What Does the Future Hold for Layered Security?

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 8/9/17 2:12 PM

Security directors are dealing with compounding challenges today, including:

  • New security threats
  • Strained law enforcement resources
  • Continued budget pressure
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Topics: Commercial Security, Layered Security

Layered Security Best Practices

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 8/1/17 1:24 PM

Security risks of all types are on the rise, including gang violence, terrorism and cybercrime, to name just a few. Risks to your private business are also on the rise, but, relative to these other high-profile security risks, what government agency has the time? Law enforcement is already strained trying to meet multiple threats to life safety, while prosecutorial and incarceration resources are over capacity. All of which means even the criminals that are apprehended and sentenced are rapidly returned to the streets: better trained in their craft, with better connections to fence the goods they’ve stolen, all thanks to their brief stint inside. While you’ve always had to contend with vandals and amateur thieves, the threat level your business faces is getting much worse.

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Topics: Layered Security

Is Layered Security Right for You?

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 7/25/17 10:00 AM

All security professionals have (or should have) a security system in place. So you may be wondering, “Why would I need to worry about adding another component to my security solution?”

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Supply Chain Cargo and Security Summit 2017: The First of Many!

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 7/21/17 2:00 PM

This summer’s annual Supply Chain Cargo & Security Summit, hosted by Verisk Analytics in Jersey City, New Jersey, was a solid and successful inaugural event for CargoNet and the Transportation Loss Prevention Security Association (TLP&SA). The summit featured informative speakers who were more than willing to continue discussions on hot topics even afterwards and during breaks — a testament to their true interest in industry matters. 

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Best-Practices for Combating Cargo Theft: Savannah Intermodal Security Conference

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 7/14/17 2:00 PM

The rise in cargo theft in Savannah, GA — the fastest-growing U.S. port — prompted topics of theft prevention and best practices at the recent Intermodal Savannah Security Conference. The Southeast Transportation Security Council (SETSC) joined forces with the GBI’s Major Theft Unit and the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics for the free, one-day event that shed some light on how to best combat this growing problem.

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Topics: Commercial Security, Trucking

Combat Cargo Theft This Fourth of July: Follow These Supply Chain & Perimeter Security Protocols

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 6/28/17 2:00 PM

Original content supplied by J.J. Coughlin and SC-ISAC.  
Additions made by Electric Guard Dog.

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Topics: Holiday Security Protocol, Cargo Theft, Logistics, Shipping, Transportation, Freight, Trucking, Supply Chain