Fighting Cyber Threats

Oftentimes, collaboration is the best answer to responding to threats facing you, your company, your physical security, and data. That’s what Martyn Ryder, VP of Sales & Marketing at Morphean, explains in a recent piece  for IFSEC Global. He writes that during an era where security systems revolve around Internet networks, ever-complex systems, and cloud-basedContinue reading “Security Partnerships Are the Key to Fighting Cyber Threats”

This Breach Reveals a Big Physical Security Flaw

In an era when cyber and physical security concerns are interlocked, it’s important that firms be open-minded to the wide range of ever evolving threats they face. These threats put sensitive data at risk as well as the safety and wellbeing of staff and clients. In an article for Data Center Knowledge, Maria Korolov detailsContinue reading “This Breach Reveals a Big Physical Security Flaw”

Companies Should Consider Third-Party Physical Security Risks

Often, discussions around third-party risks swirl around cybersecurity. However, physical security is very much a pressing concern risk management professionals and security leaders should consider when it comes to their relationships with vendors and partners. Recently, Prevalent, Inc., released the 2022 Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) Industry Study that examines current realities affecting third-party riskContinue reading “Companies Should Consider Third-Party Physical Security Risks”

New Survey Shows Data from Physical Security as “Mission Critical” for Businesses

A recent report from Genetec reveals that as cybersecurity evolves so, too, does physical security. Successful modern businesses can’t stay safe and secure without both. In its latest “State of Physical Security” report, the company revealed that 69 percent of respondents said physical security — and the related data derived from it — is “missionContinue reading “New Survey Shows Data from Physical Security as “Mission Critical” for Businesses”

Conducting Threat Assessments Are Crucial for Physical Security

Ensuring that proper physical security protocols are enforced should be a top priority for any business, firm, commercial building, medical facility, or school. To make sure your building’s security is up to par, you’ll have to have a threat assessment performed. It’s an official evaluation and audit performed by a security professional. Recently, Campus SafetyContinue reading “Conducting Threat Assessments Are Crucial for Physical Security”

From Workplace Violence to Hybrid Office Models — 5 Security Concerns

As the world continues to reopen and return to normal after two full years of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are starting to adjust to a reality where physical security concerns are evolving somewhat from where they were back in 2019. With physical and cyber security so integrated, we are in an era where business leadersContinue reading “From Workplace Violence to Hybrid Office Models — 5 Security Concerns”

A Booming Industry: Global Physical Security Industry to Make $153B by 2023

Something that those in the physical security world know is that it is a thriving industry. In recent years, as unprecedented security threats have emerged worldwide — from growing mass cybersecurity hacks to complications brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic — keeping firms’ data and assets safe has been a pressing priority. A new reportContinue reading “A Booming Industry: Global Physical Security Industry to Make $153B by 2023”

How COVID-19 Affected the Physical Security Workforce

It’s no surprise that the global COVID-19 pandemic upended the normal churn of daily life for almost everyone. On a macro level, this affected every industry, as normal practices for running “business as usual” were turned on their head. This was the case for the physical security sector. Recently, Corey Sipe for Total Security AdvisorContinue reading “How COVID-19 Affected the Physical Security Workforce”

Businesses Experienced More Physical Security in Past Year, Need to Stay Vigilant

On Feb. 22 the Ontic Center for Protective Intelligence released a sobering report — companies have experienced a wave of physical security threats during a time when they embraced hybrid work models during COVID-19. The report suggests that, in general, companies are poorly equipped to pivot to the complications raised by new threats. The dataContinue reading “Businesses Experienced More Physical Security in Past Year, Need to Stay Vigilant”