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Security Control Rooms -Part 2

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Control room layout and equipment In last weeks article I talked about the functions and principles of control rooms and how I like them to operate. In this weeks article I’ll go a little more practical and I’ll talk about the actual equipment I like to have. I’ll also talk about  different pieces of technology that I use when setting …

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Security Control Rooms

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Part 1 – Control Room Principles and practice Whenever we think about running a successful security function a key element of the task is always command and control. If we get the command and control functions operating smoothly then the security functions usually follows suit. One of the key elements of a successful command and control function is the security …

Security Operatives Development Plan

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Planning for your future in 2018 I have long been a user and proponent of keeping a development plan. I strongly believe that it is something very much underused in the security industry and that’s a problem we need to address. Every person who is serious about working in the industry should keep a development plan. For a long time …

The Security Operative 2017 Review

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Thank you all for an amazing 2017 On 27th December 2016 I sat at home and bought the domain name www.securityoperative.ie . I had a WordPress blog that I had been messing with for a couple of months before that and had put some articles out on my personal Facebook and LinkedIn which had gone quite well. I sat there with …

Security Notebooks: A data goldmine

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Security Operatives notebook as a privacy risk This week is a bit of an eye opener for many people. For decades security operatives have carried and used notebooks as a staple part of their equipment. I myself still use one and strongly believe in them as an excellent tool. In fact I published a blog and short video on the …