10-POINT THREAT ASSESSMENT MODEL

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Educating your company with the right tools to protect your staff and your clients
The 10-Point Threat Assessment Model

Picore International Security
With the overwhelming news cycle of recent shootings, most recently in Florida
and in Las Vegas, the need for proper security planning and scenario strategies has
never been more important.

COUNCILMAN RYU'S OFFICE ATTENDS SAN FERNANDO VALLEY REGIONAL COUNCIL MEETING

At this week's San Fernando Valley Q4 Regional Council Meeting, BOMA/GLA members heard from Nikki Ezhari, Councilman Ryu's District Director who covers the Sherman Oaks portion of the San Fernando Valley. Nikki was able to give BOMA/GLA members some great insights into waste hauling, homelessness, and the plans for allocating Measure M funds in the Valley.

MEMBER ARTICLE: HURRICANES DELIVER TERRIFYING WARNING TO CALIFORNIA: DON'T BE CAUGHT UNPREPARED WHEN EPIC DISASTER STRIKES

The devastation left by hurricanes Harvey and Irma should be a wakeup call to those of us in California.

These two natural disasters have burdened society with not only loss of lives, but an economic impact of more than $290 billion that includes property damage and loss; disruptions to business, transportation and infrastructure; heightened unemployment; and increased prices for gasoline and other fuels impacting all Americans.

Early Warnings to Prepare for the Worst

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH: CHECK OUT THE RESOURCES TO HELP YOU PREPARE

September is National Preparedness Month, and in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, we are reminded now important it is to be prepared, both at work and at home.

Third-Party Cybersecurity is more important than ever!!!

Click the link below for an article by Fortium Partners regarding breaches to your security system by third-party vendors. 

Third-Party Cybersecurity Matters

LA EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOUNDATION SEEKS BOMA/GLA INPUT IN EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER

BOMA’s Security and Emergency Preparedness Committee was fortunate to hear from Brent Woodworth, President and CEO of the L.A. Emergency Preparedness Foundation, at our last meeting. Mr. Woodworth discussed the role of the Foundation in coordinating business support when disasters strike, whether man-made or natural. For example, the Foundation coordinated food donations for hundreds of first responders for a week in the aftermath of the San Bernardino terrorist shooting.

HOW TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING DISASTER MANAGEMENT

It was not that long ago that disaster management professionals handled crises primarily through landlines and press conferences. Thankfully, over the past 10 years, technology has redefined global emergency management and disaster communications. One of the first national disasters to heavily rely on technology, according to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), was Hurricane Sandy, as users sent more than 20 million Sandy-related tweets. 

The State of Office Security

In building security, there is a movement toward smart, secure and frictionless buildings. Leading commercial real estate owners are motivated to continually improve upon building security and to extend the systems in a way that offers a value-added amenity to customers (in this case, tenants). Here are a few ways it’s happening:

EXTENDING SECURITY SYSTEMS VISUALLY (AKA VIDEO SURVEILLANCE)

The State of Security

In building security, there is a movement toward smart, secure and frictionless buildings. Owners are motivated to continually improve upon building security, and extend the systems in a way that offers a value-added amenity to customers (in this case, tenants).  Here are a few ways it’s happening.

EXTENDING SECURITY SYSTEMS VISUALLY (AKA VIDEO SURVEILLANCE)

LAPD COMMANDER TODD CHAMBERLAIN TALKS WITH BOMA/GLA SECURITY COMMITTEE ON DOWNTOWN DEMONSTRATIONS

The BOMA/GLA Security and Emergency Preparedness Committee met with LAPD Commander Todd Chamberlain (in photo above) and learned that LAPD has modified their tactics in the last few years to better manage the increased number of protests in Downtown LA.

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