Security Organization, Strategy, and the Master Plan
Learn the value of a security master plan and how it guides the entire security operation. Discuss when a typical program is developed, its critical components, and how it’s maintained and measured for performance.
Managing Security Risk
Discuss the security risk management process and how to apply it to the planning, implementation, and management of an effective security program.
Learn about successes from international examples and how to apply these to maximize the protections for your security program.
Managing Your Physical Security Data and Performance Metrics
“Without measurement there can be no management.” What should you measure and how will you do it? Measurement is a critical element of performance management and maximizing security availability. Discuss the criticality of evaluating the performance of individuals and operating systems.
Organizational Resilience – Operational Survivability
Organizational resilience represents the difference between success and failure. Implementation of organizational resilience does not mean “reinventing the wheel” but taking advantage of established programs and best practices to ensure maximum survivability and recovery following disastrous events.
Managing and Maintaining Your CCTV and Network Video Systems
Review the latest video solutions and content analysis. Learn about upgraded legacy solutions and camera technologies that can positively impact your security program.
Security Systems Life Cycle and Systems Management
As with all things, security systems have a finite operating cycle. How is this measured and managed to provide effective and efficient life cycle control and systems or component replacement? Learn how to implement a meaningful life cycle management program.
Managing Corporate-Wide Access and Egress
Managing access to and egress from your property is a primary protective element and can provide early warning of potential threats. This process is also a basic element of the security awareness effort and is intrinsic to the safety of employees and others. Discuss examples that will improve your access program.
Build Your Best Security Team
In this changing workplace, your leadership is critical to maximizing the value of your security team. What do great teams know and do? How can you apply this to your team? To what extent does the human resources process understand and support the security program? Learn successful approaches that will help you and your team grow and add value to your program!
Cloud Computing’s Impact on Your Security Program
In the decade or so since the widespread adoption of the Internet, web-based application services and pay-per-use business models have established Software as a Service, or cloud computing, as the dominant new paradigm for application deployment and delivery. Learn how operating with the cloud can reduce cost and increase performance of electronic security systems.
Optimizing Security Guard Performance
Guard force operations and managing for heightened performance play a significant role in contract-for-services or proprietary guard force environments. Learn techniques and best practices regarding how to manage these situations for maximum return.
Managing and Operating a Command and Response Center
In many instances the operational efficiency of a security program rests on the shoulders of an internal command and response center. This is where your program needs to demonstrably provide the return on security expenditures.
Lighting—Managing Security and Operational Needs
What role does lighting play and how is it best managed to meet the expectations of both the facility and security managers? What elements of lighting design and operational management should a security director be cognizant of and what risks does lack of knowledge present? Is it a meaningful part of your CPTED program?
Legal and Liability Issues—Considerations for Security Management
How security managers operate their programs can be an important legal question. Video evidence, privacy issues, and changes in law can impact your security program. Learn about and discuss some legal and liability issues that your organization should consider.
Case Study and Hands-on Exercises
Develop and refine operational programs though hands-on group exercises. Gain unique perspectives from successful international examples. Combine the information learned into a critical thinking exercise.