Crowded places are the most challenging areas to protect and the new Protect Duty (Martyn’s Law) brings a mandated responsibility to those responsible for the first time. This is ground-breaking for the physical security community and will have an impact on venues, stadia, the night-time economy through nightclubs, casinos and more.
How are these facilities preparing for this legislation, what are the strengths and weaknesses when combined with other current legislative requirements and how do they exercise their responsibilities to Protect today?
Are we viewing convergence as a defence method or an attack method? Does convergence begin, and end at the management level? Is convergence about infosec, physical security, or other?
People borne threats are real
Threats vary across applications
What treats are relevant to you?
What technologies are available?
Many technologies exist o How do they work?
What are the strengths/limitations of different technologies o An overview – no one technology fits all applications
How do you decide which is best for you?
Understanding threats to major events
Developing a major event integrated command, control, communication & coordination structure for event management & incident response
Principles of protective security layers of operation to enable safety, security & service at major events