Heading Into a New Year: A Look at the 2022 State of Security

It’s hard to believe, but it’s almost time to ring in a new year. As we get ready to close out the past 12 months, it’s important to look at where we currently stand with physical security trends. Recently, Genetec Inc. released its 2022 State of Physical Security report. The company’s report surveyed 3,700 physicalContinue reading “Heading Into a New Year: A Look at the 2022 State of Security”

Leaders are More Concerned with Physical Security Than Ever Before

The COVID pandemic has spurred the C-suite to recognize that ineffective health and safety protocols expose their people and their businesses to serious risk, according to a new article in Security Management Magazine. According to author Brian Phillips, CPP, PSP, “senior leadership is more concerned with physical security than ever before, advancing many security and risk professionals into a strategic position within the business.”

“While organizations should run risk assessments on a regular and ongoing basis,” he says, “most risk assessments tend to take place after a specific event or incident. COVID-19 has created a point in time where all companies must reevaluate their physical security program to factor in both current and future pandemic-level threats. If you haven’t already, it’s time to dust off those risk evaluations and take a serious look at your security posture.”

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