U.K.-based SlashPRO Clothing is introducing its Slash Resistant Clothing, designed to protect frontline professionals working in hostile environments, including prison and correctional facility officers, homeland security professionals, police officers and those in the private security sector.
PPSS Group has confirmed its new NIJ Std 0101.06 Level IIIA bullet-resistant vests also offer protection from full contact shots.
Arteco's Event Analytics is an intelligence-based platform that improves, simplifies and enhances event management by applying an additional layer of intelligent monitoring to video surveillance and business intelligence applications.
Your antivirus protection will be obsolete before you have finished reading this article.
The 2015 Pan Am Games were the first major event handled by the City of Toronto's new crisis incident management system. For Toronto, the adoption of the system marks a transition from pen and paper processes to manage incidents to a web-based system. The city plans to use the system for daily use beyond events and incidents.
Winsted Corporation announces the availability of the company’s new Impulse Dual Sit/Stand consoles.
INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturing, a Canadian-based company specializing in the production of armored vehicles for private, commercial and military purposes, has introduced the INKAS Sentry APC, a tactical attack and defense vehicle designed to serve in extreme climate conditions. The new vehicle joins the extensive INKAS lineup of innovative APCs alongside its 16-passsenger flagship – the INKAS Huron APC.  
Winsted Corporation, supplier of control room console solutions, has announced the availability of the company’s new Dyna-Linq Modular Electrical System.
ISCON Imaging, Inc., a manufacturer of infrared (IR) imaging screening systems, has unveiled its new FocusScan handheld imager for targeted personnel scanning. FocusScan is the first-ever IR-based handheld imaging technology purpose-built for use in loss prevention, security enhancement and asset protection.
Phoenix Data Security has launched Swimlane, a new security operations management platform and company focused on empowering enterprises and government agencies with data-driven automation and orchestration for incident response and improved security operations.
Toshiba Surveillance & IP Video Products is helping businesses realize the improved picture quality of 960H high resolution with its new EAV16-480 embedded digital video recorder (DVR).
Larson Electronics introduces a new twenty three inch wireless LED tow light. The HDTL-WLED-M wireless battery powered LED tow light from Larson Electronics is powered by a rechargeable battery and has stop, tail, turn and hazard strobe light capabilities.
Heather Mac Donald once wrote a book titled “Are Cops Racist?” Just looking at that title shows it’s an unfair question. Just about any answer can be a correct one. Her latest book is “The War On Cops — How The New Attack on Law and Order Makes Everyone Less Safe.” The title is more reasoned, but still seems to leave nuance out.
The new amendments of the Digital Privacy Act (DPA) will require businesses to disclose cyber-attacks to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, or face the prospect of hefty fines. Organizations need to take decisive action to secure their networks and gain full network visibility before the legislation comes into effect.
Let’s continue our quest to understand organizational security management, resilience and our own models for decision making.
The move to Enterprise Security Risk Management, or ESRM, is a significant journey for organizations looking to reap the benefits of a risk-based, business focused approach to securing assets across the enterprise.
Big data has been described as the “new currency” for business, and with the number of threats to data security growing, protecting that data has become a top concern.
There’s a saying, “A lie travels around the globe while the truth is putting on its shoes,” that many attribute to Mark Twain.
It is human nature to sometimes take for granted the services we expect to be there when needed.We turn on the tap and clean water begins to flow. We flick a switch and a dark room is instantly illuminated. We complain about the cost of fuel and traffic congestion yet still our vehicles traverse the roadways of our cities and we give little to no thought to the complex grid of traffic signals, cameras and rail crossings that contribute to making our journey safe.
As I begin another year in the security industry, I’m hopeful that during 2017 we see our profession focus on Enterprise Risk Management, and that we begin the journey to identifying ourselves more closely as enterprise risk professionals.
After the first Persian Gulf war ended and the no fly zone was in effect, the U.S. Air Force was tasked with controlling the skies over Iraq.
Continuous Visual Observation (CVO) programs vary significantly from healthcare organization to healthcare organization.CVO, also called “Patient Watch,” “1:1” or “Constant Observation” in many organizations, is often viewed as a low-paid, onboarding/entry-level position.   
As our world and our businesses grow more complex, our writing must reflect this and help make them more understandable.
The recent attacks on the Domain Name Service (DNS) hosted by Dynamic Network Services Inc. (Dyn) demonstrates a principle of risk management that we sometimes neglect to factor during our internal risk assessments — the impacts we may face from business partners or technology providers that cannot service our needs.

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