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What is Critical Infrastructure Security?

Mar 24, 2020 8:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Threat Assessment, Target Hardening

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What is Critical Infrastructure Security?

The term critical infrastructure security refers to how we guard our nation's most important physical and cyber systems. If these systems were destroyed, they would have a serious effect on our physical or economic safety. This could mean anything from a public health crisis to a total collapse of the stock market. Whether you own a nuclear power plant, a religious institution, or a major shopping destination, you have a duty to visitors and tenants to keep them safe. The moment we skimp on this type of security is the moment we make ourselves vulnerable to countless threats. Understanding the best tactics starts with understanding the ins and outs of the structure you're trying to protect. We'll look at how critical infrastructure works in the real world and how it can apply to you. 

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Keys to Municipal Building Security

Mar 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Threat Assessment, Target Hardening

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When developing security plans, there are three levels of protection to be addressed. The inner and outer perimeters, and the interior. This involves creating a viable plan to control intruders attempting to enter the property on foot or by vehicle; the doors, windows and walls; and the inside of the building. This can be accomplished by having security cameras, an alarm system, and strong locks and keys. Utilizing the concepts of territorial reinforcement and natural access control as part of your building security measures will assist in developing a security strategy that works.

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Ballistic Glass and Target Hardening

Feb 20, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Ballistic Glass, Target Hardening

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Ballistic Glass and Target Hardening

When you own a property, your top priority has to be the art of keeping its visitors and tenants as safe as they can possibly be. Your next goal is generally to protect the structure and grounds from unnecessary danger. Target hardening is a way to guard your building or car against those who would do it harm. There are a number of ways that you can accomplish target hardening, and one of those ways is by installing bullet proof glass. This thick barrier will slow down criminals and give them one more reason to stay far away from your property. We'll look at the benefits of this special kind of glass, and why it should be a non-negotiable for nearly any property owner. 

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Vehicle Bollards and Target Hardening

Feb 7, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Mike DonDiego posted in Critical Infrastructure, Custom Fabrication, Target Hardening

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A variety of environments call for strong protection against unauthorized vehicles, which could do major damage and threaten lives if allowed to penetrate vulnerable spaces. Vehicle bollards mitigate this risk by providing a barrier that is decidedly difficult to overcome. These valuable security features can take many forms; removable and retractable security bollards are increasingly common, but decorative security bollards can also be found in many settings.

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