This is a much shorter piece than usual and is a written explanation of the video from our Youtube channel below.
The discussion is around the actual role of security in a location and some of the false perceptions that exist. These false perceptions come from both inside and outside of the industry.
Having the Medical Basics in your pocket
For those of you who have asked about the 80 cent medical kit I mentioned in the Security Operative Basic Kit article and in the Facebook competition here is a quick video.
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My Top 10 apps for Security Professionals
Continuing on the theme of planning for emergencies in this weeks article I would like to look at the use of mobile phone applications in emergency preparation and in general security operations. I am a big fan of leveraging new technologies to make our jobs easier and enhance our ability to maintain a secure environment. The use of mobile phone technology has been huge in the past number of years and those little devices in our hands have become one the primary tools in the security departments across a variety of sectors.
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Following on from the previous two articles around risk assessment and preparing an emergency response kit I want to continue on a similar theme in this article. In this weeks rant I want to talk a little about planning and preparing for emergencies. Far too often we see security teams first piece of emergency planning happen in the midst of a real emergency and when those plans crumble there is no plan B. I want to discuss the 3 elements of emergency planning which I believe are :
* Procedures and training
They are all important but I believe that they fall in that order of importance.
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A quick blog post to accompany the video below about my security operatives notebook.
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