Security Management

Security Management is a magazine covering loss prevention and security. Since it was founded in 1957, it is published monthly. The magazine is published by ASIS International.Subjects for Security Management include building management and maintenance. The editor-in-chief is Sherry Harowitz.

Articles from Vol. 43, No. 4, April

Can a Determined Assassin Be Stopped?
Of the many challenges that executive protection specialists may face, one of the most harmful is not one presented by potential attackers. It is the belief systems of the executive and those around him or her. Specifically, it is the belief that you...
Get with the Program
Find out how to develop computer-based training tailored to your company's needs. At first, the Guard Force company was happy when it won a government contract to provide security services at a federal agency's office building. But as the business...
Going in for Analysis
There are few truisms as true as Murphy's Law: whatever can go wrong, will go wrong. But contingency planners may need something a little more specific to take to senior management when making their budget requests. A business impact analysis (BIA)...
Growing Pains
Aurora Health Care System, which emerged more than a decade ago from the joining of St. Luke's Medical Center, Good Samaritan Medical Center, and Mount Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee, today consists of twelve hospitals, more than 125 clinics, three...
Inn Flammable?
The ghosts of children and dogs are said to run through the dining room at the Royalist Hotel, in Stow-on-the-Wold, England, but far more frightening is the prospect of present-day guests stampeding out of the room to escape a fire. Much of the structure...
Is Risk Rising in Africa?
Few could have anticipated that terrorists would select embassies in Tanzania and Kenya or target tourists in the Ugandan forest. Experts still deem those countries to be at relatively low risk of terrorism, but prospects for doing business safely...
Seeing through Enemy Eyes
Countersurveillance that seeks out the attacker's perspective is the key to good corporate executive protection. The husband-and-wife team watched Sidney Reso for almost thirty days before they attacked. Sitting in a van parked down the street from...
The Privacy Principle
Everyone agrees that protection of confidential data on the Web and on company networks is essential, but a debate is raging over how that protection should be achieved. In the movie The Graduate, Dustin Hoffman's character is pulled aside and given...
Understanding Copyright Risks
Something as well-intentioned as a tailor-made training video could land your company in court if copyright infringement issues are overlooked. The new technologies of the digital revolution such as low-cost, photographic-quality graphics software,...
Where To?
When the Chicago Bulls brought home another championship trophy in 1998, the local police were well prepared to meet the challenge of assessing just when and how to deploy its force in case of trouble. The same event in 1991 had led to riots. To handle...