March 6, 2018 – Top News in the Risk and Vulnerability Industry

March 7, 2018 | 2 min read
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There’s a lot going on in the world of physical risk and vulnerability, and it’s nearly impossible to keep up with the latest news and developments. We’ll keep you informed with the best content to keep your business growing.

Check out the top news and headlines from the past month—including must-read details on active shooter scenarios, tools and methods to strengthen your security business, and industry training and other events. Plus, details on security at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

How a Suburban Philly School Practices for Active Shooter Scenarios

Via Philly.com. The recent school shooting in Parkland, FL, has the nation reeling with questions about how to keep schools safe. This tragedy raised the school-shooting death toll in 2018 to 22. With renewed debates on gun control and school safety, one Philadelphia school has shared its practices for active shooter scenarios. Read on to discover what they’re doing, and how you can help schools in your area improve their safety.

How to Secure Capital for Your Security Business

Via Security Sales & Integration. The security industry has been prospering in recent years, which means it’s more competitive than ever. As the security industry evolves, your company needs to evolve with it. Raising capital is more critical than ever. Check out this video and article that explain three ways to raise capital—presented by SSI Hall of Fame member Richard Ginsburg.

Why TCO, ROI Matter in Security Investment

Via asmag.com. Increasingly, total cost of ownership (TCO) and return on investment (ROI) are used to justify spending on IT equipment and systems. When investing in video surveillance, these measurements are carefully looked at as well. Choosing a system that helps minimize TCO and maximize ROI is also key. Get the details here.

ASIS International Launches New Website and Online Community

Via Security InfoWatch. ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, recently unveiled a refreshed, mobile-centric website and online community. The website has been redesigned with improved and more personalized content, user-centric search and commerce, and better information sharing and collaboration for security professionals. Get the details here, then check out the new ASIS site.

How South Korea Is Securing the Winter Olympic Games

Via Security Sales & Integration. About one million visitors, athletes and 26 heads of state from 21 countries attended the opening and closing Olympic ceremonies and events in Pyeongchang, Korea. The security demands couldn’t be underestimated. Find out how 60,000 security personnel were mobilized with interceptor drones, surveillance blimps, smart security cameras, and other high-tech solutions.


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