The course instructors were GREAT. Their knowledge base was invaluable to the course and had keen ability to keep the class engaged even throughout the less intriguing topics.
Rodney L Winch
Personnel Security Analyst
This revised, comprehensive program provides an essential and broad foundation relevant to all security practitioners and security management professionals. Build fundamental knowledge on strategic security programs and maximize existing programs and systems with appropriate improvements.
- Understand strategies to communicate realistic expectations and the value of sound security programs and solutions.
- Identify, analyze and assess security programs.
- Learn proven strategies for maximizing the value and protecting your security system investment.
- Understand the basics of networks and infrastructure supporting security technology success.
- Identify and be able to communicate return on investment.
Who Should Attend
- Security managers
- Site security/facility managers and engineers
- Individuals tasked with risk management and homeland security
- Design and security architects/engineers
- Corporate security professionals
- Purchasing officers
- University and campus security professionals
- Security project managers
Risk Management & Planning
Learn what constitutes a risk, how to prepare a risk management plan, and how to identify the key management stakeholders.
Basic System Design and Layout
Learn about system layout strategies. Discussions will include stakeholders, when to design and who should design systems, expectations, infrastructure, and more. Find out how the design and layout relates to system specification, procurement, and deployment.
Litigation Issues and Mitigation
Discuss the security professional's role in legal issues such as information and property theft, armed intruders, contracts, HR and procurement. Learn who you should go to for advice and how it impacts investigations.
Learn the basics of electronic access control systems, strategies, and coordination.
Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED)
What is CPTED? Learn how to implement CPTED, applications, best practices and guidelines, as well as the environmental strategies involved.
Focus on network physical and logical infrastructure as well as aspects of network security. Attendees will learn to develop a comprehensive plan of the core of a network infrastructure—the wiring plant. Layers of network devices and infrastructure discussions are added and provide the user a strong overview of the network they are using to transmit information or to monitor.
Locks and Life Safety
Learn the importance of a holistic approach to physical security and access control and the building and life safety codes considered.
Intrusion Sensors and Detection Systems
Receive an overview of sensor technology as well as its tradeoffs, limitations, and benefits. Discussions will include how an alarm system can be part of an access control system versus part of a burglar alarm system.
Learn about video architecture and determine what is "right" for a particular video application in order to achieve successful results.
Learn what technologies have the potential to significantly impact the industry. Hear about current trends and how new technologies may impact staffing and operations.
What are big data, visualization, and metrics? This workshop module focuses on operations strategies, value derived strategies, and opportunities to improve operations and pitfalls to avoid.
Attendees will be encouraged to actively participate in discussions throughout the workshop. Individual and group exercises have been incorporated into this program to engage attendees and provide open active discussions.