Preventive Security Assessment Services FAQ
What is Physical Security?
That part of security concerned with physical measures designed to safeguard, ensure the protection of, or prevent unauthorized access to protected assets. They may include People, Intangible Assets, Data, Facilities, Equipment, and other properties.
What is Corrections?
Corrections refers to the supervision of persons arrested for, convicted of, or sentenced for criminal offences. Correctional populations fall into two general categories: Institutional Corrections and Community Corrections.
Corrections data, with a few exceptions, covers adult agencies or facilities and adult offenders.
What is Premises Liability?
Premises Liability is the liability that a Landowner or Occupier has for certain torts (civil wrong-doings) that occur on their land. Premises Liability may range from things from “injuries caused by a variety of hazardous conditions, including open excavation, and uneven pavement, as well as any criminal activity that may occur on the premises due to a myriad of reasons such as insufficient lighting or as negligent as inadequate security.”
What is Negligent Security?
Negligent Security is an area of the law referring to a property owner’s failure to protect visitors and guests from foreseeable acts of criminal or violent behavior. Negligent Security assumes that the crime could have been prevented or at least made less likely by using adequate security measures.
What is an Expert Witness?
An Expert Witness is someone who is specially trained in a particular field of expertise and whose knowledge in that given subject or discipline goes beyond the level of understanding possessed by a typical layman.
What is the role of an Expert Witness?
Expert Witnesses are often called to testify in cases where there is a dispute over a specific, case-related detail. If left unresolved, the ambiguity surrounding these disputes can be detrimental to the case; adding both time and costs to the trial.
What is Workplace Violence?
ASIS International defines Workplace Violence as “A spectrum of behaviors, including overt acts of violence, threats, and other conduct that generates a reasonable concern for safety from violence, where a nexus exist between the behavior and the physical safety of employees from any internal or external relationship.”
What is an Active Assailant?
ASIS International defines Active Assailant as “A person or group of people actively engaged in the killing or attempted killing of individuals in an area that is populated or by an activity.”
What is a Table-Top Exercise?
A Table-Top Exercise is an activity in which key personnel assigned to emergency management roles and responsibilities are gathered to discuss, in a non-threatening environment, various simulated situations. Participant Expectations: Be willing to engage in the conversation.