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TII security

Prevention is better than cure

Why investing in ‘hard target’ security measures is money well spent

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By Dave Robinson

President and chief executive of Tactical Intelligence International, LLC, based in Clermont, Florida

  

Time and time again we witness failures in the system because an organization is unwilling to implement recommended security measures and practices in a bid to save upfront costs. This typically leads to much higher costs in the long run. Dave Robinson looks at basic security elements that can make ships and facilities harder targets, while recommending new technologies to deal with potential threats.

Security threats – whether theft, terrorism or other criminal act – require the same basic elements in order to be carried out, namely, intent, access and opportunity. Similar to putting out fire, removing just one of these basic elements can mitigate the risk, greatly enhancing an organization’s security posture.

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