The coronavirus outbreak (also known as COVID-19) has had a major impact on the security and business continuity of organizations with significant ties to China. It has also created global travel issues, and its potential spread is a good reason for organizations to re-examine their plans in case a pandemic hits a geographic region vital to that organization’s business interests.
At the University of California San Diego's hospitals in La Jolla and Hillcrest, nursing and facility staff use an adjusted medical records software program to warn other staff about potentially volatile patients.
The size, scope, and frequency of recent natural disasters are pushing U.S. agencies to reevaluate their mass care preparedness.
New research by the ASIS Foundation indicates that full convergence of physical security, cybersecurity, and business continuity is not commonplace.
How do you protect a soft target—a restaurant, a museum, a park, or a city street—without taking away from its beauty, cultural value, or intended use?
As active assailants modify their tactics, security professionals need to modify theirs. Consider these five ideas when changing policy, training, and advancing the security mindset.
Washington’s second and newest public commercial air terminal uses an exit lane control corridor built by dormakaba to daily prevent people from breaching airport security.
Although the Transportation Security Administration is regularly testing new security systems, they are not regularly sharing findings with mass transit operators.
A new visitor management system at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County regularly assesses strangers and frequent visitors alike.
Between active assailant attacks and cyber threats, consumers are increasingly leery of attending large-scale events.
At the Port of Montreal, using safety to communicate security enabled more enthusiastic adoption of access and identity management programs.
A new study compares the results of traditional lockdown methods with multi-option responses in active assailant situations.
Some experts say that the U.S. government is not maintaining pipeline security standards.
Capable of creating incident reports and heat maps, the Detroit Institute of Arts museum is analyzing how visitors interact with the art and how to better protect it.
In recent studies, many retailers say risks like organized retail crime are now a higher priority.
Recognizing a growing threat, security professionals at Mastercard's European headquarters enhance their campus's perimeter protection.
Volkswagen adopts a drone detection solution to protect prototype vehicles.
More than 70 percent of U.S. drivers take photos or videos when they encounter an emergency vehicle responding to an incident.
A $500 million renovation is set to revitalize Chicago’s Willis Tower as a tourist destination and retail hub, protected by a world-class security program.
After a 2015 shooting, the Dallas Police Department knew it needed to enhance its lobby security to prevent a similar incident from occurring in the future.
After the 2007 Trolley Square Mall shooting, retailers planted the seed for DHS’s active shooter preparedness tools. Now, they strive for a more tailored approach to emergency management.
Thousands of people from all over the world are headed to Miami this weekend for Super Bowl LIV to watch the Kansas City Chiefs battle the San Francisco 49ers on the field.
Kenya is suffering its worst desert locust infestation in 70 years, and the swarms are threatening to spread further into East Africa and threaten the region's food security.
Dozens of people treated for skin irritation after passenger plane dumped fuel to reduce landing weight.
Early reports indicated no U.S. casualties in the strikes, which were in retaliation for the killing of Iranian military leader Qassem Soleimani.
New York announces $45 million grant program for security at religious schools and institutions after rash of anti-Semitic attacks.
In response to catastrophic, ongoing bushfires, 3,000 reservists have been called up to assist in firefighting and evacuations in Australia—the largest military deployment on the continent since World War II.
The United States confirmed it launched a drone strike that killed Qasem Soleimani, head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force.
A new report calls for immediate aid to improve security and prevent future attacks at houses of worship and faith-based communities.
The internationalization of far-right threats and tension between the Persian Gulf countries rank as the top two security risks for companies in 2020, according to a new risk forecast.
'Tis the season for holiday shopping and thieves snooping around your doorstep. With U.S. consumers expected to spend about $136 billion in online purchases between 1 November and 31 December, a 13 percent increase from what was spent during that same period in 2018, package thefts are on our minds as over 30 percent of shoppers have reported a theft happening within the past year.
Protests against a citizenship law turned violent this weekend in India as police used force inside two university campuses, injuring more than 100 students.
Retailers continue to face serious challenges from organized retail crime, which averaged more than $700,000 per $1 billion in sales in 2019, a new survey found.
Two attackers who killed four in a New Jersey shootout seemed to be targeting the kosher market where the violence took place.
In new Hong Kong developments, Taiwan stands ready to assist those who want to leave Hong Kong and two homemade bombs with significant explosive capacity were found.
Officials are treating the shooting, which left three dead and eight wounded, as an act of terrorism and are investigating whether the gunman was working as part of a larger network.
Uber released its first U.S. safety report this week—the only report of its kind for the rideshare industry, examining incidents of sexual assault, physical assault/murder, and motor vehicle fatalities in 2017 and 2018.
Tens of thousands of people protesting in Paris and other French cities led to a shut down of the Eiffel Tower and the country's high-speed train system, as well as clashes with police.
Death toll estimates for recent protests range from roughly 200 to more than 400, making it the country’s deadliest unrest in 40 years.
Days after large-scale protests, the French government unveiled a multimillion euro plan to address domestic violence, including electronic tracking bracelets for abusers and prevention programs in schools.
A new study of the U.S. private security services market predicts continued growth in overall guarding revenue for the next few years.
International universities are recalling exchange students as Hong Kong protests escalate on college campuses.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation released the Lone Offender Terrorism Report, looking at the people and events surrounding the 52 attacks that have occurred since 1972.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr released a new plan to reduce gun violence and enforce existing federal firearms laws across the country.
Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble, and concerned others with their behavior—but that behavior was never reported, according to a U.S. Secret Service study.
With the homicide rate continuing to rise in Washington, D.C., officials are implementing a 70 percent increase in the surveillance camera program.