No matter what business you’re in, you have assets to protect. While cybersecurity for digital assets is growing in importance in today’s world, most organizations are also in possession of many physical items that need to be secured and accounted for as part of a full risk-management strategy.
On July 1, 2018, the “Hands Off, Pants On” law went into effect in Chicago.
Whether it’s the lure of endless sunshine in Arizona, snow-laden mountains in Colorado or the sandy beaches and crystal blue waters of Florida, the hotel industry across the country is thriving due to strong occupancy rates. In fact, PKF Hospitality Research predicts record U.S. hotel occupancy rates through 2017.
Network security has been a prime focus for manufacturers and attendees alike at this year’s security conferences and trade shows. And the trend shows no signs of abating. Encrypted physical security devices, intrusion detection systems and infrastructure management services are just a few of the solutions presented as ways to help block an external party from accessing an organization’s internal systems.
Implementing a key control and management system is a straightforward process that involves three basic steps; take inventory of the facility to identify all access points and installed locks; ascertain the operational needs of the employees as well as others who may need access to the facility (i.e. service repair, cleaning crew, etc.); and establish a policy with easy to follow procedures for effective key control and management.