Author Archives: John Unsworth

Common Examples of Workplace Violence Incidents—and How to Handle Them

The workplace should be where you and your employees can be productive and feel safe. Unfortunately, workplace violence incidents occur all over the country, and they can happen at any given time. So how do you handle these serious and sometimes deadly incidents? Read on for some examples of how you can de-escalate situations and […]

How to Run Active Shooting Drills in the Workplace

Gun violence is dominating our national conversation. It seems we can’t get through a month without news of another mass shooting. Private citizens are understandably worried – in 2018 alone there were 27 active shooter incidents, and the number is exponentially rising. With this in mind, preparing your workforce with active shooting drills could be […]

De-Escalation Techniques: When Communication Is Key to Mitigating Workplace Violence

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It’s just a normal day at the office. Employees are huddled in groups collaborating on projects. The conference room is abuzz with excitement over the possibility of a new client. The receptionist brought in homemade cookies for everyone.  Then suddenly, one of the voices spikes above the dull roar of the rest of the conversations. […]

Learn From the Best: Best Practices in Vulnerability Management Policy

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In spite of the latest in security tech and know-how, breaches seem to have only become more frequent. As companies lag behind in embracing security measures, like vulnerability management best practices, they leave themselves open to more and more security breaches. However, your company doesn’t have to be one of those at-risk companies. Even as […]