“New Tech Helping Security Managers Know Who Comes And Goes.”
– Todd Hepler, Digitek Security
The following article written by: Security Magazine
Interesting read about the challenges security professionals face related to penetration risk measurement; In the follow up article learn how a tailgating prevention strategy actually works and the metrics that can help predict your risk of penetration.
The irony is that given today’s emphasis on security, security professionals are asked to provide a return on investment, mitigate workplace violence, and plan for multiple emergency responses, all while being under-resourced.
If security managers cannot adequately answer who exactly comes and goes from their facilities, how can they say they are protecting their company’s brand, assets, IP, and employees? What other executives with multi-million dollar capital and operational budgets are considered successful managers, yet cannot measure spending decision outcomes and prove an ROI? Since when does a “Perceived improvement” constitute a good investment? How do you communicate that you are reducing risk if you don’t have a baseline from which to measure the reduction?