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Access Control Basic Knowledge + Expert Consultation = Solution Success

The debate between DIY and expert advice and installation is a common one, and it extends beyond just the home improvement industry. In the security industry, this debate also holds significant weight. Similar to home improvement projects, security systems must comply with laws, regulations, and industry best practices. No matter which path you decide to take, it is crucial to have a basic understanding of security technology in order to make well-informed investment and deployment decisions.

Expert consultation is invaluable when it comes to designing physical security solutions and conducting risk assessments. The Theseus Professional Services team has decades of experience in these areas, providing you with the expertise needed to create a robust security system. However, as the end user/owner, it is equally important for you to grasp the technologies involved. This understanding enables you to approve the most suitable security solution that caters to the specific needs of your organization.

For those who are eager to expand their knowledge even further, industry leaders like ASIS offer valuable resources. ASIS has recently published The Essentials of Access Control guide, which is available for free. This comprehensive guide delves into the intricacies of physical access control technology, offering in-depth insights, benchmarks, and best practices. By immersing yourself in this educational resource, you can enhance your understanding of access control and stay up to date with the latest industry trends.

Remember, whether you opt for DIY or seek expert advice, an understanding of security technology is essential. By arming yourself with knowledge and leveraging the expertise of professionals like the Theseus Professional Services team, you can ensure that your security system is not only effective but also tailored to your organization's unique requirements. Embrace the opportunity to expand your knowledge and take advantage of resources like The Essentials of Access Control guide to stay at the forefront of the security industry.  Download here from ASIS >>

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DOWNLOAD OUR FREE IN-HOUSE SECURITY RISK ASSESSMENT CONSIDERATIONS GUIDE

IN-HOUSE SECURITY RISK ASSESSMENT CONSIDERATIONS magazine coverSecurity professionals are constantly looking for innovative ways to secure their facility and provide a safe environment within their budget. And, they are also constantly looking for resources to help them achieve that mission while expert advice is hard to come by. 

Fortunately, we have released a considerations guide that will help security professionals perform their own in-house security risk assessment. 

What's Inside?

This guide is intended to assist you with performing an in-house physical security risk assessment. In many cases, assistance from a third-party expert, like Theseus Professional Services, is required.

Identification of missing or inadequate physical security measures that safeguard assets (people, property, and information) and critical business functions is of paramount importance. The findings of a security risk assessment are used to measure and communicate the level of risk to the organization.

  • Process Evaluation
  • Threats
  • Vulnerability Assessment Highlights
  • Electronic Security Systems Considerations
  • Site Considerations
  • Building Entrances and Exits
  • Common Functional Areas
  • Building Envelope
  • Utilities and Building Services
  • Building Systems

Download here >>

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