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In spite of obstacles, fms largely report making progress in emergency preparedness and business continuity planning since 2001, while also noting there is more work to be done.


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In spite of obstacles, fms largely report making progress in emergency preparedness and business continuity planning since 2001, while also noting there is more work to be done.

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Latest: Emergency Preparedness: Facility Professionals See Room for Improvement - In spite of obstacles, fms largely report making progress in emergency preparedness and business continuity planning since 2001, while also noting there is more work to be done.

Emergency Preparedness: Facility Professionals See Room for Improvement

In spite of obstacles, fms largely report making progress in emergency preparedness and business continuity planning since 2001, while also noting there is more work to be done.

Commitment To Emergency Preparedness Still Strong

As the 10-year anniversary approaches, commercial real estate and facilities management professionals are still reinforcing the resulting changes and integrating new best practices to keep their buildings and occupants safe.

FM Issue: Cutting Perimeter Security Corners

The decision to scale back protective measures may come at a significant cost to facilities.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Web Portal for HID Identity on Demand Services

HID Global recently extended the benefits of its HID Identity on Demand services to include a secure web portal that enables customers and channel...

Spring Cleaning? To Shred Or Not To Shred?

With spring in full swing, many organizations are planning to or are already in the throes of purging paper records and other items that...

FM Issue: Bomb Scare

There are many ways to protect facilities from explosive threats.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Saved By The Filing Cabinet

A study recently released by the New York Police Department revealed the following advice: when faced with a workplace violence incident involving a shooter, head for the nearest filing cabinet and hide...OR start flinging office equipment and supplies.

Half Million Locksets For Habitat For Humanity

Yale Locks & Hardware, an ASSA ABLOY Group company, has donated 500,000 locksets over its 10 year partnership with the organization.

New Standard Supports Security Providers' Code of Conduct

ASIS will develop two American National Standards to support the recently signed International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers.

FRIDAY FUNNY: No Laughing Matter for Fountain Lady

So what do you do, facility managers? Can you train your staff to respond to situations like this so they react "professionally" rather than instinctively? Is it possible to stifle the natural inclination to laugh when you see something like this unfold in front of your eyes?

Effects Of Fatigue In 24/7 Security Operations

The ASIS Foundation has released Fatigue Effects and Countermeasures in 24/7 Security Operations—the latest of its Connecting Research In Security to Practice (CRISP) Report series.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: PalmSecure LOGONDIRECTOR by Fujitsu and IBM

Designed for use with PCs in an organization, this product integrates Fujitsu biometric authentication technology with IBM Tivoli Access Manager to protect data.

Business Continuity Management ANSI Standard Released

ASIS International and BSI have released a joint American National Standard, Business Continuity Management Systems: Requirements with Guidance for Use (ANSI/ASIS/BSI BCM.1-2010).

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Nine Things You're Not Destroying But Should Be

In addition to paper files, what other items should facilities consider keeping secure upon disposal?

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Express Ship For Arrow Pointe SFIC Cores

Arrow Lock's Arrow Pointe SFIC cores are now available for express shipment, providing a five-day lead time for these SFIC keyways.

Getting The Right Information To The Right People

The lack of information sharing prior to 9/11 surprised and shocked many Americans. As the events of that day unfolded, and the subsequent investigations into the whys and hows revealed weaknesses, the nation quickly learned that information sharing systems were not where they needed to be.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Custom Printed Safety Vests

These employee garments from American Safety Vest increase the visibility of the wearer.

Services & Maintenance: Safe Environments

Performance is foremost when choosing security guard services, but a focus on several key factors also maximizes value.

Bold Thieves At Security Event

At the ASIS 2010 security trade show this month, members of the night cleaning crew helped themselves.

Grants To Combat Graffiti Awarded

Keep America Beautiful has announced the organizations that have been awarded $2,500 grants through the 2010 Graffiti Hurts Grant Program.

Special Feature: Worst Case Scenario

Severe weather tests Gulf Coast facility managers trying to protect

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Cyber Theft Solutions

Three service providers have joined forces to provide comprehensive cyber theft prevention, detection, and response mitigation services.

Facility Professionals and Workplace Violence

America is reeling from a spate of recent workplace violence incidents that have rocked companies across the country.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Dinion and FlexiDome IP Cameras from Bosch

Support for the Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) standard ensures the 40 new fixed body models integrate with compliant video products from other vendors.

ASIS to Recognize Heroic Acts by Security Officers

The ASIS Foundation, in partnership with the Brownyard Group, has re-established the W.H. Brownyard Meritorious Award--nominations will be accepted until 8/31/10.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: How Can Fms Protect Vital Information?

Identity thefts resulting from electronic data breaches are common in the news today. These information breaches, often at the expense of large corporations, are not only newsworthy but are under attack by law enforcement agencies world wide.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Broadened Security Options Through AlliedBarton

This provider of trained security personnel has launched a Strategic Partnership Program to offer clients access to related products and services.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: SecureLock Ceilings From Armstrong

This suspended ceiling system is designed to resist or prevent access to the plenum overhead.

Standard Adopted by Department of Homeland Security

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has announced the adoption of the ASIS American National Standard for Organizational Resilience for the DHS’s Private Sector Preparedness (PS-Prep) Program.

The Facility Technologist: Who

Columnist Tom Condon is of the opinion that what fms don’t know about visitor management technology could harm their facilities facility.

Granger Assumes Presidency of ASIS International

In addition to his new role, Joseph R. (Bob) Granger, CPP is the director of security for United Space Alliance, which is NASA’s space shuttle prime contractor.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Security Analysis By Andrews International

This recently introduced analysis service is based on Andrews’ proprietary Security Effectiveness and Efficiency (SEE) methodology.

Security Tips For Retailers During The Holidays

With the financial challenges of a recession and rising crime rates, malls and shopping centers this holiday season are, as always, targets for criminal activity.

Landmark Chemical Security Legislation Passes House

On November 6, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2868, the Chemical and Water Security Act of 2009 reauthorizing the DHS program to implement and enforce the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), which are currently set to expire in October 2010.

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