ATTACKS ON THE GENERAL PUBLIC across the globe continue to mount, but they are not solely terrorist
based. Low-tech improvised assaults and attacks are increasingly carried out by individuals or small groups. The risks
have changed, and, as such, technology isn’t the only component of a successful security plan and specification.
For integrated systems technology contractors, the way to become most valuable to customers is to understand the
changing landscape, know how to evaluate and assess risks and threats, and work in partnership with all stakeholders to implement a comprehensive plan that piggybacks off deterrence methodology and integrated security detection technologies.
“Traditionally, contractors might start their design process at the perimeter of a property,” said Bob Hayes, managing
director, Security Executive Council (SEC), Atlanta.
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