Month: February 2022

Exclusive: The value of continuous learning for a security professional

In his classic book Future Shock, noted futurist Alvin Toffler predicted that “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn. ”His prognostication has been born out.

Trends in Threats, Training and Terrorism

John Philippi, CPP, PSP, joins SM Highlights podcast host Chuck Harold to discuss the growing phenomenon of flash robbery in retail stores and how it connects to organized retail crime. Also in this episode, sponsored by HID Global, learn how Michael Gips, CPP, and his synagogue security committee adjusted security training following a hostage incident in Texas, and Joshua Sinai explores the threat of edged weapon attacks worldwide.

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Leadership lessons across generations

Paul Goldenberg, who has been in the security and police community for decades, remembers the moment in early November last year during a global law enforcement exchange mission on transnational security involving senior members of Canada’s Royal Canadian Mounted Police. “As I sat across the table from several deputy commissioners, none of whom I recognized, they looked at me and said, ‘Oh, Goldenberg, we know that name.’” He wasn’t surprised because he is well known in international law enforcement. Then one of the deputies said, “‘Yes, we know Alex Goldenberg, we have read a lot of material by him.’”