Silva Consultants Blog has an extended discussion of the wisdom of paying heed to the “security of trailers and shipping containers at warehouses and distribution centers”. A vehicle barrier like PRO Barriers’s Patriot, or our other available models, can be the ideal complement to an on-site security program at shipping and receiving centers.
Archives: July, 2015
A post from the Security Magazine blog reports on how security agencies in Orange County, CA, are partnering to help each other keep in trim. It’s gratifying to find testimonials like this one to what organizations can achieve by working together in less than crisis situations.
Airport perimeters are a continuing security challenge. SecurityInfoWatch advises that “there have been at least 268 perimeter security breaches at 31 major airports in the U.S. between 2004 and 2014.” “Because of the high security measures passengers experience at checkpoints and throughout terminals,” the post notes, “it can be surprising to learn just how vulnerable […]
What’s the difference between a computer security intrusion and a breach? Richard Bejtlich discusses this important question on his TaoSecurity blog. An intrusion is unauthorized access, a breach is actual theft, alteration or destruction of data. “One can avoid a breach following an intrusion if the security team can stop the adversary before he accomplishes […]
Here’s a Government Security News report on the Chattanooga terror attacks which indicates that, indeed, security is a challenging discipline.
The importance of well-trained, accountable personnel as part of an effective security system is pointed up by the report of an Integrity Advisory Panel of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency noted on Government Security News. The report recommends “specific steps CBP should take in order to increase transparency, assure integrity, and ensure […]
“Homegrown extremism is now the principal terrorism threat this nation faces,” as Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson stated in March. “‘We are concerned about the independent actor, the so-called lone wolf who could strike at a moment’s notice.’” This dire advisory is provided on In Homeland Security by Jeffrey V. Gardner, an Assistant Professor […]
Government Security News advises that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is spending millions – $9 million this year alone – on establishing three new Centers of Excellence around coastal resilience, managing risks to critical infrastructure and on border security, trade and immigration research. Part of the anticipated benefit will be in establishing greater long-term […]
Security is a no-nonsense vigilance discipline – that is, always on, everywhere on a site. It’s instructive, therefore, to read a post by Tim Roberts of Solutionary.com on how, with a fake badge, he evaded a less than fully-attentive security system – gaining the cheery cooperation of the employees and guards. Geez!
And now, a maritime security gate: Advanced Perimeter Systems takes us to a news release on the “Frist-Ever, Fully Automated Marine Security Gate.” It’s been installed by Halo Maritime Defense Systems at a naval base in Israel, “breakwater-to-breakwater.” “A simple push of a button,” says the release, “retracts the barrier and allows vessels to pass.”