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The importance of exit routes

November 6, 2019


                              An exit route is defined as a continuous and unobstructed path of exit from any point within a facility to a place of safety. According …

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Prepare Your School for an Active Shooter

August 21, 2019


As students prepare to return to class, it’s important campus security personnel outline a plan to train faculty, staff and students for active shooter situations. To be adequately prepared, institutions must include everyone in training and drills, not just their …

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SCAM CONCEPT

The Top Cyber Scams of 2019

March 13, 2019


We’ve written about cyber scams before, but criminals are always trying out new approaches in their tireless effort to trick their way into our computer systems and bank accounts. While consumers have become savvier about cyber scams, people are also …

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Are your employees putting your facility at risk for data breach?

June 27, 2018


It’s been in the news lately how participating in online quizzes can jeopardize your security. These quizzes, which are often found on social media, entice users to share personal data to find out fun, personalized answers. Cyber criminals often use …

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How secure is your phone?

May 16, 2018


When it comes to personal computers, people seem to understand the security risks involved fairly well. Most people have some sort of anti-virus or -malware software on their computers and understand connecting your computer to a free Wi-Fi network can …

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Does your facility have an active shooter plan in place?

April 18, 2018


Having an active shooter plan can play an important role in keeping your facility safe. Just as fire drills can prepare workers for emergencies, so can active shooter drills. The tips below include the most up-to-date government recommendations.   Gunshots …

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Your Android phone is being targeted for crypto-mining

March 15, 2018


Last year, cybercrime cost the global economy $600 billion. In the US, $11 billion was lost to intellectual property theft, almost $800 million was paid in ransom, and $1 billion was spent in cybersecurity insurance. All those numbers are up …

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The dangers of public WiFi

January 12, 2018


If you or your coworkers spend time traveling, you probably find yourself logging into a public WiFi network at some point — whether in a coffee shop, restaurant, hotel or airport. We’re not ones to unduly push the panic button; …

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How do you know if you’ve been hacked?

December 13, 2017


When you get hacked, it’s not like alarms go off with flashing lights and a PA announcement that we’ve gone to DEFCON 2. (Although, now that we think of it, that would be pretty great, because at least then you’d …

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