Happy Holidays from Security Management!
It’s been a tough year, so the Security Management team is signing off for the holidays.
We want to thank you—our readers, our contributors, and our ASIS members—for all your support, feedback, encouragement, articles, and time this year. We can’t produce Security Management without security managers like you.
Wishing you and yours a safe, healthy, and peaceful holiday season and a joyous New Year.
Today in Security will return 4 January 2021.
During the hiatus, check out some of our favorite articles from 2020:
When it comes to food defense in manufacturing and processing facilities, personal grievances can trigger widespread public health impacts.
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.
In 2013, healthcare and social assistance sectors reported serious workplace violence incidents more than three times as often as construction and manufacturing. Here's how University of California San Diego Health Systems is stopping the violence. https://t.co/KfcUp5eEt4— Security Management (@SecMgmtMag) February 4, 2020
Experts offer advice on creating an organizational culture to prevent sexual harassment.
Thirty years ago, thieves stole 13 pieces of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum—the largest property crime ever committed in the United States.
Cybersecurity is a stressful business. Here’s what managers can do to help reduce stress in the workplace and promote a healthy work–life balance.
Culture breeds conflict. New research into organizational culture traces workplace conflict back to six core elements that can make the difference between a healthy and a toxic environment.
The United States is taking a multiprong approach to preventing intellectual property theft. But it needs international partners to succeed.
The FBI has more than 1,000 intellectual property theft cases open involving individuals associated with the People's Republic of China. And those thefts have cost the United States billions, says William Evanina, director of the NCSC. https://t.co/IvLT2aLVQP— Security Management (@SecMgmtMag) July 3, 2020
From identifying needed competencies to choosing content delivery methods to hiring trainers with adult learning expertise, here is a step-by-step guide for a guard training program.
As in-person classes resume, pandemic-triggered stressors may take their toll on student behavior and security’s response.
Security awareness training can fill two roles: educating the workforce and reinforcing company culture, especially during a crisis.
Security awareness training can fill two roles: educating the workforce and reinforcing company culture, especially during a crisis. https://t.co/W4IMLtUrga— Security Management (@SecMgmtMag) September 8, 2020
Global lockdowns forced supply chains to hit the brakes. Cargo thieves hit the gas.
The challenges to secure the 2020 U.S. presidential election and its system infrastructure are vast. But so are the new tools in place to help monitor and protect the 2020 election.
NIST researchers put facial recognition software to the test and found that face masks seriously stymie accuracy rates of pre-pandemic algorithms.
As shopping habits evolve, are retailers ready to deal with shifting shrink and fraud trends both in-store and online?
Retailers are being forced to drastically reshape the way they do business during the COVID-19 pandemic. But some of these changes are linked to evolving risks for fraud, theft, and more. https://t.co/P80OvZw9j5— Security Management (@SecMgmtMag) November 1, 2020
Much like the world we live in, the security business has changed, and the lessons gained serve as a powerful reminder that to be effective in our industry, we need to evolve as leaders to get the best out of our people.
Security professionals can help houses of worship implement procedures to protect children from predators.