Tag: #smartsecurity #facilitysecurity

How did security stop being clever and turned smart

When I was a teenager my father asked ne this –What the difference between smart and clever is? Being a teenager, as you probably imagine, I got all my answers wrong. After some attempts he said “It is simple – the smart will not get into a situation from which the clever could get out…
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July 30, 2020 0

Are we looking at the Active-Shooter contingency correctly?

The rising wave of violence and antisemitism combined with COVID-19 has rushed the nation to a gun shopping spree and launched Jewish and other faith-based communities back to “active shooter” training programs. This reaction is not only “instinctive” but embedded in the American way of life and security paradigm. Don’t get me wrong – Gun…
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July 20, 2020 0

Our community and the turmoil around.

These are troubling times. The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis (5.25.2020) has started a chain of protest and instability. Extremist groups from the right and left are piggybacking on this protest to promote their agenda which in many cases includes antisemitism. These groups are using several techniques to disguise their agenda, to turn innocent…
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June 3, 2020 6

Mechanics of crisis management

At one time or another we all face a crisis. We might encounter it in our personal or our professional lives. If we are in a leadership role it is more likely that the crises we face will be more complex and will affect (depending on our role) more people. We must be ready to…
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April 27, 2020 3

4 Measures that will make your congregation safer at no expense

Here are some things that we all can do immediately and with little to no investment to enhance our congregations security. First, we have to understand the objective of “Security”. The two objectives we have to set before us are: Keeping the wellbeing of our congregants, meaning protecting, or better said -preserving their lives. Maintaining…
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July 2, 2019 3