Category: Top News

Jack O’Brien a Founding Member of the Global Life Safety Alliance and a long time member of the Security Industry, recently passed passed away unexpectedly after a short illness.

Jack is already missed by us here at the alliance. His decades of industry experience, bright mind and overall knowledge added great value to our team. […]

Are You Ready for International Expansion?

The rapid explosion of technology and communications systems has made our world smaller, more accessible, and has opened markets that did not exist even 10 years […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top 15 cybersecurity predictions for 2022

Over the past several years, cybersecurity risk management has become top of mind for boards. And rightly so. Given the onslaught of ransomware attacks and data breaches that organizations experienced in […]

Learn about – Countering disinformation: An essential new role for CSOs

As if the challenges of safeguarding public health, national security, infrastructure, personnel and cyber and physical assets during a global pandemic were not enough, security professionals […]

A modest proposal” for Leadership as a Service

By now, Security as a Service (SECaaS) is well-entrenched, and its benefits have been documented over time. Typically subscription-based, SECaaS provides greater expertise, avoids heavy up-front […]

Opinion: Astroworld concert tragedy is a wake-up call for private security. Here’s why.

From the San Diego Union Tribune 11/22/2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has led to private security officers being tasked as quasi-medical workers: social-distance and mask-compliance enforcers, contact […]

The “Electronic Insider Threat”: Managing Cyber Security Risks in Life Safety and Security Systems

Join Our Experts as They Detail Cyber Security Threats and Mitigation Measures for Life Safety Systems Though they are designed to provide protection, IP-based security and […]