How to Support Your Security Staff To Avoid Burnout

In these days of supply chain attacks, frequent cybersecurity breaches, and an overall rise in theft and fraud, security is more critical now than ever before. Here are a few ways to support your security staff year-round. Why is Support Critical? A strong security culture within any organization is vital across all levels. Education is …

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The Increase in Supply Chain Attacks And How to Protect Against Them

The big issue with supply chain attacks is that they cause a ripple effect and can drastically affect many other links in the chain. As a result, a single attack could essentially cripple an entire supply chain cutting off resources meant for consumers. Supply Attacks Increasing By now, everyone knows about the SolarWinds attack and …

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The Growth of Technology in the Security Industry

There is no doubt that technology has changed our way of life in many useful and exciting ways. However, technology is also a critical factor in the security industry for both security professionals and attackers.  The Problem with Technology Technology enhances how we do many things; however, how it is used by criminals versus the …

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Mental Health and Physical Security Concerns

Mental health is often swept aside and closeted rather than openly discussed. Therefore, many people who suffer from mild or severe mental illness do not get the help they need. Mental health issues can cause a lot of problems for security specialists for both those suffering and when having to handle high-risk situations.   What Does …

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Increasing Use of Drones for Added Security and Surveillance

One security trend that is hot at the moment is the increasing use of drones for added security and surveillance. Physical security is comprised of many moving parts, all designed to keep property, people, and assets safe and technology afford security specialists a way to increase their effectiveness and enhance safety. One such technology is …

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5 Levels of Physical Security 

Physical security entails the safety and security of people, property, and assets – here we outline the 5 levels of physical security which each comes with specific responsibilities, risks and training. However, within the realm of physical security are five security levels.  Minimum Security Minimum security levels are the lowest and require the least amount …

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Physical Security is Needed in Case of a Cyberattack

Why physical security is needed in case of a cyberattack? Our modern world is full of various types of physical and cyber-related threats. The war in Ukraine is ramping up Russian attacks on American targets, and the talk of a cyberattack is not out of the realm of possibility. It is essential for businesses to …

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Women in Security on the Rise in the Industry: Meet DMAC’s Captain Rhonda Damon

This month we  wanted to focus your attention on the women in security who have made a career choice in the industry, especially our very own Captain Rhonda Damon. Captain Damon currently oversees a team of 20 security specialists, 15 of whom are women in both armed and unarmed security positions across three locations. There …

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Importance of Continuous Security Training

Unfortunately, criminals do not take days off. Therefore, it’s not enough to train your security specialists once a year or every few months. Security specialists need continuous security training to stay on top of emerging threats and keep everyone and everything safe. Why Continuous Training? Many fields require ongoing education for staff and management. However, …

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Physical Security Measures for Banks Today

Are Banks Still Prime Targets? Although many financial crimes occur online these days, banks are still prime targets for criminals looking to gather information for further cybercrime or commit a bank robbery on site. Therefore physical security measures for banks and credit unions are still needed as they remain the number one targets for theft. …

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