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Championing Frontline Staff Will Bolster Productivity in the Security Industry

The security industry faces challenges in garnering the same level of respect and recognition as other professions. While other countries have seen successes in elevating the status of their security sectors, and see security teams on equal footing as law enforcement, unfortunately, this isn’t the case in America. North America in particular grapples with…

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Viewing Security as an Expense is Costing Companies More. Investing in Security is Actually a Profitability Strategy.

The intersection between security and financial acumen often gets overshadowed in a constantly changing economic landscape. While security is essential for safeguarding assets and ensuring continuity, its perceived monetary value is mired in misconceptions affecting company profitability. For many, security is viewed primarily as an expense rather than a potential cost-saver. However, understanding…

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Digital and Physical Security is Coming Together. Now, Workforce Education on Security Strategies is More Important Than Ever.

This is the age of digital transformation, and its growth is prompting a major reshaping of digital and physical security as more physical environments are supported by, dependent on, and connected to monitoring and data collection devices and networks. But with this digital rise, however, finding a balance between digital and physical security…

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Involving Multi-Disciplinary SMEs in Security Strategies is the Best Approach to Tracking Threats in the Workplace

  The current state of handling workplace violence seems to be reactive, awaiting a triggering incident rather than proactive one. Society, employers, and law enforcement have become adept at responding to acts of targeted violence and are training employees on response techniques. But the key is to shift the focus from response to…

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When Organizations Invest in Preventative Security Measures, They Can Secure Liability Protections

The kind of news that is delivered everyday serves as a grim reminder of the escalating violence across the U.S. Evidently, the need for proactive measures to ensure safety has never been more pressing. Such violence is not limited to any particular locale. It’s actually permeating in so many different areas once considered…

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VuWall’s Security Features Utilize AV Over IP to Meet Workplace Security Demands

The significant shift in security demands has seen modest operation centers evolve into larger, more intricate spaces. This change isn’t just a nod to expansion but underscores the demand and importance of comprehensive security in modern businesses. Then enter AV over IP solutions, which replace the old-fashioned bulky matrix switchers and provide a decentralized…

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The Present and Future Of Cybersecurity Architecture is Being Defined by IoT, its Security Risks, and Zero-Trust Solutions

In today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, the integration of security systems and cybersecurity architecture is paramount for businesses. Johnson Controls, one of the biggest security system integrators in North America, recognizes the challenges faced by organizations in ensuring the reliability and uptime of their security investments. With the rise of connected devices, cybersecurity threats have…

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Facing Adversity Head-On: Leadership Insights From Charmeachealle Moore
July 23, 2024

Welcome to “Through the Storm,” where resilience and facing adversity head-on takes center stage. If you were to look up the word in the dictionary, you might just find a picture of Charmeachealle Moore, known affectionately as Mike Moore. His life story reads like a testament to unwavering determination and perseverance. Mike is a…

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Breaking the Cycle and Inspiring Others
July 23, 2024

Nowadays, the traditional path to education is being questioned more than ever and there are numerous stories that provide a beacon of hope for those considering alternative routes. As the number of adults without a high school diploma reaches nearly 22 million in the United States, the importance of understanding and embracing non-traditional education…

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Approaching Safety and Regulatory Compliance with Intent and Purpose
July 23, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with special guest, Carrie Mockler, the Vice President of Operations at PublicSchoolWORKS, a Raptor Technologies company. PublicSchoolWORKS is a fully automated, all-in-one learning management system for online training for school staff and a comprehensive risk management program. Key Takeaways: •…

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The Power of Self-Compassion in Leadership and Cognitive Diversity Can Transform Workplaces
July 23, 2024

Mental health and a sense of belonging are critical issues in today’s workplaces. So much that it is essential to practice self-compassion and form a better understanding of cognitive diversity. Leaders today must navigate the complexities of fostering connection and reducing isolation among their teams. Recent studies indicate that 40 percent of employees feel…

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Security Education Has to Prioritize Data & Analytics Training for Today’s Hybridized Security Risks
September 22, 2023

The world is in a digital era, which means the abundance of data cannot be overstated. Still, making sense of it remains a challenge. With emergent security threats, mastering data and analytics becomes the standard, not merely for academic prowess but for ensuring public safety. For instance, the function of Homeland Security relies on…

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Every Security Threat Can Be Placed on a Map. GIS Tech is Helping Deter Those Security Threats Through Context and Visibility.
September 22, 2023

This year’s GSX (Global Security Exchange) trade show saw a large number of companies meet up in Dallas, Texas to talk about global security trends, tactics, and the latest solutions, fostering a space for professionals to connect and collaborate. And in an era where businesses and communities are more vulnerable and threats are more multifaceted,…

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AI is Enhancing Video Management Systems For Better and Faster Security Measures
September 22, 2023

At GSX 2023 the evolving sphere of video management systems, analytics, and security were heavily showcased. The integration of AI combined with traditional surveillance techniques has made one thing clear: efficiency at the operator’s desk is vital. As security industries increasingly utilize AI-enhanced Video Management Systems (VMS), faster responses to threats become the norm. …

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Motorola Solutions is Mobilizing AI in Security with an Ecosystem Approach to End-to-End Solutions
September 22, 2023

The evolution of mobilizing AI as a foundational technology for computation, operations and business strategy is rapidly reshaping the security landscape, offering unparalleled opportunities for proactive rather than reactive measures. AI’s growing capability to gather and contextualize information, combined with automation, promises timely alerts and swift responses. Still, the integration of AI in areas…

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To Prevent Company Security Threats, Bring More Stakeholders to the Table
September 21, 2023

Security threats are escalating in this day and age, and the onus isn’t merely on reactive measures but proactive measures, too. These are the nuanced approaches that integrate human intuition and robust technology, because often, attackers and safety risks leave warning signs preceding a major security incident. Spotting these tells requires a level of…

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Addressing Human Intuition Can Improve Workplace Safety Ahead of Active Shooter Situations
September 21, 2023

With the prevalence of mass shootings, growing concerns about active shooter situations are more pronounced than ever. Today it is critical that there is preparedness and continuous reassessment in case of a possible situation. But relying on outdated plans will undermine the very purpose of having a security protocol. There are physical security measures…

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Promoting Tech Innovation in Security Solutions Can Help Reduce Non-Billed Worker Overtime 
September 20, 2023

These days finding the right security solutions are a major concern for everyone. From individuals, businesses, and governments alike, the role technology has in revolutionizing the industry cannot be overstated. With the rise of drones and use of AI, it’s about creating a unified, responsive ecosystem that increases accountability and efficiency. This is an…

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Critical Thinking is a Simple but Key Skill for New & Prospective Security Professionals
September 19, 2023

The emergence of AI in the realm of emergency and security studies is marking an evolution of unprecedented scale, and this year’s GSX trade show put that all on display. Gone are the days when management in these areas relied solely on manual operations and traditional intellectual rigor. Today’s technologies, like AI-enabled security…

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Boon Edam to Feature New Turnstile and TV Episode at GSX+ Virtual Event
September 21, 2020

Lillington, North Carolina, September 21, 2020 – Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced they are showcasing a new optical turnstile, the Speedlane Compact, as well as presenting the inaugural first episode of BoonTV about “Scalable Security” at the Global Security Xchange Plus (GSX+) virtual exhibition hosted by ASIS International. This week,…

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