With all of the advances in video technology, the security industry has made huge advances with regards to video surveillance. There are many improvements to video surveillance systems that will have lasting impacts on the industry. These security and video… Read More
Posts Tagged ‘Threat Conditions’
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
With surveillance systems evolving past the realm of security and safety to also include other functionality – such as the use of surveillance data to predict business trends and provide business intelligence – these systems are now playing integral roles… Read More
The final level in our look at the Department of Homeland Security’s Threat Advisory System is the final Severe (Red) Threat Condition. This Threat Condition indicates a severe risk of a terrorist attack and suggests a swift response. This response is usually not meant last long but until the severe threat passes. This Website has all the details, but here are a few key points.
Continuing our look at the Department of Homeland Security’s Threat Advisory System, we’re highlighting the Orange (High) Threat Condition. This level indicates a high risk of a terrorist attack and is the first level to suggest organizations implement some (though not all) emergency plans.
Building on our last post on Green and Blue Threat Conditions, we’d like to continue with more information on the Yellow (Elevated) Threat Condition, which happens to be the current threat level. This level indicates a significant risk for a terrorist attack, and as this page details, suggests organizations take the following steps:
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.