The term access control is actually fairly vague, covering a wide range of security products, services, and devices. These security solutions include security officers, locks and keys, access cards, key fobs and readers, combination locks, biometric systems, and so much… Read More
Posts Tagged ‘Homeland Security Presidential Directive’
And just like that, the color-coded terrorist warning system has gone away. Actually, it wasn’t quite that abrupt. This article notes that the threat warning levels formulated in Homeland Security Presidential Directive 3 (HSPD 3) was used less and less during the past few years. Although the threat level changed 16 times since its 2002 introduction, two recent attempted attacks passed without a change in the threat level.
In our last post, we discussed Homeland Security Presidential Directive 3 (HSPD 3) that created the Homeland Security Advisory System. It’s an important topic that we’d like to focus on a little more by looking at each Threat Condition and what it entails. This week, we’ll combine and quickly review the first two conditions – Green (Low) and Blue (Guarded) – because they’ve yet to be used.
One development in the post-Sept. 11 world that aids security personnel is the Homeland Security Presidential Directive 3 (HSPD 3). As this page details, HSPD 3 established the Homeland Security Advisory System that created “a common vocabulary, context, and structure for an ongoing national discussion about the nature of the threats that confront the homeland and the appropriate measures that should be taken in response.” It’s important that all security providers understand what HSPD 3 entails, so they can respond appropriately.