Feb 1, 2022 9:15:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Critical Infrastructure, Guard Booth

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How Security Guard Booths Protect Critical Infrastructure Guards

 

Critical Infrastructure security officers are a vital part of a well-functioning security system, especially for the most vulnerable and targeted facilities. They create a safe work environment for everyone who comes and goes. They also offer a physical presence of security, and they provide immediate, one-site resolutions to safety concerns, potential threats, and imminent danger.

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Dec 15, 2021 7:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Critical Infrastructure, Threat Assessment, Target Hardening

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Critical Infrastructure Protection for Prisons

Making sure our prisons remain safe and breach-free is vital. That’s why having the right critical infrastructure in place is key. What exactly is critical infrastructure? Consider the steps taken to protect a building or the people that work and visit that building, or systems in place that are crucial to the operation of local and government resources. In this instance, prisons fall into the government facilities sector, but there are 16 critical infrastructure sectors overall.

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Dec 1, 2021 7:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Critical Infrastructure, Special Forces Training, Tactical Training

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Kontek’s Site Security Classes

Site Security Classes

A site security plan is necessary for organizations where criminal acts may occur. Whether it’s a pre-planned criminal act by an employee, a heated encounter between visitors, or a terrorist attack, site security ensures that people and equipment can stay safe until the dangers have been removed from the premises. These plans establish as many protocols as possible before an event happens. Its precautions not only take into account the structure of the facilities and the grounds, but also the individual likelihood of different threats befalling the site. From the least targeted to the most at-risk facilities, having a solid plan can help you keep everything under control even when your staff is in the midst of clear and present danger. We’ll look at how plans work and why site security classes can be the key to helping you implement them. 

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Nov 17, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Critical Infrastructure, Threat Assessment, Target Hardening

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Kontek's Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards

Critical infrastructure is important to any business or organization. The more the risk management team understands what critical infrastructure is how important it is, the easier it becomes to implement standards that make a difference. Many businesses take their security protocols for granted – until something happens. Critical infrastructure is comprised of 16 sectors that work to secure the safety of employees and customers.

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May 28, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Critical Infrastructure, Threat Assessment, Target Hardening

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Hardening The Target with CLD Fencing

What is target hardening?

Target hardening involves protecting the internal and external infrastructure of an organization. Target hardening measures are the different techniques they use to accomplish this. The target hardening definition can be a little confusing for some, especially if they do not work in the security or law enforcement field, but it’s really just protecting the environment around you whether internally using a computer, or externally by putting in equipment or locks to protect your structures like a CLD fencing gate or CLD screen fence.

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May 19, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Critical Infrastructure, Threat Assessment, Target Hardening

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Hardening The Target: Biological Attacks

Biological attacks are increasing in frequency. Making sure your organization is prepared and ready to ward off any threats is key. This means taking target hardening as a serious component of your critical infrastructure protection. Many organizations use guard booths, ballistic-rated enclosures, mobile ballistic-rated enclosures, elevated mobile ballistic-rated enclosures, environmental enclosures, and tower elevated-ballistic rated enclosures. Environmental enclosures are designed to protect individuals and structures from the elements and encourage social proximity standards.

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Apr 19, 2021 8:45:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Critical Infrastructure, Target Hardening, General Contractors

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Kontek Industries Working With General Contractors On Critical Infrastructure

When working with critical infrastructure, general contractors need the expertise of a team that understands the nuances of critical infrastructure protection. That means understanding risk management, target hardening, and other crucial areas that may be affected throughout the project.

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Apr 16, 2021 8:45:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Critical Infrastructure, Custom Fabrication

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6 Benefits of USA Made In House Manufacturing Process

In-house manufacturing in America has been discussed at length over the past several decades, yet the conversation doesn't always move the needle in the right direction. The real benefits of manufacturing business can sometimes get lost in the shuffle as people focus more on the bottom line than the path that's taken to get there. This is just one of the reasons why you may need to reminded of the real value of buying within the country. See why this process is so important, particularly when it comes to critical infrastructure. 

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Mar 26, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Critical Infrastructure, Counter Terrorism, Target Hardening

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Target Hardening for Counter Terrorism

What is target hardening?

Target hardening involves protecting the internal and external infrastructure of an organization. Target hardening measures are the different techniques they used to accomplish this. The target hardening definition can be a little confusing for some, especially if they do not work in the security or law enforcement field, but it’s really just protecting the environment around you whether internally using a computer, or externally by putting in equipment or locks to protect your structures.

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Mar 12, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Critical Infrastructure, Threat Assessment, Target Hardening

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Target Hardening 101: The Threat and Vulnerability Assessment

Target hardening is one of the best ways to protect property and life. It helps make structures safer and prevents infiltration from outsiders. Target hardening examples can be complex or simple. From adding specialty locks and alarm systems to signs or high shrubbery, these different techniques are all designed to create a line of defense that a potential thief or criminal will encounter at first glance. The more of a challenge a criminal sees, the faster they will think twice and choose another target.

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