Security, Life Saftey and Business Continuity Information

by Felix Giannini, FPE, CPP

At the heart of risk aversion and management are people – not technology. Make no mistake, technology creates great advantage, but it can never replace what people bring to the equation. When we consider engineering security and life safety systems for an organization...

Just before the digital communicator revolutionized residential central station alarm monitoring in the late 1970’s were the days of the “Automatic Telephone Dialer”. This device was an add-on to the “local” burglar alarm systems of the day. It “pulse” dialed the phone...

Their future is in our hands. It is our job to protect them.

 

As we walk our individual paths through life, we all want to be safe and secure in our homes and to be confident that when we are not home things will be ok. Maybe you think a home security system is the answ...

The unfolding Baltimore story; tired political rhetoric, protests around the country, the media’s self-serving reporting, the silence of law enforcement, and our inability to evolve our country out of this oft repeating story.  This sadly familiar event speaks to a sta...

The price we pay for false alarms is staggering, hidden, and growing. Sadly many first responder’s lives have been lost responding to calls when no emergency existed. We pay a fortune for the excessive personnel time and the costly wear and tear on police cars, fire en...

The Southern Connecticut Chapter of ASIS International is proud to launch our new web site www.asis-southernct.com and Facebook pages. Our southern Connecticut chapter has a rich heritage of being a part of the original founding chapters of ASIS International from the...

Trade secrets can be a large risk for many businesses. When that is the case, they should be a significant part of a comprehensive business continuity plan. Trade secret loss should be treated just like any hazard a business may face from natural, manmade or technologi...

January 28, 2015

Over 40,000 blood donations are needed every day, someone in the US needs blood every two seconds. Blood donation takes approximately 45 minutes to an hour, and one donation can save as many as three lives. While the health benefits of recipients who receive donated bl...

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