“I take a lot of lessons from the community policing model, which is policing through customer service,” says Ryan King, Manager of Safety, Security and Emergency Management for Central Florida Health (CFH).
“What is the ultimate goal of innovation?” asks Fredrik Nilsson, Vice President of the Americas, Axis Communications. His answer: bringing value to the entire security ecosystem – from other manufacturers to dealers to integrators to end users.
Despite almost half of U.S. consumers (49 percent) believing their security habits make them vulnerable to information fraud or identity theft, 51 percent admit to reusing passwords/PINs across multiple accounts such as email, computer log in, phone passcode, and bank accounts.
“I like that our company particularly, and this sector generally, is really customer-service oriented and a people industry,” says Jim Gaudet, Senior Loss Prevention Investigator for Associated Grocers of New England.
When George Finney was studying law at Southern Methodist University, a private university in metropolitan Dallas with 11,649 students (undergrad and graduate), his supervisor made him a “deal of a lifetime,” he says.
While places of worship have certainly been sites of active assailant incidents, they pose a unique conundrum to security advocates and congregations – how do you secure your place of worship while maintaining a welcoming atmosphere for congregants, visitors and those in need?