Go to any security conference and you’ll be quick to discover that getting “buy-in” and maintaining a “seat at the table” are still the predominant concerns among security leaders. After all, unlike other business units that bring in revenue directly, corporate security must show that it is not merely a cost center but a cost- (and sometimes a life-) saver.
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In March, the European Commission demanded that tech firms remove terrorist posts within one hour of their appearance. Similar calls have come from corporations and commentators, alike. These forms of pressure are important but focused only on the problem of social media serving as a tool for spreading violent ideas and propaganda. Disturbingly, social media use itself may be predisposing individuals to commit terrorism, shootings and other forms of violence by impacting user behavior and well-being.
Today’s headlines highlight the country’s concerns over incidents of violence. Whether the violent acts are oriented around school or workplace shootings, we know that reactive postures aren’t a realistic solution. In this article, we share how to reduce risk with a proactive outreach to troubled employees, coupled with an emphasis on community.
From earthquakes in Latin America, tsunamis in Asia and Category 4 hurricanes in the U.S., it’s common to hear about or directly experience devastating natural events. AT-RISK been there to respond, and we wish to share our lessons learned so that you can evaluate opportunities to strengthen your emergency management plans.
The international security market for drones will grow to $10 billion by 2020 and like almost any technology, they present an opportunity for benefits as well as risks. Consider five articles which illustrate very real and quickly growing concerns around these devices and the impact they have on the security industry and beyond.