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Focus on Mental Health for Security Professionals

How to Shore Up Personal Resilience Against Vicarious Trauma

Repeated exposure to traumatic incidents, stories, and news can lower a security professional’s resilience to stressors and can cumulatively result in vicarious or secondary trauma. But while no one is immune to trauma, no one is doomed by it. Learn how to help your team cope here. 

Fast Facts: 6 Commons Signs of Vicarious Trauma

Vicarious trauma occurs over time after witnessing or hearing about others’ traumatic pain and suffering. This can affect frontline security personnel responding to incidents or security analysts reviewing reports about incidents.